XDA Developers (also known simply as XDA; often stylized as xda-developers) is a mobile software development community of over 6.6 million members worldwide, started on 20 December 2002. Although discussion primarily revolves around Android, members also talk about many other operating systems and mobile development topics.
|Owner||Original Owner/Founder: Peter Poelman|
|Alexa rank||533 (May 2017)|
|Registration||Required to participate|
The site’s main purpose is discussion, troubleshooting and development for Android, Sailfish OS, Windows Phone, WebOS, Ubuntu Touch, Firefox OS and Tizen phones. The site also offers Windows Mobile and Android users general information about devices, ROM upgrades, technical support, Q&A, and reviews of device applications and accessories. Separate forums exist for each model of phones manufactured by Google, Sony, HTC, Samsung, LG Electronics, Motorola, and many others. Forums are also available for tablets and many other devices.
XDA-Developers.com (XDA Developers) was created by NAH6 Crypto Products BV (Netherlands). On 10 January 2011, XDA-Developers was bought by JB Online Media, LLC (USA). The name XDA Developers is originally derived from the O2 XDA, which was marketed as a personal digital assistant (PDA) with “extra” features.