Tutorials

How to Create Custom Fingerprint Actions with Tasker

If your smartphone or tablet has a fingerprint reader, chances are that its uses are limited. Apart from a few added benefits in the Google Pixel or Huawei smartphone line-up, most fingerprint readers on Android only serve to unlock your device. Fortunately, with the power of Tasker and a few plug-ins, we are able to...

How to use Kustom Live Wallpaper: Continuum

In this video, Marco continues his series of tutorials on how to use Kustom Live Wallpaper. Today we are going over how to load a simple two page setup. First off, if you haven't seen the previous KLWP video, check it out here. This video goes over some of the basics of how to use the app. We...

How to use Kustom Live Wallpaper: The Basics

Marco is back with a video tutorial for KWLP (Live Wallpaper Maker). This is  a great customization app that can make your phone look incredible. The problem is, it's not that easy to use. So if you're new to KLWP, this video will help you get started. Launcher First off, get yourself a good custom launcher. You'll...

Create a Context Aware Fingerprint Reader in Tasker

Fingerprint readers are fairly limited in their default state. Besides the obvious ability to unlock the phone or authorize some payments, there isn't much else you can do with the fingerprint reader on most Android phones. The feature always felt like a missed opportunity - until now! Tasker-based, Context Aware Fingerprint Reader Creating a customized fingerprint reader...

How to Root your Honor 8 and Install TWRP and Xposed

In this video, TK show us how to root the FRD-L04 and the FRD-L09 versions of the Honor 8. To root, we will flash TWRP and install SuperSU. Before we get started with the root tutorial, you will need to unlock the bootloader on your phone. See this video to learn how to unlock the bootloader...

How to Unlock Bootloader on Honor 8

  Before you can root your Honor 8 or install a custom recovery, you'll want to unlock your bootloader. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to get the unlock code for your device and how to use ADB to unlock your bootloader. Backup your data first. Unlocking the bootloader will wipe the data on your Honor...

How to Discover Hidden Fastboot Commands

In my quest to discover as much about Android customization as I possibly could, I've made many obscure, yet interesting discoveries. I've shown you how to access hidden menus on your device by sifting through all of the hidden application activities on your phone. More recently, I've shown you how to access the hidden hardware diagnostic...

How to Access the Hidden Hardware Diagnostic Tools on your Android Phone

If you're buying a phone secondhand, the first thing you should absolutely do is complete a thorough check of the device's hardware to ensure that everything is working as intended. So you pop in your SIM card, head on over to the Play Store, and download one of the many hardware diagnostic testing apps available...

How To Root the Galaxy Note 7

You can also check out this thread for a detailed walk through.  

Recreate this Homescreen: “Shaded Circles” Tutorial

Shaded Circles Setup What you'll need: Nova Launcher (Free or Pro): https://goo.gl/39fqt UnPivot Icon Pack: https://goo.gl/dazki1 Kustom Live Wallpaper and Widget Files: https://goo.gl/5m0VTP Kustom Live Wallpaper (Pro Version needed): https://goo.gl/LyZzf6 KWGT Kustom Widget Maker (Pro Version needed): https://goo.gl/Ulltkv Wallpaper: https://goo.gl/6iT1YG Xposed Forum (XDA): http://goo.gl/sZULKq Lock Screen Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEJzvNCCtVY Step 1: Download all apps and resources: See...

How to Use the S Pen Like a Power User on the Note 7

  Jared is back with XDA TV with a new video focusing on some of the best tips and tricks for the S Pen on the Galaxy Note 7. Become an S Pen power user with these tips below. #1 Remove Floating Icon Instead of going through your settings menu to turn off the Air Command floating icon from...

How to Get the Most out of EMUI on the Honor 8

Home Screen Style EMUI has an easy-mode built into their launcher that strips everything down to the basics. This mode even extends into the settings so everything is simple across the board. Obviously this mode is targeted towards people who do better with simple things. Maybe it's not a feature that the XDA audience will use...