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LineageOS 17.1 adds support for 5 Motorola and 4 Xiaomi devices, including the Moto G (2015), Xiaomi Mi 5, and others

The LineageOS infrastructure faced a security breach in early May, which caused almost a month-long pause in the team's workflow. Fortunately, the team managed to get back on track after fixing the issue, and they have now added a bunch of Motorola and Xiaomi phones to the official LineageOS 17.1 roster. The list of Motorola devices...

Download MIUI 10 Global Stable for the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus

The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus was a relatively powerful device when it was released in 2016 thanks to its Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip, up to 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, a sizable 3,800mAh battery, and a dual rear camera setup. The Mi 5s Plus launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the...

Xiaomi lists their progress on Android Oreo and Android Pie updates

When it comes to Android software updates, Xiaomi is pretty unique in their approach. The company is fully committed to their MIUI software experience and has been known to release new versions of MIUI to phones several years old even if it meant rolling out an older version of Android. Xiaomi's MIUI is pretty heavily...

Xiaomi wants MIUI 10 beta testers for Mi Max 3, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus & Mi Note 3

The global version of MIUI 10---the latest version of Xiaomi's custom user interface---was announced in June at the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 event. After releasing weekly MIUI 10 Global Beta builds for many devices, Xiaomi then started releasing MIUI 10 Global Stable for a few devices starting in September. As of now, popular devices like the...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus gets Android 8.0 Oreo while Xiaomi Mi 8 EE gets Android Pie

The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus was launched in China way back in 2016. It shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Last year, the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus received an unofficial port of Android Oreo. Now it's getting the official update. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is not nearly as old, but it's getting an update...

MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.12 now available for 21 Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi has been making good progress when it comes to rolling-out MIUI Beta ROMs for its devices. The company has revealed the roll-out schedule of MIUI 10. The company's popular custom user interface comes in two variants: MIUI 10 China and MIUI 10 Global. The China ROM is intended for Chinese users, whereas the Global...

List of Xiaomi phones that’ll get single camera portrait mode with MIUI 10

With the recent announcement of MIUI 10, a huge number of new features are getting introduced on lots of Xiaomi devices. MIUI 10 boasts a brand new redesigned UI, for instance, along with optimizations for speed and artificial intelligence integration for photo taking. Interestingly, the company also announced that by training deep learning algorithms on...

MIUI 10 announced with a new Recents menu, AI features, and more

MIUI 9 was announced back in July 2017. The global version of MIUI 9 was launched in November, and since then, Xiaomi has slowly updated most of its smartphones with MIUI 9. MIUI 9 brought performance improvements, while the incremental MIUI 9.5 update also brought notification handling behavior in MIUI in line with stock Android....

LineageOS 15.1 Changelog 18: Reader Mode, “Chrome Home” in Jelly, Per-app network restrictions, and more

On all supported devices, LineageOS 15.1 is released on a weekly basis. It can be hard to keep up with what's new in the popular AOSP-based custom ROM unless you religiously follow their Gerrit, so the team has put together a changelog to keep you updated on what's new in the ROM. Today, the team...

How to flash a Generic System Image (GSI) on Project Treble supported devices

If you've only heard of Project Treble in passing but haven't looked into it all that much, then you may have heard that it's supposed to help major Android updates roll out more quickly. At XDA, there's another benefit that we've spoken about at length: the ability to boot an AOSP Generic System Image (GSI)...

Here’s a list of Android devices updated with Project Treble support

Whereas Apple is able to keep most of their devices, even many older ones, up to date with the latest software (which sometimes involve rather controversial features), Android device makers have varying degrees of success keeping their devices up to date. Some device makers like Essential and Google are pretty good at providing security patches,...

LineageOS 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo has been officially announced

Following the demise of CyanogenMod at the end of 2016, its successor, LineageOS, has seen a meteoric rise in popularity. The project grew to support over 180 devices reaching over 1.8 million users thanks to the help of 700+ contributors. Now, the team is ready to move on to its next big milestone: re-basing on...