When we talk about customizing smartphones, it is very much possible that we hear of the Xposed framework. It has been there since the early days of Android OS. Basically, with Xposed, the user gets control over the system and other tailor-made apps. They can customize the apps as per their needs. The Xposed framework makes use of this module called the GravityBox.
If you want to perform a tweak on any aspect of your device, then GravityBox is the tool you should look for. With this module, a user can hide status bar icons, customize the lock screen appearance, add shortcuts for the hardware keys on the smartphone, etc. You can refer to GravityBox as a one-stop solution for customizing the Android device. The scope of customization spreads into devices running both the custom and stock ROMs.
The official Xposed Framework was last released for Android 8.1 Oreo. After that, an unofficial port of the Xposed was carried which goes by EdXposed. The first version of EdXposed was released for Android 9.0 Pie. The EdXposed is based on the official API of the original Xposed Framework. The latest iterations of the GravityBox module is based on EdXposed.
Now, GravityBox is also available for devices running the all-new Android 10. In this post, we have brought you the latest GravityBox for Android 10. It is a must to have a rooted device to try out the new GravityBox. Besides, you need to have the latest Magisk to flash Riru and EdXposed.
Though Android 10 stable iteration has been released, the same cannot be said about the latest GravityBox for Android 10. This means it is the first release of GravityBox based on the Android 10. So, expect bugs, glitches, and crashes with this Beta release of the GravityBox. Obviously, in the coming days, the devs will set everything right. However, if you have a knack for exploring Android with Xposed and GravityBox, then this one is for you.
We have put up the download links for Magisk v19(the latest one), Riru magisk Module, EdXposed v0.4.5.5, EdXposed Installer v2.2.4.
Primary features of GravityBox for Android 10
Here are some of the primary features that GravityBox packs for the Android devices running on the Android OS 10.
- Customization for Lockscreen
- QuickSettings tile management with additional tiles
- Statusbar customization
- Navigation bar customization
- Pie controls
- customization for the Phone, Power, media, and display.Hardware/navigation key actions
- Brings the GravityBox Actions interface for 3rd party apps
- Notification LED, sounds and vibration setups for each application
- Fingerprint launcher
- Advanced tuning of System UI aspects
Now, you may question that, are there any devices on which we cannot use the GravityBox.? Well, here is the answer to your question. According to the developer, the GravityBox has been tested successfully with OnePlus 7 Pro running OxygenOS 10 based on Android 10.
List of devices that are incompatible with the GravityBox for Android 10
- HTC Sense
- Samsung Touchwiz
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Download GravityBox APK
Here are the download links to all the tools you will be requiring to perform this customization. These are all the latest versions of the tools.
Install Magisk v19: Download
Riru Magisk module v19.5: Download
Download EdXposed v0.4.5.5 for Android 10 with Bootloop issue fix: Download
Download EdXposed v0.4.6.0: Download
Download EdXposed Installer v2.2.4: Download
How to Install Android 10-based GravityBox
Before installing the latest GravityBox for Android 10, you have to follow some guidelines. Also, we will provide you a list of packages you need to whitelist to seamlessly use the GravityBox.
List of System Package to be whitelisted
- Android System (android)
- System UI (com.android.systemui)
- Call Management (com.android.server.telecom)
- Download Manager (com.android.providers.downloads)
- Phone (com.android.dialer or com.google.android.dialer)
- Phone (com.android.incallui) [only for OxygenOS]
- Make sure to have full battery charge on your device before installing GravityBox
- The GravityBox module is only possible to install if you’ve installed Magisk on your phone
- Make sure to download the right version of the tool, the ones we listed above.
- Don’t try to flash this Xposed Module on devices that don’t support it. You will end up damaging your device.
Steps to Install GravityBox
Step-1 Begin by installing the Riru and EdXposed modules via the Magisk Manager
Step-2 Now Install EdXposed Installer app
Step-3 Now Reboot your device
Step-4 open EdXposed Installer app to check if EdXposed has been active
Step-5 Now Install GravityBox and
Step-6 Open EdXposed Installer App > Enable GravityBox
Step-7 Once again to integrate the changes reboot your phone.
So, that’s it, guys. if you are deep into customizing your Android devices and have a machine running the latest Android 10, then try out the GravityBox for Android 10. Carefully go through the guide, understand it and then implement it. If you have any doubts, do let us know in the comments.