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Samantha · May 28, 2014

MultiROM Port Brings Multiboot Functionality to the HTC One X

One of the most popular methods of booting multiple ROMs on an Android device we've seen in the past few years is through MultiROM, a program originally developed by XDA Recognized Developer Tasssadar for the Nexus 7. With a number of unofficial ports to multiple other devices such as the Sony Xperia M and the HTC Droid DNA, it's with no surprise that we see another device has followed suit. This time, an unofficial port arrives to to the HTC...

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Will Verduzco · Jan 14, 2014

2012 HTC One X and One X+ Won’t Receive KitKat—Seriously!?

We've been talking about Android 4.4 updates, both official and unofficial, ever since KitKat was released alongside the Google Nexus 5 back in October of last year. And thankfully, the number of devices with official KitKat firmware releases is finally starting to gain some momentum. Despite this KitKat growth, many other devices have just recently received official Android 4.3 updates and/or leaks. While this isn't ideal, at least some progress is being made towards relatively new firmwares. However, there are some...

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Will Verduzco · Oct 24, 2013

Easily Dim the Capacitive Buttons on Many HTC Devices

Hardware capacitive buttons seem to be a love-it-or-hate-it affair. While many of us seem to prefer the versatility of the on-screen buttons most commonly seen on modern Nexus devices, others instead favor the increased usable screen real estate made possible by having dedicated keys outside of the display. If you happen to own an HTC device, you are probably a fan of dedicated hardware buttons. But that's not to say that you can't tweak them to make them work better...

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Will Verduzco · Sep 18, 2013

Display Your HTC Pride with These Forum Sigs

Do you consider yourself a die hard HTC fan? If so, we can't blame you. Their latest flagship, the HTC One, has been a great success, combining great build quality, snappy internals, and a remarkable screen. If you're a fan, we wouldn't be surprised if you already have something in your forum signature displaying your patronage to Taiwan's most prominent smartphone manufacturer. However, having more options is never a bad thing. XDA Forum Member Sgt-Obst created and shared a collection of HTC-loving...

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Will Verduzco · Aug 28, 2013

Kernel Lighter Loads Kernels on Tegra 3 One X Away from PC

Up until recently, loading kernels onto the Tegra 3-powered HTC One X has been a relatively difficult affair. This was due to the fact that unlike its Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered cousin (originally called the HTC One XL), the Tegra 3 variant has not received S-Off. While not everyone would be bothered by needing to be stationed at a traditional computer in order to proceed with kernel flashing via fastboot, it can't hurt to have these restrictions lifted. In order to get...

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jerdog · May 3, 2013

You Asked for Them – You Got Them, and More!

A while back, we took a poll on which handset we should add to the list of XDA merchandise. After a few months of discussion, and honestly just having a lot going on, we're ready to announce the winning selections for addition to our XDA case lineup with CruzerLite. (more…)

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jerdog · Jan 19, 2013

Make Your Voice Heard – Vote on the Next XDA Cases

At the end of last year, we started selling XDA cases with our friends at CruzerLite, and we've seen some phenomenal interest. Our current lineup is the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and the Google Nexus 4---but we want to add more. So we have decided to hold a poll and let the users choose which device(s) to add to our current lineup. Below you will find some of the top devices at XDA....

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Former Writer · Jan 2, 2013

Make Games More Playable on the HTC One X with Game Modder

Over the last few months, we have been bringing news about the ongoing battle between users and gaming on the HTC One X. In short, the HTC One X seems to have issues with lackluster performance on games that should be a breeze for such a powerful device. One such solution, as linked above, was a CPU booster app. Now, there is a mod that will change the games themselves to work better on the One X. XDA Recognized Contributor...

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Former Writer · Dec 28, 2012

HTC One X+ Receives Vanilla, CM10.1, and AOKP Android 4.2 Builds

In most cases, users are just happy to get an AOSP-based ROM on their devices. Which flavor of AOSP is usually inconsequential, as just having a vanilla experience is more important than which specific vanilla experience. After all, most people consider true Android to be far better than any OEM skin. The HTC One X+ now has not only Android 4.2 AOSP, but also CyanogenMod 10.1, and Android 4.2-based AOKP. XDA Recognized Contributor and Developer Lloir has released the CM10.1...

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Former Writer · Dec 15, 2012

LG G2x Gets CM10-Based ROM, Pure AOSP 4.1.2 ROM Compiled for HTC One X+

While the momentum on Android 4.1 has slowed and focus has shifted to Android 4.2, it hasn't stopped developers from bringing it to devices that didn't have it before. Even if the device already has ICS or Jelly Bean, many users prefer the vanilla flavor of Android. If it doesn't, then it's a welcome update they'd probably never get otherwise. Two new devices have gotten AOSP Android 4.1 recently: the T-Mobile LG G2x and the HTC One X+. XDA Forum...

