With each beta release, Google has added new features to Google Android 10 that go beyond what the company announced and previewed on Google I / O in May. There is aa and a .
If you want to help Google test Android 10, you can sign up. Remember that this is still a beta version and there are problems. Some apps just do not work and the battery life has worsened. In the meantime, there are some exciting new features in Android 10.
Are you still using Facebook Messenger's Chat Heads feature? If so, you will love the new bubbles feature of Android 10. Bubbles work just like chat heads, with a circular notification of what's on your screen. Google wants developers to know which types of apps are using bubbles just because a stream of notifications that appear on your screen, regardless of what you're doing, would very quickly get pretty annoying.
As you can see in the above screenshots, Bubbles works with the Google Phone app. I triggered bubbles by leaving an active call. After that, a small circle appeared with the picture of the contact. As you move the balloon, two options are displayed at the bottom of the screen: Hide and End Call. Dragging the icon to one of the two options triggered this action. By tapping on the balloon once, a few more options were displayed, eg. For example, enabling the speaker or mute the call.
Wi-Fi and QR Codes
Sharing your Wi-Fi network password with friends or asking friends can be awkward. Android 10 has a new feature that lets you create a QR code for your Wi-Fi network directly in the device's Wi-Fi settings, or scan a QR code to connect to a Wi-Fi network. To use this new feature, go to the Wi-Fi settings and select your home network. Then click the Share button with a small QR code directly above it.
Undo app removal
Did you ever accidentally remove an app from your home screen and then find that you can not remember which app was there? I have.
On Android 10, you have a few seconds after an app has been removed to undo the change. The undo button is at the bottom of the screen. Press it and bam, the app is back where it belongs.
Android finally gets more control over. Currently, you can always or not always grant an app access to your location. With Android 10, you can grant an app access to your location information only while you are actively using the app. Not only is this a matter of privacy, it also helps to extend battery life.
With Android 10, there is now a separate privacy section in the Settings app. Opening displays the various permissions apps can request for Calendar, Location, Camera, Contacts, and Microphone.
Android does not have a clear way to see which apps can access what data on your device. The new section makes it easier to discover and revoke permissions for specific apps. Take a few minutes to know exactly what's new on the new
If you press a warning for a long time, you have two options: Warning and Silent. By selecting Alerting, the app can emit a sound each time it hears a new alarm. Silently, there is no sound and the phone does not vibrate. You can further customize the behavior of notifications under Settings > Apps & Notifications > Notifications .
This is a small but important feature because you no longer have to look around the Settings app to find out how to customize an app's warnings. You just press long, choose an option and you're done.
To make Android more accessible, Google has developed Live Caption. This feature will record all played videos live without data connection. We can not wait to test this feature when Android 10 is launched.
Originally released on March 14 and updated regularly with new information.