WIDGETS Posts on XDA

Apple’s iOS 14 finally has widgets and they might be better than Android’s

If there's one feature that encapsulates the difference in philosophies between Apple's iOS and Android, it's widgets. Home screen widgets have been a part of Android since day one, and they can look pretty much however the developer wants. Apple has half-heartedly added minimal widgets to iOS through the Notification Center and "Today View," but...

MicroToggles is an open source widget with 30+ toggles for rooted power users

Google introduced Quick Setting tiles in Android Lollipop to allow users to easily toggle certain settings on their devices. However, you still need to pull down the notification shade with one finger at least twice to see the full set of Quick Settings tiles (you only need to pull down once if you use two...

Samsung rolls out home screen widgets for the Galaxy Buds and Buds+

The Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Buds+ plugins for the Samsung Galaxy Wearable app are reportedly getting an update that brings new home screen widgets to help users easily control the TWS earbuds. As per a recent post on Reddit, there are two new widgets for each pair of wireless earbuds. The first widget shows the...

“Everyday” is a beautiful new Material Theme calendar widget

One of my indispensable home screen widget needs is for calendar widgets, and every home screen setup without one is incomplete. Having my calendar and events available at a glance and always available on my home screen helps me keep track of my schedule and be aware of other important upcoming personal events in my...

Android Widgets can be used on the Chrome OS desktop – Here’s how

Google's Chrome OS has primarily been a web-based OS, with most of its functionality revolving around the Chrome browser. Over the years, the OS has evolved to support Android apps and even Linux apps, which grants it more versatility and utility as a complete OS that can get the job done. While you can use...

Calendar Widget by Home Agenda Lite is a customizable calendar widget for your events

Francisco Franco is famous in the Android community for his work on Franco Kernel. He is also very well-known for his beloved apps, one of which is called Calendar Widget by Home Agenda. This is one of the most customizable and useful widgets on Android as a whole. Franco has now released a free version of his...

Widget Drawer is an Android app that lets you access your widgets from anywhere

Widgets have been a staple among Android users for years, but where we can place those widgets has changed. With the introduction of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google felt that the lock screen shouldn't be a place for widgets because notifications were more important. This change relegated Android widgets to only being placed on the home screen, but...

Top 5 Widgets for Android!

The great thing about Android is its customizability. There are tons and tons of widgets available on the PlayStore. XDA TV Host Zach was told he had to single out 5 that he had to have? He chose the ones listed below and shows them off in today’s video! Check of the one he thinks...

Making Your Lock Screen Work for You

Having the right lock screen is essential to how we experience our devices, as it is the first thing that we see when picking our phones up. We use lock screens for security purposes and for quick glances at notifications. But for something used so often, it is frequently overlooked. The Android lock screen is just as customizable as...