Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on Mods and ROMs. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! PLEASE NOTE THIS DEBATE IS ABOUT FUNCTIONALITY AND PRACTICALITY AND NOT ANY IMPLICATIONS. LET’S AIM FOR FRIENDLY DISCUSSION Tweaking Android is what a...
One Click Root for AT&T Captivate
Here’s some good news for new Android users, in particular new owners of the Samsung Captivate. For those of you who want root, it just gets easier and easier!
XDA forum member TGA_Gunnman has posted his One-Click Root application for Windows PC users. The app copies over the rooted-update.zip then reboots your Android device. All you have to do then is follow the instructions in the cmd prompt.
Future developments include being able to do a one-click unroot.
Requires .NET Framework 4.0.
The app has been tested on stock Android 2.1 (Eclair) only.
For full instructions and to download the One Click application, check out the application thread.
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a million apps on the Google Play Store and new apps being submitted to our forums every day, staying up to date on the latest apps and games can be a hassle. At XDA, we don’t discriminate apps - if it’s interesting, innovative, original or useful, we mention them. The XDA Portal Team loves apps too, and we usually share and discuss the latest app releases...
Lollipop brought a revamp to the lockscreen, taking away custom widgets but showing your notifications instead. If you're a fan of that, you might want an easier way to check your notifications as they come in, without losing your current lockscreen. Glimpse Notifications by XDA Senior Member xrad offers just that. You'd normally have to turn your screen on manually to see your notifications. Instead, Glimpse Notifications will do it for you when a notification comes in. That doesn't mean...