Android customization tutorials, guides, tips & tricks mega round-up

So, you've decided to hop on the customization bandwagon and modify the interface looks of your Android companion? Well, you can 'bend' Google's mobile OS to suit your liking and there are hardly any limitations to what you can achieve in the modification department. Changing the launcher, its layout, the keyboard, the icons and folders, the fonts, as well as many, many other aspects of your Android device are but a few of the ways you can customize your device and truly make it your own.

You want to achieve iOS looks? Check. You dig Windows Phone's Live Tiles? You can do that, too. You want a minimalistic, cluttered, or bizarre home screen setup? Well, whatever floats your boat! Nonetheless, this might be a double-edged sword, as some customization devotees rarely get satisfied with their phone's interface and always tinker with it, trying to strike the perfect balance between functionality and "beauty", at least as per their personal understandings. 

For these users, as well as for the customization newbies alike, we've curated a selection of our own articles, guides, and picks that will help you customize your Android device. Apart from the essential articles we've put below, we've also thrown in some more advanced customization guides, most of which might require root access. Check them out below and feel free to share any thoughts that you might have.



1. sriuslywtf

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Thanks PA

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Thanks PA indeed. This is the power of AOSP. Bookmarked.

2. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

let me say it again...... the beauty of android..

3. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Kudos to PA, bookmarked for the sake of beauty of Android :D

5. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

As said, well done PA!

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Does Xpose works in ART?

7. PeterK.

Posts: 314; Member since: Nov 13, 2013

Not just yet, but its developer, rovo89, is surely working hard on this as we speak.

8. WahyuWisnu

Posts: 1001; Member since: May 29, 2014

This article won't be possible with other OS except Symbian.

9. ingmang

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 09, 2014

Thanks a lot PA (Y)

10. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

How about an "iOS Customization Tips and Tricks" Wait, I'll right one myself: You can't. Not without jailbreak. The end.

11. bubblechaos

Posts: 114; Member since: May 04, 2015

Awesome Article. Thumps up PA.

12. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Now this is a real good article. Well thought out and well written.

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