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Android 12’s Material You theming system has been recreated by a developer

Material You’s wallpaper-based theming system, codenamed "monet," finally went live in Android 12 Beta 2. The theming system creates color palettes based on the dominant color scheme of your wallpaper and applies them to Quick Settings tiles, lockscreen, Settings, pop-ups, and apps. However, in its current implementation, it only themes part of the system UI...

Tasker developer shows off Android 12’s dynamic theming with new “Material You” option

One of the most exciting new features of the big Android 12 update is the new wallpaper-based theming system, code-named "monet." It's a major part of Google's new "Material You" design language, which places an emphasis on personalization. The new theming system went live in Android 12 Beta 2, but just like with the introduction...

Phone-to-PC screen mirroring tool ‘scrcpy’ now supports devices running Android 12

The Android Debug Bridge, or ADB for short, is an immensely useful tool for developers that want to read system logs, change settings, or automate actions on their device. Google intended to only provide a command line interface when they made ADB, but in early March of 2018, a developer built a tool on top...

Bring back the WiFi toggle in Quick Settings on Android 12 with this Tasker project

Turning the Wi-Fi off on the latest Android 12 Beta release is a bit of a hassle. Instead of a Wi-Fi Quick Settings tile, Android 12 now has a consolidated "Internet" tile that lets you access all available Wi-Fi networks and mobile data in a new panel. But it doesn't let you turn off Wi-Fi...

Android 12 is “by far” Google’s most downloaded beta, but have you tried it yet?

Google released the second Android 12 beta a couple of days ago, and there are a lot of changes that Google didn't mention in its official announcement of the release. That's par for the course, though, as anything they don't announce will eventually be discovered by the community. There are many things that only Google...

Android 12’s Conversations widget can change its background based on the message

Just the other day, Google dropped the second beta release of Android 12 on us, and it brought one of the most exciting features of the new OS: color-changing backgrounds based on your wallpaper. But as we found out, there's a whole lot more that's new in Android 12 Beta 2, including the addition of...

Android 12 may make setting up new Google Home devices more seamless

Android 12 is a massive update. Not only does it bring a radical design overhaul, but it’s also packed with a plethora of new features and improvements that will greatly improve the way we interact with our Android devices. Along with these marquee features, Android 12 also brings a number of smaller quality of life...

Android 12 Beta 2 changelog: All the new features and changes

Yesterday, Google dropped Android 12 Beta 2 on us. While we're still a few months away from the public release, the latest beta release represents a big step forward for what is the biggest update to Android in years. Android 12 Beta 2 officially brings along the privacy dashboard that Google showcased at Google I/O,...

Android 12 Beta 2 hints at a new Google “Live Translate” feature

The second Android 12 beta landed earlier today, and we've been digging into the firmware to find new features. There are loads of changes to be found in the latest build, and some of the changes aren't live yet because of missing components. One of the features that could be coming to a future Android...

Google is testing a new x-axis transition animation for Android 12’s settings

Google released the second Android 12 beta earlier today, and the new build brings loads of privacy features that Google announced at its I/O developer conference last month. As always, there are also lots of undocumented changes in the release, and if you're interested in learning about them, I have a running tweet thread that...

Android 12’s Material You wallpaper-based theming is now live

Google released Android 12 beta 2 today, and as the OS gets closer to release, there are a bunch of changes. One thing that the Mountain View firm promised back at Google I/O was that the theme of the device could automatically adjust to your wallpaper with Android 12. That's now live in the new...

Android 12 Beta 2 brings the new privacy features teased at Google I/O

At last month's Google I/O developer conference, Google took the wraps off its latest Android OS release: Android 12. With a customizable design centered around Google's Material You to a plethora of new privacy features, Android 12 is shaping up to be Google's biggest OS release in years. Although Google did release the first Android...