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Google Nexus 4 Receives a Port of Android 8.0 Oreo

While OEMs ignore some of their older smartphones, the developer community here at XDA continues to work hard to keep them alive. Just yesterday, XDA Recognized Developer Ziyan released their first alpha build of Android Oreo for the Nexus 4. Since this is an alpha release, we should expect some features to not work right now (including NFC,...

Transcriber Converts Voice Notes in WhatsApp to Text

Voice notes in WhatsApp can be incredibly convenient but there are times when it's actually troublesome to listen to them. To remedy this, XDA Recognized Developer Mirko ddd has put together a new application called Transcriber. The process here has you long pressing on a voice note and tap on the share icon that pop up at...

Install the H2OS Boot Animation from the OnePlus 5 using a Magisk Module

Some users prefer various aspects of the H2OS software from OnePlus, which is offered in China, over the OxygenOS bundled on devices solded internationally. The H2OS boot animation, for instance, is quite aesthetically pleasing, so XDA Senior Member alukarulz has made it available for OnePlus 5 devices running OxygenOS, but it can also be installed on most...

OpenSans and Roboto Fonts for Unrooted Huawei and Honor Devices on EMUI 4.0+

Thanks to the way Huawei implements themes on Honor and Huawei devices running EMUI 4.x and EMUI 5.x, we can easily add a couple of new fonts to the device without needing root access. XDA Senior Member DarkAlpha.Sete has put together a couple of font files and written a guide that details how to install the OpenSans...

Get the LineageOS Snap Camera on the OnePlus 5 Running OxygenOS

For fans of the LineageOS Snap Camera or anyone just looking for a new camera app to try out, a port is now available on the OnePlus 5 running OxygenOS. This port is made available by XDA Recognized Contributor Android-Andi so that it works on OxygenOS version 4.5.10 (ie. the latest version at the time of this...

Xiaomi Mi 5s and Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus Receive Unofficial Android Oreo Ports

Our community's talent is amazing, being shown currently by how many devices have received unofficial Android Oreo ports. It is slowing being ported to every device imaginable by our community, with a multitude of Xiaomi devices such as the Redmi Note 3 and Mi Max receiving it. Even the aging OnePlus One has received an unofficial port of...

Framework Modifications for OxygenOS on the OnePlus 5

Some people dislike certain stock settings in Android, such as the height of the navigation bar, the low battery alert, and a few other small things. XDA Senior-Member SyCreed over on our OnePlus 5 forums has released a flashable zip, modifying the system framework, which promises to do the following. Removed the Input Method switch in...

Early Ports of Android Oreo Available for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 WiFi (2016)

Thanks to an early port released by XDA Member lukasb06, Samsung Galaxy S6 users can now get the sweet taste of Android Oreo on their devices, too. The port is based on LineageOS and should work on both flat screen Galaxy S6 and curved screen Galaxy S6 Edge models. Since it's an early build, there...

Android Oreo Unofficial Port Released for the Xiaomi Mi Max

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 received an unofficial port of Android Oreo just the other day, and now the Xiaomi Mi Max has received a port of Android Oreo in part thanks to the Redmi Note 3 version. This release has all of the same bugs as the Redmi Note 3 release (no USB tethering, no...

Huawei Removes EMUI Firmware Downloads from their Website

Some of us are used to being able to visit a website to directly download a new update for a smartphone or tablet. Google does this and OnePlus does as well, but even community members maintain websites for other OEMs as well. Huawei used to do this via a downloads page on the emui.huawei.com website,...

Add a Quick Settings Display Mode Tile to the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

Samsung's OEM ROM software comes with hundreds of additional features on top of stock Android, and there are a ton of of quick settings tiles for some of them. However, those of you on the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ may have noticed that a display mode quick settings tile is missing, so there's...

Mod to Customize the UI of your Google Pixel running Android Oreo

With the Android Oreo OTA update rolling out to the Google Pixel phones, some are looking for ways to customize the user interface of their device. So XDA Senior Member Tulsadiver has put together a collection of mods that lets you pick and choose which mods you want to install through an Aroma installer. Some of the included...