ALWAYS ON DISPLAY Posts on XDA

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...

Android P may bring wallpaper support to the Google Pixel 2/2 XL’s Always on Display

Popularized by the Samsung Galaxy S7 series, "Always on Display" features are becoming more and more common in flagship Android devices. The feature allows you to glance at the time, date, and notifications without ever needing to touch your phone. Google jumped on board the bandwagon with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL,...

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 Always on Display updated with GIF support

The Always on Display has been a longstanding feature of Samsung phones. It's a great feature to have, especially with the Super AMOLED displays. You always have the clock and notifications just a glance away. Samsung has slowly added more features to the Always on Display over the years. The latest addition to the AOD for...

Ambient Lock Screen Music is a Root App that Shows any Music on the Pixel 2’s Ambient Display

Google's latest Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL flagships have an awesome new feature called "Now Playing." Using a combination of software, hardware, and machine learning, the Pixel 2 uses an offline database to identify tens of thousands of songs playing in the background. It then displays those songs on your device's lock screen, always...

Enable Always On Display on Any Samsung Nougat Device Without Root

Always on Display is a nifty feature available in flagship Samsung phones, and finally on the new Google Pixel 2/2 XL. Introduced on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Always on Display takes advantage of the AMOLED screen to light up parts of the screen with a clock or other widget without having a...

Automatically Toggle Samsung’s Always On Display When Charging [App]

Samsung gets a lot of flak for its performance optimization with regards to its software (though how much of that criticism is legitimate and/or accurate is a debate for another time), but it’s hard to deny just how much added value their software brings. I could go on and on about all of the features...
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