SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 5 Posts on XDA

How to Add an Edge Panel with Contacts, Tasks, and Apps on the Galaxy Note 5

A lot of people enjoy the edge features that Samsung has been developing for their curved display devices, but they don't include these on smartphones with a flat display like the Galaxy Note 5. So instead, XDA Recognized Contributor Androidwizzard has put together a step by step guide to show you how to decompile and recompile the...

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Set To Receive Nougat Update

Android O is around the corner, yet according to official statistics, Nougat is still installed on less than 5% of devices. We have good news for the owners of the T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5, though: T-Mobile confirmed that the Nougat update will be available to flash next week. News of the confirmation have been delivered by...

How to Restore the Mobile Data and Mobile Hotspot Quick Settings Toggles on Samsung Galaxy Devices

Love them or hate them, Samsung is by far the most dominant manufacturer of Android smartphones in the world. While most of us are only familiar with their flagship lineup, the list of Galaxy devices they have built is simply staggering. Samsung offers multiple models in every conceivable price and specification category and in nearly...

This is TouchWiz Lag — And it Better Not Show its Face in the S7

Before buying my Note5, the last Samsung phablet I owned or used was the Note 2. Suffice it to say, the Note 2 TouchWiz experience made me quite weary of Samsung’s offerings. I’ve been an unapologetic Nexus/Motorola fan for a while now.I’m a huge fan of the hardware and build quality of the 2015 Samsung...

Galaxy Note 5 Marshmallow System Dump Available!

A few hours ago, reports started emerging of a XDA user receiving Touchwiz based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow on his T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Many media outlets reported on it with the information that the system dump was available at their moment of writing.We refrained from doing so till we actually had the System...

Why I Returned my Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Got a Note 5 – XDA TV

Recently I picked up a Galaxy S 6 Edge+. It’s a beautiful device that turned a lot of heads, but unfortunately, I ended up returning it and going for a Note 5. Today we are going to look at some of the things I liked, and the things I didn't like, and what ultimately led...

Root & TWRP Available For Samsung Galaxy Note 5!

Hopping on to the root bandwagon is the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, courtesy of XDA Senior Member Manh_IT's Noble Kernel. Speaking about the kernel, it is significant here in the fact that it is the only way to get root on the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The kernel is pre-rooted and also contains a fix for...

The Note 5 Marks the Decline of a Power User Flagship Line

DISCLAIMER: This is an editorial based on early impressions. I will update my thoughts once I get a hands-on look next week. It is not just the S-pen, or the big and rich screen. It’s the whole package, from the powerful internal hardware to the software additions that the competition still has not beaten. Let’s remember...