Though Android is designed to be easy to use, often you will come across features you want to access that are multiple clicks away or you will be souring the menus looking for specific functions that are hidden away. However, there are ways to get fast access to all settings and functions on Android.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to get fast access to most settings and function on your Android phone with Action Widgets app. it provides an exhausting amount of toggles and settings controls on home screen widgets, notification area and action pad. Also, you can discover features you never knew existed on your phone.



For majority of features, Action Widgets does not need root access, but to access some core functions, such as power saving mode, reboot to recovery, fast reboot, etc. need root access and Xposed Framework.

Action Widgets Installation Guide

Installation and setting up ‘Action Widgets’ is rather simple. Once installed [Download Here], open the app and you will see Action pad, Notification area and widget cards.

Just select which items should be on Action Pad by taping the settings menu next to Action pad. Similarly, you can select items for Notification area. From, widget section, you can add as many widget as you want on homescreen and you can customize the widget with items and color.


For Rooted Phone with Xposed Framework

If your phone is rooted and Xposed Framework installed, you will be notified from the Xposed Installer to activate the module once you installed the ‘Action Widgets’ app.

Once activated, open ‘Action Widgets’, grant SuperUser permission, and under “Action Widget Helper” tap Install. It is necessary to access several system-level functions. Once done, reboot your phone. Then set up Action Widgets as mentioned in the above paragraph.

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