Top 12 Android 11 features you need to know

Android 11 features

Google has officially released Android 11/Stable Android 11 with a bunch of new features. Huawei is set to launch Android 11 based EMUI 11 on September 11 at HDC 2020. Android 11 brings new improvements and features that we are looking for.

Android 11 also includes small features geared more towards developers instead of the general user. Here in this article, we listing changes that every user should know about.

Conversation improvements:
With the Android 11 conversations are easier, you can handle it very smoothly. If you want to do a conversation/chat with your partner Android 11 helps you provide a different easiest option in real-time. These conversations are given special prominence.

Chat Bubbles:
Chat Bubbles feature was in the news from last year now the wait is finally over, Chat bubbles is now available for developers to help surface conversations across the system.

Prior to Android 11, if you wanted a notification to be bubbled, you needed to explicitly specify that the notification was set to always launch in document UI mode.

According to Google, there is some improvements in bubble performance users have more flexibility in enabling and disabling bubbles from each app.

Notification history:

Android 11 has a new feature that gives you the option of saving every single notification that landed on your phone over the past 24 hours

Unfortunately, this new notification history feature is not on by default. You need to go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > Notification history.

Screen recorder:
Android 11 finally brings a build-in recorder now you can capture and share the on-screen content. With the help of sound from your mic, device, or both with any other third party app.

Media controls:

Android 11 includes the easiest way to control whatever you watching or you want to listen to. When you swipe down your notification drawer, the media controller will be pretty small. This will make it incredibly easy to switch from your phone speaker to your Bluetooth headphones, for example.

Smart device controls:
Smart device controls in Android 11 also improved, now you can hold down the power button to organize this new tool. At the top, you’ll find the usual power features, but underneath, you’ll see a lot more options. There’s a Google Pay shortcut that allows you to quickly choose which payment method you want your next contactless transaction to use.

One-time permissions and auto-reset:
Android 11 now gives more control over privacy and security to users than ever before. Android 11 gives the user even more control by allowing them to give permissions only for that specific session.

Android Auto:
With Android 11, Google brings new changes and more features of Android Auto with compatible vehicles.

Dark theme setup:
With Android 11, users can now schedule the dark theme using one of two different metrics. You can schedule a dark theme to turn on or off when the sun sets or rises.

Android 11 introduces a large number of changes and restrictions to enhance user privacy. To learn more, see the Privacy page.

To help you control the level of security for your app’s data, Android 11 provides several improvements to biometric authentication.

Notification API built-in:

Google and Apple partnered together to create the Exposure Notification API. This allows developers to use otherwise off-limits data from Android phones and iPhones to better help with contact-tracing related to the COVID-19 pandemic.



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