Google has released a new build, Android 7.1.2 Nougat, for Pixel and Nexus devices enrolled in the beta program. Huawei Nexus 6P seems to benefit the most from the latest software update.
As reported by Droid-Life, the changelog for the latest release Android 7.1.2 beta is as following:
This update will install a beta version of Android Nougat 7.1.2 (NPG47I) on your Pixel. New features include app shortcuts, image keyboard support, and more. This pre-release version may contain errors and defects that can affect normal functioning of your device. To learn more about the Android Beta Program or opt out, visit www.android.com.beta. Downloading updates over cellular data or metered Wi-Fi networks may lead to additional charges.
Nexus 6P owners are witnessing a slightly tweaked changelog than the one mentioned above since the fingerprint gesture support has finally arrived. Now the Nexus 6P owners can bring down the notification tray by using the fingerprint swipe gesture. The toggle can be found in the “Moves” area in the settings app. Just to remind, the same feature was rolled out to Nexus 5X owners last month.
Once again, it’s a beta update and will roll out to select devices (Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player) enrolled in the beta testing program of Google operating system.
For those who don’t know, Android beta program gives users an opportunity to try out pre-release versions of Android and provide feedback. Devices that you opt-in to the program will receive an over-the-air (OTA) update to the latest beta version of Android N. Only the eligible devices can register for the beta program. You can visit the Android beta program page HERE for more details.
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