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DirectChat Brings Facebook-like ChatHeads to Other Messaging Application

While there isn't any shortage of criticism about how Facebook runs their service, the ChatHeads feature for their messaging platform has received a lot of praise over the years. The sad part is that it is limited to Facebook's messaging service, but a new application from XDA Senior Member Gurjot95 called DirectChat looks to bring this feature to...

Here’s the APK for the New Jelly Browser from LineageOS 14.1

It was recently announced that the Jelly browser would be replacing the AOSP browser on new LineageOS builds. So XDA Senior Member mayanxoni built a standalone APK for it, to share it with users who rather not update or switch ROMs. The browser is targeted to low-end Android devices, features Chrome-like tabs in the recents menu,...

Screenshot Assistant lets you Take, Crop, and Share Screenshots from the Home Button

For those of you who frequently take and share screenshots on our forums or on social media, you may find that the default action taken after taking a screenshot is limited. This is true for users on stock, or close to stock, software such as on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. In a previous...

Flashable Package to get Stock OxygenOS Audio Files on OnePlus 3/3T running Custom ROMs

For those of you running a custom ROM on the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T but prefer listening to the stock System UI audio from Oxygen OS, then we have a solution for you. XDA Senior Member DragonSlayer240 has created a flashable zip file that replaces the audio files of custom ROMs on the OnePlus 3/3T with those files...

How to play Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Doom 3, and Quake 3 (with Arena) on your Android device

Gaming on Android phones has steadily evolved into its own scene of beautifully designed and immersive games. However, sometimes you may want to relive some of the classics on your PC. Three such classic FPS games for the PC are Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Doom 3, and Quake 3. If you legally own the games on...

SkipSoft Toolkit for the OnePlus 3T allows you to Unlock the Bootloader, Root your Phone, Flash Firmware, and More

Although some of us like to learn how to manually unlock our phones, many people would prefer having access to an all-in-one toolkit that handles all of the steps for us. Various toolkits have been developed for other devices, of which the SkipSoft Android Toolkit is one of the more popular versions. This unified Android toolkit,...

Modify the Screen Saturation and Calibration on a Rooted LG G5 with KPPD

Many of our users may remember KCAL, a kernel patch that brings you advanced color/gamma control on a handful of Qualcomm SoCs. For users with root access but a locked bootloader (such as on the LG G4), the original developer of the KCAL patch came up with the KCAL Post-Processing Daemon (KPPD), which allows you to...

Unaltered, Prebuilt GCC and Linaro Toolchains to build your Custom ROM/Kernel

Basically, a toolchain is a bunch of development tools used in a chain (the output of one tool feeds into the input for the next tool, hence a toolchain), usually in order to compile source code (such as ROMs or kernels). Developers often use modified toolchains that can include optimizations for specific architectures focusing on performance...

Team OpenKirin Releases Resurrection Remix for Honor 8, Huawei P9, and Huawei P8 Lite

Team OpenKirin aims to provide custom ROMs for Huawei phones with Kirin SoCs. Team member and XDA Recognized Contributor surdu_petru has just released Resurrection Remix OS for three devices. The ROM is available for the Honor 8, Huawei P9 and Huawei P8 Lite. The first two devices use a stock kernel and users should not face many...

Greenify4Magisk Brings Boost Mode back to Greenify

Greenify is one of the most popular battery-saving tools available on our forums. If your device has the Xposed Framework installed, then Greenify has even more tools available for it to help kill resource-hungry processes in the background to save your juice. Unfortunately, Xposed is not available on Android Nougat yet, but if you're looking to retain...