Google announced the new Android 12 along with the first public beta of Andriod 12 at the Google I /O event on Tuesday.
The public beta is now available for Google’s Pixel phones (Pixel 3 and above) and will also come on devices such as OnePlus. Lenovo, Asus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Tecno, TCL, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE.
Android 12 offers a bunch of new features, especially new graphics with new animations, widgets, a modified lock screen, and Android theming that enables Android users to change the colors used throughout the operating system by simply changing the wallpapers.
Not all new features will be available in the beta version but new updates will continue to launch closer to the actual release date.
Google is also improving other features of the Android operating system, including notifications and quick settings.
It also improves its privacy and security features, with indicators of when the phone’s camera or microphone is used.
Google is also making it easier to access the various permissions of your apps by dropping them in a dashboard.
Users who wish to try the beta version are advised to follow the following instructions:
For a Pixel, the first step is to visit the Android 12 beta website to enlist your device.
The user then receives a notification on the device that the software is ready for installation.
Users who want to manually install the beta version will need to open the setting’s menu on the phone, then go to System > System Update and tap “Check for Update” to see if the new software can be installed now.
Other brands that use the Android operating system can follow the instructions on each page of Google’s list of eligible phones to find out how to download the software based on the specific brand of your device.
For more information, read the original story in The Verge.