Android 11’s neat new energy menu provides good house integration

Google has driven again the Android 11 public beta release once more, however we’re nonetheless seeing new options emerge from different resources.

XDA Builders has unearthed what appears to be like to be the general design for the brand new energy menu within the imminent primary Android replace, which is out there when customers lengthy press the handset’s energy button.

What’s most likely maximum fascinating is the mixing with good house units that might allow fast keep an eye on of appropriate units with no need to go into the Google House app itself.

So, for instance, you have to transfer all the lighting off inside a few faucets moderately than delving into the house automation app. Screenshots posted by way of the web site divulge that the present temperature of the thermostat whilst appearing reside feeds of any cameras you’ll have in the house.

Here is what Android 11’s energy menu will seem like with house automation/IoT shortcuts (Controls API) AND fast pockets get right of entry to appearing.

(H/t @deletescape for the leaked document that had this symbol)

For context:

— Mishaal Rahman (@MishaalRahman) Would possibly 31, 2020

Comparable: Android 11 options

It additionally seems that the brightness of good lighting might be without delay adjustable the use of the short keep an eye on settings. Customers will, it sort of feels, be capable to customize what seems within the menu too.

There’s additionally fast get right of entry to to the Google Pay cost approach in addition to the power to take a screenshot, energy off the telephone, restart the telephone or get right of entry to emergency data.

The tips was once found out throughout the new Controls API for Android 11, which is these days within the fingers of builders. You’ll be able to see the most recent model of the brand new energy menu within the video under:


It’s most likely Google would have showcased this option on the beta release match this week, however that’s now not going down because of the continued civil unrest in america.

The Android Builders Twitter account showed this weekend: “We’re excited to inform you extra about Android 11, however now isn’t the time to have a good time. We’re suspending the June third match and beta unencumber. We’ll be again with extra on Android 11, quickly.”

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By Sharan Stone

Sharan Stone has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade and has contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and the Oakland Tribune. As a founder and journalist for Daily Research Photographer, Sharon covers national and international developments.You can contact her at [email protected]