Google has released the latest version of the Android operating system for most of the Android devices. The latest version of the Android was codenamed Android Q, but it was officially announced and released as Android 10. The new operating system has offered several new features in its new variant of the Android Operating System. In this article, we will discuss the top 10 features of Android 10 which you will surely love.
Top Features of Android 10
The latest version of the is available for pixel devices, so we have listed down the best features of Android 10 in this article for you. This is the first version of the Android which is not named after a dessert. It is recommended to back up your device before updating to the Android 10 version in your Android devices.
All-new Android 10 is implementing the system-wide dark mode, which was already confirmed after the final release. This feature will add a dark theme to most of the inbuilt applications in your Android devices. In order to enable a dark theme, you need to go to Settings > Display > Dark Theme. After you have enabled the dark theme, you will get to see most of the application will have a dark background which includes Google Chrome. This is going to be one of the most loved features of Android 10.
After you have enabled the dark mode, quick option in the pull-down menu which will be easier for us to switch between dark and light mode. Even if you turn on the battery saver on your Android device, it will automatically turn on the dark theme. You can also manually turn on the battery saver by going to Settings > Battery > Battery Saver.
New Gesture Controls
Android 10 is introducing all-new gesture control by eliminating the previously used 3 button navigation bars. This gesture control is much similar to the gesture control found on all-new iPhone X. in order to turn on the new gesture navigation you need to go to the Settings > System > Gestures > System Navigation > Gestural Navigation. Few of the new gesture navigation control includes swipe up on the navigation bar to go home.
Swipe up and pause in the middle in order to launch the app switcher. Swipe from any side of the screen to go back. Swipe up from the bottom of the home screen to open the app drawer. Swiping from left or right at the bottom of the screen in order to switch between applications.
Smart Reply & Suggested Actions
Android 10 for smart reply feature to all the third-party messaging applications. Previously it was only available for the inbuilt messaging app in Android devices. This will help the user to reply quickly by getting the suggestive reply to your actions in the application. This feature is entirely depending on the usage of the user and the suggestion will be available according to that.
New Emoji Pack
Just like most of the previous version of Android, Android 10 is also bringing several new emojis in the cupboard. These emojis will be available as the stock version in the Google Keyboard which can be used in any application. The several emojis newly added includes several new gender and race, foods, miscellaneous emojis such as yo-yo and a razor and new animals.
A new application will be available as a standalone app for Android devices. The application is called sound amplifier, it will filter out all the background noises and even boost the sound in order to finely tune the audio. This will be much helpful while the user is listening to music or podcast. This application is much helpful to those users who are having hard time to hear things.
This feature will be upgraded into the digital wellbeing application, this feature is called the family link. This feature will help the parents to have several parental control and safeguards for monitoring and limiting the usage of devices to the kids. This will help the parents to get real-time device location, apps management, and on-device content. It will also allow them to limit the usage of the screen or application or even the complete phone.
Manage Location and Privacy Permissions
Now the privacy and permission settings are having a similar menu which can be accessed by Settings > Privacy. This permission manager will help to take control of the application and the permission to the personal data in your devices. There will be a list of applications and the permissions which you have provided to those applications.
Opt-Out of Ad Targeting
This is another new privacy tool which will help the user to get out of the ad targeting feature. By using this feature the Google will not personalize the add according to the data which they can get from your device. You can opt-out of the ad targeting by going to the Settings > Privacy > Advanced > Ads.
Focus Mode (Beta)
This is a new feature which will be getting added to the digital wellbeing application. This feature will shut down all the distracting application installed in your Android device. This will disable those applications and you cannot use those applications until you enable them. Currently, this feature is only available as beta version and it will be available to the public later on. You can access this feature by going to Settings > Digital Wellbeing.
This will be another major feature which will be available in the Android 10 devices. This feature will add real-time life captions while you are watching videos, listening to songs and podcast even without using the internet connection. Although this feature is not available yet, it will be expected to roll out later this year.
Most of the latest devices will be upgraded to the latest Android version, so we should definitely know about the upcoming features of Android 10 which should be expected. We have gathered the complete information about the best Android 10 features offered from official Google blog and from various beta testers and posted them in this article for you. Share this useful article with others, so that they get to know about the top features of Android 10.
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