New color scheme and widgets
Pixel users can completely personalize their phones. Google calls it color extraction and it allows users to choose a background image. The system automatically determines which colors dominate, which complement each other and which simply look good. Then these colors are applied to the entire operating system: the notification shadow, the lock screen, the volume controls, new widgets and much more.
More privacy for Android users
Android 12 includes new features that give users more transparency about which apps are accessing their data. The new data protection dashboard provides a single overview of your authorization settings and of which data is accessed, how often and with which apps. You can also use it to cancel without any problems App Permissions directly from the dashboard.
Take out a sheet AppleIn this book, Google introduces a feature that is very similar to iOS 14. There’s a new indicator to the right of the status bar that lets users see which apps are accessing your microphone or camera. If app access to these sensors is to be removed for the entire system, Google added two new buttons in the quick settings.
Revised notifications and quick settings
The notification shadow is more intuitive and provides a clear view of the app notifications at a glance. The quick settings have been rebuilt to include Google Pay and Home Controls. At the same time, adjustments can be made so that users have everything they need most in one easily accessible place.