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Download Navi is a free and open source Android download manager that supports phones, Android TV, and Chrome OS

The simple and fairly transparent download manager is one of Android's many advantages. Though it is miles better than any competitor can offer on mobile, it still lacks some very desirable functionality. That's where third-party download managers come into play. There are a bunch of them available on the Play Store, but they often have...

Wallpaper Changer for Reddit automatically updates your home/lockscreen wallpapers from your favorite subreddits

There have been a number of applications that will automatically change the wallpaper of your home screen and/or lock screen for you. There have even been some made available specifically for your favorite subreddits, but XDA Senior Member chibichuba felt mostly unsatisfied with what was available. So they spent 6 months creating Wallpaper Changer for Reddit, which they feel...

Smart Navigation Bar lets you add photo slideshows to your nav bar

One of the most praised key features of Android is the customization capabilities. You can change everything starting from fonts with Magisk all the way up to System UI with Substratum. The whole point of our forums is to help users customize devices to their liking. Our Apps and Games forum is full of interesting projects...

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...

OH Web Browser is a simple browser made for One Handed Use

Smartphones are getting equipped with screens that are getting larger and larger. It seemed we had hit a stopping point when devices were using a 16:9 aspect ratio but once things started to shift to ~18:9 styles, it has become harder and harder for people to use their phones with one hand. We came up...

SamFix is a simple tool to fix annoyances on Samsung Galaxy phones

Samsung Experience has long been known for its slow UI and annoyances. Over the past couple of years, Samsung has made the experience a lot better. With Samsung Experience 9.0, and the Samsung Experience 10.0 alpha, it has become almost perfect. There are still a lot of little annoyances in the software that could be...

VPN Hotspot lets you share your VPN connection over a hotspot

There are a lot of people who worry about the privacy of their online activity these days. Companies are releasing entire web browsers that focus solely on blocking the countless number of trackers that companies have embedded into their websites. Then we have internet providers who try to snoop in on what you're doing, there are hackers...

1 Lyrics shows you lyrics for songs in Google Play Music, Spotify, and more

It's always annoying when you find a cool Android app but it doesn't just work. Maybe it has some extra feature baked in that messes up the whole app, such as an abundance of advertisements or other needless features. This is especially frustrating when you're looking for something simple, like a lyrics app. "1 Lyrics"...

PUB Gfx+ is a free tool for XDA members which improves PUBG’s performance

PUB Gfx+ is a free tool made by XDA Senior Member Abhinandan Trilokia. It has one simple goal - to improve the performance of PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds (PUBG) on your mobile phone. How it works is simple, as all it does is modify the game's configuration files on your device. This and previous tools have not gotten users banned...

“Night Light” is an Open Source app using KCAL to adjust Blue Light Intensity

Blue light at night is bad for us for a few reasons, including affecting our sleep or straining our eyes. Blue light can confuse your circadian rhythm, disrupting melatonin production in the brain, and inducing a lagged sleep schedule. It can also lead to increased eye strain in low-light, especially upon waking up or going...

Walls for Reddit Pulls Wallpapers from Various Subreddits

There are a number of subreddits that focus entirely on beautiful portraits, landscapes, and other amazing images. Walls for Reddit currently pulls these images from about 11 different subreddits (including /r/Art, /r/EarthPorn, /r/spaceporn etc.) so you have something new to look whenever you want. The application has an automatic feature that can change your current...

Interview with XDA Labs and FEED Developer Jeff Corcoran: App & ROM Development, the Future of XDA Apps, and More!

It can take a lot of time and effort to develop an application for Android, and it's even tougher when you're the only one doing it. Jeff Corcoran, the man responsible for two awesome XDA applications - Labs and FEED - is one talented developer. Debuting into the Android scene with Hangar, an application he built...