As I’ve explained before, black app backgrounds save you a bit of battery life on your Samsung Galaxy S5. This is because the AMOLED display on your S5 does not have to power pixels or a backlight for portions of the screen that are black.

Developer Kdio knows this, and that’s why he created his flashable ZIP theme dubbed “All Backs Black”. The ZIP file he made can be flashed in custom recovery to turn several GS5 system apps black and conserve some battery.

Unfortunately, the AT&T and Verizon Wireless variants of the Galaxy S5 still don’t have custom recoveries available to them. And since… more

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