Android 12 Tipped to Come With UI Changes, New Privacy Features

Android 12 can be Google’s subsequent OS for Android gadgets and is predicted to launch later this yr, however it looks like an early draft of a doc that summarises Android 12 options has been leaked. It comes with screenshots that present the brand new UI modifications together with a brand new notifications panel, extra pronounced rounded corners, new privateness options, and a brand new widget choice. As of now, Google has not formally shared any particulars on Android 12 so this data needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.

Earlier than a beta launch for an OS, Google shares documentation and supply code with its companions to permit them to organize for his or her gadgets. A report by XDA Builders claims that an early draft from the stated documentation has been leaked and it reveals a few of the modifications, together with screenshots, that may be anticipated from Android 12.

A brand new notifications panel UI could be seen in one of many screenshots. It now has an opaque background and extra pronounced rounded corners for every notification. There appear to be 4 Fast Settings tiles which can be larger in measurement as a substitute of the same old six. The date and time that seems on the highest left of the notifications panel has been interchanged. The highest proper of the notifications panel reveals new icons, presumably for privateness options in Android 12.

The digital camera and mic icon could be seen on the highest proper of the show
Photograph Credit score: XDA Builders

These new icons appear to point out if the digital camera or microphone is getting used. The report factors out that tapping on these icons might present which app is utilizing the digital camera or microphone. Privateness setting additionally appears to have been revamped in Android 12. It may enable a person to fully disable the digital camera, microphone, and site entry.

By way of modifications to the widgets, there now appears to be a ‘Conversations’ widget which will present latest messages, missed calls, or exercise statuses, the report states. It additionally provides that Google plans to make the Dialog widget obligatory for all gadgets that may run Android 12. There are additionally ‘Individuals Shortcuts’ that present fast data on a contact.

As talked about earlier, since Google has not shared any data on Android 12 and its options, we won’t say for certain what all will make its option to the ultimate model of the OS.

Is LG Wing’s distinctive design alone sufficient to assist it achieve India? We mentioned this on Orbital, our weekly expertise podcast, which you’ll be able to subscribe to through Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, obtain the episode, or simply hit the play button beneath.