• News
  • “Ok Google” Not Working for Google Assistant? Here’s how to fix

    A lot of people with Google’s Pixel phones in-hand, are reporting issues with Google Assistant after installing the latest Android 7.1.1 update with build NMF26O. Apparently, the “Ok Google” hotword is no longer working when the device’s screen is off after updating the device to Android 7.1.1. However, upon further inspection, it seems that the issue isn’t with the […]

  • Downloads
  • [Download] Pixel and Pixel XL Fastboot files with multi slot support for system, boot, vendor, etc.

    The Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones are structured differently than the current Android devices on the market. The phones feature multiple slots for system, boot, vendor and other partitions, and if you’re into flashing and stuff on these devices you might run into trouble with the current ADB and fastboot installers since the multi slots […]

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  • How to Enable WiFi Hotspot / Tethering on Pixel and Pixel XL (Verizon, Sprint and other carriers)

    Carriers often block WiFi hotspot tethering on smartphones sold under contract or with unlimited data plan. This is to stop users from using data on other Wireless devices by creating a WiFi hotspot from the device with unlimited data plan. The recently launched Google Pixel and Pixel XL also has this restrictions. However, if you chose to unlock bootloader […]

  • Bootloader
  • [Update: NMF26O] How to Unlock Bootloader on Verizon Pixel and Pixel XL using dePixel8

    Although a Google device, the Verizon variants of Pixel and Pixel XL ship with locked bootloaders and there’s no official way to unlock the bootloader on these devices, nor is it allowed. However, thanks to developer beaups who found an exploit on the Verizon Pixel phones that can be used to unlock the booltoader. Initially, beaups and his team members […]

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  • [Download] Pixel and Pixel XL Toolkit let’s you Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP, Root and Disable Forced Encryption

    The unified Android Toolkit by mskip over at xda just added support for Google’s new flagship devices Pixel and Pixel XL. This is gold for Pixel users who don’t want to mess with command lines to do stuff on their devices. The Skipsoft Toolkit is by far the most feature rich toolkit available for Android devices. It supports a huge […]

  • Downloads
  • [APK Download] Get Pixel Live Wallpapers running on your Marshmallow and Nougat devices

    Google’s Pixel phones has many new features that we don’t know of yet. The latest that has come into the light are Live wallpapers. I don’t know about you, but I for one was convinced that Google was done with live wallpapers when it released no new live wallpapers with release of Android 7.0 Nougat. But it turns out Google saved the new […]

  • News
  • How to Convert your Nexus into a Pixel phone

    Google’s newest flagship devices, Pixel and Pixel XL might have put an end to the Nexus era. But under the hood, Pixel phones are still very much Nexuses. The only major difference is that Pixel phones have the exclusivity of latest and greatest features from Google, which were once available for all Android users in the times of Nexuses. […]

  • Bootloader
  • How to Relock Bootloader on Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones

    Google’s Pixel phones are very much Nexus devices but only more focused on premium user experience. But that doesn’t change what runs inside these devices. Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL phones can boot into bootloader and recovery mode just like Nexus devices does, and support bootloader unlock and relock as well. Relocking bootloader on Pixel phone is as easier as […]

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  • [PNRT] Pixel Nexus Root Toolkit will be Coming Soon

    If you’ve ever owned a Nexus device and have tried rooting and stuffs, chances are good you’ve heard of Nexus Root Toolkit (NRT). It’s a windows software that let’s you flash factory images, unlock bootloader, flash TWRP recovery and help root Nexus devices. However, the Nexus series is dead now and Pixel is the new series for Android devices from […]

  • News
  • How to Disable Encryption on Pixel and Pixel XL

    Google has been putting great efforts recently to keep users data secured on Android phones. The company released Nexus 5X and 6P last year with automatic encryption enabled on boot. This means great security for the users, but there many (like us) who’d call it forced encryption and would like to get rid of it. While an encrypted phone […]