Google adds new call status bar indicator for Android 12- Gizchina.com

Google recently released the Android 12 Beta 2 update for Pixel users. This update brings a slew of privacy features, desktop widgets, and dynamic themes. Recently, Android Developer, kdrag0n, discovered a small improvement hidden in the Android 12 code. This feature is a new status bar indicator that has been added to the appeal process. This function can display the duration of the call in the status bar. It also uses a completely new design.

Android 12 Beta 2 Google Phone app does not support this feature, so users cannot experience it yet. Users have to wait for Google to release a new version of the Google Phone app.

Android 12 – the most downloaded beta in Android history

Google officially released Android 12 last month. Beta2 version. In addition to Pixel smartphones, some devices from OnePlus, Lenovo, Asus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Tecno, TCL, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE also have this update. According to Dave Burke, Vice President of Android Projects, Android 12 beta is now the most test version downloaded / installed in Android history.

Android 12

Android 12 includes many new features

Google’s Android 12 comes with a lot of new features, including new visual effects, new animations, widgets and modified lock screen, new theme function, etc. Users will also be able to make new adjustments to Android 12’s notifications and quick-set feature.

Android 12

As for the game mode, the novelty on Android 12 is the “Game mode”. This function allows users to display FPS frame rate, screen recording, screenshots and live game screens. However, it appears that the feature is not fully functional at this time. Another new feature on Google’s new system will be the ‘car key’ feature. As of last year, iPhones can serve as a “car key” for compatible smart cars. The Android 12 will also include this feature to be able to turn the Android smartphone into a car key. However, it looks like this feature will initially only be available for Pixel and Samsung Galaxy devices.

Android 12 will have the "car key" characteristic

At present, only one car from BMW is compatible with this feature. The are two consumer solutions to realize the car key change function of a mobile phone. The solutions are UWB (Ultra Wideband Technology) and NFC (Near Field Communication Technology). Google’s Android12 places a lot of emphasis on user privacy. According to reports, the company will introduce a “privacy dashboard” in the next system. This feature would make it easier for users to restrict application access to the phone. This means that apps cannot access the camera, location, microphone and other locations of the smartphone without permission.

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