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N-ify, an Xposed module that emulates some of the best features of Android N, has received a major update.

We first talked about N-ify back in March. At the time the module was promising, but rather basic, as it only offered a couple of Android N features: Settings menu subtitles (the descriptions shown beneath the main categories in the Settings menu) and double-tap to switch to the last used app. N-ify developer MrWasdennnoch promised he would add more functionality, and version 0.2.0 of N-ify delivers just that.

This “huge update” brings three big features that were previously exclusive to Android N preview: the new notification design, the new quick settings, and the new recents design. But there’s more – here’s the full changelog:

  • New notification design
  • New status bar header design
  • New Recents design
  • More double-tap fixes
  • Use Recents button to
    • return to last app
    • return to current app
    • navigate through Recents
  • Option to restart SystemUI
  • App theme switch
  • About screen in app
  • Option to force English app language
  • Dutch, Farsi, French, Korean, Polish, Russian, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese translation

As you can see from the screenshots, the features look consistent to Android N, with the notable exception of the recent apps cards, which have a slightly different look.

MrWasdennnoch is working to add even more Android N features to the next version of the N-ify Xposed module. His to-do list includes quick reply, quick settings animation, night mode and more.

There are a couple of known issues with N-ify 0.2.0: the “clear all” button in recents misbehaves occasionally, and the volume panel and heads-up notifications can be the wrong size on some devices.

N-ify works with devices running Lollipop or Marshmallow without major OEM modifications. Stock-like devices won’t have any problems, but phones running TouchWiz or LG UX likely will. Root access is needed to install the Xposed framework.

Has anyone here tried N-ify? Let us know!

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Bogdan Petrovan
Bogdan is the European Managing Editor of Android Authority. He loves tech, travel, and fantasy. He wishes he had more time for two of those things. Bogdan's phone is a Nexus 6P.
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