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Create Custom Voice Activated Hotwords for Tasker with the Hotword Plugin

Many have wondered why Google doesn't allow you to create custom hotwords for its voice assistant when other OEMs like Motorola do. Thankfully, we can handle the issue ourselves with the help of Tasker and this new free plugin called Hotword Plugin. The Tasker plugin is from XDA Senior Member Humpie and it uses Snowboy Hotword to listen to...

Get the New Pixel 2 Boot Animation on Any Device (Flashable Zip)

Just a few weeks after the Pixel 2 and 2 XL launch, we've managed to show you how you can easily get many of the Pixel 2's "exclusive" software features on your device. That includes the new Pixel Launcher with the bottom search bar, updated Google Camera app with Portrait Mode and Motion Photo, as...

Call Manager Streamlines the Process of Making Multiple Phone Calls

A lot of people still do business and organize social gatherings using traditional phone calls, and this can sometimes lead to you going out of your way to keep things organized. This is where Call Manager comes into play from XDA Senior Member GroovinChip. The application requires Android 5.0+ and lets you add a phone call with...

Get the Google Pixel 2’s Product Sans Font from Android Oreo 8.1

This week Google released the first developer preview of their upcoming Android Oreo 8.1 update and with it came a new font they're calling Product Sans. Thanks to XDA Senior Member SharkcpN, we now have a mod available for Xiaomi devices running MIUI, AOSP-based ROMs such as LineageOS, and other stock ROMs from OnePlus, Lenovo, Motorola, etc....

Firefds Kit Xposed Module Brings More Customization Options to Nougat TouchWiz Devices

Firefds Kit is an Xposed Module that was created by XDA Senior Member firefds which is actually based on the excellent XTouchWiz module from XDA Recognized Contributor / Developer wanam. It is intended to bring more features and customization options to TouchWiz and it has now been updated to work on Samsung's TouchWiz N framework. The developer has...

How to Disable WiFi Logging in MIUI ROMs to Free up some Space

Many MIUI have been having a strange issue where the system would start populating the internal storage with a pile of WiFi logs whenever the device connected to a WiFi network. Apparently, MIUI development team has forgotten to disable WiFi logging in the public release. Thankfully, XDA Senior Member SharkcpN has found a fix which shows you...

DigiLux Lets You Use Fingerprint Gestures to Control Brightness (Android 8.0+)

There are a few applications out there that let yous remap fingerprint gestures to various tasks and shortcuts. If you have Android 8.0+ though, DigiLux from XDA Member youtube10 will let you use gestures from the fingerprint sensor to adjust the brightness of your display. Along with letting you set fingerprint gestures to control the screen brightness, it...

Enable Custom Volume Slider Step Counts on the LG V20 with this Mod

The number of volume steps a device has can impact how enjoyable the listening experience is. The OnePlus 5 has 30 media volume steps and the newly launched Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have 25 media volume steps. The LG V30 has a crazy 75 volume steps for its HiFi volume, which is a...

How to Enable the App Twin Feature on Huawei & Honor Devices with EMUI 5.0

EMUI 5.0 launched with the Huawei Mate 9 and it came with a feature called App Twin. App Twin allows you to clone certain applications so you can set up multiple accounts. The original list of applications that App Twin lets you clone is fairly limited, but we figured out how to make it work...

“Latest News” is a Simple RSS News Reader

RSS readers are a great way to stay up to date on the latest content from your favorite websites. With other options including Google Reader shutting down, many have opted for something that resides on the smartphone itself and this is where Latest News comes into play. From XDA Senior Member greglord, the application attempts to pull the...

How to Bring Back Ambient Display Proximity Wake in OxygenOS with Tasker

In a previous update to OxygenOS, OnePlus removed the proximity wake feature from its devices and replaced it with a lift to wake feature. Thanks to XDA Recognized Contributor Portgas D. Ace with help from Recognized Contributor Quinny899, we now have a way to bring this back to your current version of OxygenOS—provided you have root access. This guide makes...

Launch Apps Quickly with LaunchBoard – An App Drawer Replacement

Home screens are great for those applications that you open often, but the app drawer is better for the applications that are rarely needed. Still, when you open the app drawer you have to scroll through all of the apps to find the one you actually want. So XDA Junior Member devthrob has put together an application that...