egzthunder1 · Dec 2, 2012 at 11:00 am

Add Your Own Toggles in 4.2 Quicksettings

One of the many interesting features loaded in the much awaited new version of Jelly Bean (4.2) aside from the keyboard, Photo Sphere, and all the improvements and bug fixes, are the extended toggles added in the notification bar. Not every ROM has this feature enabled unfortunately, and the ones that do provide you with toggles that you may or may not need. Because of this, you will likely have to wait for some genius to add the ones you need and implement them in new versions of your favorite ROM… Or you could do it yourself. How you ask? Read on.

XDA Recognized Developer lithid-cm put together a wonderful guide in the knowledge-full area of XDA, also known as Chef Central. The guide explains step-by-step how to mod your favorite ROMs to add your very own set of quick toggles. The dev decided to keep the guide simple, even though more details could have been added. However, simplicity sometimes is a good thing, particularly for young starting devs who may still be trying to get a good feel for Android development.

So, what are you waiting for? If you have been itching to get your most commonly used toggles in there, now is your chance to do it and learn something new in the process. Give it a go and share your results with the rest of the community.

 This is just going to be a quick rundown on what do to add new toggles to android new QuickSettings system.

You can find more information in the original thread.

Want something published in the Portal? Contact any News Writer.

[Thanks jerdog for the tip!]
_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!

egzthunder1

egzthunder1 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I have been an active member of xda-developers since 2005 and have gone through various roles in my time here. I am Former Portal Administrator, and currently part of the administrator team while maintaining my writer status for the portal. In real life, I am a Chemical Engineer turned Realtor in the Miami area. View egzthunder1's posts and articles here.
Emil Kako · Apr 20, 2015 at 05:39 pm · 4 comments

Do You Use Recents as a Task Switcher?

Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.

DISCUSS
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Apr 20, 2015 at 03:16 pm · 2 comments

Dual Boot on Android: A Power User’s Holy Grail?

Many of you probably dual-boot your personal computers, be it to run Linux alongside Windows or because you have a Mac and hate OS X. On a computer platform, the process can be a life-saver for a variety of reasons, particularly software compatibility/integration. It’s not rare to see computer programmers with Linux partitions or Mac gamers that use bootcamp for their videogames. On computers, the process has gotten relatively simpler over time, with Microsoft and Apple typically supporting the notion....

XDA NEWS
GermainZ · Apr 20, 2015 at 03:02 pm · 2 comments

Chrome 42: Narrowing the Gap Between Web & Native Apps

Websites have typically been less desirable than native apps, due to being unoptimized for mobile screens, responsiveness issues or simply not being able to provide all the features you might desire. New web standards aim to change that, and Chrome 42 will bring several of them to you. Push Notifications You'll be able to receive notifications from supported websites even after you've closed the page. Naturally, you'll have to grant permission to websites to do so: have no worries about...

XDA NEWS
Share This