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Kernel Source Code is Now Available for the Honor 6X

While there were some Android N custom ROMs already available for the Honor 6X in our forum, they weren't quite stable enough for daily use. XDA Senior Member simo255 recently pointed out that the kernel source code for the Honor 6X was finally released so stable ROMs should be easier to make and come by. You can...

Huawei Announces the Band 2 and Band 2 Pro

The wearable market has had its ups and downs over the last few years. Fitbit started out making huge profits as they focused on the fitness demographic but even their financial reports have started to slow down as of late. Google jumped in with Android Wear as their solution for a more robust wearable device...

Collection of Guides Show How to Mod Huawei Devices on Android 6.0

If you have a Huawei smartphone or tablet that is running Android 6.0+, then XDA Senior Member millo1978 has a collection of guides that just may interest you. First they go and show how to modify Huawei APKs and provides tools and some tips for how to do that. Then they have specific guides for how to...

Qeexo Wants to Replace Your Proximity Sensor With EarSense

We have often heard how smartphone design has stagnated over the past few years with many smartphones bearing a stark resemblance to each other. Some companies such as Xiaomi have been trying to change this with the introduction of smartphones with radically different designs such as the Mi Mix. Other companies are slowly creeping towards a...

How to Increase the Headset Volume of the Huawei P9 Lite with Root

The European Union puts limits on how loud the headset music volume can be on smartphones released within its member nations. While a noble attempt at keeping people safe, some feel it takes things too far and ruins their music-listening experience. So, if you have root access on your Huawei P9 Lite then you can...

Guide to Enable RAW Capture in the Stock Huawei P9 Lite Camera

Some devices have the hardware to do certain things, but are then hamstrung by the software. Huawei can have a number of reasons as to why they did that with the stock camera application here. Whatever the reason is, the Huawei P9 Lite's camera supports the Camera2 API and this allows it to capture RAW...

Huawei Honor 9 Announced, Brings Kirin 960 and 6GB of RAM at an Affordable Price

Huawei has officially unveiled the new Honor 9 smartphone. Just like its predecessor, the Honor 9 features powerful hardware specification at affordable price point. The smartphone features a handy 5.15-inch Full HD display with a default DCI-P3 color space, and HiSilicon's top chipset, the Kirin 960, previously seen in flagship devices such as the Mate 9 and...

Huawei Claims it Surpassed Apple In Global Smartphone Shipments in Late 2016

Competition within the smartphone market is always getting more interesting, with shifts and turns in sales and dominance at every corner. Huawei now claims it beat Apple in smartphone shipment in late 2016, The Economic Times reports. Huawei India Director of Product Centre Allen Wang said that the company overtook Apple in global sales volume...

How to set a Custom Screen Saver on Huawei and Honor devices running EMUI

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean introduced a feature called the daydream, which is essentially just an interactive screen saver that activates when the device is docked and/or charging. Third party developers can make their own screen savers which are accessible to the user in Settings → Display. Unfortunately, not every OEM allows their users to set...

Kernel Sources Released for the Huawei Mate 9 and Huawei P10

Under the GNU General Public License (GPL), any modifications made to the Linux kernel must be publicly shared if users have access to the binary. Android itself is licensed under the Apache Software License which doesn't require modifications of AOSP to be open sourced. But because the underlying kernel in Android is Linux-based, all OEMs...

Substratum Theme for the Nexus 6P Lets You Move the Status Bar Clock on Android O

Some custom ROMs let the user customize where the clock in the status bar is, but not everyone wants to install a custom ROM for features like this. So XDA Recognized Contributor AL_IRAQI came up with a Substratum theme that does this for you on the Nexus 6P. Once installed (just like a regular Substratum theme is),...

Mod Adds a Call Record Button to the Huawei P10 Plus

Sometimes there are situations where you just need to start recording a phone call. There are thousands of applications in the Play Store that do this, but true integration of this feature is obviously more elegant (and is a common feature of custom ROMs, for example). So XDA Senior Member Blackball has released a TWRP-flashable mod for...