Google announced several new features for some Android apps, including Password Checkup. This checks whether the password that users enter into the apps is stolen or not. Password verification is already in the Chrome browser.
When users using Autofill enter a password into an app, Google verifies this password. If this password appears to have been stolen before, the user will receive a notification. In this notice, the user is advised to change this password. Feature works on smartphones running Android version 9 or higher.
Google also announces that Maps will get a dark mode. This app has already switched to dark mode in evening navigation mode, but now Google is introducing a setting that allows the app to be constantly used in dark mode. Android Auto also gets games and supports custom wallpapers and shortcuts.
The Messages, TalkBack, and Assistant apps are the last three to get new features. In Assistant, it should become easier to give commands when the phone is locked or away. So he was certain Cards Abbreviated, which can be read faster. Users can also grant permission to process some personal user data when the screen is locked. When users agree, they can, for example, send text messages and make phone calls when the phone is locked.
In Messages, users will soon be able to schedule messages so that they can send them at a later time. Finally, the TalkBack screen reader has been updated with an improvement Gestures And menus. Announced Android functions will be released in phases for smartphones starting Tuesday.