ANDROID

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 XDA Performance and Battery Life Review (Compared to Redmi Note 3)

Xiaomi started off 2017 in India with the release of the next iteration of their most successful device in the country. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the successor of last year's Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, which was applauded for its performance and battery life, bringing in the best value package in its product category. With...

Enable Double Tap to Wake on some Huawei and Honor Devices [Root]

Double tap to wake is one of those features that you never knew you needed until you actually have it. The feature is especially useful in larger screen devices, as it makes it easier to turn the screen on across the table without having to fiddle with the buttons. While most LG devices have a double...

How to Hide the Navigation Bar in EMUI 5.0 [No Root]

What was once considered a niche category is now practically the mainstream, as bigger screen phones continue to storm the smartphone market. Huawei's latest flagship smartphone, the Huawei Mate 9, features a large 6.0" screen that would naturally make it more difficult to use the phone one-handed if it wasn't thanks to Huawei's ingenious implementation of...

CustomADB offers Shortcuts, Integrated Tools, and an Enhanced UI for Windows

If you find yourself spending a lot of time interacting with your device via the Android Debug Bridge (ADB), then check out CustomADB by XDA Junior Member TheBone_. This is an extended ADB command prompt that offers several shortcuts to useful commands, integrated tools, online help/documentation, and an enhanced UI. It is available for any...

Kali Linux NetHunter has been Ported to Devices with MediaTek SoCs

Kali NetHunter is an open source distribution built for network penetration testing. It is installed as a kind of ROM overlay on many devices, and recently XDA Senior Member Brandon Indar was able to successfully port NetHunter to several devices with MediaTek SoCs. Check the thread out to see if your device is supported!

Auto Scroll Places a Widget on the Screen to Automatically Scroll the Page [No Root, 7.0+]

XDA Senior Member mrYoussef135 has developed an application that places a widget on the side of your screen to automatically scroll the page in a single tap. The app features many customization options such as per-app activation, selecting a scroll-able area, scrolling horizontally or vertically, and much more. It works on any Android 7.0+ devices and...

WiMinder Lets you Create Reminders when you Connect to WiFi Networks

XDA Senior Member SagiLo has created an application that allows you to set reminders which trigger based on changes to your device's wireless connectivity state. Reminders are posted to the status bar when the app detects that you connect/disconnect from specified SSIDs. The app is free to download from our forums, but the developer prefers you...

SunShine Unlocking Tool will soon support the Verizon Droid Turbo on Android Marshmallow

Verizon is known for locking down their devices to prevent bootloader unlocking, but thanks to the work of the SunShine team, the Droid Turbo was cracked wide open - provided your phone isn't running Android 6.0. Thankfully, XDA Senior Recognized Developer beaups has posted that the popular unlocking tool will soon support Droid Turbo devices that...

Android Nougat 7.1.1 has been Ported to the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Sony's waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua didn't get much love, despite featuring some fairly decent specifications for a mid-range device in 2015. XDA Junior Member Cubbins has recently ported a build of Android Nougat 7.1.1 based on AOSP, so check it out if you're still using one of these devices!

Viper4Android Updated to v2.5.0.5 with Nougat Support

With Android adding new features in every reason, there are fewer and fewer reasons to root your device. Viper4Android is still one of the reasons many people root. The incredibly powerful and popular audio modification has been officially updated to version 2.5.0.5 recently to bring full support for Android Nougat devices.

How to Double the WiFi Speed of your OnePlus 3/3T (Under Certain Conditions)

When tweaking the software of a new smartphone, sometimes companies have to make decisions that they feel will be in the best interest of the majority of their customers. Sometimes those decisions are ill-advised, and are fixed in OTA updates after they are pointed out. Other times there's a legitimate reason why the default settings are...

OnePlus 3 & 3T XDA Unified Development Subforum Incoming

Over the past several months, following the release of the OnePlus 3T, a growing number of OnePlus 3 and 3T developers have chosen to unify development of ROMs, kernels, custom recoveries, and all other projects for both devices. We are planning to create unified development subforums for the OnePlus 3 and 3T for a single, shared hub of ROMs...