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Download: Google Calculator 8.0 and Google Clock 7.0 bring Material You redesigns

Yesterday, Google dropped Android 12 Beta 5. The fifth and final Android 12 beta fixes several bugs and refines the overall software experience in the run-up to the official release — which should come out in the next few weeks. As expected, the last beta doesn't bring along any major new features, but there are...

Android 12.1 could be the next version of Android before Android 13

Google may have just spilled the beans on the next version of Android. The next version of Android may be a minor update over Android 12, set to be released in a few weeks. Traditionally, these minor version bumps have been called point updates, but Google hasn't released a point update since Android 8.1 Oreo...

Android 12 Beta 5 update: Here’s everything that’s new!

Google just released the final Android 12 beta update earlier today. The Android 12 Beta 5 build for Pixel phones is considered a Release Candidate, so we're one step away from the stable update that's coming in just a few weeks. Given how close we are to the Android 12 stable update, it makes sense...

How to install Android 12 Beta on Google Pixel and other Android devices

It’s that time of year again! Android 12, i.e. the next major release of Android is now available as public beta. This won’t give you the full Android 12 experience as it's still very much a work-in-progress, but for lucky owners of the Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel...

How to download Android 12 Beta for Google Pixel and other Android devices

The wait is finally over — Android 12 is here as Google has officially kicked off the Android 12 Beta program following the Developer Preview initiative. If you’re the lucky owner of a Google Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3,...

Android 12’s final beta is here, and it’s also available for the Pixel 5a

Android's most exciting update in years is almost here, but we'll have to wait a few more weeks until it's available to the public. To prepare for the stable release of Android 12, Google today released a final beta build to let users offer last-minute feedback. Like the previous beta release, Android 12 Beta 5...

[Update: Fixed in Android 12] Many Android 11 users are having trouble getting games to recognize their controllers

Ever since Android 11 rolled out, users have been facing issues while trying to connect a gaming controller with their smartphones. According to the reports, phones running Android 11 are either not able to recognize controllers as input devices or they don't let users map their keys properly. As per a thread regarding the bug on...

Nokia rolls out first Android 12 developer preview release for the Nokia X20

Soon after Google rolled out the first Android 12 beta build, several smartphone OEMs announced Android 12 developer preview programs for their devices. Nokia was among the first few manufacturers to announce a developer preview program for the Nokia X20 back in May this year. The company has now finally rolled out the first Android...

Gmail is rolling out a Material You redesign for some users on Android 12

Material You is the third major iteration of Google's Material design language. According to Google, Material You aims to create designs that are "personal for every style, accessible for every need, and adaptive for every screen." It was introduced at Google I/O earlier this year, and since then, Google and several third-party developers have updated...

Google Lens becomes the latest Google app to get Material You refresh

A major attraction of Material You and Android 12 is the new dynamic theming system that automatically picks up colors from your wallpaper and applies those colors to various parts of the system UI and apps. Google has slowly been updating many of its apps with Material You elements over the past couple of months....

Download: Xiaomi tests first MIUI 12 beta with Android 12 for the Mi 11

Android 12 recently reached Beta 4.1 as a bug fix release over the Beta 4 release that finalized the platform APIs and app facing behaviors. This year, OEMs did join the party, but we saw their presence only around the initial release through unskinnned, vanilla Android builds, with most choosing to not release further builds...

Android 12 Beta 4.1 brings boot loop and VPN fixes for Pixel phones

Google released Android 12 Beta 4 just a couple of weeks ago, marking the Platform Stability milestone. This means that Android 12 Beta 4 has finalized APIs and app-facing behaviors, so developers can test their apps on the latest release without having to worry about changes in the next beta impacting compatibility testing. However, Android 12 Beta 4.1...