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NFCScreenOff mod enables scanning NFC tags when your Android phone is locked

Have you ever wanted to be able to scan NFC tags when your phone screen is off? That's not a possibility as there are security risks in doing so - imagine if someone could trigger a mobile payment from your smartphone while the screen is off? There are other security risks as well, but the...

OnePlus Launcher Magisk mod enables Google Feed on any OnePlus device

OnePlus' OxygenOS is a fine example of an Android skin done right. It offers you a stock Android-like experience, while still featuring plenty of customization options. Even the stock apps included on the devices follow this trend, including the OnePlus Launcher. However, its Shelf feature, which lies to the left of the home screen, isn't...

Get Status Bar Clock Tweaks for Android P [Root]

I for one have not been a fan of how Google has handled certain parts of Android P. They could have done the navigation gestures much better, and I feel they could have handled the placement of icons and information in the status bar better for notched displays. It may take time to get used...

Dolby Atmos from the Samsung Galaxy S9 ported to the Galaxy S8 [Root]

Dolby Atmos on the Samsung Galaxy S9 promises better sound quality on both headphones and the speaker. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the first Samsung device to get it, but XDA Senior Member ImbaWind has ported it to the Samsung Galaxy S8 as well. All it does is modify the build.prop and the floating-feature.xml file...

How to get an animated GIF as your home button on Android [Root]

Many of us Android enthusiasts are simply bored with the basic software experience OEMs put on our smartphones and tablets. This is why so many of us flash custom kernels, custom ROMs, and various mods to change the look and functionality of the devices that cost us hundreds of dollars. XDA Recognized Themer Ticklefish felt the same way...

Video tutorials on how to build custom ROMs, kernels, and mods for Android

Have you ever wondered how to build your own custom ROMs or kernels? Have you ever wanted to learn how to even start? Well, now you can with a series of video tutorials made by XDA Senior Member AlaskaLinuxUser! You can learn to build for Android Lollipop, Android Marshmallow, Android Nougat, and Android Oreo. Along with...

Stereo Speaker Mod for OnePlus 6 turns the earpiece into a second speaker

Front-facing stereo speakers are a huge selling point for a lot of people within the smartphone community. Traditional speaker placement usually has it firing down through the bottom frame and this can easily be covered up when you're holding the device in landscape mode. XDA Senior Member acervenky has created a mod for the OnePlus 6 that uses...

Modified Pixel Launcher adds Features to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Modifying the Pixel Launcher, the default home screen on Google's Pixel-branded smartphones, isn't a new idea. Launchers like Lawnchair add custom icon support and other extras to the Google Launcher for the Pixel and Pixel XL. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL launched with a newer version of the Google Launcher, though, and crafty...

Add Lock Screen Widgets on Android Nougat with an Xposed Module

Ever since we announced the arrival of official Xposed Framework for Nougat earlier this week, many members of the XDA community have been wondering which modules they should try out. Today, we would like to mention one such module that has just recently been updated with Xposed for Android Nougat support: "Lock Screen Widgets."Lock Screen...

Stop Wakelocks with WakeBlock for Android – Amplify Replacement for Rooted Users

Those of you missing Xposed on Nougat (though if you're desperate, I guess there is a kind of working port) may specifically miss the module called Amplify. I purchased the donation version about two years ago, but that wasn't enough to entice me to stay on Marshmallow. Still, I miss it. Amplify let me restrict...

Framework Modifications for OxygenOS on the OnePlus 5

Some people dislike certain stock settings in Android, such as the height of the navigation bar, the low battery alert, and a few other small things. XDA Senior-Member SyCreed over on our OnePlus 5 forums has released a flashable zip, modifying the system framework, which promises to do the following.Removed the Input Method switch in...

Four Cool Mods for the Galaxy S8

This video is for new Galaxy S8 users looking for some cool mods for their device. Miles put together four mods that you can check out in this XDA TV video. bxActions - Remap Bixby buttonThis app lets you remap the Bixby button so that it can be used to trigger different actions.DPI AdjustingGo to the...