Check out what's new in Android 12 below! Want to know if your device is getting updates? Head over to our Android software updates page and click your device.
- Android 12 rethinks the entire user interface, from shapes, light and motion, to customizable system colors that can be adapted to match you.
- An all-new conversation widget puts the conversations with the people you care about front-and-center on your home screen so you never miss a chat from your loved ones.
- The UI feels alive with every tap, swipe and scroll – responding quickly and expressively with smooth motion and animations.
- Privacy Dashboard lets you see what apps accessed your location, camera, or mic and manage their permissions.
- Indicators let you know when an app is using your microphone or camera .
- Approximate location permissions lets apps see just your approximate location instead of a precise one.
- Scrolling screenshot with Android 12 allows you to capture all the content on the page in one image.
- Transfer all your essentials easier than ever by connecting your old phone to your new Android with a cable or shared WiFi connection.
- Take advantage of play as you download, so you can jump straight into gameplay without needing to wait for the full download to finish.
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