Android Q Beta 2 – Everything you need to know about new Features


In Latest News, Mobile Applications & Technology Posted April 5, 2019

After much awaited Android Q beta version release, it’s time to check out Android Q Beta 2 version. Earlier we got some noteworthy features such as foldable Screen support, Sharing shortcuts, Control over locations, Native screen recording, Dark mode and many more.

Android Q came with a list of features that revealed on May 7, 2019, in California at the Google IO 2019. Before knowing Android Q features, let’s check out the release dates.

March 13: The first Android Q developer beta release
April 3: Android Q beta 2 release
Early May: Android Q developer beta 3 on or around May 1
Early June: Beta 4, will be available in June, 2019.
July: Beta 5 & beta 6, release candidates, may available in July, 2019.
August: The final full version release

Android Q release date

Now 3 weeks after this first beta release, Google has realeased its 2nd beta version on the market with notable improvements.

Let’s check out the Android Q Beta 2 Features:

Bubbles Support

Android Q added bubbles support, it’s a new way for users to do multitasking and re-engage with apps.


Source: XDA Developers

Foldables Emulator

In Android Beta Q 2, you can build for foldable devices through Android Q enhanced platform support, combined with a new foldable device emulator, it will available in Android Studio 3.5 available.

Expandable volume menu

With Android Q beta 2, the media volume is still changed by default just like with previous versions, but the volume menu can now be expanded once again from this release.

Other Android Q Beta 2 improvements include:

    • Reworked Gestures

    • Screenshots no longer show rounded corners/notches

    • Improved Share menu

    • Choosing notification dismiss swipe direction

    • Seekbar for music notifications

You can check out Google’s blog post & release notes for a full update.

Get Enroll here to test Android Q Beta updates on your any Pixel devices. Moreover, Don’t have a Pixel devices? Don’t worry, you can use the Android Emulator, and download the latest Android emulator system images through SDK Manager in Android Studio.

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