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Hide Quick Settings Tiles on the Lock Screen Automatically [App]

Google introduced Quick Settings tiles to Android with Android 5.0 Lollipop (though it should be noted that this feature was available on Samsung phones before it made its way to AOSP). With Quick Settings, users can access many useful system toggles such as a WiFi, Bluetooth, Location, GPS, or Sound toggle without having to navigate...

HTC 10 and HTC One A9 Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

HTC just announced that they have published the Android 7.0 kernel source code for the HTC 10 and the HTC One A9. These newly published sets of kernel source code will go a long way towards helping with the development of Android 7.0, AOSP-based custom ROMs for these devices. Although it is always nice to see kernel...

Flashable Zip Brings Unofficial Xposed Framework to Android 7.1 Nougat

After months upon months of waiting, we've finally got Xposed Framework support for Nougat ROMs (albeit unofficially). Thanks to some talented developers over on our very own XDA Forums, you can now install the Xposed Framework on an Android Nougat ROM through a flashable zip. Up until now, the future for Xposed on Nougat looked a...

How to Freeze Any App’s Background Processes without Root on Android 7.0+

Android has always been considered the more "powerful" mobile platform when compared to iOS because of how much freedom its 3rd-party applications have. This enables a lot of automation to take place simply because Android applications can do more tasks while they're running in the background. However, this comes with a downside as it opens the...

Android 7.1+ has a “Panic Detection” Mode that Detects Frantic Back Button Presses

While many readers of Android-centric websites such as our own are less likely to come across situations where a rogue application compromises their system, the same may not be true for the general population. Nearly every week we hear from various security researchers about new malware targeting Android users. Most of these malicious attacks can...

Android 7.0 Nougat is Now Rolling Out For The Moto X Style in Brazil

If you're still holding onto a Moto X Style (aka Moto X Pure Edition), we have some good news to share: the long-awaited Android Nougat update is now finally rolling out for the device. At the time being, the update appears to be rolling out only in Brazil, however, you can expect the rollout to expand...

Android 7.1.1 is Now Rolling Out to the ZTE Axon 7 Mini

If you're rocking a ZTE Axon 7 Mini in the US, then we have some good news to share with you: the Android Nougat update is now rolling out for your device. The flagship Axon 7 received an update to Android Nougat back in March and now it's time for its little brother to get...

OnePlus Finally Confirms No Official Android Nougat Update for the OnePlus 2

It's over -- OnePlus will not deliver the long-awaited Android 7.0 Nougat update to the OnePlus 2, as Android Authority reports. Through this confirmation, OnePlus has broken the promise that it made to users of the OnePlus 2. The OnePlus 2 was announced in July 2015, coming preloaded with Android 5.1.1. OnePlus ambitiously labeled the device as the '2016 Flagship Killer'. The phone was...

Despite Removal, You Can Still Customize Nav Bar & Lockscreen in Android O DP3 — Here’s How

The Android O Developer Preview has now reached its third release, meaning the final APIs are ready and Google is readying up for an imminent and proximate release with only minor bug fixes to be expected in the remaining Developer Preview. With previous Android O previews, we saw tons of refinements to the user interface...

SuperSU v2.82 Released on the Google Play Store

XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire has announced that SuperSU is being updated to version 2.82. The latest app should be available on the Google Play Store already to most users, as the roll out began last week. This comes after a few updates that caused a number of issues with some users. Chainfire and the CCMT company...

How to Add more Tiles to the Quick Settings Header on Google, OnePlus, and Sony Phones [No Root]

If you pull down on the status bar of your Android phone, you'll likely see a few notifications below a single row of Quick Settings tiles. This row is called the Quick Settings header as it only shows the first few tiles that are available in the full set of QS tiles. By pulling down...

Android O Redesigns Emojis – Get Them Now on Android 5.0+

During our earlier coverage of what is new in the first public Android O Beta release (Android O Developer Preview 2), some users noted that we had forgotten to mention the new emojis. No, we didn't forget about our little blob friends. We wanted to wait so you can get your hands on the new, more...