Google is releasing Android 12 Beta 2 for smartphones registered in the beta program. Here are some new things to report.
Android 12 Beta 2 is now available for download, this time only on Google Pixels. If you have a compatible model and have registered for the beta program for the latest version of the mobile OS, You can upgrade your device.
What innovations can we already report? Here are some things to highlight.
The subject is you
Android 12 Beta 2 is expected to be added The most interesting aspect of the material you design : Automatic adaptation of the accent colors of the system according to the dominant color of the selected wallpaper.
Here is an overview of this customization process in a few screen shots.
Thanks to Encestral Music for his screenshots.
The shortcut panel welcomes a small change: the tile dedicated to the WiFi connection changes its name to “Internet” and displays the name of the network to which you are connected in small size.
Tap it will take you to a list of available WiFi networks and see which mobile network you are connected to (and turn it off with a switch).
Better control of confidentiality
This was the expected feature, here it comes to Android 12 Beta 2: the user gets a small alert to warn when an application reads what was copied to the clipboard. Note that the notification will only be sent when one application reads the copied content from another application.
In addition, Google announced the arrival of the Privacy Dashboard on Android 12. This functionality is now available in beta 2. This “Privacy Dashboard” is the geographical location of the microphone, camera and smartphone.
Apple recently announced a similar option for iOS 15. Anything else on Android 12, when the microphone or camera is activated, you will see an icon appear on the standbar. Through Quick Settings, you can quickly turn them off.
When you do this, the margin reminds you that the next time an application tries to access a microphone or camera, you will be asked for a message if you agree. If you refuse, the application will think it has access, but it will not really take anything.
Google follows its Android 12 calendar
Android 12 Beta 2 at the right time, we expect this in June.
It will take some more beta versions before we can see the standard version ofAndroid 12 Deploy themselves.