We Sent Out Free OnePlus 6 Units to our Development Community. Here is what they’re working on.

In June, we teamed up with OnePlus to offer a developer program to help encourage development within the XDA community. A handful of the top developers from the forums were...

Android Q+ may use the Vulkan Graphics API to render the UI

The next major version of Android, Android 9, is set to be released next month for multiple devices. Unlike Android Oreo where the main improvements were mostly under-the-hood, Android P...

Latest XDA Features

Supervised User feature on Google Chrome will stop working with Chrome 70

The Supervised User feature was announced to be deprecated in Google Chrome earlier this year to the dismay of many. It allowed you to create Chrome users under your profile,...
July 20, 2018 1:42 PM

Samsung Galaxy S10+ may be the last Plus device as it merges with the Note line

Samsung first started the “Plus” line of Galaxy S variants with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ in 2015. Since then, every new Galaxy S device has been accompanied by a...
July 20, 2018 11:32 AM

Google’s Android P engineers did an AMA, here’s what they said

Google announced an AMA on /r/AndroidDev just a couple of days ago. The AMA is all wrapped up, so here’s everything new we heard on Reddit from the Android engineering...
July 20, 2018 10:56 AM

Google Chrome for Android will let websites send notifications with Quick Reply support

Google Chrome is constantly undergoing changes, and something interesting is on the way according to the Chromium Gerrit. Websites will be able to send you a notification, just like now,...
July 20, 2018 9:11 AM

Canalys: Samsung and Xiaomi each ship 9.9 million smartphones in India in Q2 2018

According to Canalys, Samsung and Xiaomi each shipped 9.9 million smartphones in India in Q2 2018. This means that Samsung has caught up to Xiaomi this quarter. To recap, Xiaomi...
July 20, 2018 6:00 AM

WhatsApp testing tighter restrictions on message forwarding in India

In a recent blog post, WhatsApp shed light on its plans to implement tight restrictions on message forwarding for all of its users, and even tighter restrictions for its users...
July 20, 2018 3:32 AM

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 forums are now open for discussion, tips, and help

The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 forums are now open! Recently launched, it’s a powerful device with a low price tag and a decently developer-friendly company behind it. The XDA forums...
July 20, 2018 1:30 AM

Android P ported unofficially to the Xiaomi Mi A1

Project Treble has made it easier for OEMs to port newer Android versions to their devices, but it has also facilitated custom AOSP ROM development on our forums. Recently, a...
July 20, 2018 1:00 AM

Huawei thinks you’ll like a hole in your display instead of a notch

If you’re vehemently against notches, then maybe you’d prefer to have a hole in your display instead? According to a source which spoke to Korean publication etnews, Huawei may be...
July 20, 2018 12:30 AM

OnePlus 3/OnePlus 3T get July security patches with OxygenOS 5.0.4

OnePlus has been performing consistently well on their newer flagships, showing signs that they have moved on from their past shortcomings. Devices like the OnePlus 2 and the OnePlus X...
July 19, 2018 11:55 PM

Nokia 3.1 launched in India with 5.2″ 18:9 display and MediaTek MT6750 SoC

HMD Global launched the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, the Nokia 6.1, and the entry-level Nokia 1 in India in April. In May, the company launched the Nokia 5.1,...
July 19, 2018 11:45 PM

MIUI Hidden Settings lets you access some useful settings on Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi has seen remarkable success in markets like India and China and is also one of the most popular brands in the budget segment in several developing nations. But it...
July 19, 2018 11:30 PM