Android 5.0 Lollipop is a great release. It’ has improving usability with material design, given us quick access to our notifications on our home screen, and more. However, there are some very unique idiosyncrasies regarding the notification sounds and silent mode. Basically, it’s not truly silent. In this episode of XDA Xposed Tuesday, XDA TV Producer TK reviews an Xposed Module that helps you truly silence your Lollipop device. XDA Recognized Developer tonyp created the True Silent Mode module. TK shows off...
How to Install and Root the Latest Bluestacks
Anyone who’s been into Android for some time has heard of Bluestacks. For those who somehow don’t know, Bluestacks is an Android emulator that can be installed on Windows machines. It allows PC owners to use Android apps on their computers like they can on Android devices, without having to install Android x86. The last time we brought you news about Bluestacks, it was to install the Google Play Store and get custom boot animations. Now, you can have root access as well.
XDA Senior Member mohazia has written up not one, but two methods that will get you root access on your Bluestacks. First, users have to remove Bluestacks and re-install it. The first procedure gives users a pre-rooted /system partition, while the second gives you a more customized experience.
Needless to say, the first method is easier. So if you’re not ready or willing to take the plunge too deeply, this is the method to go with. If you’re more of a hands-on user, the second method may be more for you. In addition, mohazia has included some troubleshooting tips for those who may have issues.
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