HTC Posts on XDA

HTC Says the Ads in its Keyboard are a Mistake, Fix Incoming

Over the weekend, some people started to notice that the stock keyboard on their HTC had started to display ads while they were using it. This is something that we could see happening from a free 3rd-party application in the Play Store, but it certainly seemed out of place on HTC's stock keyboard. Although, HTC...

Latest HTC Edge Sense Update Adds Support for Amazon Alexa, Adds a New Visual Feedback Style

The HTC U11 has been met with both praise and criticisms for the decisions HTC made with their latest flagship. Some aren't fans of the shiny design they opted for while others are loving the flashy glass. Some feel the HTC Edge Sense squeeze feature is a gimmick while others have found it to be...

HTC Updates Bootloader-Unlock Warranty Messages on Device Pages

Since 2011 HTC has permitted bootloader unlocking on some of its models, allowing developers and enthusiasts to tinker to our heart's delight. HTC stood alone among other OEMs in providing both unlocked and developer edition devices, with the developer edition devices retaining much of their warranty despite unlocking. That changed with the HTC 10 which dropped the Developer...

Flyme6 ROM Available for the HTC One M8 (Single SIM Variants)

Meizu's Flyme OS is the company's take on Android and it's featured on their own devices, but not unlike ROMs from other Chinese manufacturers, you can actually experience their user interface and functionality on other, non-Meizu devices. The HTC One M8 joins the roster of phones with Flyme ROMs, as Flyme6 has officially arrived for single...

Magisk Module Fixes SafetyNet Checks on the HTC 10

Some Xiaomi devices were having trouble passing SafetyNet checks so XDA Senior Member Deic created a Magisk Module to help bypass it. XDA Senior Member hiimpig1 adapted that module for the HTC 10 so that it could work on the HTC 10's stock ROM or any custom ROM that you have installed. For this module to work, you can't have...

Japanese HTC Blog Finds Possible Pixel 2 References in U11 Files

The blog HTC Soku released an entry today which discovered data that HTC may be, or may have been handling two of the Pixel 2 variants. Inside the blog entry were the details, which we have translated: "The following descriptions were found in the system file of HTC U11 Taiwan version (OCEAN # DUGL). OCEAN_WHL OCEAN_UL OCEAN_DUGL OCEAN_DTWL OCEAN_UHL OCEAN_UHL_JAPAN OCEAN_A S2 M2" The blog's author believes, given that...

Initial Release of ElementalX is Available for the HTC U11

As more people here at start to get their hands on the HTC U11, they'll start to look for ways to customize it to their liking. Now we have our first custom kernel available thanks to XDA Recognized Developer flar2 as they have just released ElementalX v1.00 for the device. You simply need to flash it in a...

HTC Asks its Fan Community to Combat Online Criticism, Offers Merchandise in Return

HTC’s latest U11 has been received with mixed reactions by the Android community. With good audio but no headphone jack and a new-ish design that scraps years of HTC’s expertise with metal, many fans and spectators threw quite a bit of skepticism its way. There are many arguments one could make to discredit or devalue HTC’s...

Galaxy S8/S8 Plus and LG’s Next Flagship Receiving DayDream Support, Stand Alone Headsets Coming

At Google I/O 2017, the Mountain View giant has been announcing all sorts of new services, frameworks and products, from computer-vision assisted features to Android O design improvements and a juicy beta. DayDream was not left out, as the company aims to double-down on its Virtual Reality efforts to improve the experiences it provides. DayDream currently...

HTC U11 Camera Overtakes the Pixel, Secures the Top Spot on the DxOMark Leaderboard

After many months of rumors, reports and leaked videos from all around the world, HTC has officially announced their flagship smartphone for 2017. Dubbed the HTC U11, it shares a lot of design aesthetics with the HTC U Ultra. The device comes with a lot of the hardware you would expect from a flagship smartphone...

HTC U11 Unveiled: Squeezable Flagship with Snapdragon 835 and a Pressure-Sensitive Frame

HTC has just officially unveiled the newest device in their latest "U" flagship line-up -- the HTC U11, a premium smartphone with some unique features and excellent hardware. What does this new vision for the company bring to the table? In terms of internal hardware specifications, the HTC U11 doesn't disappoint. While the HTC U Ultra...

Video Confirms HTC U11 Design, Showcases “Edge Sense” Squeezing Features

As is typically the case with HTC devices, we just received a full "leak" of the phone ahead of the official unveiling -- well, the May 16th event anyway. It's not rare to see accidental embargo breaks, and this time we saw yet another quick upload and takedown of a hands-on video shot in Taiwan,...