ZTE Posts on XDA

Android 7.1.1 is Now Rolling Out to the ZTE Axon 7 Mini

If you're rocking a ZTE Axon 7 Mini in the US, then we have some good news to share with you: the Android Nougat update is now rolling out for your device. The flagship Axon 7 received an update to Android Nougat back in March and now it's time for its little brother to get...

ZTE Plans To Join The Top Tier of Worldwide Smartphone Vendors ‘Very Soon’

ZTE's mobile chief has stated that the Chinese company will join the top-tier of smartphones "very soon". This bold statement has been given by Lixin Cheng, who oversees ZTE Mobile Devices. The company is now focusing solely on innovation and plans to deliver a top experience to its customers. ZTE has been making quality phones for quite...

Add a Quick Launcher to Your Recents Screen on the ZTE Axon 7 (A2017G/U)

The Recents Screen on stock Android allows for users to flip through recently launched apps so that you can switch between them very easily. But what if you could customize this Recents screen beyond switching between used apps? This guide by XDA Senior Member kenet details the changes you need to make to add an app Quick Launcher to your...

Center Clock Mod and Guide for the ZTE Axon 7

Based on your personal preference, you may not be a fan of the default position of the clock on the status bar. If you'd like to center the clock on the status bar of the ZTE Axon 7, XDA Senior Member kenet has you covered. The forum thread starts off with an instructional guide which lists the changes...

ZTE Appoints the Head of Their NA Division to Lead the Entire Mobile Business

Not many think about ZTE when they think of a smartphone company that is doing well these days, but they have had a good year so far. ZTE is still facing fierce competition from the likes of Huawei and Xiaomi, but profits show they are bouncing back some. The company recently released their financial report...

ZTE Announces the T-Mobile Exclusive ZTE Quartz Smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0

After initial reports of ZTE working on its first ever smartwatch, and then subsequently, having its images leaked, the ZTE Quartz is now finally official as a T-Mobile exclusive in the USA. Not to be confused with the Android 4.3-equipped ZTE Quartz smartphone, the ZTE Quartz connected smartwatch is ZTE's first smartwatch. The ZTE Quartz smartwatch...

ZTE’s Quartz Smartwatch Gets Leaked with its First Ever Pictures

Back in February, we reported that ZTE was reportedly preparing its first ever Android Wear powered smartwatch called the ZTE Quartz. At the time, we didn't know much information apart from the fact that the upcoming watch will run Android Wear 2.0 and will feature 3G UMTS cellular connectivity. Now, thanks to a treasure trove of...

ZTE Debuts the Blade V8 Lite and Blade V8 Mini at MWC 2017

ZTE originally announced the Blade V8 Pro at CES earlier this year and shortly afterwards we started to hear about rumors of the existence of other variants in this series. Along with many other companies in Barcelona for this year's Mobile World Congress event, ZTE was there to show off a couple of new smartphones. One...

ZTE Is Reportedly Working On Its First Ever Android Wear Watch

After Huawei, it looks like one more Chinese smartphone maker is set to enter Android Wear space. The latest report coming out of VentureBeat reveals that ZTE is working on a new Android Wear watch and that it will be called ZTE Quartz. The details regarding the key specifications are not available as of now,...

ZTE Admits Kickstarter isn’t the Place to Sell Project CSX/Hawkeye

Late last year, ZTE decided they wanted to sell a smartphone with ideas which were crowdsourced from the community. This device was given the name Project CSX and with it they wanted the community to decide everything that went into the phone. The main rules when launching this project were it needing to be a mobile...

ZTE Reveals the Specs of their Crowdsourced Hawkeye Smartphone — SD625, 1080p, 3GB RAM

We've talked about ZTE's Project CSX smartphone extensively. The company first announced the idea back in August of last year, and started asking the community what they wanted to see in a smartphone from ZTE. Naturally we wanted the company to release a device with stock Android, but things didn't turn out that way. Instead,...

ZTE Says They’re Releasing an Android Wear Smartwatch in 2017

There's been a number of companies going back and forth with Android Wear lately, and it has had many people worried about the future of the platform... Especially since Google has been very slow to release the highly anticipated Android Wear 2.0 update. This led to people assuming OEMs would be preparing to release a new smartwatch to...