Xposed is an installer for the various framework which make changes to system user interface without modifying ROM. Xposed installer has framework for modules which can change your system user interface without modifying any app and other system files. One main thing about this Xposed installer is it requires Root access to work on your android phone. This won’t work without root permission.
There are lot of modules available for Xposed installer but they are not supported on all android version. It varies according to your android version. Xposed installer needs Android 4.0.3 version as minimum required android version to run on your phone. If your phone have android version lower than 4.0.3 you can’t run Xposed on your phone.
The main interface of the Xposed installer have divided into 7 parts. I am going to explain each section so you understand deeper about the Xposed installer. Let’s start!
Framework acts as a base for all modules which are going to work based on xposed module. First you need to install the Framework on your phone to make modules working. To install the framework open the Xposed installer and click on Framework and click Install/Update framework will be installed and it will require a reboot. You can choose between Soft reboot and Reboot at the bottom. There is no special in the Soft reboot but it will quicker than the ordinary reboot.
If the installation failed on your phone for the first time try with busybox app installed on your phone.
Modules is the main part of this Xposed installer where you can enable and disable the installed modules. You can install modules directly into your phone and enable it on the modules section.
Installed modules will be shown in the modules section of Xposed installer you can enable or disable it by simply tapping the check box at right side. You can also launch the module from that page by tapping on the module name. Whenever you install a new module on your phone it will be show up in module section.
When you enable a module it will require a reboot. To tweak your phone user interface with these modules you must open the module and change the values as per your need.
The download section of the xposed installer helps you to find latest modules available for xposed installer. You can download module into your phone directly from the download page. The downloaded module will be installed automatically after the download is completed.
You can also check for the updates of installed modules from the download page. There will be 3 kind of version release Stable, Beta and Experimental. Stable version are safer to use and they will have no bugs. Beta version are subjected to have some bugs.
Experimental version are test version they might have more number of bugs. So check the version release state before installing a module on your phone.
You must also check the supported android version of the module before installing. Some module requires 4.4+ android version to work, so always check the required version of the module.
Settings section allows you to configure the Xposed installer and framework.
In installation section you can choose the type of installation of modules on your phone. It have three options, the first is classical direct installation into the android phone. The second option is Recovery based installation it will flash the zip version of the module automatically. The third method is write to the SD card and flash it manually afterwards. You can select which option you need.
In download section you can enable downloads and allows xposed installer to check for updates and new modules. You can also select which version of xposed modules should show up in the download section.
In application section you can choose the theme of xposed installer. There are two theme available on xposed installer Light and Dark. It also have a special theme for AMOLED screens.
In Experimental section you can enable Disabled resource hooks. It will restrict the modules which tries to change the resources.
The logs section contains logs of the modules and framework along with date and time.
The about section of the xposed installer contains developers name, version of the app, Source code link for developers, support page link and more.