SITE ANNOUNCEMENTS

XDA Feed Released for the Pixel/Pixel XL on the Play Store!

We've been thrilled by the reception of our first XDA Feed app for the OnePlus 3/3T, and we've just released a version for the Pixel/Pixel XL. Our Feed apps present a "feed" of the best stuff for your particular phone: ROMs, kernels, themes, icon packs, wallpapers, and more, all curated and sent to your Feed...

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

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 to be an XDA Moderator is for you! On XDA, we have a small army of...

Announcing New Perks for Recognized Developers – Excel and Become One!

XDA was founded by developers for developers. To give our valuable contributors some form of recognition, we had decided to create a special title: those who work on custom ROMs, kernels, mods or applications can become Recognized Developers or Senior Recognized Developers. It’s a huge group of users, as right now over 700 of them...

Public Discussion on XDA Rules Regarding Sharing of Code

Our new proposed forum rules look to better protect existing developers while encouraging sharing and open source. These will be open for public discussion for the next week before adoption, so please come join the conversation!

Send us a Tip to get a Month of XDA Ad-Free

Everyone has their own story of how they found their way onto the XDA-Developers Forums. Most of you probably found the XDA Forums when looking up how to unlock your bootloader, root your phone, and/or flash a custom ROM or kernel. We have forums for a huge variety of devices from many different manufacturers (and we're...

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...

XDA Forums Dedicated to LineageOS Now Live!

Ever since Cyanogen Inc. announced that they will be discontinuing all Cyanogen OS related services, many users wondered what would happen to CyanogenMod. Unfortunately, the worst scenario played out this past weekend, and CyanogenMod was declared officially dead. We've covered all of this in a separate article on how the death of CyanogenMod might affect development, so we...

Add Immense Grip to Your S7/S7 Edge/Note 7 with a QuarterBack Case from Poetic [Sponsored]

Don't forget that we're giving away an unlocked international Note 7 with our friends at Poetic. The contest ends really soon, so go enter! In the meantime, we wanted to tell you about their QuarterBack Series of cases. Like the Affinity Series we wrote about earlier (which is ideal for the minimalist), the QuarterBack case...

XDA Ad-Free: Your Questions Answered

This spring we announced XDA Ad-Free, which lets you remove all the sucky ads from XDA if you pay a little. Not only does ad-free give you a higher density of content, but the site becomes faster without ads. Over the past few months, we’ve received a lot of questions relating to ads, the pricing of ad-free,...

Win a Bezel-Less Elephone S3! We Have Two. Contest Ends Soon!

Lately we've been talking about the budget-friendly, bezel-less Elephone S3. Just $149.99 (with the current sale, or $199.99 regularly) gets you a phone that has an ultra-modern look and feel thanks to its unique zero-bezel design and metal build. It has other goodies like a Sony camera, fingerprint sensor, microSD storage, and near-stock Android Marshmallow. We...

[WINNER ANNOUNCED] The UMi Super has 4GB RAM, Stock Android, 4000mAh for $179.99. Win One from XDA!

Gone are the days when you have to pay a lot to get a high-end phone. Look no further than UMi, a Chinese manufacturer making impressively-spec'd phones for not much money. Take their latest, the UMi Super, which offers a full-metal build, octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with 4GB of RAM, a 4,000mAh battery with...

Ads Suck. So bad. Remove Them with XDA Ad-Free

Ads suck, and we're really sorry about any ads that have annoyed you on XDA in the past. We're constantly yelling at our ad network people to remove any auto-play ads or ones that pop up in your face. In fact we have a thread dedicated to reporting bad ads, and we monitor it closely. The reality...