Android 101

The goal of Android Explained has always been to teach everyone how their hardware and software works. So even if you have never touched an Android device before this section will help you learn the basics from the community lingo to the core features of the OS.

Device Tutorials

There is barebones vanilla AOSP Android and then there are the versions that OEMs put on their phones. This means two phones running the same version of Android can look completely different. So this section will be for showing you how to use your new device.

Android Tips

Whether you know the basics or are completely familiar with your smartphone you can still benefit from a number of Android tips. Here you will find mods, unique applications, hidden app features and just a whole lot of different things that we are able to do with our Android devices.

Galaxy Note 9 Update While Rooted

How to Update the Galaxy Note 9 While Rooted Without Losing User Data

Anytime you root a smartphone, install TWRP, or change any system files of your device then you are not able to accept official OTA updates anymore. So if you have modded your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 then you can still install new updates, you just have to follow these steps to not lose any user data. …

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Galaxy Note 9 Install Project Treble Custom ROM

How to Install a Project Treble ROM on the Galaxy Note 9

The development scene for Project Treble has been pretty slow because it’s incredibly technical. Slowly but surely we are seeing more custom ROMs released as a Generic System Image (GSI) so they aren’t limited to only one device. And today I’ll be showing you how to install a GSI Project Treble ROM on the Samsung Galaxy …

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What is AOSP

What is AOSP?

You may have come across the letters AOSP as you have read through Android news articles, browsing XDA’s custom ROM threads, or are just doing research into the mobile operating system known as Android. The term AOSP can mean something different to certain people but in this article I will be explaining exactly what is AOSP. …

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