The developer of the popular GravityBox module has released an update adding support for Android 5.1 Lollipop devices. GravityBox is a neat module used along Xposed framework to tweak devices running on stock Android.
Recently, the Xposed framework got updated to support Android 5.0 Lollipop and more modifications allowed the framework to work on Android 5.1 as well. Even though the framework itself was working on Android 5.1, many modules did not since they had yet to receive proper updates.
One of the modules that caused issues and bootloops on Android 5.1 was GravityBox. It is one of the most downloaded modules from the Xposed repository and it is the main reason why users even use Xposed. GravityBox is a module for stock Android devices that can change various aspects of the firmware.
GravityBox features CyanogenMod Pie Controls, status bar Quick Settings tile management, LED settings, minimal brightness settings, lock screen tweaks, screen recording, Smart Radio and more.
The latest update of GravityBox means that users can now install it on Android 5.1 Lollipop without causing any issues or bootloops. The module version that supports Android 5.1 is 5.1.0 and can be installed as a normal module.
How To Install GravityBox on Android 5.1 Lollipop
Note: GravityBox supports stock Android devices only. Custom ROMs like Samsung TouchWiz, HTC Sense and LG UI are not supported.
- You need to make sure that you have the latest version of Xposed installed that supports Android 5.1 Lollipop. Do not try installing the module on older versions of the framework as it can cause serious damages to your phone. If you haven’t installed it yet, here’s how to install Xposed for Android 5.1.
- Now download GravityBox 5.1.0 APK file: GravityBox_Lollipop_5.1.0.apk.
- Navigate to the folder where the downloaded APK file is located and install it.
- Head over to Xposed Installer and activate GravityBox under the Modules section.
- Reboot your phone.