ALWAYS ON DISPLAY Posts on XDA

OPAodMod is a customizable Always on Display for rooted OnePlus phones

OnePlus briefly introduced an Always-on Display (AOD) feature on the initial factory firmware of the OnePlus 6, but decided to remove it later due to battery concerns. Fans have been clamoring for the feature to make a return, and the company had recently confirmed that they will finally bring back the fan-favorite Always on Display...

AOD DoubleTap Mod enables double tap to wake the Ambient Display on OnePlus phones

Over the past years, Always On Display features have gained popularity with several OEMs as one of the alternative solutions to deliver the functionality that notification LEDs would have otherwise delivered. On OnePlus devices, however, there is no Always On Display feature. Instead, the OEM prefers to use its own implementation that comes in the...

MIUI 11 with animated AOD, improved visuals and more, will begin Open Beta rollout on September 27

Xiaomi's MIUI is one of the most popular custom Android interfaces available on smartphones, riding on the back of Xiaomi's insane popularity in Asia. At a launch event in China, where Xiaomi showed off the Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha, Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G and the new Mi TV Pro lineup, the company also announced...

Xposed Module adds a Pixel-like Always on Display for OnePlus devices

Always On Displays have become a cool feature that we see on several flagships that predominantly sport OLED displays. The basic idea behind an Always On Display (AOD) is to have a certain set of information always displayed on your device while drawing minimal power. Even though the idea remains the same, the implementation of...

MIUI’s Always-On Display update adds new clock designs to the ambient display of Xiaomi and Redmi phones

Affordable is good but we often associate it with cheap and Xiaomi might be aiming to change that perception, especially since its presence is now fanning out into markets which value quality over functionality. The company has been making some significant changes to its portfolio by bringing more premium products like the Redmi K20 (known...

aodNotify toggles the AOD when you get a new notification on Samsung Galaxy phones

There are a few reasons why someone might not want to pick up a Galaxy S10 or other Galaxy phone off the shelf. There are some complaints that the general Android community has about the devices, but one considerable reason for not picking them up, at least for me personally, is the lack of a...

Enable Always-On Display on the OnePlus 6T [Root]

The OnePlus 6T is a truly outstanding device in more than a few ways. The latest OnePlus flagship features a large 6.41-inch 19.5:9 Optic AMOLED display with a "teardrop" style screen notch and an in-display fingerprint scanner. It also has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 8 GB of RAM, up to 256 GB...

Android Pie beta for the Samsung Galaxy S9 adds new Tap to Show Always-on Display gesture

Android Pie has been out for a few months now and Samsung is coming along with their update, which is called Samsung Experience 10. Every update that is leaked comes with more and more new features. In the latest update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 (CRJB), Samsung has added a new feature to the Always-on...

Enable Always on Display on the Google Pixel & Pixel XL running Android Pie

Always on Display has been a feature on many devices for a long time. Ironically, Google devices never had it until the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, and they call it "Ambient Display." Unfortunately, Google didn't backport the feature officially to the first generation of Pixels from 2016, probably for the power inefficiency reasons....

Customize the Always on Display on the OnePlus 6/5T/5

OnePlus smartphones are subject to some of the most creative modifications on our forums. With a huge amount of custom ROMs available, OnePlus-specific Magisk modules, and more, it's clear that these devices are a favorite for development. Now, thanks to XDA Senior Member Udzi, you can customize the Always on Display on the OnePlus 6, OnePlus...

Android Pie source code confirms wallpaper support in Always on Display

Earlier this week, Google officially unveiled Android Pie for the Google Pixel and Google Pixel 2. The latest version of Android brings a ton of goodies to Android like gesture navigation, a revamped Material Design theme, Digital Wellbeing, Slices, App Actions, and more. We've covered a few under-the-hood additions such as a new feature to...

Google Pixel 2 XL slow wake-up bug will be fixed in an update

The Android Security Update for supported Nexus and Pixel devices brings not only the latest security patches but also occasional feature improvements to these devices. The update for June 2018 brought one such "improvement" to the Pixel 2 XL, promising to improve the consistency of the Always On Display functionality. However, some users started reporting that...