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XDA Tasker Week in Review

Did you miss Tasker week? If so, here's a compilation of all the guides, videos, and other posts we've made this week showcasing the power of Tasker. Tasker Week Kick Off. Tasker Day #1: One-Handed Mode, Security Features, Add Contacts Swiftly, and More!. [GUIDE][Difficulty: Beginner] Prompt to add Previous Caller as Contact. [GUIDE][Difficulty: Beginner] Take a Picture and Grab...

Tasker Day #5: Community Best-Of!

The final day of Tasker Week is coming to a close, and we're featuring a plethora of neat creations made by the Tasker community. The beauty of Tasker is that it has endless possibilities, with the ability to create a Task for just about anything. There are many cool features and plenty of functionality we wish...

Tasker Day #4: Read Calendar Events, Get Best Route for a Commute, Hotspot Monitor, and More!

The fourth day of Tasker Week is coming to a close, and we've featured a bunch of neat tasks to make your smartphone life much easier. The beauty of Tasker is that it has endless possibilities, with the ability to create a Task for just about anything. There are many cool features and plenty of functionality...

Tasker Day #3: Automatic 2G Toggle, TWRP Backups, Driving Mode, and More!

The third day of Tasker Week is coming to a close, and we've featured a bunch of neat tasks to make your smartphone life much easier. The beauty of Tasker is that it has endless possibilities, with the ability to create a Task for just about anything. There are many cool features and plenty of functionality...

Tasker Day #2: Shake to Toggle Brightness, Automate Screenshot Editing, Monthly Call/Data Monitoring and More!

The second day of Tasker Week is coming to a close, and we've featured a bunch of neat tasks to make your smartphone life much easier. The beauty of Tasker is that it has endless possibilities, with the ability to create a Task for just about anything. There are many cool features and plenty of functionality...

Tasker Day #1: One-Handed Mode, Security Features, Add Contacts Swiftly, and More!

The first day of Tasker Week is coming to a close, and we've featured a bunch of neat tasks to make your smartphone life much easier. The beauty of Tasker is that it has endless possibilities, with the ability to create a Task for just about anything. There are many cool features and plenty of functionality...

Enable One-Handed Mode using a Script

Bigger Isn't Always Better With the advent of bigger phone screens, it’s nearly impossible for most people to reach every corner of their phone using only one-hand (unless you’re LeBron James). Yet big phones like those from the Note series are still very popular due to how comfortable they are is to consume video and web...

How to Flash a Custom ROM – Android Basics 101

Here at XDA, we love customizing our phones. One of the best ways to get great options and customizability for your device is to flash a custom ROM. These modified system images are tweaked to get optimal performance, bring us great themes and icons as well as very handy tools by the talented members of the...

How to Lock and Protect Your Apps – XDA Xposed Tuesday

The smartphone revolution has passed. Everybody has mobile apps. Some of these apps have access to very important information. Your mobile banking app gives you access to your money. Your Dropbox app could hold your secret plans to world domination. These apps should have greater protection than your Trivia Crack game. In this episode of XDA...

How To Combine Icon Packs – XDA App Review

The great thing about the state of Android customization is that there are a lot of awesome Icon packs. Using an icon pack lets you change how the icons for your apps look. There are many different icon packs to suit your mood. However, what if you like some icons from one pack and some...

How to Tweak Your Kernel – XDA App Review

Part of being a power user is getting and using more of your device than even the OEM could imagine. Power users want to tweak everything to run just perfectly in their eyes. There are many apps out there that allow you to customize your kernel and today we are going to show off a...