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  • Enabling Developer option on Android O requires your screen unlock password if you have set one

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    The latest Android O Developer Preview has given its due diligence to Android security by providing an extra layer of security over enabling developer options. You might already know what needs to be done enable developer options (hint: tap build number 7 times), Android O now asks for the screen unlock password set on the device […]

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  • Best Android O features

    Now that the first developer preview of the next Android OS is out, it’s time to explore the appealing features of the Nougat successor, Android 8, dubbed as Android O for now. I would like to clarify something right away though, that since it’s just a developer preview and not for consumer use, the list below […]

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  • PSA: Android O has issues with Nova Launcher, Home key may not work after restoring backup file

    Seems like there’s a compatibility issue with Nova Launcher on the Android O Developer preview. Apparently, if you restore a backup file of your Nova Launcher settings from either a Marshmallow or a Nougat running device, to a device running on Android O, it’ll probably cause issues with the functioning of home key button on your device. […]

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  • How to snooze notifications on Android O

    We wonder what the upcoming previews and the consumer release of Android O would bring, considering the fact that Android O developer preview 1, that was released a few days back, has left people surprised with its exciting features that include picture-in-picture, customizable lock screen shortcuts, grouping of settings which in turn provides a cleaner view. […]

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  • Android O root to release soon

    It’s been less than two days since Android O Developer Preview was made available by Google for Nexus and Pixel devices and reports for achieving root on Android O have already started pouring in. The news comes from none other than the renowned rootstar Chainfire, who many of you may know as the creator of SuperSU […]

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  • How to install APK files on Android O

    Your friend just shared a few apps to your smartphone and you hit install but you’re greeted with a popup saying that installation from Unknown Sources has been blocked. Naturally, you will have to head over to settings to enable installation of app via APK files. With the Android O Developer Preview now available for […]

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  • How to Enable Developer options on Android O (8.0)

    The Android O developer preview comes packed with a number of new features. And the one that caught our eye the most is the new Settings menu which is now completely overhauled to give a comprehensive look at the settings page at the first glance. With the re-designed structure of Settings menu on Android O, there are also changes in path/flow […]

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  • PSA: Rooting Android O (OPP1) isn’t possible currently, SuperSU zip and Magisk both fail

    Google just released Android O developer preview release for the Nexus 5X, 6P, Player and all Pixel devices. While there’s a lot of fun and new stuff available on the freshest release of Android, but it might be disheartening for the pro among us to find out that rooting Android O isn’t possible currently. Although, TWRP recovery works fine on […]