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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...

Excessive Lag Time Between Device Announcement and Release is Killing Excitement

We've talked at length about how overhyping a product can create unreachable expectations, and it goes without saying that a complete lack of hype can be just as disastrous. However, neither is as damaging as hyping up a product and then letting that excitement die off before launch. People can't maintain excitement about a product that they were...

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Get Slower Updates than Carrier Variants

Back when Android was still a fledgling OS trying to compete fiercely against a few other competitors, the issue of Android updates and their delay came up very frequently as an argument against the OS. The basic bone to pick was that Android updates would rarely be rolled out to devices in a timely fashion....

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Exynos Android 7.0 Nougat Kernel Source Code Released

Last night Samsung publicly released the kernel source code of their Nougat update for the Exynos based Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge devices, on par with their Android 7.0 rollout. This public source code release follows tightly on the heels of the final beta version being distributed to Samsung’s Galaxy Beta program testers...

RootJunky: How to Bypass Factory Reset Protection on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

We here at XDA are big fans of esteemed flashaholic RootJunky who specializes in teaching you how to hack your Android device. If you're the owner of a flagship Samsung or Motorola Droid device, then you might have seen him on our forums at one point. If you don't own any of those devices, then you might...

Samsung Advanced UI: This New TouchWiz UI is a Giant Leap Forward, Two Steps Back

It feels like Samsung wants to make us scratch our heads and wonder what it is doing quite often and today is no different. Late last night a discovery on the Galaxy S7 subreddit led me to trying out a new application for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. It is not quite “new” since...

CDMA Nextbit Robin CANCELLED! Galaxy S7 DPI Scaling, T-Mo S7 Locked Bootloader?!

It's Friday, March 18, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Some of the exciting news from this week include the CDMA versions of the Nextbit Robin has been canceled! The Samsung Galaxy S7 has hidden DPI Scaling and LG announced the K5 and K8. Those stories and more are discussed,...

Galaxy S7 Bootloader Lock Explained: You Might Not Get AOSP After All

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and the S7 Edge are some of the most powerful devices you could buy right now. But our regular readers and forum dwellers would know that Samsung devices aren't the supreme best when it comes to development. A lot of the issues with Samsung and development can be traced back to Exynos...

Android N Developer Preview Features, Pixel C 25% Discount, Ubuntu for Oneplus One – XDA TV

It's Friday, March 11, 2016, and Jordan talks about what happened this week over at XDA-developers.com. Some of the exciting news from this week include Android N Developer Preview being released. This week was tasker week so there were tons of articles about that. Those stories and more are discussed, so check out this video! Be sure...

XDA/Android Podcast Episode 15: “Swipe N a Tap and You’ve Got Two Apps” + 5 LeEco One Pro (SD810) Giveaway!

The XDA/Android podcast will bring you the best news each week from the perspective of the XDA team, r/android mods, admins and users. Each week you can find our latest episode here, on Youtube, Pocketcasts and on your favorite podcast app through the RSS feed: http://www.buzzsprout.com/49234.rss In this episode of the XDA/Android podcast, we discuss Android...

Hindered Return: Android 6.0’s “Adoptable Storage” Not Supported by LG G5, Galaxy S7

We're excited for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the LG G5. Both the phones arguably stand neck to neck with each other, and there's no doubt that they are one of the best phones you could purchase in the near future. If you are due for an upgrade in the next few months and happen...

Galaxy S7 Edge Tentative RAM Management Test Shows Improvement Over Predecessors

Let's just admit it upfront: Samsung makes good phones. As a loose and general statement, there is a lot of truth in it. At any given point of Android's history, Samsung has been making devices that are competitive to the prevailing market leaders, and in a lot of instances, they are the market leader themselves. Samsung...
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