HTC Posts on XDA

HTC is a Taiwanese technology manufacturer. They were a founding member of the Open Handset Alliance, and they manufactured the first Android phone, the T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream). The company has released many Android devices since 2008. Visit the HTC forums.

PSA: Your phone’s software may be killing your favorite apps in the background

One of the most common problems that Android users encounter is apps being killed in the background. This ugly problem can rear its head in many ways. You're multitasking between a few apps and suddenly one reloads, losing your place. Or an app you rely on to run in the background just stops working. Whatever the...

Xiaomi Mi Play and HTC Desire 12s forums are open

2018 is coming to a close and Android fans have a lot to choose from. The holiday season may be over but that doesn't mean you still can't get a good deal on a budget phone. Sure, it won't have the fanciest of features, but budget phones can do a lot these days, and two...

In 2019, HTC will focus on its existing U12+ flagship and release new mid-rangers

Following the announcement of the HTC Desire 12s, Darren Chen, the Taiwanese company's president, has said that the company plans to focus on the HTC U12+ flagship line-up while also releasing new mid-range devices going into 2019. HTC hasn't been in a great place in recent years, with revenue declining year over year. While we don't...

HTC launches the Desire 12s with a 5.7-inch HD+ display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 435

Like a few other smartphone OEMs, HTC has been struggling become the manufacturer they once were. After the deal with Google went down many predicted they would exit the smartphone industry and focus on VR, but the company says they aren't giving up on smartphones. Their mainstream flagship smartphone is now referred to as the...

HTC U11 Life is HTC’s first smartphone to get the Android Pie update

Google released the first stable version of Android Pie back in the first week of August. We're getting close to the fourth month after its release and some companies are just now beginning to get the latest version of Android onto their devices. In fact, there are some who have begun selling devices in the...

HTC isn’t giving up on making smartphones

HTC's smartphone business has been on a downward spiral for the past 2 years. Their 2017 lineup of smartphones, which included the HTC U Ultra, HTC U11, HTC U11 Plus, and the HTC U11 Life, was, while decent all-around, a flop. The company then went on to have an even rougher 2018: the HTC U12...

How an Anime Game’s Root Detection led to the discovery of a Security Vulnerability in phones from LG, OnePlus, Huawei, Xiaomi, and others

The mobile Android operating system is used on over 2 billion devices each month by both regular consumers and tech enthusiasts. Although the number of people who unlock the bootloader and root their smartphones is relatively small when compared to the overall population of Android users, there's still a lot of us out there on...

HTC U12 Life is official: Here’s what you need to know

HTC has been struggling to regain a foothold back in the smartphone market. Much of the company's talent was acquired by Google to continue work on the next generation of Pixel smartphones. The company has cut staff in both the United States and India, but that doesn't mean they're giving up on their smartphone business....

TWRP now supports Nokia 8, Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro, & HTC U11 EYEs

There are some required steps that Android enthusiasts must take to get some of the most popular mods and features onto our devices. First, we need an unlocked bootloader so that we can install TWRP. Then the doors open as we can flash a whole bunch of tweaks and mods from there. The team behind...

TWRP now available for the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 and HTC U12+

One of the biggest draws to the XDA forums are the abundance of custom ROMs, kernels, and modifications available for it. With the release of Android Pie, developers are working hard to port the latest Android release from AOSP to their devices. Two major roadblocks must be overcome before custom development can really take off...

HTC U11/U11+/U11 Life (Android One) & U12+ confirmed to get Android Pie

The stable version of Android 9 Pie was officially released on Tuesday for the Google Pixel/XL and the Google Pixel 2/XL. On the same date, Essential rolled out the Android Pie update for the Essential Phone. The OnePlus 6 is currently on Android Pie beta 3, while the Nokia 7 Plus just received Android Pie...

Sketch shows off possible HTC U12 Life design

The HTC U12 Life looks to be an upcoming HTC device on the horizon. While the company is certainly having issues keeping afloat as of late, they haven't quit just yet. Dutch news site Nieuwe Mobiel has obtained sketches of the upcoming HTC U12 Life, of which we've already seen the specifications. The design of...