Android Hacks

How to restore Moto X using Moto X Restore Utility

One thing that stops a lot of people from messing around with their device is the idea that in doing so they will void their device’s warranty. Of course, there are some courageous people out there who like to live on the wild side and don’t really care what the cost of a rooted device is. Now rooting a device ...

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How to install TWRP recovery in Galaxy Grand

Anyone who has ever tried to do any “after market” software customization to their device knows the importance of a custom recovery. In laymen terms, a custom recovery basically allows you to flash in custom mods, ROMs, updates and in many cases even binaries that allow you to root your phone. While in theory there can be limitless recoveries, the ...

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Moto X Toolkit for Mac makes your life easier

One thing you may have noticed while trying to tweak around with your Android device is that support for Mac and Linux is relatively low as compared to Windows. While many developers do admit that it is easier to do things in Linux, they can’t ignore the fact that due to the user friendliness of Windows it is one of ...

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How to hide apps from the app drawer

Quite often we manage to download apps that we don’t really plan on using all that much. These apps while only used once in a blue moon usually just clog up space in the app drawer but can’t really be deleted as there are times when we do need them. It is time like these that I personally wish that ...

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How to get the OTA update for AT&T Galaxy Active

One thing that really grinds my gears is the amount of time it takes cellular providers to dish out specific firmware upgrades. I mean it’s been weeks since the release of Android 4.4.2 and there are still devices out there are that are more than capable of running KitKat but they still are stuck on Jelly Bean upgrades. The most ...

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How to get Android 4.4.2 for Galaxy S4

The thing about OEM’s OTA update is that they usually are very slow and take a lot of time before the firmware reaches your country and more specifically your phone. Most notable example would be the awaited release of Android KitKat update by Samsung for their flagship device i.e. Galaxy S4 which is still to be officially released. Now those ...

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Android 4.3 on Sony Xperia SP

How to install Android 4.3 on Sony Xperia SP

Android 4.3 KitKat is being released for quite a few devices ever since it was released. These devices include the flagship devices for 2013 such as the HTC One, Galaxy S4, Note 3, Nexus 5 etc. as well as smaller and cheaper devices. The new firmware is so important that it we are even seeing leaks of the Android 4.3 ...

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How to install Xposed Framework on your device

Recently we have been featuring a lot of Xposed Framework modules just because they give developers the option to customize a custom ROM even more to their needs. While in theory the framework along with its mods can work on any rooted device (including stock devices), we see most users using them on custom ROMs to add additional functionality or ...

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