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Xposed and Lollipop: the modules that work on Android 5.1

As many of you know, work on the Xposed Framework slowed down a little with the transition to Android Lollipop. While development continues on Xposed for Android 5.0, Android 5.1 is on the back burner until 5.0 becomes stable. Nevertheless, many of your favorite modules still work on Android 5.1 and we have the list for you here. See below for the Xposed modules that work on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

What happened to Xposed Framework on Lollipop?

In case you missed the back story, Xposed, the framework that allows you to perform minor tweaks in the Android system without needing to flash ROMs - because the changes are stored in memory - has slowed a bit since Lollipop was introduced. 

This is because the original developer of Xposed, rovo89, encountered problems with some Lollipop features. Android Run Time (ART) caused issues , as did SELinux, making development more time consuming and complex. Devices running TouchWiz wouldn't work at all.

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Xposed modules still work on Android 5.1 - you just have to know which ones. / © ANDROIDPIT

While rovo89 is continuing to stabilize Xposed for Android 5.0, other devs have picked up where he left off and have been working on Android 5.1 and Android 5.1.1 with his permission. A couple of these developers, romracer and C3C076 in particular, have released modified versions of Xposed that will work on the latest version of Android, although not all modules work and TouchWiz devices continue to have issues.

How do I get Xposed Framework on Android 5.1?

If you want to make use of the modules listed below, be sure to visit the XDA Developers thread for romracer's alpha version or C3C076's alpha version. Read up on what's working, what's not and how to fix any bugs you might encounter.

You will then need to flash the Xposed Framework zip through recovery and get the Installer APK on your device. Make a full backup of your system before proceeding and turn off any currently installed modules before flashing the zip file.

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ART on Android Lollipop and TouchWiz have caused issues for Xposed Framework. / © ANDROIDPIT

The exact files you want will depend on the Android version you're running and which alpha version you want to use. Keep in mind that development continues daily; for example, the dev behind Gravity Box has already made some additional tweaks that return functionality to Greenify, Flat Style Colored Bars, Amplify and Gravity Box amongst others, so don't use this list as definitive. Take a look at the latest posts in the XDA thread, get flashing and let us know which modules you like best.

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Xposed continues to deliver awesome tweaks to Android. / © Xposed

Xposed modules that work on Android 5.1

3Dot Mod 


Advanced Power Menu 


Always Expandable

Android Theme Engine 

App Settings 

APV Youtube Module 

Awesome Pop-up Video

Battery History XXL 

Battery Stats Plus

Boot Manager 



Chrome New Tab 

Chrome Selection Patch


Coolify Flat 

Copy Toast



Deep Sleep Battery Saver 

Disable Flag Secure 

Disable SU Indicator

Email – Kill Attachment Limits 

Enable Ambient Display 

Enable Notification Ticker Lollipop 

Enable SwiftKey Prediction On More Fields 

Enhanced Toast 

Exchange Bypass For Lollipop 

Exchange Fake User Agent 

Force FastScroll 

Force Immersive Mode


Gesture Navigation

GravityBox [LP]

Google Play Music Listen Later 

Hide Network Indicators 

Hide Traffic Indicators 

Holo Themer 

Hosts Enabler


Immersive Mode Don’t Panic 


Lollipop Power Menu 



Minimum Brightness 


Network Speed Indicator 

Network Speed Monitor 

Nexus Navbarz 


Obb on SD 


Overflow Mod 



Play Music Downloaded Only Remover 

Remove Battery Saver Warning Color

Restore Notification Ticker 

Root Cloak 

Screenshot Delay Remover 

Screen Off/On 

Smooth System Progress Bar 

Songza Patcher 

Spotify AVCRP 

Swiftkey Goodness Mode 



Tinted Recent Panels 

Unbeloved Hosts 


Unicon Beta 


Wear Messenger 

WebView Google 




Xposed Custom Error 

Xposed TableMetrics Module v3.0 



XToast V 1.7 



Youtube AdAway 



Thanks to Shawn Pfeiffer for bringing this list to my attention. An actively updated list of Xposed modules working on Android 5.1 and Android 5.1.1 can be found on XDA Developers.


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