Android-11-1 features music controls in the notification shade, and new icon shapes


Android 11, Beta 1, had to be postponed, but some of the users, however, who did get an early look at the new features and functionality. They are equipped with a “Bubble menu” (similar to Facebook’s chat heads, a new Power menu, and updates the Pixel’s Launcher is in the Beta and came out on the Pixels of the phones the first).

But there is more to it. Music, playback controls can now be set in the notification shade, by enabling “Media resume” option. It has a ruined look, share it with a few rows of quick toggles, and an expanded view, which looks just like a music player widget.

The music controls in the notification shade
The music controls in the notification shade

The music controls in the notification shade

Also, a new icon for the home screen to be the Pebble (an irregular circle), Tapered Rectangle or square with the corners cut off) and a Ship (square-ish, with some lace detail. Three of these are in addition to the two Developer Preview 4 (The Hexagon and the Flower).

New icon types: sandy and Pebble
The new icon shape: the Rectangle, Tapered
Icon form: Tank

New icon types: Gravel, Tapered box, and Ship it

Wi-Fi internet access included, enhanced MAC randomization is, when it gets a new MAC address each time you connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Some of the features that were not ready in time for the Beta 1 version of Android for 11. This includes scrolling, screenshots, and a “Clock” can be adjusted to lock the screen. We’ll hear more about what’s new in Android 11, things in the US will go back to normal.



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