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Backup Your EFS Partition with Wanam’s App

ROM flashing seems to be an easy task even for Android newbies. Unlucky for some of Samsung users, the EFS partition can be accidentally wiped, leaving your precious smartphone unable to register with any mobile network. To prevent yourself from EFS-related misfortune, you can backup the EFS partition, thus backing up your IMEI in the process...

Don’t Miss Your Calls with BB Notifier

Phones seemingly love getting lost from time to time. When we are in front of our PCs, we usually forget about not having our smartphones at our side, and if we use vibration mode, we may often miss an important call. Luckily, there are tools that can notify us about incoming calls. If you're running Windows...

Avoid Obstacles and Keep Going in LineBox Game

There's a game for every occasion, whether you want something with a well crafted story, a strategy game that requires patience and planning, or a casual game for when you're bored and want to pass some time. LineBox, a game by XDA Forum Member lakrsv, falls in that last category--but definitely not in the last...

How to Install and Use MultiROM – XDA TV

The great thing about XDA is you can find all these great custom ROMs. There are so many in fact that sometimes you want to have access to a couple so you can change depending on your mood. And while you can just flash those everytime, what if there was an easier way? In this episode...

OnePlus One to Forgo CyanogenMod in India

It appears that the deal between Oppo offshoot OnePlus and Cyanogen Inc. dangles merely by a thread. Last week, OnePlus announced that its One model would launch in India on December 2. Unlucky for all “Flagship Killer's” fans, Cyanogen decided to granted exclusive rights to "Cyanogen OS" over to Micromax, one of the main rivals to...

Digolux is an Exciting, Arcade-Revamped Variant of 2048

As the year 2014 is slowly coming to an end, we can honestly say that it was quite a good year for mobile gaming. After Flappy Bird and its clones flapped their wings for the last time, the Android world started to play the number puzzle game 2048, an extremely addictive game written by 19-year-old...

Ready Your Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 for Google Play Store and Custom ROMs

Amazon’s Kindle line of Android tablets has always been known for being heavily modified to the point where the devices are unrecognizable as Android devices--from user interface and the absence of the Google Play Store, all the way to the custom Amazon App Store. This is no unfamiliar territory, as we should all be well...

Organize Your Apps Better with JINA

We've all been there at one point or another. You take out your device to open an app to look for something and you find yourself wasting about a minute fumbling through hundreds of installed apps in your device while frantically swiping up, down, left, and right in order to find the app you set...

Write a Batch File and Automate Your Android Commands – XDATV

XDA TV Producer RootJunky has helpfully created a lot of Super Tools. These tools automate the process of unlocking, rooting, and loading various other modifications onto your phone. He has created a Samsung Gear Live Super Tool, a LG G Watch Super Tool and a Moto 360 Super Tool. He has created all of these...

Samsung Galaxy S4 also Receives Android Lollipop Port

Once upon a time, when the original Samsung Galaxy S was just a dream for most XDA users, the Korean OEM was considered to be quite developer friendly. Then the their proprietary Exynos processor, which then made it difficult for the custom ROM scene to keep up thanks to its sparse documentation. Starting with the...

How to Control Both Moto G and Moto E LEDs

Notification LEDs offer a great way to check for notification at a glance on the Moto G (2013) and Moto E. That being said, you may want greater control over them to check on charging status as well or even your eMMC (internal or external storage) activity. All of this is possible, assuming your device...

LG G3 Receives Oversharpening Fix via Modified Kernel

Nothing is perfect, as they say. No matter how alluring or seemingly perfect, everything has some or the other flaw. When the flagship LG G3 was released earlier this year, it outdid all the company's previous attempts at far. Cutting edge hardware, narrow bezels, appealing design were expected, but the Quad HD screen made the phone stand...