How to Add Third-Party Quick Setting Tiles in Android Nougat

I found this article over at the fantastic XDA website and as I have a lot of Android users on the site I thought it may come in useful to some. A huge thanks to XDARoni over at XDA for sharing this

Since the introduction of Android Nougat you have been able to add/edit/download new quick setting tiles to add to the quick settings shade on your Android device.

The video above from the XDA site shows how you can add new tiles and also shows a selection of great tiles which some users may find a use for and want to add to their device.

Weather Quick Settings Tile

This app lets you add a small weather tile to your quick settings bar on Android Nougat. The text shows you the current temperature while a small icon displays one of 12 different weather conditions.



Caffeinate works by creating a tile in your quick settings, a feature only available in Android Nougat and higher. Upon toggling, Caffeinate will keep your screen awake for five minutes. After the time is up, your screen will continue sleeping normally.


Night Mode

Activate the hidden night mode feature in Android Nougat with one tap of this tile.



Monotweety is an open-source Twitter client for tweeting from your device’s notification area. If you are using Android 7.0 or later, you can literally tweet from the notification area. Otherwise when you tap the notification, an editor dialog will be launched.


This article comes from XDARoni. You can follow him on Twitter here.

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