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How to Add an Edge Panel with Contacts, Tasks, and Apps on the Galaxy Note 5

A lot of people enjoy the edge features that Samsung has been developing for their curved display devices, but they don't include these on smartphones with a flat display like the Galaxy Note 5. So instead, XDA Recognized Contributor Androidwizzard has put together a step by step guide to show you how to decompile and recompile the...

StreamlineWatch Combines Multiple Video Streaming Services into One Application

As more and more consumers continue to cut the cord and move to digital subscription services, we often find that our favorite television shows are spread out across multiple different providers. If you are watching their content on your mobile device, then you may find it annoying to switch from application to application to application to...

LG G6 Camera App Ported to the LG G5

The LG G6 comes with a much enhanced camera application over the previous iteration. Thanks to XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor xpirt, you can use it today on the LG G5. The developer managed to port the camera app and fix some major bugs. All features known from the LG G5 camera should work as well. As...

Unofficial Port of TWRP is Available for the Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi has been selling out phones very quickly in their recent Xiaomi Mi 6 flash sales and we can see why. The device is the latest flagship the company has launched, and now it has an unofficial port of TWRP. This port was built by XDA Senior Member ValoXis, and it is a port of TWRP...

Pixel Launcher for Android O Dev Preview 2 Ported to 6.0.1+ Devices

With the launch of the Android O Developer Preview 2, we've learned that Google is also shipping a new version of the Pixel Launcher with it. XDA Recognized Contributor & Social Contributor linuxct has been kind enough to port this launcher to older versions of Android and it should work on any device running 6.0.1 Marshmallow and...

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...