The shift to remote working in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has not slowed Google's efforts to complete the annual Android update cycle, as Android 11's third developer preview fell on Thursday.
In addition to bug fixes and quality of life improvements for developers, among the new features, including the developer preview that should make end users happy, is the addition of a real "clear all" command for notifications.
The current implementation rejects priority and silent notifications, but leaves persistent or "running" notifications for certain apps that are constantly running in the background. If you swipe away these persistent notifications in Android 1
Other improvements teased for Android 11 based on previews developers include chat bubbles, security enhancements, and more.
Available to download from the Android Developers website and flash for Pixel 2, 3 and 4 handsets, Android 11 Developer Preview 3 is the latest developer preview before Google releases the first beta of Android 11, expected to be released in May will appear for those with eligible devices who enroll in the Android Beta program. The stable, public version of Android 11 should hit phones in Q3 2020.
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