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Former Writer · Nov 23, 2012

All-in-One Toolkit for the HTC One X+

It's always helpful when an all-in-one toolkit gets released. Not only do they make a number of tasks much easier, but they enable those who aren't so technologically savvy to have some fun with their devices. For HTC devices, there has been a a series of toolkits. Now, there is one for the HTC One X+. XDA Recognized Developer hasoon2000, who created many of the other HTC toolkits, released this new toolkit to help HTC One X+ users get through...

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FallenWriter · Nov 10, 2012

First Custom ROM for the HTC One X+

The HTC One X is an amazing device. Beautifully designed, and sporting a 1.5 GHz, quad-core Tegra 3 processor, it is the embodiment of mobile computing power for many users. Sadly, it lacked LTE, so a dual-core Snapdragon S4 version was created for US variants. Thankfully, HTC released the HTC One X+. This model sports a faster 1.7 GHz Tegra 3, a better front facing camera, LTE, and of course all the elegance of the original. A few days ago,...

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Former Writer · Nov 6, 2012

Bootloader Unlock and Root Tutorial for the HTC One X+

Update: This method is causing many bricked devices. We strongly encourage holding off for the time being. As such, the link has been removed from this article. HTC's newest flagship phone, the HTC One X+ is a beast. It has a 4.7" HD screen, and it packs a 1.7GHz quad-core processor. Word is that it cooks bacon too. There is a lot to like about it, and there is a lot to dislike about it, like the non-removable battery. However,...

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Former Writer · Oct 22, 2012

Jelly Bean Flasher Helps Safely Flash Jelly Bean Leak on HTC One X

A little while back we brought you news about the HTC One X receiving a Jelly Bean leak. Unfortunately, the leak was declared developer-only, and flashing it was a rough and potentially dangerous process. However, official Jelly Bean just couldn't keep HTC One X users away, and now there is a safe way to flash the leak. XDA Senior Member stuart0001 has released a script that will, among other things, get the Jelly Bean leak installed for you. Using this...

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Former Writer · Sep 26, 2012

Cut ROM Transfer Time with OTA Creator

ROM developers create their works in a variety of ways. Some apply their mods to a given base and leave it until the next firmware update, updating only when there's a bug found. Others update their ROMs mercilessly until every little issue is fixed and everything is perfect. In the latter case, fans of the ROM generally have to download the entire package whenever there may be a minor updates. However, there may be an easier way. An application by...

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Former Writer · Sep 9, 2012

Modified HTC Sense 4.5 Camera for the HTC One X

It's always fun when new software leaks and users get a chance to try something new. While other devices are having fun with their leaks, HTC One X users have a little bit of software to play with as well. It's not Jelly Bean, which is a little sad, but it is a small taste of the next version of HTC Sense, HTC Sense 4.5, by means of its camera app. The application has also been modded to add even...

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Former Writer · Sep 8, 2012

MusicBox for HTC One X Gives Users Global Sound Control

Sound enhancement apps in Android are plentiful. And due to their use in OEM-provided enhancements like HTC Beats, many users have grown to expect similar experiences on all devices. Other music-based modifications have appeared in the forums, including mods that allow for equalizers and sound enhancements to be used system wide on Android phones---meaning that music isn't the only thing affected by the changes. Ringtones, headset audio, and other system sounds are included as well. For HTC One X, there...

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Former Writer · Aug 28, 2012

Galaxy S III Launcher Ported to the One X

Over the last couple of generations of Android phones, there has seemingly been a battle between HTC and Samsung for Android-powered smartphone supremacy. Both sides have their fans, and both sides have their haters. Given that the specs are usually so similar, it really does come down to a matter of opinion because both manufacturers release amazing smartphones. So if you wanted to sample one's software on the other, there's no harm in that. Now, HTC One X users can...

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Former Writer · Aug 22, 2012

Bricked-Installer Makes One X Kernel Flashing Simple

For those with custom recoveries and unlocked bootloaders, flashing a kernel is as simple as downloading a flashable zip and installing it using the device's GUI. However on others, it can be a little more tedious than that, such as require fastboot commands. It is not technically difficult to do so, but enter one line wrong and things can go bad quite quickly. For HTC One X users, there is now a tool that makes the process of installing a...

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Former Writer · Aug 21, 2012

Remove the Bloat with ROM Cleaner for One X, EVO 4G LTE

Once rooted with a custom recovery, the door flies open, and users can do pretty much whatever they want to their device. Many will simply stay with the stock ROM and enjoy the benefits of being rooted. That doesn't mean they don't have options as to what they put on their devices. One very popular task among rooted users is to remove bloatware. For HTC devices, such as the HTC One X and the HTC EVO 4G LTE, you can...

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