Android O has got changes that is affecting the people who make Android apps. Many updates and features to be discovered. Rounded up some of the most interesting features that might be coming to your android device as soon as the update arrives.
New Settings App
Its got some fresh white coat of paint and the slide out navigation area from Nougat has gone. Lots of settings option are relocated as well. Toggles of NFC, Cast and Android Beam are now shifted to a new Section called ‘Connected Devices’.
Battery Settings has also got some pretty good redesigns as well with a estimation of your remaining time left and screen as well. The Advanced Battery Usage page shows less information now, the Wake/sleep information is wiped off and there is only a line graph that shows you past and estimated future battery consumption.
Another interesting feature that’s going to be rolling in is icon badges. So next time you open your home screen expect some circled numbers next to the app icons. In App notification you got the enable/disable toggle for each and every app.
Changed Notification Center
Now, Android O’s Notification channel might be the biggest change in Notification center, allows you greater controls over notification from app or specifically what type of notification it is. There’s also a new feature that allows you to snooze notification current – 15, 30 and 60 minutes options is available, allowing you not to forget any notification.
Going to Setting>Display>Advanced you will find a option named “Device Themes”. Currently there are only two options as ‘Pixel’ and ‘Inverted’ which at present just inverts the colors of notification center. Same feature is available on IOS but it inverts the color of every little thing. Back in Marshmallow google had added the feature known as ‘Dark mode’.
Work In Progress
Googles gonna finalize Android O in few months so lots of these as well as other stuffs are subject to change. None of the features here are set in stone. Google says more features are going to add in the next three developer preview.
We will be covering each and every news about Android O, Stay tuned to stay updated.