GOOGLE PIXEL 4A Posts on XDA

Dirty Unicorns 14.7 is now available for the Google Pixel 4a, Redmi Note 7, and Moto G7 Plus

After a bit of a development hiatus following the release of their Android Pie builds, the Dirty Unicorns team announced their return with the release of Android 10 ROMs. The initial list of supported devices includes the Google Pixel XL, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4 XL, and...

Android 11 is now available in stable for Google Pixel phones and in beta for some OnePlus, Xiaomi, Realme, and OPPO phones

Android 11 is the latest update to the world's most popular smartphone operating system, and the first set of stable builds are finally rolling out to support Google Pixel smartphones. We've gone through four developer previews (DP 1, DP 2, DP 3, and DP4) and three betas (Beta 1, Beta 2, Beta 3) to get...

The Google Pixel 4a gets its first custom ROM and kernel

After literally months of leaks and pushbacks (with most of those pushbacks caused by the ongoing pandemic), the Pixel 4a finally became a reality some weeks ago. After Google's success with the Pixel 3a lineup—which brought average mid-range specifications and paired them with the very same camera prowess you'll find on high-end Pixel smartphones and...

Best Pixel 4a Deals: How to order Google’s budget beast

After months of delays due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Google's new Pixel 4a smartphone is finally on sale. The mid-range Android phone packs a similar feature set to the Pixel 4 including its excellent camera and clean Android experience, but at a significantly lower price. While the Pixel 4 starts at $799,...

How to unlock the bootloader and root the Google Pixel 4a

It’s been a few weeks since Google unveiled the long-anticipated Google Pixel 4a and the company has already released a beta build of Android 11 for the smartphone. The factory images and the kernel sources for the Pixel 4a have been published as well, which are just the right ingredients required by the modding enthusiasts...

Google will no longer offer Playground AR stickers on future Pixel phones, starting with the Pixel 4a

The Google Camera app on Pixel devices is home to a bunch of cool features, including Playground AR stickers that let you add animated augmented reality stickers to your photos and videos. Google introduced AR stickers to its Pixel lineup all the way back in 2017 and, since then, all Pixel devices have had the...

Google posts factory images, Android 11 beta, and kernel sources for Pixel 4a

Earlier this month, Google launched the Pixel 4a (code-name "sunfish"), the company's second mid-range Pixel smartphone. At a price of $349, you get a 5.81" OLED display, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, a 3140 mAh battery, a 3.5mm audio jack, and Google's excellent camera and software support....

Android 11 on the Google Pixel vastly improves Nintendo Switch Joy-Con and Pro Controller support

With cloud gaming at the forefront of mobile gaming discussions thanks to the upcoming launch of Microsoft's xCloud service, we've been looking into the state of controller support on Android. Back in Android 11 Beta 1, we noticed that Google added a whopping 84 new controller mappings, meaning that the new Android release can recognize...

Download the Google Pixel 4a’s new Eclipse Live Wallpaper on any device

The new Google Pixel 4a should reach the hands of consumers who pre-ordered the phone next week, so there shouldn't be any surprises left for us to discover. However, there was one small discovery that slipped under the radar until now: the existence of a new live wallpaper called "Eclipse." Google Pixel 4a Forums This live wallpaper...

Google Pixel 4a and Pixel 4 are the first to receive ioXt’s security certification

Security has become a cornerstone topic in the last year, especially when it comes to keeping information private from third-party companies. Not every Android device gets frequent and timely security updates, but if you decide to purchase the recently-announced Pixel 4a, you’ll be happy to learn that Google’s new phone is as secure as they...

Gboard rolls out smart completion and undo autocorrect on backspace, tests new Google Assistant dictation

In a recent teardown of Gboard v9.7, we discovered strings of code regarding a couple of new features making their way to the popular keyboard app. These included a new Ask Assistant button to trigger the Google Assistant, smart completion support, and a feature that would undo auto-correct on tapping backspace. Now, Google has started...

Google Pixel 4a is one of the best selling unlocked smartphones on Amazon and Best Buy in the U.S.

The Google Pixel 4a’s launch may have come later than expected due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the late launch doesn't seem to have diminished excitement for the new mid-range Pixel phone. In the last 24 hours, Google’s new smartphone has shuffled between the #1 and #2 spot for the best-selling unlocked smartphone on both...