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Magisk Module for Systemless Substratum Lets You Use Themes in Legacy Mode

Using Substratum in Legacy Mode (which many devices are required to do) generally means that your /system partition gets modified and this is something that not everyone is happy with doing. To solve this on their Galaxy S6 Edge+, XDA Member  Nodens came up with a Magisk Module that lets you use Substratum in Legacy Mode,...

Android 7.0 Released for Sony Xperia XA

This week, Sony released an Android 7.0 update for the Xperia XA, so the company's mid-range smartphone joins the Nougat family. Android Nougat for the Xperia XA brings several improvements like an improved camera and multi-windows support. XDA Senior Member Jozinek posted a quick review of the update. There are some screenshots and a video that shows the...

Custom Kernel to Add Energy Aware Scheduling to the Xperia Z5 Premium

For those unaware, Energy Aware Scheduling is a modified Linux Power Scheduler system that works for ARM CPUs. Once implemented, the goal is to use less power and in turn have a cooler device (not trivial for an 810 device) that's overall more efficient. Thanks to the work from XDA Recognized Contributor PDesire and XDA Recognized Developer zacharias.maladroit, they...

Lenovo’s SNAPit Camera Gets Ported to Android 6.0+ Devices

Lenovo has been working to add a number of features to their camera application, the SNAPit Camera, but it's limited to only Lenovo devices. This is no longer the case though, as XDA Senior Member LordArcadius was gracious enough to take the time to port the application. They originally ported it to their Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, but then...

Glass Lets You Try Out Google Lens-like Image Recognition on Your Android Device

At Google I/O 2017, Google showed off Google Lens -- a means to utilize computer vision and AI technology to allow your phone to understand what it sees. Unfortunately, Google did not specify when and if Lens will be made available as a standalone app, though it'll be incorporated into various products.If you'd like to...

Official LineageOS 14.1 Builds for the Google Nexus 9

Time has not been too kind for the Google Nexus 9 tablet. From the very start, many reviews panned the tablet for its less than stellar build quality. Years in, users have likely started to notice their tablet become fairly slow and laggy. But thankfully, the fact that it is a Nexus device means users don't...

OOS Debloater Helps Remove Unwanted Applications for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

While OxygenOS is one of the cleaner OEM ROMs available, some people still like the idea of only having things they use on their device. OnePlus has been adding more things into OxygenOS that not everyone uses (such as OnePlus Community), so XDA Senior Member SyCreed released a mod called OOS Debloater. This gets flashed in a...

FastHub is an Open-Source GitHub Client Application Built From Scratch

Many of us here are familiar with GitHub, but some of us have been looking for a good, open-source client application for the platform. This is where XDA Senior Member k0sh stepped up and created FastHub. Not only is it fast, easy to navigate, beautifully designed, and open-source, but you can download it from the Play...

TWRP Recovery Available on the LG G6 (H870)

Just yesterday we wrote that LG is finally offering a way to unlock the bootloader on the LG G6 (H870). The community didn't need much time to port a custom recovery. Thanks to the efforts of the XDA Senior Member nima0003 and XDA Recognized Developer Rashed97, TWRP is available for the European variant of LG G6. The recovery allows...

Google Assistant Launcher helps you set up Google Assistant on Android 5.0+

Love it or hate it, Google Assistant is a smart assistant services that is only going to get more and more popular. Sadly, the Google Assistant on Android smartphones is available only on those devices running Android Marshmallow and above. But thanks to a recent method publicized by XDA Member Nikhilkumar038, it's possible to get Google...

Unlock the Bootloader of the European LG G6 (H870)

LG Electronics has officially announced that the LG G6 can now be officially unlocked through LG's developer unlock program. The program works on the European version with model name H870. The ability to unlock a bootloader is a big thing for all XDA enthusiasts. This move opens many new ways to customize the device, and XDA...

Mod Adds a Call Record Button to the Huawei P10 Plus

Sometimes there are situations where you just need to start recording a phone call. There are thousands of applications in the Play Store that do this, but true integration of this feature is obviously more elegant (and is a common feature of custom ROMs, for example). So XDA Senior Member Blackball has released a TWRP-flashable mod for...