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svetius

I'm the head administrator of XDA. Some might call me a phone addict, but I like to define myself as a phone enthusiast. I'm currently using the OnePlus 6, Honor 7X, and Galaxy Note9. I switch depending on circumstances. Feel free to PM me in the forums with any site-related or phone questions.

Make the Community Stronger & Give Back: Become a Mod on XDA

Have you been a member of the forum for at least one year?Do you have at least 500 posts?Have you gotten a lot out of XDA over the years?Do you wish that you could do something to give back to the community?Maybe you’re a bit OCD and just need some cleaning to do?Then perhaps applying...

Smartphones for Cryptocurrency Owners

We expect blockchain and digital currencies to have a significant impact on how we use our phones, including how we make and accept mobile payments. There are now hundreds of utility tokens, typically launched using the ERC-20 standard on the Ethereum blockchain, that provide users access to specific, usually decentralized, networks or services. It’s possible...

XDA Partners with Pocketnow

We're super excited to announce that Pocketnow is now a part of XDA. This means that we will join one of our favorite YouTube channels in mobile tech with the most popular Android phone community. The sites will continue to operate separately, but you might see key Pocketnow content on XDA, or Pocketnow video hosts mention...

Win a OnePlus 6! [All countries]

We know XDA users love OnePlus devices, so we wanted to give you the chance to win their latest phone. Use the below widget to enter, and good luck! By the way: we'll ship to any country.Win a OnePlus 6!

Get $20 Off of Any Accessory or Gear When You Buy the OnePlus 5T

OnePlus launched the OnePlus 5T last week and today they have began open sales for the device. The company also hopes to sell some accessories with orders from today as extra cables, chargers, cases can be quite useful for owners of the new device. A special promotion is helping to encourage this by offering a...

OnePlus 5T Launch Event Ticket Winners

Last week we announced our giveaway to help some of our readers attend the (sold out!) OnePlus 5T launch event. Today we have some winners to announce! Everyone else will just have to watch the webcast live at 11AM Eastern on Thursday.These ten lucky dudes are going to see the phone launch live!WinnersMuhmmo JavedCarlos SerraKyle...

OnePlus Event Tickets are Almost Sold Out, but We Have a Secret Stash!

Earlier we announced that tickets had gone on sale for the upcoming launch event for OnePlus. The event in Brooklyn, NY on November 16th will feature the new OnePlus 5T. Tickets are almost sold out and if you haven't got yours yet don't worry, we have ten more that we will be giving away! We...

OnePlus is Selling Tickets for the OnePlus 5T Launch Event in Brooklyn, NY! (Includes Free Swag Bag with Valuable Contents)

You will have the opportunity to attend the event and see the new OnePlus 5T phone unveiled, including a presentation by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei and other OnePlus team members, alongside members of the press. Tickets are around $40, which grants you access to the event as well as one of their popular backpacks filled...

Win an Honor 9! [Open to All Countries]

We're giving away a shiny new Honor 9, a phone which we found to have stellar gaming performance and a terrific camera. This phone is hard to come by currently as it is sold out in many places, so enter the contest below for your chance to win one of these beautiful phones!...

Win a OnePlus 5 (8GB RAM Model)

We've got an 8GB RAM Midnight Black OnePlus 5 to giveaway. That's the top-end model with 128GB of storage for all of your file-saving needs. Just use the below contest widget to enter, or check out our OnePlus 5 forums to see what people are saying about the device. We're giving away the A5000 model,...

Apply to Get Honor’s New Phone for Free [Update: Winners Announced!]

Update! Along with Honor, we have selected the five lucky winners who will all be sent a free Honor 9 phone to do a video review. Here are the winners, along with a sample of their video capability. They will be contacted via email to arrange shipping for their Honor 9!Issac Mosna Shai Krish Roy Roberts Adnan Ahmed Steve...

Honor and XDA Team Up Again to Encourage Development (+New Community Incentive Program)

Last year, Honor partnered with XDA on a range of initiatives. First and foremost, we worked with them to foster the release of kernel sources for their 2016 flagship, the Honor 8, which lead to healthy development for the device including the release of unofficial builds of LineageOS 14.1, Resurrection Remix, and others, as well...