One of the biggest news of this week’s is the announcement of Android 12L. Yes, the Mountain View tech-giant announced the Android 12 for big screen phones, such as foldables, tablets, and Chromebook, in the form of the new Android 12L. For the time being, the Android 12L is under development and is only available to the developers for application testing purposes. If you want to try out the new Android 12L on your PC, then here’s a guide on how to install and use Android 12L on PC.
Android 12L comes with the two-column notification shade, lock screen, and other system pages. Google is all set to bring multi-tasking features to the big screen Android devices with L-branded Android 12 OS. There’s a new taskbar in the Android 12L by which users can open two apps in split-view mode. Apart from these changes the OS has improved app compatibility experience with visual and stability improvements. You can explore more details on Android 12L, in this article.
The first beta of Android 12L is going to be available in the month of December, but if you want to try out the Android 12L, then all you need to do is setup an emulator on your PC. In this article, you can check how to use Android 12L on PC.
How to use Android 12L Emulator on your PC
If you want to taste the features of Android 12L then, you can download the Android 12L emulator image from Android Studio. Yes, you need to install Android Studio on your Windows 10 or Windows 11 running PC. The Android 12L image is available in latest Canary build of Android Studio, which is Chipmunk (2021.2.1) Canary 3. Now let’s move to the other steps to setup the Android 12L emulator on PC.
- First things first, you need to download the latest Canary build of Android Studio on your Windows PC. You can head over to this page to download the newest version of Android Studio.
- After downloading the latest Canary build, simply extract it anywhere on your PC, then open the android-studio folder and move to bin location. Now double-click on studio64.exe to launch the Android Studio.
- Android Studio installer will take some time to setup things for you, it will download the required components.
- Once the installation is done, simply click on More actions from Android Studio welcome screen and then click on Virtual Device Manager. Under Device Manager, you need to click on Create device option.
- In Virtual Device Configuration page, click on the Tablet category and then choose the Pixel C or Nexus 9, you can also pick foldable from Phone category if you want.
- On the next page, you can download the Android 12L system image (with Sv2 naming) for your emulator, it weighs around 1.4GB in size and takes a couple of minutes for setting up the things.
- When system image is downloaded you can simply hit the finish button.
- Moving back to the Device Manager’s screen, click on play button option in the front of Pixel C.
- Once you hit the play button, it will take a few minutes to completely load the emulated device on your PC.
- That’s it.
Now you can start using the Android 12L emulator on your PC, if you’re a developer then you can test your app on the emulated device.
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