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Better WiFi and Bluetooth toggles
A tipster for Android Police has pointed out that the update includes much-improved WiFi and Bluetooth toggles. While the quick toggles menu in the notification shade previously only allowed you to toggle WiFi and Bluetooth on and off, Android 5.1 allows users a little more functionality. Tapping the “Wi-Fi” label or the “Bluetooth” labels will take you to the respective settings menus as before, and there’s also little arrow next to those labels that let you pick the WiFi network or Bluetooth device that you’d like to connect to.
Interesting new clock animations
As you can see in the below video (via Android Police), a tipster sent in a video of cute new animations in the Clock app. As they flip between different screens, keep your eyes on the small icons at the top of the page…
Assigned colors for dual-SIM capability
As you can see in the below video, there’s one feature shipping with Android 5.1 that seems to be made specifically for Android One phones (via Android Police). As of this version you can assign a specific color to each SIM card so that you always know which you’re using to place calls.
“Until next alarm” mode for interruptions menu
You can now choose a new “Until next alarm” mode (via Android Police) when choosing to opt out of all interruptions in Android 5.1. Previously, options included the ability to turn off interruptions indefinitely, for one or more hours, or until downtime ends.
Keep and eye on this article as it’s updated with more features…