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Wavelet’s audio equalizer now works with even more apps on Android [Giveaway]

If you're looking to tweak the sound of your headphones while they're connected to your Android device, then you'll definitely want to check out the Wavelet app. It's one of the few audio equalizer apps on Android that actually works without needing root access. With its plethora of options for both beginners and experts, anyone...

How to enable VoLTE and VoWiFi on all carriers on the ASUS ZenFone 8 and OnePlus 9 Pro

When you're dealing with the constant evolution of network technology, it’s not uncommon to face issues between your cellular service provider and your phone. This is especially true for advanced cellular features that are based on the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), like Voice over LTE (VoLTE), Video over LTE (ViLTE), and Wi-Fi Calling (VoWiFi). As...

Android 11 Custom ROM List – Unofficially Update Your Android Phone!

As you may be well aware by now, the stable version of Android 11 has now been released to the masses. Google's Pixel series of phones and a handful of Xiaomi devices have joined the update train so far, while official beta builds are available for the OnePlus 8 lineup, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series,...

XDA forums for the iQOO 7, Moto G20, Galaxy M42, and more are open!

In April, we opened up XDA forums for more than 20 smartphones, including the new Sony Xperia lineup, Moto G series, Mi 11X series, Axon 30 Ultra, and more. Today, we’re opening forums for 11 new devices, including the iQOO 7 series, Moto G20, POCO M3, Redmi Note 10S, Galaxy M42 5G, Galaxy Tab A7...

Join the forums for the Google Pixel 6, Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE, and Android Automotive!

Over the last few weeks, we've seen a couple of leaks about the upcoming Google Pixel 6 and the Google Pixel 6 Pro. The leaks have given us a great look at the upcoming Google Pixel duo, and we're excited to learn more about the phones in the months leading up to the launch. If...

Google Camera Port Hub: Get the best GCam APK for Samsung, Xiaomi, Redmi, and other phones!

Google Camera and its post-processing algorithms undoubtedly changed the game in terms of what we expect from smartphone cameras, elevating the Google Pixels to some of the best Android phones you can buy for the camera. That's the exact reason why Google Camera ports are so highly requested for non-Google devices. With the appropriate ported...

ASUS ZenFone 7 series development update: Kirisakura kernel and Android 11 ROM

ASUS earlier this month refreshed its flagship lineup with the launch of the ZenFone 8 series. The ZenFone 8 and Zenone 8 Flip offer top-tier specs while still costing considerably less than many of its Snapdragon 888-powered counterparts. However, if you own a ZenFone 7 or ZenFone 7 Pro from last year, you’ll find little...

T-Mobile OnePlus 8T can now be rebranded without unlocking the bootloader

Those of you who purchased a OnePlus 8T on T-Mobile (sold as the "OnePlus 8T+ 5G") and were disappointed with the carrier’s slower updates may now rejoice. You can now get rid of the T-Mobile software and install the international OxygenOS firmware on the T-Mobile OnePlus 8T without even unlocking the bootloader of the device! OnePlus...

Revive your OnePlus 9, 9 Pro, and 9R back to factory firmware with these unbrick packages

Bricking your Android device often feels like a disaster in real life. For many devices, there’s no clear-cut method or publicly available tool that will help you out in such a situation. Rooting, aftermarket kernels, and custom ROMs usually take much of the press and popularity, but tools that help users fix a hard-bricked device...

One of the best free file managers for Android turns 10 years old

One of the best things about Android is that there's an app for pretty much anything you want to do on your phone. And in our forums, there's a thriving enthusiast scene where people actively find ways to get the most out of their smartphones, no matter how old, new, low-end, or high-end it is....

How to install apps for Android Auto that Google hasn’t approved

Android Auto is a great service. In compatible cars, you can plug your phone in and get instant access to music, radio, navigation, and more. But it's a pretty closed ecosystem. Only apps that Google approves can officially be used. The official reason for this is for safety. Google doesn't want people watching videos while...

How to customize Android’s built-in battery saver mode

Android has had a built-in Battery Saver mode for years now. If your phone is about to run out of battery, then you can activate it to keep the device running for a few extra hours. Battery Saver disables quite a few power-hungry features and tweaks a bunch of settings to extend the battery life....