SEAMLESS SYSTEM UPDATE Posts on XDA

Magisk v17.1 released with better Android Pie and A/B device support

When it comes to rooting your Android smartphone, everybody points to Magisk by XDA Recognised Developer/Recognised Contributor topjohnwu as the best place to get started. It's one of the easiest ways to root your Android smartphone, and it has full support for Magisk Modules too. These modules allow you to systemless-ly replace files on your device's...

How A/B Partitions and Seamless Updates Affect Custom Development on XDA

When Android Nougat released, it had us talking about all kinds of new features. We got a newly updated user interface for starters along with long-awaited multiwindow capabilities and Vulkan Graphics API support. But one under-the-hood addition flew over the heads of most users. Android Nougat introduced "Seamless Updates" on devices that support A/B partitions....

LG G7 ThinQ supports A/B partitions for seamless updates

The newly launched LG G7 ThinQ is a return to greatness for the South Korean technology giant. The company has been hard at work making this the best LG phone to date. They've been trying to improve the experience of previously released devices by opening up their Software Update Center. Speaking of updates, the LG...

LineageOS 15.1 now supports A/B devices starting with the Motorola Moto Z2 Force

One of the more exciting changes that Android Nougat 7.0 brought was the introduction of A/B dual partition scheme for devices launched with this OS version. This change tackled how Android system updates are applied to devices, with the aim to provide a seamless upgrade experience to the user where a simple and quick reboot...

Here’s a list of Android devices that support Seamless Updates

While some of our readers feel lucky to even receive updates on a consistent basis, others might dread them because of how long an update can take. On most Android smartphones and tablets, an update can take a couple of minutes of your time as the updater has to patch all of the system files...

Seamless (A/B) System Updates Coming Soon to LineageOS for Select Devices (Pixel/Pixel XL)

One of the headlining features of the Android 7.0 Nougat update as well as the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL is the ability to seamlessly install system updates. This feature from Android Nougat takes some of the pain away from updating your device and also reduces the likelihood of an inactive device. Seamless System Updates...