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Get festive this holiday season with new Android featuresGet festive this holiday season with new Android featuresInteraction Designer, Google Assistant

Reading Time: 5 minutes Special delivery! As we head into the busiest time of year, Android is becoming even more helpful with new features that make it a joy to create, capture, relive, and share holiday memories — all while strengthening security and personalization. Let’s take a look at what’s new. Keep your family on track this season with […]

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Training the next generation of Android developersTraining the next generation of Android developersHead of Developer Inspiration & Inclusion

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pictured left to right: Natalia Villalobos, Omoju Miller, Laura Markell and Kat Kuan In 2015, Developer Advocate Kat Kuan and I took a walk around the marshlands of Google’s Mountain View campus. We asked ourselves, “Why aren’t there more people of diverse backgrounds building apps for Android?” We noticed that the Android training content offered […]

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Widgets just got better on Android 12Widgets just got better on Android 12Product Director

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last week, we announced new widgets for Android to bring helpful content and actions from your Google apps right to your Home screen. And today, they’re officially live. Here’s a rundown of what’s now available, and what we’re most excited about. Personalization with Material You Your device should be just as unique as you are, […]

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Bring your WhatsApp chat history to AndroidBring your WhatsApp chat history to AndroidProduct Manager

Reading Time: 2 minutes Switching to a new phone can be a daunting experience, especially if you are moving to a completely different operating system. We want to make this process easier, so with the recent Android 12 release, we added the ability to transfer all your essentials by connecting your iPhone with your new Android phone using a […]

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A dozen things to love in Android 12A dozen things to love in Android 12VP of Engineering

Reading Time: 4 minutes Android 12, which starts rolling out on Pixel 3 and above today, delivers even more personal, safe and effortless experiences on your device. It features a totally reimagined and personalized user interface, new privacy features that are designed for your safety, and more seamless ways to get right into your gameplay or even switch to […]

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The best of Google available on Samsung Galaxy foldablesThe best of Google available on Samsung Galaxy foldablesVice President, Platforms and Ecosystems Marketing

Reading Time: 4 minutes From split-screen multitasking with the power of Google Workspace apps to hands-free Duo calls in Flex mode, Google and Samsung continue to work together to create more helpful experiences on Android foldables. When we combine the helpfulness of Google’s apps and services with Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G devices, a […]

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Two new tools that make your phone even more accessibleTwo new tools that make your phone even more accessibleProduct Manager, Google ResearchProduct Manager, Central Accessibility Team

Reading Time: 4 minutes Every day, people use voice commands, like “Hey Google,” or their hands to navigate their phones. However, that’s not always possible for people with severe motor and speech disabilities.  To make Android more accessible for everyone, we’re introducing two new tools that make it easier to control your phone and communicate using facial gestures: Camera […]

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New Android features coming this seasonNew Android features coming this seasonProduct Lead

Reading Time: 5 minutes With Android, you can look forward to your device getting better and better throughout the year. From accessibility to Android Auto to features that make your life just a little easier, like Assistant and Gboard, we’re rolling out new features that help you do more, stay secure and have more fun with your Android phone. […]

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Upgrade your drive with Google as your copilotUpgrade your drive with Google as your copilotProduct Director, Google AssistantProduct Director, Android for Cars

Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you drive with your phone clipped to your air vent? Or does your car have the latest built-in infotainment system? No matter what kind of car you own, Google is ready to make your drive better.  We’re bringing updates to Google Assistant driving mode, Android Auto and cars with Google built-in (welcome Honda!) to […]

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Polishing up emoji and making them easier to sharePolishing up emoji and making them easier to shareCreative Director

Reading Time: 4 minutes We talk a lot about the most frequently used emoji — 😂, 😭,❤️… But what about 📬? Who will speak for 📓? With over 3,521 emoji, there are a lot you have to scroll past to get to 👑. While working from home, plus the delay of Unicode’s next emoji release, we had some time […]

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Highlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitHighlights from the Google for Games Developer SummitGoogle for Games

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week, we hosted the Google for Games Developer Summit, a free digital event for game developers, publishers and advertisers to come together globally. Though we couldn’t meet in person, we’re grateful for the chance to share our latest solutions for developers to create immersive and memorable gaming experiences for players everywhere. All keynotes and […]

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A new Android smartphone and 5G partnership with JioA new Android smartphone and 5G partnership with JioCEO of Google and Alphabet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Editor’s note: Today, we announced the next steps in our partnership with Jio Platforms, including a new, affordable Jio smartphone built with an optimized version of Android OS and a new 5G collaboration powered by Google Cloud. The following is adapted from remarks delivered by Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, at Reliance Industries’ […]

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6 new features on Android this summer6 new features on Android this summerProgram Manager, Android

Reading Time: 4 minutes From keeping your account password safe to scheduling text messages to send at the right moment, we’re constantly rolling out new updates to the 3 billion active Android devices around the world. Today, we’re welcoming summer with six updates for your Android that focus on safety  — so you’re protected at every turn. 1. Android […]

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16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier16 updates from Google I/O that’ll make your life easier

Reading Time: 6 minutes Part of our mission is to help make your daily life easier. At I/O this year, we shared news about a wide range of products and services that’ll do just that, from starting your car with your phone to searching your screenshots using Google Lens. Here are just a few of the features you should […]