Android 11 makes it easier than ever to stay on top of your messages, all thanks to the new Conversations Notifications feature. Interested in learning how it works and how to get the most out of it? This is for you!
Android 11's second public beta has dropped as Google now focuses on platform stability. The company did not highlight new features with this release, urging developers to polish up their apps as the operating system gears up for release.
With Android 11, Google boosted Android's support for smart home products, made it easier to keep up with conversations, and has implemented support for digital government IDs. Depending on your OEM, you might see exactly none of those features.
The Android 11 Beta is limited to the Pixels for now, but OnePlus, Xiaomi, and OPPO have confirmed their participation in the beta rollout. The latest phones from these manufacturers will be getting the Android 11 Beta before the end of June.
Android 11 has graduated from Developer Preview to Beta, bringing fresh features and quite a bit of polish. But it's still unfinished — and here's what you need to keep in mind when choosing to install it on your own phone.