Android 12 was finally officially released for Pixel phones a few days ago, and in the near future, the release process for other companies' phones will begin. In this version, we see several new features, of which we will discuss 15 important ones below.
1. Scrolling screenshots
Finally, after years of waiting, Google registers for raw Android Enable scrolling screenshots. This means you can easily take screenshots of the entire menu or web pages, and you no longer need to take different screenshots separately. To take advantage of this feature, like regular screenshots, you have to press the volume down and power buttons at the same time and then tap the Capture more button that appears on the screen to activate this feature.
2. Global Search
Google is known in the first place as the provider of the world's most important search engine, and now Android 12 has improved the search capabilities of the phone. In this version of Android, after entering the keyword in the search bar, different parts of the phone such as contacts list, chats, applications and other such things are examined.
3. Wallpaper theme
Google for Android 12 from a new design language It is called Material You, which offers rounder corners and also smoother animations. Other features include compatibility of icons, fonts and menus based on the background color of the phone.
4. Improving Auto Rotate
Auto Rotate is important to many users, and Google has promised that this feature will be much better, faster, and more accurate than ever in Android 12. Pixel phones are also able to detect the orientation of the user's face, which with this information can help the user to rotate or not rotate the user interface.
5. Privacy Dashboard
Each new version of Android has more privacy features It brings and Android 12 is no exception to this rule. In this version, we see a privacy dashboard where you can see which applications have used which permissions in the last 24 hours to access different parts of the phone. Tap any of the permissions, and a list of recently used applications will be displayed.
6. Take advantage of the new design of emojis
A number of emojis in the latest version of Android use a newer and more modern design, which has increased their attractiveness. You can read about the changes made to these emojis in the official Google blog post.
7. Optimizing your phone for gaming
Android 12 Like almost all user interfaces, from Gaming-specific support that can improve phone performance, pause notifications, and more while running the game.
8. Open multiple windows for Google Chrome
In Android 12, in addition to opening the various tabs of Google Chrome, you can also open various windows, the option to do this can be seen in the main menu of the browser. This feature is especially useful when using the split screen mode.
9. Easier to change WiFi network
Change the WiFi network in comparison to the current version of Android It has more problems with many user interfaces, but fortunately this problem has been largely solved in Android 12. To do this, you need to swipe down from the top of the user interface and after hitting the Internet option, change the Wi-Fi network.
10. More features Quick settings
If you swipe from top to bottom with two fingers, you will see the quick settings menu, which now offers more features in the latest version of Android. Examples include access to smart home gadgets, accessibility settings, and more.
11. Activate and deactivate the camera and microphone with one tap
Other changes In the quick settings section, we can mention the options for activating and deactivating the camera and microphone, which you can do with just one tap. Also, in the upper part of the Android user interface, 12 indicators related to the use of the camera or microphone are displayed, so that if the applications use them, you will be aware of this issue.
12. Fast screen dimming
Another new option in the Quick Settings section is called Extra Dim, which taps down to significantly reduce screen brightness. This feature is useful for very dark environments.
13. Easier access to passwords
Use passwords in various sections of Android and Chrome browser Saves. Now in Android 12, users can more easily access and manage saved passwords than ever before.
14. Chat-specific widgets
Android 12 widgets have undergone many changes, and like many parts of the operating system, for example, the color of the widgets changes with the background image of the phone. One of the new widgets is chats, which makes it easier than ever.
15. Access to analog clock
Each of the newer versions of Android has a hidden feature or They have the term "Easter egg" and Android 12 uses the same feature. To access this hidden feature, first go to the About phone section in the settings section and then tap the Android version section several times. This will display an analog clock on the display that you can change the hands of. Also, if you change the hands in the direction of 12 o'clock, this clock will show the number 12 and the background image will also change.
- When will Android 12 be released for your phone?