Google released its second major update for the Android 11 Developer Preview 2, also known as Android 11 DP2 rolling out from March 18 and there were two major updates added to the Android 11 Developer Preview that we are going to discuss in this article. Meanwhile, Android 11 is currently in its Alpha Developer stage, meaning it’s in its initial stage towards the upcoming Android 11. Those who have already enrolled for the Developer Preview will get this Android 11 2nd update via OTA update.
However, you can also download and install this Update Manually from their website with the help of Android Flash tool. The Update will be availed for some specific devices including Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4 XL.
The global spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) letters is having a big impact on the global economy as well as on the Tech companies, where they have been forced to work from their home. Google is a company that acknowledges the difficulties across the world and delays in projects. In addition, the Android developer previewed since to be quiet and suggested the upcoming update could be due to the delay as the timeline has been planned.
What’s New on Android 11 Developer Preview 2
- Notification Shade UI
- Android 11 API Changes
- Synchronized IME transitions
- New Screen Recorder UI
- Muted Notification During Video
- Increase Touch Sensitivity
- Notification History Shortcuts
- App-preferred refresh rate
- Resume on Reboot
- Camera support in the Android Emulator
New Notification Shade UI
Another Android Developer Preview comes with the New Notification Shade UI. There is a Notification to Gap Between each Notification Section and Lots of Clear Section, which looks like a very good Notification Shade UI.
New Android 11 API Changes
5G state API
In the latest Android 11 Preview 2, Developers can Easily check if a user is currently connected on a 5G New Radio or Non-Standalone network
Hinge angle for foldable
Foldable Smartphones like Samsung Galaxy Fold, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Microsoft Surface Duo, and the Motorola Razr. Android 11 Developer Preview 2 has added support for a hinge angle sensor for hinge points to help create more adaptive experiences.
Call screening service improvements:
Call Screening Apps will be able to report a call Rejection Reason to notify users why the service declined an incoming call. For the Call, Screening apps can also find out if Incoming Call was from a Number user’s contacts, given, of course, that the call screening app has permission to read contacts
Scoped storage updates:
Android 11 Preview 2 has been added to the Scoped Storage Feature, which Gives Better Management of Cached Files and Supports Transfer files From the Legacy scoped storage model to the new model. Read More About Scope Storage. Here
Synchronized IME transitions
Google has introduced a new set of API’s that let you synchronize your app’s content with the On-Screen Keyboard and System Bar as they animate the on and off-screen. This will allow creating more natural, intuitive, and “jank-free” IME transitions.
Screen Recorder UI
In Android 11, Adds A new Screen Recording UI That Allows You to Customize Screen Recording and Gives some Basic Controls Including Capacity to Show On-screen Touch and Record Microphone Audio. Meanwhile, If Recording Will Start, then Show Countdown.
App-preferred refresh rate
Many Mobiles are Available in the Market to Support high refresh Rate Display such as 90Hz, 120Hz, or 144Hz. In Android 11, you can set their Preferred Frame Rate on the Application and Games for their own Window. Ao, The system will use the app’s favoured frame rate to keep the display refresh rate when running the app.
Increase Touch Sensitivity
Google Added New Features, an Increased Touch Sensitivity option, to the Settings. Users can Easily Increase and Decrease Touch Sensitivity From Settings. Meanwhile, if you use a screen protector, it should result in fewer missed taps and scrolls.
Notification History Shortcuts
On Android 11, if you can Swipe the Notification and then try to remember what it was? Well, the new update from Android 11 is a great new shortcut in your notification shade. You need to Enable the Notification of History From the Settings. Then you can just swipe down and right into your whole notification history with just a few buttons.
Resume on Reboot
Android 11, improve the Scheduled Overnight OTA Software Update. After a Reboot, Applications can Access Credential Encrypted (CE) After the OTA Reboot without the user Needing to Unlock the Device First. This Means Apps can Resume Normal Functionality After an OTA When the user can’t unlock the Phone
Camera support in the Android Emulator
The Android Emulator now supports both Rear and Front emulated camera devices. The front camera supports the FULL level with logical camera support, while the Rear camera supports HW Level 3 in Camera2 API.
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