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Sailfish OS Port for the Lenovo Zuk Z1

Own a Lenovo Zuk Z1 and want something new to try out? Check out this port of Sailfish OS by XDA Member aki237. It's based off of a Cyanogenmod 12.1 base, and is considered in an alpha state due to numerous issues. Still, it's exciting to see new, unique developments for lesser known devices.

Hardware Mod to Fix Display Flickering, Overheating, and Reboots on the LG G3

With a little bit of thermal grease and aluminum foil, you can temporarily solve display flickering, overheating, and frequent reboots on your LG G3. XDA Senior Member IngJulian_RVLX has put together a picture guide on opening up your G3 so you can bring it back to life, DIY style!

Dynamically Manage the Theme on your Windows 10 Mobile with DHTPersonalization

Although the Portal usually covers Android related topics, we still recognize the popularity of Windows 10 Mobile on our forums. If you own a Windows 10 Mobile device that is developer unlocked, then check out DHTCustomization by XDA Senior Member ngame. This application allows you to dynamically set tile colors periodically or on a set-time...

Mod to Enable Fingerprint Unlocking after a Reboot on the Moto Z Play

XDA Senior Member S3V3N has posted a guide on how to enable unlocking your device with a fingerprint after a reboot. It involves decompiling your SystemUI.apk file and making a minor edit to KeyguardUpdateMonitor.smali. A flashable zip has been provided for users running on a Deodexed ROM. Remember to backup before messing with a modification like this!

ShortCutter lets you Customize your Quick Setting Tiles on Android Nougat

XDA Recognized Developer LeeDroid has created an application that allows you to perform various actions from your quick setting tiles as well as launch applications or websites. If you have root or send an ADB command, you can access additional features such as toggling immersive mode, location mode, or ambient display.

EMUI 5.1 is in Testing Phases for the Huawei Mate 9, Brings Improved Touch Response and Wifi Throughput

Merely a day after the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus with EMUI 5.1 was officially announced, we now have word that EMUI 5.1 is in testing for the Huawei Mate 9. This is not at all surprising given that the Mate 9 is still Huawei's phablet flagship. The internal testing build, labeled MHA-AL00C00B202-log, brings with...

Suamp is an Audio Player with Support for YouTube Audio Playback

XDA Junior Member Ionut Cristea has created an application that allows you to play local audio files as well as search YouTube to play audio-only from videos or playlists.

How to Copy Desktop Chrome Bookmarks to CAF-based Chromium Browsers

Google recently killed bookmark sync support for third-party Chrome browsers, so there isn't any way to sync your bookmarks. At the very least, you can manually add all of your desktop bookmarks to your third-party Chrome browser by following the instructions of XDA Member big_edd. These instructions are made for TugaBrowser, but you can modify the...

How to Disable System Applications on MIUI 8 without Root

MIUI 8 is a heavily modified skin of Android, and one of its peculiarities is the inability to disable system applications from within the Settings app. To solve this, XDA Senior Member Thri11 has put together a short guide on how to disable pre-installed apps without using root access or ADB. Quick and easy!

Safestrap Recovery for the Verizon Galaxy S5 on Android 6.0.1

Safestrap is a recovery that works on rooted, bootloader locked devices. If you have a rooted Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy S5 on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, then you can install this Safestrap build made by XDA Senior Member mohammad.afaneh by using Flashfire. Read the thread for detailed instructions, precautions, and requirements.

GIF Share Overlay allows you to Search and Share GIFs without Switching Apps

An application developed by XDA Member rumboalla allows you to easily search and insert a GIF from GIPHY's large database without having to switch away from your favorite app. It does this by drawing an overlay on top of your favorite application. Check it out!

Android Nougat 7.0 is Rolling out to the Verizon Droid Turbo 2

About 10 days ago, we were first tipped that a user received an Android Nougat build on their Verizon Droid Turbo 2. We weren't sure if this information was accurate, but now multiple users began to corroborate this claim and furthermore Verizon has now confirmed that a build labeled 25.11.10.kinzie_verizon.verizon.en.US with December security patches is now rolling...