What’s new in Android 11 Beta 3???
On Thursday, Google released Android 11 Beta 3 which includes bug fixes in preparation for the stable update. One major change google has done with Android 11 Beta 3 is that now users no longer need to turn on location services in order for apps using the ENS to work.
Android 11 Beta 3 doesn’t have much major changes compared to their earlier beta releases but still few of the changes are listed below:
The Android 11 Easter egg
Android 11 Beta 3 version comes with a new Easter egg.To access it, go to Settings > System > About phone > Android version and repeatedly tap on the “Android version” field.
You’ll see a green circle in the middle with one smaller white circle inside of it and several smaller white circles surrounding it. These circles are dial which you have to turn clockwise 3 times until you see the Android 11 logo appear as well as a toast message with a cat emoji.
Once done, you’ll have access to cat-related Easter egg in Android 11’s new Conversation section in notifications.
New “Media” Setting and Swipe Away Media Player Notifications
Android 11 Beta 3 introduces a new toggle in Settings > Sound > Media called “hide player when the media session has ended.” One can hide media controls when the active media session has ended. Beta 3 also added the ability to hide media playback controls from the unexpanded Quick Settings panel.
New Emojis and slight tweak to the power menu
Android 11 Beta 3 comes with new emoji styles which are baked into the system font file.Google also combined the power off and reboot buttons into a single power button.Tapping power shows the standard power off and reboot options with a new design in Android 11 Beta 3.
90Hz option is back on the Pixel 4
Google removed the force 90Hz toggle in the Developer Options of Android 11 Beta 2. But with Android 11 Beta 3, a new toggle has been added in the Developer Options.
Google will release stable Android 11 on September 8, as per leaks.Oneplus pushed their Android 11 Developer Preview 2 for OnePlus 8 Series.Oneplus has published a blog post on their forum titled “Android 11 Beta (Developer Preview 2) for OnePlus 8 Series”