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    Thread Question: how to solve the Pixel 4 sensors bug?

    Ever since last week I got all sensors of the device not working for no apparent reason. I've reported about this, but then found out it's a very known issue that wasn't solved by Google yet, and that it randomly occurs for Pixel devices of all kinds, starting from Android 10. Because of this...
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    Thread Ghost/Phantom touch on Pixel XL

    I've bought my mom a Pixel XL a few months ago, and over the recent months she complained it handles touches on places she didn't touch. I've investigates it, and make it short and say it does occur, and I even found a way to reproduce it : scroll in settings screen till it occur. Made a video...
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    Thread Pixel XL : unable to hear incoming calls ringtone

    I've bought my mom a Pixel XL, and every now and then I've noticed her phone doesn't make ringtone sound during incoming calls. I have no idea about the reason for it, but restarting the OS seems to fix it for a few hours. Ringtone volume is maxed, with vibration and with custom ringtone...
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    Thread [APP][8.1+] LWP+ - customized Monet colors

    Starting from Android 8.1, when you set a wallpaper, the OS might change its colors based on it. On Android 12 and above, it got more official as "Monet" feature. Sometimes though, what you get might not be what you'd wish to have. This is why I've made this tiny live wallpaper app: APK...
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    Thread [APP][4.4+][ROOT] Contacts Sync - sync your address book contacts

    WARNING: This app requires a rooted device. It's recommended to backup your contacts before using it. I personally recommend backup to Google account, as it offers to undo changes easily, and I think it backup even photos quite well. Background Seeing that the only app that allows to sync your...
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    Thread Volume changes issue

    I know of someone that has the N910F model (stock rom: N910FXXU1COL1 ) , and she complains about volume keeps getting change on random times. Is this issue known? What could cause this? Is there maybe a rom that's debloated, and can be flashed via Odin without triggering anything (knox etc...)...
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    Thread Help : Sim Card not available anymore ...

    Ever since I've flashed a new CM rom today for my I9500 device, I always see that the sim card cannot be found. I see the icon on the notifications bar that shows that I don't have a sim card. It could also be that I've flashed a bad modem, as I tried to find out how to overcome an issue that I...
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    Thread How to have official DocumentFile restrictions on Roms?

    Hello all, Starting of Android Lollipop (5.x), Google presented an official API for accessing the SD-card (among other things) called "DocumentFile" or SAF. It's quite a restricted API compared to File, but that's the official way to use files. Yet, up until now, because the File API was used...
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    Thread Issue: random black rectangles

    Since the day before yesterday, after about 2 weeks since I've repaired the USB port of the SGS3, I got a weird UI thing being shown. I see random, small, black rectangles appear and disappear. Sometimes also random colorful lines instead of rectangles. They seem to appear more frequently when...
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    Thread [Library] [API 7+] "MaterialPreferenceLibrary" - materialize your preferences

    [Library] [API 7+] "MaterialPreferenceLibrary" - materialize your preferences I liked that Google supports a lot of devices using its support-library, and offers Material-Design for API 7 and above, but sadly it lacks big time when it comes to the settings screen (PreferenceActivity and related...
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    Thread [APP][4.1+] LB-Launcher - open sourced community launcher

    I've made a completely open sourced launcher. Currently it's based on the same "Launcher3" app of Google, and I'd like Android developers help me make it the best launcher out there, yet keep it open sourced and free for all. Here's a sample of how it looks like (but you probably know how the...
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    Thread Nexus 6 advantages and disadvantages over other devices

    I'd like to ask those who own the new Nexus 6 device: 1. Which features does the Nexus 6 have that other devices don't have? For example, on the hardware part, I've noticed that it has front speakers and also double tapping to wake the device (while its screen is turned off), but are there any...
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    Thread [Q] A question about features on AOSP based roms for SGS5

    I'd like to ask what would be the state of each of the next features on SGS5 (any of its models) when moving to an AOSP based rom (like CM, Omni, PA, ...) : 1. MHL/HDMI 2. Screen recording. 3. Calls recording 4. hovering with the fingers. 5. touching with gloves 6. sensors 7. IR 8. Any TW app...
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    Thread A question about features on AOSP based roms for Note4

    I'd like to ask what would be the state of each of the next features on Note 4 (any of its models) when moving to an AOSP based rom (like CM, Omni, PA, ...) : 1. MHL/HDMI 2. Screen recording. 3. S-Pen 4. Calls recording 5. hovering with the fingers. 6. touching with gloves 7. sensors 8. IR 9...
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    Thread To all Indie-developers - Google might require you to publish your real address

    If you have a paid-app or an in-app-billing inside your app, you will have to put your real address to be publically shown on the Play Store . Links about this : http://www.xda-developers.com/android/paid-android-app-developers-will-soon-have-to-provide-physical-address/...
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    Thread How to use getRecentTasks on Android "L" ?

    Starting with Android "L" , apps can no longer get the recently launched apps: https://developer.android.com/preview/api-overview.html#Behaviors The documentation (not the one on the internet, as it's still not updated ) says: Instead, they only get a list of apps that the current app has...
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    Thread Tutorial/tool to modify a kernel to hide non-debuggable apps ?

    Ever since I've moved to AOSP based roms (SlimKat, CyanogenMod, OmniRom, Resurrection-Remix,...) , I've noticed that in the DDMS tool (a tool for developers) that it shows all processes, and not just debuggable processes, including all third party apps' processes and OS's processes. This never...
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    Thread Inconsistent charging speed

    Hello, Lately I've been having a weird issue with charging my I9300 device: When I charge the device using the charger (which is original, by Samsung) , sometimes it takes a huge amount of time to charge, and if I also use the device (even for simple things) it actually drains the battery...
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    Thread Tutorial - How to translate Android apps

    Are you an Android developer and don't know how to explain people how to translate your app? Are you an Android translator, and you don't know how translations on Android apps work? If so, I've made a document just for you (and for me :) ). I've made a document that should help you. I made it...
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    Thread [APP][4.4+] "App manager" - alternative to the default app manger

    After so long of developing apps for other people, I've decided to make one 100% by myself, and publish it. The app is basically an alternative to the default app-manager of Android, and it provides some unique features that helps you manage and uninstall apps quicker and easier. If you've...