Last week, Google unveiled the Android 13 developer preview 2 to the public. The company is also introducing new features.
The media controls in the next version of Android will have a new user interface that can be accessible between the fast settings and notifications menus, and the larger sizes of widgets. The title and description of the music track are now visible in the UI.
It has also received a new look that is more in line with the design language of Android 13 also has included a new media output picker. New devices may also be readily associated with existing ones using the same menu system.
In the upcoming developer preview, Android 13 will provide new wallpaper effects available to consumers. Although the firm has not yet specified types of effects that are going to include, photos from the beta suggest that users will be able to darken their background images in the future. However, other operating system versions, such as Samsung’s OneUI and Xiaomi’s MIUI, already provide this functionality as a regular feature in their respective operating systems.
The Foreground Services task manager will be accessible through the quick settings menu and the notification panel on the device. The manager will display all the applications running in the foreground. Users can track which applications are currently running and even compel them to shut down.
Users will receive an alert for running an application for more than 20 hours. Other features include a new clipboard popup, UI adjustments for Android on PCs, and a few changes.