Dec 1, 2023
The new set of Android features are here. Google releases these updates in a few months interval.
This is not a Pixel feature drop, but an update available for most Android phones as well as other Android powered devices.
In this latest December 2023 Android feature pack, Google is rolling out 11 new features. Let’s find out these new features.
It brings more emoji combinations to create new Stickers. All you have to do is type two Emojis and you will see the new sticker result at the top of the keyboard.
In Google Messages, users can now set background theme in Voice Messages.
You can now react to messages with Animated emojis that fly near the message. Google calls it Reaction Effects.
10 more free channels are joining Google TV Channels. There are over 100 free channels.
WearOS smartwatches get support for controlling more smart home devices along with some new control options.
With the new update, users can set the status Home or Away in Google Home in Smartwatch. Switchinging between status will take assigned actions.
Users can now use wear OS smartwatch to start Assistant routines with a voice command. All you need to do is setup the routine. Coming Soon!
On Android phones, users can now set a custom PIN for FIDO2 security keys. If you lost your physical key you don’t have to worry as it will ask for custom PIN.
Stay up to date with with important information. At a Glance widget on Smartwatch shows information like weather alerts, travel updates and event reminders.
Talkback uses AI to create Image description and read it loud to help users who are blind and low-vision. This works with photos taken from camera, social media pictures and more.
Calls can be transcribed to text. It will support more language soon. Plus users can now type reply in Text which will be read a loud to the caller.