Google recently launched the Android Q beta program for Pixel phones. Instead of releasing the first beta only for developers, Google is letting anyone sign up and install the beta. Now playing: Watch this: Android Q preview: What’s new in beta? 1:56 Naturally, we installed it as fast as possible. While we continue to dig around and find new, hidden and unannounced goodies, below are five features coming to Android Q worth getting excited about. Keep in mind, Android Q is currently in beta — the first beta at that! — so features will likely change or be removed altogether. We will update this post as needed. Wi-Fi and QR Codes Sharing your Wi-Fi network password with friends or asking for theirs can be awkward. Android Q has a new feature that lets you create a QR code for your Wi-Fi network, or scan a QR code to join a Wi-Fi network, directly in the device’s Wi-Fi settings. Undo app removal Ever accidentally remove an app from your home screen, and then realize you can’t remember what app was there? I have. With Android Q, you have a few seconds after an app has been removed to undo the change. You’ll find the undo button along the bottom of the screen. Press it and bam, the app is back where it belongs. Location control Android is finally getting more granular control over how an app can use location information. Currently, you can give an app access to your location either… [Read full story]
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