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Get the Pixel Launcher from Android O on any Android 6.0.1+ Device

The first Android O Developer Preview was just released this week, but unless you have one of the few supported Nexus or Pixel devices you won't be able to taste Android O for quite a long time. Nonetheless, if you're looking to install some of the applications shipped with the Android O preview, XDA Recognized...

Xperia XZs Panorama Application Made Available for Other Sony Devices on 7.0+

The Xperia XZ launched with a new panorama application and XDA Recognized Developer, Themer, and Contributor Rizal Lovins pulled the APK from a system dump so other Sony devices on Nougat with root access can install it by flashing it in a custom recovery.

OnePlus 3/3T Mod Lets You Add a Custom Background to the Quick Settings Panel

We're seeing these background images for the Quick Settings panel become popular lately, and XDA Senior Member ungeeked just released a mod that does this for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. It is based on the VRTheme engine and is made to work on OxygenOS 4.1.0.

Export your Google Play Music Collection on Android 5.0+

XDA Member Arcus92 had originally released Play Music Exporter, but a lack of updates has inspired XDA Junior Member  jcgruenhage to fork the latest beta. This app requires root & will save the cached and downloaded songs of Google Play Music with ID3 tags & album covers.

ViPER4Android Gets Ported to the Huawei Mate 9

As long as you don't mind setting SELinux to Permissive, you can now install ViPER4Android on the Huawei Mate 9. This comes to us from XDA Senior Member ante0, who used a slightly modified script from XDA Member guitardedhero and the kernel/profile for V4A from XDA Member's auras76 ROM.

The Sony Stock Patcher Mod is Now Available for the Xperia XZ

XDA Recognized Developer AdrianDC has just released their Sony Stock Patcher mod for the Xperia XZ. This mod will make it easy to transition from Sony's stock ROM to a modifiable ROM that can be modded as you like. For instance, the stock ROM can be made usable in MultiROM, kernel patches won't trigger Sony's security features, and allows...

FrancoKernel Officially Comes to the OnePlus 2 Running LineageOS 14.1

XDA Recognized Developer franciscofranco has just released his custom kernel for the OnePlus 2. You will need to be running LineageOS 14.1 for this to work, and it can be installed by simply flashing a ZIP file in a custom recovery.

Magisk Module to Enable PlayStation Remote Play on Unsupported Devices

PlayStation Remote Play is a neat application that enables your mobile device to remotely access your PlayStation console to play games, but it's only officially available for Sony devices. There have been a few unofficial ports available for quite some time, but if you've been having issues with the recent update to version 4.50, then...

Guide: Transform a Chinese Axon 7 to the U.S. Axon 7

Did you purchase the Chinese variant of the ZTE Axon 7 and want to change it to the U.S. model to get rid of the stock bloatware and have working Google Assistant? If you have an unlocked bootloader and TWRP flashed, then follow this guide by XDA Member danromania to transform your A2017 model to the...

Read the Moto Z Battery Mod Percentage on Custom ROMs using this App

One of the issues with using custom ROMs on the Moto Z family is compatibility with Moto Mods. If your custom ROM doesn't support the Battery Mod, then try out this application by XDA Senior Member erfanoabdi to read the current battery percentage of the Battery Mod. The app works on Moto Z devices running a...

Guide to Add Custom Text in the Status Bar of Sony Devices

XDA Senior Member Bewildered Wolf has a quick guide up for those who want to add text into the status bar of a Sony device. It requires that you decompile SystemUI with Apktool, insert the text you want in the status bar, and recompile it.

Collection of LG V20 Mods Ported to the LG G5

XDA Senior Member Zacharee1 released a number of mods for the LG V20 last month, and has recently ported them to the LG G5. This includes AOSP signal bars and icons, 3Minit support, color QuickTools, Signature and AOD Signature and more.