As Google’s Android 8.0 Oreo discharge advances gradually into the world, you may wind up confronting a confounding new inquiry: “What now?”
There’s a considerable measure to process about Oreo, all things considered, and some of its most intriguing increases aren’t instantly self-evident. So when you initially get the product on your telephone, don’t be shocked in the event that you wind up gazing vacantly at your screen and pondering what you ought to do to exploit your freshly discovered update.
Not to stress, however: I have ya secured. In the first place things in the first place, go get yourself a heavy bundle of treats to eat while considering these issues. (That is truly quite recently solid counsel for quickly, paying little respect to whether you’re managing an OS discharge named Oreo or not.)
Once you’re adequately snackified, advance through these eight Android 8.0 high focuses — the components I think will be among the most significant Oreo increments for most Android clients.
Are you Ready?
Enact Android 8.0’s Smart Wi-Fi setting
Got a Pixel? One of Oreo’s most helpful elements for your telephone is additionally one of its most hard to discover. How about we uncover it: Open up the Network and Internet segment of your framework settings, at that point tap the line marked “Wi-Fi” (a similar line that demonstrates your system name, in case you’re at present associated — and yes, you are right that it doesn’t resemble a line you’d even have the capacity to tap, on account of the flip close by it).
Tap “Wi-Fi inclinations” on the following screen and afterward initiate the flip by “Turn on Wi-Fi naturally.” Once that is done, swipe down from the highest point of your screen to open Android’s Quick Settings board. Tap the tile to kill your telephone’s Wi-Fi and, to wrap things up, search for affirmation of the component’s essence inside your warning board.
Ahh. Notice that? That is the sweet fragrance of robotization. Whenever you’re close to a system to which you’ve beforehand associated, your telephone will now naturally actuate Wi-Fi for you and sign you in, if necessary. No convoluted setup required — and no all the more leaving Wi-Fi on all the ideal opportunity for no genuine reason. (Note that for reasons unknown, this element is right now accessible just on Pixel telephones.)
Investigate Oreo’s warning channels
This next component isn’t upheld by an excessive number of applications presently, yet it’s well worth investigating all things considered. Open up Maps on your telephone and begin a route — to anyplace by any means; it truly doesn’t make a difference (unless, obviously, you’re really wanting to go to said put, in which case I’d recommend some place that serves tacos).
Once your route’s in progress, swipe down from the highest point of your screen to open Android’s notice board and search for the notice from Maps. Press and hold that notice, at that point tap the connection for “All Categories” that shows up. What’s more, with that, congrats: You’re somewhere inside the application’s warning channel setup focus.
Maps is an impeccable proving ground for this element since it has a huge amount of certain notice stations effectively settled. Look through them and choose which you think about. On the off chance that you discover any zones for which you’d rather not be advised, uncheck the switches close by them — or tap the depiction content to get to much more granular settings — then sit back, take a chomp of a treat and snicker derangedly in your recently discovered notice control.
(On the off chance that you ever need to disturb an application’s warning channels and don’t have a dynamic notice present to press and hold, coincidentally, you can get to this same area by looking in the Apps and Notifications segment of your framework settings. From that point, tap the line marked “Warnings,” tap the line named “Notices” (yes, again — on the following screen) and afterward simply discover the application you need in the rundown that shows up.)
Look at a themed warning
This present one’s simple: Start playing a tune in Google Play Music or in YouTube. Draw down your notice board and take a gander at the playback controls that show up for the application. The warning will be themed to coordinate the melody’s collection workmanship or the video’s thumbnail, and it’ll change with each new tune or video.
Rest a warning
This is by a wide margin my most loved Android 8.0 component. Next time you get a notice that you don’t have room schedule-wise to manage promptly, don’t give it a chance to wait in your notice board and wind up getting overlooked or incidentally rejected. Rather, slide it marginally to one side or the privilege and tap the time symbol that shows up at its edge.
Send the warning without end for however long bodes well. It’ll return as new and snatch your consideration at the assigned time — an inconceivably convenient alternative for the oblivious chuckleheads among us (counting yours genuinely).
Look at Oreo’s extended local record chief
Record chiefs are just the same old thing new to the Android aficionado group, however with Oreo, you can deal with essential document administration assignments appropriate inside the working framework — no outsider applications required.
Look at Android 8.0’s recently upgraded record chief by opening the Downloads application on your gadget, at that point tapping the three-dab menu symbol in the upper-right corner and choosing “Show interior stockpiling” from the menu that shows up.
Once you’ve done that, simply look in the left-of-screen menu to get to your telephone’s full document framework.
Despite everything you’ll require an outsider document supervisor for further developed record situated assignments, however with regards to essential perusing, moving and sharing, this straightforward instrument is there and prepared.
Change your gadget’s Night Light
Only one out of every odd telephone underpins this next component, as it has some related equipment prerequisites, yet in the event that you have a Pixel or another gadget where Night Light is empowered, Android 8.0 gives you a chance to take control of the tinting in a supportive new manner.
Head into the Display segment of your framework settings and search for the line named “Night Light.” (If you don’t see it, your gadget likely doesn’t bolster the element. Simply ahead and eat an additional treat as an incidental award — I won’t tell.) Tap that line, at that point play around with the slider for the Night Light’s power til you discover the evening time setting that is most straightforward on your eyes.
Turn on an openness catch
This last Oreo expansion is really intended for clients with debilitated vision or hearing, yet it truly is intriguing — and conceivably even important — for anybody to attempt. Open up the Accessibility area of your framework settings and afterward tap either “Select to Speak” or “Amplification” (or, in case you’re feeling particularly audacious, initial one and after that the other).
Take after the means to initiate the related catch, and you’ll see a fourth thing appear to one side of the principle Back, Home and Overview charges at the base of your screen. Tapping it will give you an on-request device for having components on your screen read resoundingly in the previous case and for zooming in and “amplifying” particular regions of your screen in the last mentioned.
What’s more, with that, dear companion, treat yourself to another treat. You’ve formally endured your Android Oreo introduction.
Place something into picture-in-picture mode
I’ll admit: I never really utilize Android’s part screen include. It’s awesome in principle, however in actuality, it infrequently fits into my telephone based work process in a way that bodes well.
Oreo’s new picture-in-picture mode, however? It’s quickly turning into a standard piece of my cell phone schedule. The most effortless approach to give it a shot is whether you have a dynamic Google Play Music/YouTube Red membership (sorry, my non-U.S.- abiding companions — an infuriating limitation, I know, yet continue perusing for a beneficial workaround). Simply open up YouTube, begin playing a video and afterward hit your Home or Overview key. The video will move down into a bit of gliding box that you can position anyplace on your screen while you surf the web, tweet your contemplations or do whatever else your valuable little heart wants.
No YouTube Red? Don’t worry about it: Open up Chrome on your telephone and draw up any page with an inserted video player. (Simple case: this page, which includes a video of some uncouth goofus blathering on about Android security. Or, on the other hand — shh — you can likewise go to YouTube.com and after that demand the desktop variant of the site inside Chrome’s menu. That’ll influence YouTube recordings to work with picture-in-picture mode without the requirement for a dynamic Red membership. You didn’t hear that from me, however.)
Begin playing the video, at that point tap the symbol inside its case to influence it to go full-screen. Tap your Home or Overview key, and there ya have it: full drifting magnificence, Android-Oreo-style.