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How to install an early Android Pie build with Samsung Experience 10 on the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy Note 9

An early, pre-release build of Samsung Experience 10 based on Android Pie is now available for the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy Note 9. We have already shown off all the new features we could find in our quick look and our earlier video for the Galaxy S9. If you want to install this early Android Pie release...

Manual Google Drive backup support is now in testing in Android Pie

Upgrading your Android smartphone can be annoying if you aren't getting a device from the same brand. That's because, unless you have a rooted device with TitaniumBackup, you may find yourself having to set up all your apps again since the built-in backup solution isn't that robust. While the built-in solution can backup contacts, call...

[Hands-on] This is what Samsung Experience 10 (Android Pie) looks like on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

A few weeks ago, we brought you the first screenshots and video of Samsung Experience 10 based on Android 9 Pie for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Now, we have the Android Pie beta build for the Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy Note 9 thanks to our friends at Firmware.Science. The Samsung Experience 10 update for...

POCO F1 gets a modified vendor image for Android Pie-based Project Treble GSIs

Thanks to the low price of POCO's first flagship device and official support from POCO, the POCO F1 is poised to become incredibly popular on the XDA forums. Just a few weeks ago, a few Android 8.1 Oreo-based custom ROMs popped up on our forums for the device. Later, the first Android Pie custom ROM became...

[Hands-on] “Flip to Shhh” is Digital Wellbeing’s upcoming Flip to Do Not Disturb gesture for the Google Pixel

Before going to sleep, it can be really tempting to do some last-minute Internet browsing using your smartphone. It's a bad habit that a lot of people engage in, and so both Google and Apple have introduced features this year to help you curb your smartphone addiction. At Google I/O 2018, Google unveiled Digital Wellbeing:...

How to bring back Vertical Recent Apps Screen on the OnePlus 6

The upgrade to Android Pie brought a lot of improvements to the Android system, such as optimized system performance, Adaptive Battery, and more. Some of the changes have been polarizing, such as the new horizontal recent apps overview. Some people deem the new recent apps switching UI a regression and harder to navigate. If you're on the...

Lawnchair updated with Android Pie recent apps integration for rooted users

Lawnchair is a great custom launcher for Android. Its based on the popular Google Pixel Launcher, but it is very customizable. The issue with the launcher is that, on Android Pie devices, it can't integrate with the recent apps overview. Normally, only pre-installed system launchers like the Google Pixel Launcher, OnePlus Launcher, etc. get to integrate...

[Update: Fixed] Google will fix fast charging issue for Pixel/Pixel XL users on Android Pie

Android Pie was officially released last week for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL. There are a lot of great new features in Android 9, but not everything is perfect. WiFi scanning throttling is crippling some network apps, the back button in the Recent apps needs fixing, and the original Pixel...

Download Pixel Launcher with Assistant on search bar (as seen on Pixel 3)

Shortly after the release of Android Pie for the Google Pixel series, we discovered that Google was testing a newer version of the Pixel Launcher on an unexpected device: the Android Studio emulator. While the Pixel Launcher found in Android P DP5 and the subsequent Android Pie releases lack a voice search shortcut in the...

Download Google Pixel 3 Live Wallpapers Ported for Android 6.0+

Earlier today, the official Google Pixel 3 wallpapers leaked online along with the Pixel Wallpapers app containing the new Live Wallpapers. While the high-quality still images of the live wallpapers are nice, what people really want are the new Google Pixel 3 Live Wallpapers. The few users who could install the leaked Live Wallpapers APK...

Future Android update will make it possible to change ringer volume without making noise

Android as a whole is an awesome operating system with tons of powerful features. However, there are still areas where it lacks some polish. It's the little things that can make software feel fully thought out and complete. One such little thing in Android Pie is adjusting the ringer volume. You can't do it without...

Download: Samsung Experience 10 Launcher for any Samsung Galaxy Smartphones on Android 8.0+

We discovered an early build of Samsung Experience 10 based on Android Pie just last week, and it comes with a new, controversial redesign. Although you can install the build now if you own either a Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S9 or Samsung Galaxy S9+,  most of you will want to hold off on installing beta software...