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Energy Bar is a pulsating battery bar that accentuates the curves of the Samsung Galaxy S9/S8

Energy Bar is a handy app that allows you to put the battery meter at the top of your screen. The app is full of customization options to help you get it looking exactly how you want. You can adjust the thickness, change the colors, and even make it pulsate. Energy Bar has been available for...

OnePlus 6 Forums are now open

The OnePlus 6 might not be official yet, but interest in the phone is ramping up quickly. We've covered the device several times in the last few weeks. It was rumored to have a notched display in early March, which was then confirmed by Carl Pei. We also know it will have the Snapdragon 845,...

[Update: Already Fixed] Google Assistant forgets how to tell you the weather

Google Assistant is extremely useful for telling you basic information like traffic on your daily commute or showing you the weather, but in a bizarre development tonight it appears that the service has completely forgotten how to tell you the weather. Multiple users have reported to us that they no longer receive any weather information...

Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro, and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Forums are now open

Every month, millions of users stop by the world famous XDA-Developers forums to ask questions, post news, discuss new updates, or share their work whether it be themes, apps, custom ROMS, kernels, and more. Today, we are adding forums for the newly announced Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro, and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S so potential...

Google Nexus Player and OnePlus 2 receive official LineageOS 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo

Google and OnePlus devices are among the most popular devices on our forums because of the respective companies' openness to customization. The Google Nexus Player was one of the few popular Android TV devices on the market, and it had a long life. It launched with Android Lollipop and upgrades until Android Oreo. While the...

MidnightCore is a set of Magisk Modules for changing fonts, boot animations, and system sounds

Customization is a big deal in the Android world. Everything from the launcher to the boot animation is fair game. A phone doesn't truly feel like your own until it's customized just right. Magisk Modules are a great way to do this. MidnightCore is an all-in-one module from XDA Senior Member OldMid. It allows you...

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s Android Oreo update now rolling out

After we reported that the official Android Oreo update for the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy Note 8 devices would soon roll out, it appears that time is finally coming—at least for the AT&T model. Several users on Reddit and our own forums are reporting that they are receiving the 1.4GB update to build version CRC2 with...

HTC Desire 12/Desire 12+ and Vivo V9 Forums are now open

The HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ are the new HTC phones on the block. They were announced just last week. The Vivo V9 is another new phone that was announced last week as well. We've got the forums for these fresh devices open and ready for new users and developers to get started. The Desire...

MaxLock, an AppLock Xposed Module alternative, now supports Android Nougat and Oreo

AppLockers are a great way to prevent people from getting into apps on your phone. Maybe your banking app doesn't use any security or you have some sensitive photos in the gallery. Whatever the case may be, sometimes it's nice to lock an app. Traditional AppLockers use a polling service to detect running processes. This...

Moto X4 and Verizon Wear 24 receive official TWRP support

The most popular custom recovery for Android is now available for a couple more devices. This is a very important step for any device if a vibrant developer community is ever going to take off. The Motorola Moto X4 and the Verizon Wear 24 smartwatch have joined the TWRP army. The Moto X4 is a...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro can now dual boot ROMs with MultiROM

If Android modding is a mountain, custom ROMs might be the peak. It doesn't get much more hardcore than installing a custom operating system on your phone. The only thing that might be more intense is dual custom ROMs. That's exactly what XDA Senior Members Shahan_mik3 and vasishath have done with MultiROM on the Xiaomi Redmi Note...

Track your smartphone addiction with Phone Usage Monitor

Smartphones are arguably the most addictive devices that have ever been created. It's not so so much the hardware that makes these devices hard to put down. What really drives phone usage is the enormous number of apps. Many of us easily have over 100 apps installed on our phones. The constant checking of Twitter, YouTube,...