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Where does Lineage OS Download OTA Updates?

Some ROMs (including LineageOS) will let you initiate the OTA download and install process from a built-in updater tool. It will download the OTA update and try to boot...
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How to Update from LineageOS 15.1 to 16.0?

The volunteer team behind the most popular Android custom ROM, LineageOS, recently released its official build of 16.0 to the public. While the first set of supported devices is...
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How to Update from LineageOS 14.1 to LineageOS 15.1

The developers behind LineageOS just announced their firmware based on Android 8.1 Oreo. As many of us are still on LineageOS 14.1 (which is based on 7.1 Nougat), I...

How to Fix Slow LineageOS Download Speeds

There are times when downloading the latest LineageOS update is too slow but this trick will download the custom ROM from a different location.

CM12: How to Change the Lock Screen Wallpaper

Customizing the lock screen on CyanogenMod is generally pretty straight forward but while the team is working on implementing the proper front end for this, I wanted to show...

CM12: How to Enable Privacy Guard

Privacy Guard is CyanogenMod 12's version of individual rules for application permissions. Sadly, it isn't enabled by default so today I'm going to show you how to enable CM12...

CM12: How to Disable Privacy Guard Notifications

The biggest complaint that I see about Privacy Guard seems to be from the persistent notification that it has in the Status Bar. So today I'm going to show...

CM12: How to Remove the # Symbol in the Status Bar

Not everyone likes the pound / hashtag / # symbol present in the CyanogenMod 12 status bar all the time. So today I have found a way to remove...

CM12: How to Disable the Stock Camera

It is no longer possible to disable the stock camera by ordinary means but I'm going to show you a workaround for disabling the camera in CM12 and CM12.1.

CyanogenMod: How to Enable Pie Controls

Even though a Pie Controls feature isn't baked into CyanogenMod, there's a way for you to get this functionality and here are the steps you need to follow.