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  1. nattynatalia

    Thread how important is it to have security patches?

    Hello,its my first post in XDA and it is about something that I have asked myself many times, my phone is about 2 years old and the security patches were hardly ever updated, in fact they are from January, I have searched on internet and I have read some posts but none of them makes it clear to...
  2. XenonTheInertG

    Thread Rec-Boot Bot

    Rec-Boot Bot What's is Rec-Boot Bot? • Rec-Boot Bot is a powerful shell script that can unpack,repack boot & recovery images,Can automatically port boot & Recovery images, can flash boot & recovery & everything(; Stable version 3.0 released! Hey i made a tool for...
  3. whodat711

    Thread [ROM][10.0.0_r41]LineageOS 17.1 for Moto E5 (nora) + Recovery [64Bit]

    LineageOS is a free, community-built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 6, which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device. LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android...
  4. O

    Thread Install Android App from Github on Mobile and update it

    Hello there, I want to develop an android app and make it privately known for people on adroid mobile, meaning they can install it on their mobile phone. That means in short: develop android app (androidstudio) on Windows OS publish it somewhere to make it available for other people (for...
  5. V

    Thread How to Port New Settings App UI?

    Hello everyone! I am using Lineage OS 14.1 on my Pixel XL and I want to Port the new settings UI design that was introduced on Android Nougat (Attached Screenshots), Please somebody help me out with this, I tried porting it using APKTOOL, but I'm confused which files to modify... I want to...
  6. Simone

    Thread Location Returns Null

    Good day! :D Hello! Every time I try to get my location using Google Maps in my Android application, it returns "null" or doesn't get my location. If I test my code with Mock Locations, which grants the statement "if ( myLocation != null ){}" the code works. But the statement "if ( myLocation...
  7. N

    Thread Wallpaper app with Google backend +Admob +firebase+unlimited uploads+no coding skills

    Thinking To Make A Wallpaper App? But Dont Know How To Create One? Dont Know How To Code? Then You Are At Right Place. With our Code You Can create A Wallpaper App WithOut Any Coding Skills. Every App Needs Server For Wallpapers But With Our Code You Can Create Wallpaper App Without Any Server...
  8. I

    Thread How to draw or erase on a photo loaded onto a Imageview?

    As what was stated on the header I want to implement either a "paint" function for user to edit paint/censor unwanted parts of a photo displayed on a imageview before uploading it to a server in the edited format and a redo function if user makes a mistake while editing? How do I come about...
  9. K

    Thread p8 lite core system

    hello everyone... I have a weird question... as you know (if you're using p8 lite) when the phone is compeletely turned off, and you plug in the charger, there is an animation showing that the phone is charging. since it's an animation, it is a file (.gif, avm e.t.c), it must be stored...
  10. M

    Thread [Q] Use Mobile Network for data and internet when connected to WiFi

    I'm a user of SMB server in my PC and have large music collection in it and use it to stream music on my phone through WiFi. But Since my WiFi's Internet speed is too Slow I prefer to use my 3g mobile network for internet browsing and WiFi only for streaming music simultaneously.. But whenever...
  11. S

    Thread [Q] Any way to reverse the stereo output of the media channel?

    I use the Jaybird Bluebuds X Bluetooth headset with my android phone, which, when running,, goes over the ear, and when speaking, goes I under the ear. This mean that the stereo gets reversed when in running mode. Do an l any of you know of a way to temporarily reverse the stereo output...
  12. Pretorian187

    Thread [Q] What do to if certain sensors are missing?

    Hi After downloading an app calles Sensor Box I saw that on my rooted device (sm-g3858) (stock rom) the orientation sensors, magnetic and gyroscope sensors are missing. Is there any way to add them? Are these sensors hardware based? GPS works fine for me so is there a way to implement these 3...
  13. Freewaymad

    Thread How Do I Save My Kernel Configuration As The Default Settings?

    Hi, How do I save my kernel configuration as the default settings when building a kernel ? I use this: $ make menuconfig I save the settings when asked, but how do I make them the default settings so I don't have to keep going back and setting it all up again? When I build a kernel the...
  14. S

    Thread [Q] Android | Add method to PackagaeManagerService

    Hello, I'm trying to add a method to PackageManagerService.java in aosp. the steps i did are: 1. add the abstract method in packageManager.java 2. add method implantation in packagemanagerService.java (without override) 3. add the method signature in IpackageManager.aidl but my method isn't...
  15. X

    Thread built app, installs on Moto X but Icon is missing

    I just got done building my app in A.S. I ran the clean gradle and no errors came back. The app installs on my Moto X fine, it's listed in Settings/Apps and says the 5MB size but never shows on any of the home screens nor the main applications list among other icons. Has Anyone seen this...
  16. M

    Thread Help me pls. adb not found

    The first, I'm beginner coding android for android studio or eclipse but my device has not adb (or eclipse and android studio didn't see) although I install driver from pc companion, use cmd [adb devices] is show unauthorized including i try install adb.bat that show killing-server, daemon...
  17. W

    Thread Adding "Durr" - like functionality to the Galaxy Gear

    Hi folks! :cowboy: Sorry if I'm posting the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time, as it often happens too n00bs on such structured forums as XDA's. Please move/mark this post as you see fit if it goes against the guidelines. I have recently stumbled upon skreksto.re -> products ->...
  18. M

    Thread [Q] [NOOKHD] [GCC]: Anyone Interested In GCC Toolchain On Android?

    I fell into working on figuring out how to build the GCC 4.7.x tools for my NookHD and finally managed to build and run it successfully (sort of) on the device. I was wondering if anyone else would be interested in something like this for their NookHD...or other Android device before I get...