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Honor 8 Pro Gets TWRP And Root

The Honor 8 Pro is one of the newest devices in Huawei's portfolio. Developers should soon have a chance to create and easily distribute ROMs and kernels for the smartphone, as XDA Recognized Developer OldDroid from Team OpenKirin has provided a working TWRP build for the handset. This TWRP 3.1.1 build for the device supports all Honor 8 Pro...

Make Nova Google Companion App Work On KitKat Devices

Recently, we reported that Nova Launcher developers found a way to add a Google Now Panel in their launcher, without root. With a few simple steps, you can have the same functionality on KitKat devices. XDA Senior Member Nikhilkumar038 managed to found a workaround to make the Nova Google Companion working on an older version of Android. The method...

OnePlus 5 Gets TWRP and Root

Earlier this week, OnePlus finally released the OnePlus 5 smartphone. It has also published the sources needed to develop for it, so it is only a matter of time before developers get on board. Developers didn't have to wait long to create a working recovery as XDA Senior Member xdvs23 provided a testing version of TWRP 3.1.1. By...

DirtySanta Exploit Unlocks the Bootloader of the LG V20 H990

While some OEMs allow bootloader unlocking on almost every model, the LG officially supports just a few devices. We have exciting news for the owners of the international variant of the LG V20. The bootloader can be unlocked thanks to the DirtySanta exploit. The method has been adapted to work with the H990 model by XDA...

Hue Tile Lets You Control Your Hue Lights with a Quick Settings Tile

There's a new application from XDA Junior Member anilejder called Hue Tile that lets you control your Philips Hue lights directly from your quick settings tile. The setup is simple as it just requires you to connect to your Hue Bridge and then follow a tutorial that lets you select your lights and turn on a specific scene. You...

Collection of Black AMOLED Wallpapers on XDA Labs

While many of us don't stay at the home screen of our phones for very long, some like to use black wallpapers and themes to help optimize battery life for AMOLED panels. We have a lot of wallpapers in our XDA Labs application and legnastudios has put together a collection of black wallpapers that work really well...

AppContext Will Improve the Application Context For Tasker With Xposed

Tasker is one of a few apps that we use to make our Android devices better. With AppContext, you can make Tasker even better. AppContext allows Tasker react on running applications, without the downsides of the default implementation. By utilizing the power of Xposed, the app allows Tasker to react immediately when an app starts. No periodic checks are required...

AllTrans is an Xposed Module That Completely Translates Apps

Google is generally the go-to place to get text translated, but that doesn't help when the text is inside of an application. For those who are still using Xposed, we wanted to point you to a module that will replace all of the text in an application from one language to another at runtime. This...

ViPER4Android Materialized Brings the New UI to The Popular App

Many users are enhancing their audio experience with ViPER4Android and this popular application has been pleasing our ears for years. Unfortunately, its user interface is a bit outdated. Thanks to the efforts of XDA Senior Member pittvandewitt, the app is now using the Material Design guidelines. It looks much better and offers the same, great functionality. Check...

Android Wear 2.0 Ported to the LG G Watch

The LG G Watch was released in June 2014 as a first device with Android Wear ever produced by the South Korean company. The watch is no longer supported, but the community managed to port the newest version of Android Wear. XDA Senior Member ab123321 used the LG G Watch R's stock Nougat ROM to prepare an image for the...

Mod Enables 1080p/60FPS on the Redmi Note 3 Pro with Root on MIUI 8

It has been discovered that the camera module in the Redmi Note 3 Pro can record 1080p video at 60FPS. For whatever reason, this capability is left out in Xiaomi's stock MIUI software, but a root mod from XDA Senior Member otyg will unlock this feature. The guide lays out everything you need to do and includes...

TWRP 3.1.1 Released for the Moto Z2 Play

The Lenovo Moto Z2 Play was only recently released to consumers, and already XDA Recognized Developer Santhosh M has been able to port TWRP 3.1.1 to the device. Force encryption is enabled by default, but TWRP should decrypt /data at first boot. To use the recovery, you need to unlock your bootloader. You can find information about how to do...