Many Android users are eagerly awaiting the release of the next major Android version. The third beta of “Android Q” (10.0) is now available and can now be installed on various Android devices. What innovations the new operating system update offers you.
At the Google I / O 2019 developer conference, Google unveiled its new mobile operating system, announcing a third beta version for anyone interested. The new trial version gives it is no longer exclusively for Google Pixel smartphones.
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On various Android phones, you can install the Android Q-Beta. How it works we explain in the linked tutorial. We have the trial version installed on our editorial cell phone Google Pixel 3 and show you below what Android 10 has to offer.
Whether your smartphone is scheduled for an update to Android Q, you can find out in our large Android Q-Update timetable. All new features of Android 10 Q can be found below.
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Android 10 Q: System-wide Dark Mode
Gentle on the eyes and with OLED displays less power consumption: With the next Android update to version 10, a system-wide dark mode will come.
Android 10 Q: Share Wi-Fi passwords via QR code
Under Android Q, guests can easily access their Wi-Fi. In the WiFi settings, there is a new sharing function with which you create a QR code. It contains the Wi-Fi password and only needs to be scanned with another smartphone or tablet to establish the connection.
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Android 10 Q: Dual SIM support with eSIM cards for Google Pixel 3
So far it was not possible to use a physical SIM card together with an eSIM in dual-SIM operation on the Google Pixel 3. Android Q has been extending this support since the second beta release. The new operating system supports dual SIM operation in dual SIM standby. You are therefore reachable on both numbers at the same time, unless you are on the phone with a card. During this time the other number is switched off.
Android 10 Q: Advanced Design Settings
In the future, you can customize your Android interface even more to your liking. For example, there are various form templates for icons (round, square, rounded corners et ceterea), icon colors, and a selection of fonts that you can use for your operating system. In addition, new wallpaper with Android Q on your smartphone.
Android 10 Q: Drilled file app
The file app will greatly expand Android Q. For example, directories can be filtered by images, videos and other content.
Android 10 Q: Better privacy
Android Q gives you much more options to restrict the access rights of apps. In the settings of the current trial version, there is an overview page showing all access rights to apps. You can change them in the list and also open, stop or delete applications quickly and easily. In addition, you will receive messages when, for example, an app queries your location in the background.
Android 10 Q: Speech recognition without Internet
Android Q gets an improved voice recognition, which should also work offline. So you can in the future about your recorded videos in real-time with a subtitle and provide no mobile connection.
Android 10 Q: More parental controls
Android Q brings new parental controls to your smartphone and tablet, helping them better target specific apps. Better protection for the youngest Android users!
Android 10 Q: New gesture control
With Android Q comes a new gesture control on smartphones and tablets. At the bottom of the screen is a gesture bar, as you know about the iPhone X. About this, you can return to the home screen or switch between apps. In the second beta, the innovation already exists, but can only be activated via the PC.
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Android 10 Q: Support for 5G and WPA3
The upcoming Android Q 10.0 is compatible with the new network standards. The operating system will support the mobile 5G network as well as the new WLAN security standard WPA3.
Android 10 Q: Support for foldable smartphones
The upcoming Android version will support foldable phones and adjust the display content according to the format. Not surprising, because Samsung, Huawei or even Royole have already introduced appropriate devices.
Android 10 Q: The name
So far, every version of Android has been named after a dessert, as well as Google was alphabetical in the first letter. So the next version should start with “Q”, where the name choice is definitely not as wide as in previous years. However, there are sweets with Q. The website Tech Advisor has already collected some ideas. First, there are the English candy “Quality Street” or the traditional English dessert “Queen of Puddings”.
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Of course, the dessert could also come from another country. Possible here would be Qottab from Iran, Quindim from Brazil, Quesito from Puerto Rico or Queijadas from Portugal. But it is also conceivable that Google will deviate from the traditional naming this year.