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  • Nexus 5X 7.1.2 update enables “Swipe for notifications” fingerprint scanner gesture

    Google recently released Android Nougat 7.1.2 beta update for the supported devices, including the Nexus 5x. The update mainly consisted of bug fixes, performance improvements, and a few new features. With the Nexus 5x, the update enabled a new fingerprint scanner gesture. Users have taken to Reddit to note that after updating to Android 7.1.2, they […]

  • Custom MODs
  • How to Enable Night Light and other MODs on Nexus 5X running Android 7.1.1 Nougat (Offiical)

    Google recently released the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to the Nexus 5X and other supported Nexus and Pixel devices. However, the update didn’t bring features that users expected, like the Night Light feature from Pixel phones. After Night mode was removed from the Android 7.1.1 developer preview builds, many expected that it was in effort to bring […]

  • News
  • How to Enable 240 FPS Slow Motion recording and EIS on Nexus 5X running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat without Root

    The Google Nexus 5X features the same camera hardware as the 6P does, but Google kept some of its capabilities disabled because of the device’s processor speed being lower than the Nexus 6P, and because the phone would become too good for its price. Imagine getting a phone with 240 FPS slow motion recording capability for a budget phone price. That’s […]

  • Android Phones
  • Nougat WiFi disconnection issue fixed for Nexus 6P and 5X, to be release as an update next month

    The long-standing Nougat WiFi issue in Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X finally seems to have been fixed by Google. The Issue 221056, as reported by various Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users, was causing devices to disconnect automatically from WiFi, and even break visibility of WiFi networks after a while after reboot. The device would […]

  • Custom ROMs
  • [Official] Nexus 5X CM14.1 Nightly with Android 7.1 Nougat arrives, download it here

    Your Nexus 5X might already be running on Android 7.1.1 developer preview but if you want the feature a CyanogenMod ROM offers, then you’d happy to know that official CM14.1 for Nexus 5X is now available for download. FYI, The nightly builds aren’t fully stable but has major bugs/issues sorted out and hence are pretty safe […]

  • News
  • How to Disable Force Encryption on Android 7.1.1 NPF10C build on Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X

    Like all OTAs and factory images, the Android 7.1.1 developer preview build NPF10C for the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X also force encrypts your device on boot. If you’ve tried rooting Android 7.1.1 with either Magisk zip or SuperSU, you’ve probably already disabled force encryption on boot. However, if you prefer to not root your device, then you […]