Articles about Android 12

Android 12 comes with a redesigned and personalized user interface with custom color palettes, new widgets, and fluid animations. It also brings in Google Pay and Home Controls in the Quick settings panel. The OS provides more transparency over apps accessing your data. The privacy dashboard gives an insight on how and how many apps access your information like camera, location, etc. It also offers to revoke or tweak app permissions. A new indicator on the status bar can inform if any particular app is accessing your camera or microphone. It also offers one-handed mode and easier Wi-Fi sharing.

Pixel users running Android 12 cannot dismiss missed call notifications

24 Jul 2021

Pixel users running Android 12 cannot dismiss missed call notifications

Since Android 12 debuted earlier this year, Google has rolled out beta builds of the operating system so developers can optimize their offerings ahead of a wider rollout of Android 12.

Mi 11 Ultra (global) appears on Geekbench with Android 12

22 Jun 2021

Mi 11 Ultra (global) appears on Geekbench with Android 12

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra's global variant has appeared on the Geekbench platform with model number M2102K1G.

Samsung starts testing Android 12 OS for Galaxy S21 series

22 Jun 2021

Samsung starts testing Android 12 OS for Galaxy S21 series

Samsung has started working on Android 12 for its flagship Galaxy S21 series, as per tipster Max Weinbach. The line-up includes the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra models.

OnePlus halts Android 12 beta after update bricks 9-series devices

19 May 2021

OnePlus halts Android 12 beta after update bricks 9-series devices

OnePlus has halted the release of the latest Android 12 beta update after the firmware bricked several 9-series devices.

A quick look at improvements in Android 12 Beta 1

19 May 2021

A quick look at improvements in Android 12 Beta 1

Following Google's typical release schedule for Android, the operating system's latest version is finally available as a public beta. Android 12's public beta was made available for download on day one of Google I/O 2021—the company's conference for developers.

Here's another look at features in Android 12's Developer Preview

17 Apr 2021

Here's another look at features in Android 12's Developer Preview

The hype surrounding Android 12 has been growing since Google began to release Developer Preview builds. With the third Developer Preview right around the corner, XDA-Developers got some hands-on time with a yet unreleased build of the smartphone operating system.

One-handed mode spotted in Android 12's Developer Preview

21 Feb 2021

One-handed mode spotted in Android 12's Developer Preview

Google unveiled the first Developer Preview build of Android 12 on February 18. As speculated, one of the highlights of the new OS is its one-handed mode.

Android 12's Developer Preview released: What's new?

19 Feb 2021

Android 12's Developer Preview released: What's new?

Google has released the Developer Preview of the Android 12 operating system. The preview builds are intended to give developers the tools to optimize their apps for the updated OS and its new features.