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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,...

Unofficial LineageOS 18.0 arrives for the OnePlus 8T and OnePlus 8 Pro

Official LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 was released earlier this year for a handful of smartphones, but over the past few months, the build roster has grown to include many more devices. For those of you who still feel left out, there are plenty of unofficial builds floating around on our forums as well....

Download OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Edition’s wallpapers, sounds and boot animation

OnePlus has an interesting tradition of releasing special variants of some of their smartphones weeks or sometimes months after launch. With this year's OnePlus 8T, the OEM launched the OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Edition following the customary period of leaks and teasers. This particular variant is available for purchase only in China and it features...

Paranoid Android releases Android 11 custom ROMs for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro

Back in April this year, the team behind the Paranoid Android custom ROM had announced their Android 10 stable releases in the form of Paranoid Android Quartz. Now, the team is happy to announce that the official Paranoid Android "Ruby" based on Android 11 is here, with alpha builds available for the OnePlus 8 and...

Google Camera 8.0 mod brings the Pixel 5’s camera app to OnePlus, Xiaomi, ASUS, and other phones

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G were launched with a new version of the Google Camera app (v8.0) that featured a revamped UI and some exciting new features. While the app was initially reserved for Google's latest phones, the company recently released Google Camera 8.1 which brought the new UI, Cinematic pan mode,...

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...

F(x)tec Pro1 gets unofficial LineageOS 18.0 based on Android 11

London-based startup F(x)tec launched the Pro1 back in September last year. At launch, the device ran a near-stock version of Android 9.0 Pie with just a couple of additional apps that had been optimized to work with its physical keyboard. The device received official LineageOS 16 as well as official LineageOS 17.1 support. The phone also served...

Android TV x86 lets you repurpose your old PC into a media streamer

Android is a very flexible platform, and it can be used on a large variety of devices. Android TV, for example, is a unique flavor of Google's operating system that is specifically modified for TVs and digital media players. The whole Android TV experience differs from regular Android mainly through its interface, which focuses a...

Download Meizu’s Flyme OS 8 live wallpapers on any Android device

Earlier this year in June, we shared a couple of live wallpapers from Chinese OEM Meizu's Flyme OS 8. The live wallpapers were essentially different color options of the same live wallpaper, which showed bubbles moving around on the home screen. Since then, Meizu has added 9 more live wallpapers to its custom Android skin...

ProtonAOSP is the first custom ROM for the Pixel 5 with improved performance and battery life

Everybody is talking about the Google Pixel 5, for better or for worse. It’s Google’s latest flagship, and as such comes with the “stock” Android experience, the bootloader is easily unlockable (at least on the carrier unlocked variant), and flashing anything via Fastboot is no hassle. Thanks to the quick availability of the kernel source,...

Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S20 can now taste unofficial LineageOS 17.1

The Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup is powered by the company’s Exynos 990 chip in all regions, except in a few countries like the US where the device packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. The US Snapdragon model is traditionally impossible to bootloader-unlock, so most of the aftermarket developments are centered around the Exynos variant. This...

Easily apply Smali patches to Android Framework without a PC using this script

Customization is a big deal in the Android world. You’ve probably seen or sideloaded modded applications, e.g. a patched dialer with custom resolution support. However, making changes to your Android device’s framework values without having to use Apktool to decompile and recompile framework-res.apk is another thing. A new script named SmaliPatcher for Android from XDA Junior...