The first four Android 11 Developer Previews were chock-full of new features and interface tweaks. Android 11 Beta 1 today brings the next version of Google’s mobile OS to even more users and we’re tracking everything new.

Over the coming hours, we’ll dive into Android 11 Beta 1’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 two more betas before the consumer launch in Q3 2020 to Pixel phones and other devices. If you want to install Android 11 on your compatible Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, or 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, DP2, DP3, and DP4.

New media player can show multiple music/podcast apps at once

‘Voice Access’ gets major upgrade, now understands screen content

Emergency Alerts in Spanish, better Do Not Disturb support

Android 11 ‘zooms’ your wallpaper when you access notifications

android 11 wallpaper zoom animation

Lockscreen controls get a facelift with ‘media resumption’ controls

android 11 lockscreen media controls

Darker dark theme on homescreen

Updated Android Beta Feedback QS tile

Dark colorful icons in Settings app

Pixel Launcher app predictions

android 11 pixel launcher suggestions

Smart home Device controls + Wallet

Media resumption controls + Now Playing in Quick Settings

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