Mods

Articles about modifications you can make to your phone such as themes, apps, setting changes, etc. Also includes any apps and games made by developers on our forums.

Official LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is here for the Nokia 6.1

Back in April, the LineageOS team released LineageOS 17.1 with Android 10 as the base. Since then, we’ve seen several devices receive official support from this popular custom ROM distribution, including Google's Pixel lineup. Most recently, the Redmi K20 (also known as the Xiaomi Mi 9T in some regions), Samsung Galaxy S5, and Samsung Galaxy...

Download the new OnePlus 8T live wallpapers on any Android device

Over the last few weeks, we've seen plenty of leaks and teasers about the upcoming OnePlus 8T. While the company has just dropped a few tidbits about the device, leaked renders and a premature retail listing have already revealed almost everything there is to know about the next-gen flagship. On top of that, we've also...

How to set up pairs of apps to launch on LG’s Dual Screen phones

If you own an LG device that features Dual Screen support, we have the perfect app recommendation. Dual Launch for LG is a free app that allows users to launch pairs of apps at once.Dual Launch for LG is designed for the LG smartphones equipped with the dual screen case, such as the LG V50,...

An early build of LineageOS 18.0 GSI brings Android 11 to Project Treble compatible devices

Android 11 is the latest Android version out there, albeit it is available officially on only a handful of devices. But since the source code of the new release has already made its way to AOSP, aftermarket developers have helped us experience all the new features on Android through custom ROMs across a growing list...

Install Samsung’s One UI 3.0 apps on Galaxy devices running One UI 2.0

Samsung's One UI is largely regarded as a user-friendly OEM skin, especially after considering its predecessors, i.e. TouchWiz and Samsung Experience. The latest iteration of this custom interface — One UI 3.0 — is based on Android 11, and it is currently available as public beta on the Galaxy S20 series. Those who don't own...

Download Google’s new “Captured on Pixel” and “Art & Culture” wallpapers

Last week, Google announced the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5, the latest premium Pixel smartphones with Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 765G SoC. The two phones will only be available in a handful of regions, but they won't reach the hands of consumers until later this month. With each new Pixel phone launch, Google introduces a...

LineageOS 17.1 builds are here for the Redmi K20/Xiaomi Mi 9T, Samsung Galaxy S5, and Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The team behind the popular LineageOS custom ROM has extended LineageOS 17.1 support to several devices over the last couple of months. While a lot of popular devices like the OnePlus One, Google Pixel 3a, OnePlus 7T Pro, etc. have already received support for the Android 10-based build, the team is still working on releasing...

POCO X3 gets its first custom ROM: Nitrogen OS based on Android 10

The POCO X3 is one of the newest smartphones from Xiaomi’s spin-off brand POCO and a direct successor to the popular POCO X2. The POCO X3 retains everything that made its predecessor so great while also bringing along some exciting hardware upgrades of its own. It packs a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G...

OnePlus Nord Custom Developments include Android 11 ROMs, unofficial LineageOS, Google Camera, and more

Our OnePlus Nord forums have been buzzing with activity ever since the device went on sale in August this year. Over the last couple of months, we've highlighted some of the major developments, including a guide to root the OnePlus Nord using Magisk, a couple of custom ROMs, and even an unbrick tool to revive...

Tasker 5.10 rolls out in stable with Android 11 Controls support

Tasker developer joaomgcd showcased an experimental plugin earlier this year in August, which allowed the automation app to hijack Android 11's new power menu to trigger any event. The plugin was rolled out to users with Tasker 5.9.4 beta late last month, and it allowed users to add Tasker tiles to the power menu as clickable...

Developer brings mainline Linux Kernel support to the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua with unofficial Android 11 custom ROM

In the past few weeks, we’ve made a lot of posts about official Android 11 updates and Android 11-based custom ROMs. There is even a special custom Generic System Image (GSI) build through which anyone can get the taste of Android 11 on their Project Treble compatible devices. However, a similar achievement has yet to...

NewPipe 0.20.0 brings a new unified video player and much more to the open source YouTube client

NewPipe is an open-source YouTube client for Android, serving itself as an alternative for users who either dislike the official app or do not have Google Play Services installed on their device. In a nutshell, NewPipe parses the YouTube website to extract data and play videos, without restrictions and ads. A few days ago, NewPipe...