Dhananjay Bhardwaj

Dhananjay has more than 11 years of experience in Android software customization and development, and has spent the past 10 years writing about it.

He spends most of his prime time reading, learning and writing about Android and other open-source projects. He is also a community-taught web developer. Apart from that, he loves mountain biking and playing video games on his PlayStation.

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Manually Install Android Marshmallow OTA on Moto G3

Let us help you install the latest Android Marshmallow OTA on Moto G3! The Moto G3 has lately received the Android Marshmallow update. Thankfully, the manufacturer has not kept the G3 crowd waiting much. The release may have taken a month or so, but is definitely a plus. The over-the-air update is rolling out worldwide, […]

OnePlus X Guide: Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery, and Root

The OnePlus X is the new mid-range Android smartphone from the emerging manufacturer – OnePlus. The history of the OEM relates itself to back to the OnePlus One, which gained popularity, mainly due to the inclusion of CyanogenMod. Unlike the OnePlus One with CyanogenOS, the X runs the company’s OxygenOS software based on Android Lollipop […]

Install Android Marshmallow on Xperia Z using CM13

The Sony Xperia Z was a smartphone rocker when it first flooded the market and was counted as one of the top high-end phones of its time. With time, the popularity of this powerful SONY flagship may have diminished, but its hardware is still as good as new to support the latest Android update. You can […]

LG Nexus 5X Guide: Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP Recovery, and Root using Magisk

In this tutorial, I will guide you on how to unlock the bootloader, install TWRP recovery, disable forced-encryption (optionally), and simultaneously root the Huawei Nexus 5X (codename: bulkhead) using Magisk. Released in 2015, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P were the last devices from Google’s infamous Nexus lineup. Apart from offering powerful hardware at a […]

Install Xposed Framework on Android Marshmallow

Here at TheCustomDroid, we will help you install Xposed Framework on Android Marshmallow. Android is known for its extent in customisation. To fulfill our purpose and give a push to our Android smartphones, we use custom ROMs, kernels, and tweaks. But not everyone is a ROM fanatic, some users love the stability offered by stock ROMs. Operating […]

Manually Install Cyanogen OS 12.1 OTA on OnePlus One

OnePlus One has rocked the smartphone market ever since it was released in 2014. The phone by-default runs on Cyanogen OS – the most entrusted aftermarket firmware. We are well aware of all its features, and most of all, its update assurances. The phone has proved well, its efficiency and performance to all the other smartphones in […]

How to Flash Factory Image on Nexus Devices

Google has its own simplified way to install stock firmware on Nexus smartphone/tablets. These stock firmware files are available in the form of factory images, officially available through the Google Developers website. We are thankful to Google for keeping an eye out for its users, and we’re also here for you. Today, we will be guiding our […]

Enjoy Android Marshmallow on Nexus 10 with CM13

The Samsung-built Google Nexus 10 was released during 2012 but never gained enough popularity to stay up in the books. Disappointing as it may sound, the N10’s future was laid down to rot since Google abandoned it from the Android Marshmallow update, until the famous aftermarket firmware creator – CyanogenMod, decided to keep the worthy […]

Huawei Nexus 6P Guide: Unlock Bootloader, Install TWRP, and Root

In this step-by-step guide, I will instruct you on how to unlock the bootloader, install TWRP recovery, disable forced-encryption (optionally), and simultaneously root the Huawei Nexus 6P (codename: angler). Released in 2015, the Nexus 6P was the last device from Google’s Nexus lineup. And like any other Nexus phone, it is very flexible when it […]