ANDROID O Posts on XDA

AgileBits shows off what Android O’s Autofill Framework will look like

AgileBits, the developers behind 1Password, are showing off what Android O's new password autofill framework will look like once implemented. For those of you who aren't familiar, the Android O was recently announced earlier this week and one of the changes outlined in the Developer Preview is the new Autofill Framework. Since Android O is...

Preliminary Alpha of SuperSU Released for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P Running Android O DP1

Google made headlines this week with the release of the first Android O developer preview, and we're expecting the company to release 4 different developer preview builds of Android O before the official release comes later this year. With preview builds like this, some developers stay away since there will likely be tons of changes made...

Substratum 621 Re-Introduces DirectAssets Mode and Prepares for Android O Support

Substratum is a highly popular theme engine, one that you are likely familiar with if you spend any time browsing our forum looking at all the cool custom ROMs that are available. We've covered this tool many times in the past, and will likely continue to do so as the team behind the engine is...

Android O Introduces Bluetooth Audio Codec Options in Developer Options

Android O was announced earlier today, and we've been digging through the update to see what's new. Take a look through our earlier coverage if you're out of the loop. After playing with the update for a few hours, we've come across an interesting new suite of options tucked in Developer Options: Bluetooth Audio Codec...

Android O Introduces Notification Badges on Homescreen

Most XDA users are undoubtedly familiar with Nova Launcher, one of the most flexible launcher alternatives on Android. Those that know Nova also know its ancient notification badges feature through TeslaUnread, which mimics functionality found on other mobile operating systems. Such a feature is finally coming to Android, though you won't get to enjoy it yet....

Android O Adds “Inverted” Light Theme to Display Options

Theming has been a big part of Android, and a specially-big part of XDA. Many of our users love being able to change the color scheme of their devices, with dark themes being particularly attractive options. Google itself has flirted with dark themes in previous developer previews, but this time we see something different. Android O...

Google Announces Android O, Developer Preview 1 Available for Supported Devices

Bored of running Android Nougat on your smartphone? Yearning to see what the future holds for the next iteration of the world's most popular mobile operating system? Google has you covered for today, as the company has just announced what comes after Android Nougat. Meet Android O. As is custom with Google, Android O is what the...

Android O Preview Adds Lockscreen Shortcut Customization

Lockscreen shortcuts can be pretty useful -- some OEMs allow you to customize the standard two shortcuts in the bottom corners of the lockscreen, while others allow you to set a dock of apps at across the bottom for app launching. On Android O, Google draws inspiration from the former for its own implementation. Under the...

Android O Preview Brings Nav Bar Customization Under System UI Tuner

While many OEMs offer the ability to tweak the navigation bar, Stock Android and AOSP have fell behind. This is a popular feature that allows users to customize navigation keys, making the most of the flexibility of software keys. Android O makes that feature available for every OEM under a standardized implementation. To find this feature, you...

New Android O Rumor Hints at Revamped Notifications, App Notification Badges, Picture-in-Picture mode, and Lots More

Last year, Google surprised us with an early release of the developer preview of Android N ahead of Google I/O. While chances are Google might go the same way this year as well for Android O, there are no indications about it yet. But that doesn't mean we can't get a peek at what Google...

New “Smart Features” Allegedly Coming to Android — Gestures, Address Detection, Predictive Copy-Paste

With Mobile World Congress behind us, many are already looking ahead for the next big even and for some, that will be Google I/O. This will be a big event for Google and it could be our first official look at some new features that will make it into the next big version of Android....