Android 11 doesn’t convey a whole lot of user-facing adjustments, apart from the brand new good dwelling controls within the energy menu and improved privateness settings. Therefore, Google has now achieved platform stability and urges builders to get their apps prepared for Android 11 official steady launch. It states that “all app-facing surfaces and behaviors are final, including SDK and NDK APIs, app-facing system behaviors,” and extra.
What new options does Android 11 Beta 3 herald tow? The solely main change is the power to run Exposure Notification apps (COVID-19 monitoring apps constructed utilizing Google and Apple’s API) to run with out enabling the machine location setting. All different apps will want this setting to be turned on earlier than Bluetooth scanning.
“This is an exception we’re making for the Exposure Notification System only, given that it has been designed in such a way that apps using it can’t infer device location through Bluetooth scanning,” says the official weblog put up.
In addition, the eagle-eyed people at 9to5Google have found a number of new function fixes and optimizations. You can now swipe away media controls within the fast settings menu or select to cover the media participant when a session ends. The enjoyable Neko cat easter egg is again and we even have an official Android 11 emblem beneath About within the settings menu.
It’s not simply Google Pixel cellphone customers who get to check the ultimate beta launch although. The Chinese large OnePlus will exhibit OxygenOS 11 on 10th August and roll out the ultimate developer preview, with all the new options and based mostly on Android 11, to customers subsequent week.