ANDROID 7.1 NOUGAT Posts on XDA

How to Add Media Playback Controls to the Nav Bar when Playing Music

Ever since Google first introduced the concept of software navigation keys to Android, users have been asking for a way to customize what keys are available to users. Although custom ROMs have offered this level of customization for years, it's only in the first Android O Developer Preview do we find an official method from...

Sultanxda’s Unofficial LineageOS For OnePlus 3/3T Updated to Android 7.1 Nougat

Sultanxda is no stranger here on XDA-Developers and our forums. He is best known for his unofficial LineageOS (previously CyanogenMod) builds for OnePlus devices which incorporate his custom fixes and improvements, with a focus on the camera prowess of the device. On the OnePlus 3 and 3T, Sultanxda's ROM was available on Android 6.0 Marshmallow base...

OnePlus Leaves OnePlus 2 Owners in the Dark for Their Nougat Update

OnePlus has been maintaining a good record with its flagships, the OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T. The devices have received their Android 7.1.1 update coupled with OxygenOS 4.1 on the stable branch, and continue to receive several updates in the Open Beta branch. But outside of the current generation flagship, the situation does not appear as...

How to Automatically Disable Do Not Disturb Mode during Phone Calls

For an Android enthusiast like the users on our forums, receiving a major software update can be an exciting event due to the enhanced performance and new features that they often bring. While some brave users are running the first Android O Developer Preview as their daily driver, most owners of the Nexus 5X, Nexus...

Google is Rolling Back Nexus 6 Devices to Android 7.0 Nougat

The Nexus 6 just hasn't had the best of luck over the last 6 to 12 months. Not only is it coming close to the end of its life cycle, but it hasn't been receiving the latest OTA updates in a timely manner either. Granted, Google has been sending them out much faster than most...

BlackBerry Launches the Keyboard-Equipped KEYone at MWC 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 is just upon us, and one of the announcements before the event kicks off comes to us from BlackBerry. At their keynote right before MWC 2017, BlackBerry has revealed the rest of the specifications of the BlackBerry 'Mercury', which is now officially known as BlackBerry KEYone. TCL had already unveiled the BlackBerry...

Google will now Require OEMs to Prompt before Silently Uninstalling Applications

With the release of each new version of Android comes a whole host of changes. For instance, Android 7.1 Nougat introduced application shortcuts, round icon support, and keyboard image insertion. But there are also many subtle changes made to the operating system that only developers and OEMs really pay attention to. For OEMs, they also...

Not Forgotten: OnePlus X gets a taste of Nougat thanks to CyanogenMod 14.1 Nightlies

Though largely overshadowed by OnePlus's flagship model, the mid-range OnePlus X refuses to die thanks to the dedication of developers on our forums. Developers were first to publish Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the device, with OnePlus eventually following suit. While some users of the OnePlus X are wary of continued software support, developers have been working hard...

Google Keyboard rebrands as Gboard with integrated Google Search

Back in May of this year, Google launched a new keyboard application called Gboard. At the time, the application was only available on iOS,  but we were told that this functionality would eventually be coming to Android in the near future. The application gave you a quick way to do a Google search without leaving the current...

OnePlus 3/3T Users Voice Concern Over Touchscreen Latency Issues

The OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T are among the best Android smartphones you could buy right now (or not, in the case of the OnePlus 3). Mix great hardware with an open software approach (compared to other popular OEMs) and what you get is a flagships that is closest to the Nexus of old in the...

Android 7.0 for the HTC 10 is Rumored to be Stable, Update Coming Soon

As we finish up 2016, OEMs are just about ready to begin rolling out their official Android 7.0 updates. So far, we've seen OEMs like Samsung, LG, Huawei/Honor, and Xiaomi start to beta test Nougat on their flagship devices. Thus far, we haven't yet heard much about HTC's upcoming 7.0 update for their flagships, but the...

SuperSU Updated to work with TWRP on Pixel and Pixel XL

Last night, the first alpha release of TWRP was announced for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. We delved into much detail about the release, including the changes to the installation procedure as well as what's new and what's broken. One of the caveats we mentioned in the article is that installing TWRP would cause...
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