XDA Site Announcements

This page is for XDA site announcements, primarily for forums opening for new devices.

We’ve opened forums for TCL 20, Xiaomi’s Mi 10i and Redmi Note 9T, 2021 Moto G phones, OPPO’s Reno 5 Pro 5G, and more

This year's Consumer Electronics Show isn't being held physically in Vegas, but the days before, during, and after the show always have new products for us to look forward to. Before the show, we've seen smartphone makers like Motorola dump new products onto the market, while others like Xiaomi launched rebranded versions of their existing...

Xiaomi Mi 11, OPPO Reno 5 4G, Vivo X60, and LG Stylo 7 forums are open

Last week we opened up XDA forums for the POCO M3, Redmi 9 Power, Moto E7, and Nokia 5.4. Now we are opening forums for four new smartphones, namely, the Xiaomi Mi 11, the OPPO Reno 5 4G, the Vivo X60, and the upcoming LG Stylo 5G, allowing device owners and potential buyers to share...

POCO M3, Redmi 9 Power, Moto E7, and Nokia 5.4 forums are now open

The last few weeks have been filled with smartphone launches with companies like POCO, Redmi, Motorola, and Nokia taking the wraps off of their latest budget-friendly offerings, namely, the POCO M3, Redmi Note 9 Power, Moto E7, and Nokia 5.4. We have now opened up XDA forums for all four phones, providing users with a...

Big Changes To XDA Forums are Here

Today we have some news to share: over the coming weeks, we will be launching a ground-up forum redesign, which we’re calling XDA 2020. We’ve outgrown vBulletin (which was never designed to handle a community our size) and are moving to XenForo, a more modern platform that powers some of the biggest and best forum...

Forums are now open for the Samsung Galaxy S21 series

Samsung typically launches its Galaxy S series flagships in February each year. However, recent rumors suggest that the company will unveil the Galaxy S21 series four weeks earlier than usual. As a result, leaks about Samsung's next-gen flagships have already started popping up online. To make it easier for our community to discuss the upcoming...

XDA Forums now open for Moto G 5G, Moto G9 Power, LG K92, Micromax IN 1B/Note 1, and Samsung Galaxy M21

It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of 2020, a year that has been incredibly challenging for many people across the globe. Luckily, we’ve been able to take solace in our shared love of technology, which by and large has progressed in some interesting ways this year. To keep the conversation going around the topic...

Yeah, XDA made a phone and it’s only available for 6 weeks!

There have been many rumors and running jokes over the years that XDA would, and probably should, make a phone. Our history with alternative platforms such as LineageOS (and CyanogenMod that came before it) has meant that XDA has been at the forefront of helping develop viable alternatives to the primary platforms available on smartphones. Today,...

Apple iPhone 12, Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Lenovo Legion Phone, and OPPO Reno4 5G series forums are now open

Well, whew. Techtober is still at full steam, and we have started to see several exciting technology announcements in the last few weeks. Apple's iPhone 12 lineup brings 5G to the mainstream and also brings several generational improvements over the previous iPhone 11 series. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro shows that the company can still...

Something special is coming on October 27th…

Over the past few years, we have witnessed consumer privacy eroded in many ways, too many for us even to begin recounting them. Then, there are never-ending antitrust lawsuits between big corporations and regions like the EU and USA; Facebook's ongoing straddling of the line between judge and jury; and this year alone, an entire...

Forums for the Xiaomi Mi 10T series, Vivo V20 series, Realme 7i, Samsung Galaxy F41, and Galaxy A42 5G are open

If someone is using an Android phone somewhere in the world and they want to mod it, the XDA forums has a home for them. That's why we open up forums for new and upcoming smartphones so new users and potential buyers can find all relevant information specific to their device in one place. Today,...

OnePlus 8T, OPPO Reno4, Moto G9 Plus, and Moto E7 Plus forums are now open

Earlier this month, we opened forums for three new devices, including the Realme 7, Realme 7 Pro, and the ZTE Axon 20 5G. Since then, OEMs have launched quite a few interesting devices, like the OPPO Reno4, Moto G9 Plus, and Moto E7 Plus. On top of that, OnePlus has also announced that it will...

ASUS is sending the ROG Phone 3 to custom ROM developers from LineageOS, Paranoid Android, Dirty Unicorns, and others

Bridging the gap between Android OEMs and the aftermarket development scene is part of what we do on the XDA Portal. Our initiative with Xiaomi for the POCO F1, for instance, played a significant role in the rise of the vibrant modding community around the smartphone. Device seeding also helped boost the popularity of the...