Google Officially Rolls Out Android Nougat 7.0 to Nexus Devices
Google has now officially announced the latest Android build for Nexus 6, 9, 6P, 5X and Pixel C. However, if you are an owner of devices like Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2013 variant, then the update won’t be available to you.
Google revealed in its official blog:
Any devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program will also receive this final version. And there are many tasty devices coming from our partners running Android Nougat, including the upcoming LG V20 which will be the first new smartphone that ships with Android Nougat, right out of the box.”
As we all know, Android update roll out happens in batches so it might take some time for your device to get the update. But, eventually it will reach to you.
Also other manufacturers like HTC already confirmed bunch of its devices which will receive Android Nougat update. These are, HTC 10, HTC One M9, and HTC One A9. The Taiwanese company is also manufacturing this year’s Nexus duo and is expected to bring similar ergonomics as HTC 10 in the premium variant.
Samsung also released a statement saying that Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, and Galaxy Note 5 could get Android 7.0 Nougat update soon. Moreover, the South Korean giant is also reportedly working on a 6GB variant of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 which will run on Andorid 7.0.
Multi-window: Run two apps side-by-side. The windows are resizable, too, by simply dragging the divider.
Direct Reply: Reply directly to notifications without having to open any app.
Bundled notifications: See what’s new at a glance with bundled notifications from individual apps. Simply tap to view each alert.
Expanded emoji: There are now over 1,500 different emoji built into Android, including 72 new ones, so go ahead: express yourself.
Quick Settings controls: Quick Settings gives you easy access to things like bluetooth, WiFi and the all-important flashlight. With Android Nougat, you can actually control what tiles go where, and move ‘em around to fit your needs.
Notification controls: When a notification pops up, just press and hold to toggle the settings. For instance, you can silence future alerts from an app in the notification itself.
Lockscreen wallpaper: You can now have different wallpapers on your device’s homescreen and lockscreen.
Multi-locale support: Apps can tailor their content based on your locale settings. So if you speak multiple languages, for instance, then search engines can show results in each of those languages.
Improved Settings navigation: Find the right setting faster with an updated navigation menu in Settings.
Quick Switch: Switch between your two most recently used apps by simply double tapping the Overview button.
Vulkan: Games will now leap to life thanks to high-speed, next-generation graphics — all powered by your device’s multi-core processor.
Daydream: Android Nougat is ready to transport you to virtual worlds with Daydream-ready phones, headsets and controllers — all coming later this year.
Seamless updates: New Android devices with Nougat can install software updates in the background which means you won’t have to wait while your device installs the update and optimizes all your apps for the new version. And for current Nexus users, software updates now install much faster, so you won’t have to wait for minutes while your device reboots.
Work mode: Work mode allows you to turn on and off your device’s work apps and notifications for a better work, life balance.
Display size: Not only can you change the size of the text on your device, but the size of all the display elements like icons and images.
File-based encryption: Android Nougat can better isolate and protect files for individual users on your device.
Direct Boot: Direct Boot helps your device startup faster, and apps run securely even before you unlock your device when your device reboots.
Improved system backup coverage: More device settings are covered by Android Backup, including accessibility settings, run-time permissions for apps, Wi-Fi hotspot settings and Wi-Fi network restrictions.
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