Despite just being developer previews, the first two Android 11 releases have had their share of interface revamps and new features. Android 11 DP3 is available today and we’re finding every new feature.
Over the coming hours, we’ll dive into Android 11 DP3’s new features and every single change. (The newest updates will be at top of this list. Be sure to check back often.)
Google is planning six releases over the coming months before the consumer launch in Q3 2020 to Pixel and other devices. If you want to quickly install the Android 11 DP1 on your compatible Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4 XL, be sure to check out our step-by-step guide.
For reference, here’s everything new in Android 11 Developer Preview 1 and DP2.
New ‘auto revoke’ toggle cuts off app permissions if they’re not used
Wallpaper picker reverts to previous design
Google Pay now works as normal
Larger inline notification preferences
Google’s animation for ‘Battery Share’ in Android 11 DP3 tells us nothing new
Status bar padding bug cuts off time, battery level on Pixel 4
‘Volume’ renamed to ‘Sound’ menu
Larger chevron/carrot icon to expand/minimize notifications
The Hotspot & tethering menu adds the ability to “Share phone’s internet connection via USB Ethernet.”
Android 11 DP3: All notifications can be dismissed, including ongoing alerts
New ‘undo’ gesture to bring back apps from Recents multitasking
Introductory prompt for chat bubbles
Gesture sensitivity can now be independently set for both sides
Compact screenshot UI with preview, toolbar live
‘Recents’ redesigned with larger app previews, new shortcuts
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