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Here’s everything new in Android 11 Developer Preview 4 [Gallery]

Despite just being developer previews, the first three Android 11 releases have had their share of new features and UI tweaks. The unscheduled Android 11 DP4 is available today and we’re finding every new feature.

Over the coming hours, we’ll dive into Android 11 DP4’s new features and every single change. (The newest updates will be at top of this list. Be sure to check back often.)

Google is now planning seven releases over the coming months before the consumer launch in Q3 2020 to Pixel and other devices. If you want to quickly install the Android 11 DP1 on your compatible Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, and Pixel 4 XL, be sure to check out our step-by-step guide.

For reference, here’s everything new in Android 11 Developer Preview 1, DP2, and DP3.

Picture-in-picture gets resizing and other UI changes

Android 11 picture-in-picture resize

Android 11

Google prepares an overdue gesture tutorial for Android 11

android gesture tutorial google

‘Undo’ gesture for app removals in multitasking removed

‘Recents’ adds ‘Select’ mode to highlight shareable text

Pixel Themes adds new icon shapes alongside other launcher tweaks

android 11 developer preview 4 shapes

Fix for time, battery getting cut off in status bar

android 11 bug

DP4 no longer lets you dismiss persistent, ongoing notifications

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