ANDROID Q Posts on XDA

[Update 2: New Roadmap] HMD Global reveals Android 10 update roadmap for its Nokia smartphones, teases cheap 5G phone for 2020

The latest version of Android, formerly known as Android Q, will be called Android 10 as part of Google's newest efforts to give Android a fresher look. That's it, no fluff, no dessert name---just Android 10. And while this may make sense from a business perspective, it is still not sitting well with Android enthusiasts....

[Update: EMUI 10 Beta for Honor 8X] Honor 8X and Honor 10 will get EMUI 10 based on Android Q according to Honor India

The last two months since the executive order by the U.S. government have been full of suspense and dilemma for users who own or wish to buy Android devices made by Huawei and Honor. While Huawei has reportedly been working on a homegrown alternative to Android, the development of EMUI 10 based on Android Q...

[Update 2: References Removed] Android Q may let you switch cards from Google Pay in the power menu

Apps like Google Pay, Apple Pay, and Samsung Pay have grown more popular around the world as carrying a wallet full of different credit cards, loyalty cards, passes, and tickets can be annoying. I've personally used Google Pay extensively during a recent trip to London where it was more convenient to pay for the London...

[Update 3: Now in Stable] Android Q will add Google Chrome integration into Digital Wellbeing

Every now and then, tech companies come up with new ideas and trends that everyone can get behind. 2018 was the year of not just notches, but also the "digital wellbeing." Major players like Google and Apple decided that it is crucial for users to be able to control and monitor their smartphone usage. The...

[Update: Beta Sign-ups] EMUI 10 beta based on Android Q will start rolling out for the Huawei P30 series on September 8th

China’s largest technology company, Huawei, is holding its annual Developer Conference this week in the city of Dongguan. At the event, Huawei officially announced the latest version of its Android-based software called EMUI. EMUI 10.0 is based on Android 10 Q, which itself is still in beta phase. Nonetheless, Huawei is prepared to show the...

Android 10 source code comment confirms the Google Pixel 4 will have a 90Hz display

IFA 2019 is underway, so we're seeing a plethora of smartphone device makers unveil their latest offerings. So far, none of the new smartphones that have been announced have a high refresh rate display. Just this year alone, we've seen the Nubia Red Magic 3, ROG Phone II, and OnePlus 7 Pro come out with...

Android 10 adds support for installing custom boot animations via APEX modules

The latest version of Google's Android operating system is Android 10, released just yesterday for Pixel smartphones. With the official release, we can see the new boot animation that shows off Android's new, dessert-less branding (see the featured image above). The boot animation is one of the most popular things to customize in the XDA...

Android 10 warns you when your phone’s USB port is contaminated or overheating

Yesterday, Google released the stable Android 10 update for all four generations of its Pixel smartphones. Shortly after, Essential released the stable update for the Essential Phone, OnePlus released a beta for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, and Xiaomi released a "stable beta" for the Redmi K20 Pro. More importantly for us, however,...

[Update: Clock Plugins] Google is working on lock screen clock customization in Android Q

The first Android Q beta release was made public 2 days ago. If you have a Google Pixel smartphone, you can download the beta right now. The biggest new features in Q are the system-wide dark mode (which has inexplicably been hidden from users), the privacy and permissions revamp (though the leaked permission overview interface...

[Update: Removed from Release] Pixel Launcher in unreleased Android Q beta adds a swipe to pull down notifications gesture

In Android Q, the new gesture navigations will only work with pre-installed system launchers like Google's Pixel Launcher. For those of you who are fans of third-party launchers like Nova Launcher, Lawnchair, Action Launcher, or Hyperion, you may be disappointed to hear that Android's awesome new gesture controls won't work with your favorite launcher. Google's...

OnePlus 7/7 Pro get Android 10 with OxygenOS Open Beta 1

Google released the stable version of Android 10 just a few hours ago for Pixel devices. Essential, as is tradition, followed a couple of minutes later by releasing an update on the Essential Phone. More surprisingly, Xiaomi rolled out Android 10 for Redmi K20 Pro in China and India. It is the third manufacturer to...

Stable Android 10 is now available for the Google Pixel and the Essential Phone

After six beta updates, Google is finally ready to release stable Android 10 (Queen Cake? Quince Tart? Who knows!). This has been one of the most interesting Android beta periods since Google started the program. The gesture navigation system has been the main focus and Google apparently thinks it's ready for primetime. Android 10 is...