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Here’s everything new in Android 11 Beta 2 [Gallery]

With last month’s Beta 1, Google debuted a slew of user-facing changes from redesigned media and device controls to bubbles. Android 11 Beta 2 continues introducing new features today and we’re tracking everything new.

Over the coming hours, we’ll dive into Android 11 Beta 2’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 planning one more beta before the consumer launch this quarter to Pixel phones and other devices. If you want to install Android 11 on your compatible Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, or 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, DP3, DP4, and Beta 1.

New Now Playing history button

Screenshots appear in the notification shade again

Corner hint for resizing (drag up) picture-in-picture

‘Clock’ tab removed from Pixel Themes

Old Google Photos icon after reverting to v4.52, no Play Store update

Power off, Restart merged into one button

Simplified Recents menu actions

Shorter notification section titles

‘Conversations’ get dedicated Settings page

Media controls redesigned, can’t be disabled

Wildly different, non-Material ripple effect in media controls

New Screen Record icon in Quick Settings

Screen recording now supports capturing device audio

android 11 beta 2 screen recorder internal device audio

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