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svetius
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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.

Themer Adds XDA Theme, Available Now

For those who want a themed Android phone without all the work of configuring widgets, wallpapers, and icons, our friends at MyColorScreen offer a terrific option with their Themer app (available on Google Play). And as of today, those looking to show their love for XDA can do so by applying the XDA theme, which can...

Themer Forums Added

Along with the gang at MyColorScreen, we've been working on a new (non-root) app for one-click Android theming called Themer (now on Google Play). The themes apply with all wallpapers, icons, widgets, and launcher settings pre-configured. It's still in closed beta, and the team is constantly adding new features and more themes. Themer requires an activation code...

Authenticate Your XDA Account with Google

Today, we've enabled an option to authenticate your account with Google. This applies to both new and existing accounts. When creating a new account, you'll notice a new Google button at the top of the forums. When you set up your new XDA account with Google, you'll still need to set a username so that...

Themer Beta by MyColorScreen is Coming Soon

Our Android Themes forum  is filled with people showing off their custom designed homescreens. These are among the most popular threads on all of XDA, and the ability to customize is one of the things that we most love about Android.A little over a year ago, we discovered a small site called MyColorScreen that was built for...

XDA DevDB is Live for All Users!

Today, we're excited to announce that we've made DevDB open to all users who want to post development projects. As a reminder, DevDB is XDA's new way of organizing development projects. We've been working on it for quite a while, and are pretty excited with how developers are already using it across the site.It's live...

XDA App Now on BlackBerry – Easily Port APKs to BlackBerry 10 [Sponsored]

Over the years, we’ve gotten a stream of requests for the XDA Forum App on alternate platforms, including BlackBerry®. People certainly use a BlackBerry smartphone for work but also for play, and want access to the forums at all times. After taking time to look into the porting process, we realized how incredibly easy it would be. In...

XDA Development Database Enters Stage Two Rollout

Earlier this month, we announced the first stage of our rollout of XDA DevDB to a handful of forums. For those unfamiliar, DevDB helps developers on XDA better organize their ROMs, kernels, and other development works, while adding useful functions like a bug reporter, feature requestor, user reviews, download section with torrent functionality, and more....

New Controls for XDA’s Mention/Quote Tracking System

A few months ago, we announced XDA's new mention and quote tracking system for our community members. We've been excited to see the system used tens of thousands of times per day. Earlier today, we rolled out a new controls that are available in the Mention System Settings page. You can now hide mention and quote notifications...

New on XDA: Participated Forum Index Tab, “My Devices” Profile Field

We've added a couple of small new features for logged in users of XDA. The first is a new Participated Tab in our forum index that keeps track of all threads in which you've participated. The second is a new profile field where you can show off which devices you're currently using. To add devices,...

Introducing the XDA Development Database!

One of our goals for the year has been to better organize all of the development works (ROMs, apps, tools, kernels, etc.) on XDA. We wanted this to be useful but also to have minimal impact on how developers post to XDA and on users who are happy with the current structure of the forums.We're...

Promote Your Listing on Swappa with These Signature Badges

When we announced our partnership with Swappa, we also made an exception to one of our forum rules by allowing XDA members to list to their Swappa listing in signatures to garner more attention. XDA Recognized Contributor and Themer PulseDroid created a handful of signature badges for the most popular devices, should you have a listing up...

Planning XDA:DevCon – Part 1

This is a multipart series on planning the XDA Development Conference to be held in Miami August 9 - 11 (http://www.xda-devcon.com). We want to give everyone a sense of what the event's all about---and maybe some insight on what it takes to put on even a small conference.Before we start, we want to apologize for...