The official release of Android 10 also known as Android Q on 3rd September 2019 might have amazed you but it is surely a great update for the Android OS. The major update is not named after any dessert but is termed as Quesadilla. Now if you want to ask why not a dessert name to Android 10? Dessert names are easy to relate and clear for anyone in the world but a change to Android 10 will assist in making the global community more intuitive. Instead of discussing the new Android name, it is great to switch and read the working features of the great OS.
Android 10 new and refreshing
In 2019, Google finally introduced refreshing Android`s feel and brand look. The Android logo is redesigned with prominent features of the robot who now owns a green head. So from now onwards you will always see a robot right next to Android logo. Google put a great focus on Android robot and the designed bot has only head sticking around while its body does not appear in the logo. Thus, Android will perform great as an OS but the cleaner and playful logo are changed drastically. Even the dessert Android names are replaced by a number.
Is Android Q available for all phones?
Indeed Android 10 is the most awaited OS that is now available with better and improved privacy controls, good focus mode and great security updates. Even though it was publicly released on 3rd September but still the update to Android Q is not available for all smartphones. Every OEM has their version of the update and the carriers will take months to get Android 10. All of the Google Pixel smartphones updated the OS on the launch day because it is the only phone in the available compatible with it.
Following are the installed and updated features of Android 10
The new and exceptionally designed tools introduced by Google made Android 10 amazing especially when it comes to Focus Mode. To enable Focus Mode, sign up for the Digital Wellbeing beta and go to Settings. Now click on Digital Wellbeing and parental controls and tap on Ways to disconnect.
Tap on each of the three options you will see that includes Dashboard which enables you to set timers for apps installed on the device. The Night Light can be switched on for dim lighting under the Wind Down option and Focus Mode will pause installed apps of your choice such as Instagram or Facebook so a professional person won’t get disturbed while working by notifications.
Finally, Android 10 users will now enable dark mode from the settings. The dark theme offers great sophisticated user experience and it can be enabled on any smartphone supporting the latest Android. To turn the dark mode feature on you need to Go to Settings, tap on Display and click on Dark theme or you can reach out to the quick settings menu and turn on the dark mode.
With the new Android, users will indeed get new gestures that make navigation classic. The new update offers a set of gestures so the users must move or avoid using buttons. There will be no more three navigating buttons at the screen bottom. But a black strip in the center will help in navigation. You can switch to 3 button navigation from Settings according to your need.
Set location permissions
Android 10 allows users to set location permissions so you can track the location and use it if required. To turn on the permission, Go to Settings and click on Apps and Notification, click on Permission manager and tap on Location. You will see the apps with permission to track the location of your phone. You can change settings whenever you want.
You`ll be amazed at Google`s new invention of bubbles that is best for people who do multitasking. It works similarly like Facebook messenger chat heads. When a notification is received, it will appear as a bubble in a circular shape on the screen. User can tap on the desired bubble to view the notification without the need to launch an entire app. It is best for calls, notes and arrival times.
New android makes your internet work fast. This new update keeps viruses and bugs out of you internet browsing and you will get a boost in you speed. If you feel your internet is slow then you can do an Etisalat speed run to know what the problem is and why your internet is slow.
Above all, we have a quick review on Android 10 features. But remember Android 10 brings exciting features along with best design tweaks and much more. So don’t forget to optimize your smartphone with the latest Android 10 update. More updates on Android Q coming soon.