Google Android Q Beta 4 released now, available for update!

Navigation gestures, more features and expect smoother system!

This morning, Google released Android Q Beta 4 update, the latest beta after the May 3 I/O Conference Beta 3 went live today. This version freezes the API (level 29), which means that application developers can fully test the functionality, compatibility, and stability of the app based on this version.

According to the previously announced timeline, after Beta 4, Q3 will have two beta versions of Beta 5 and Beta 6. The official Android version is expected to finally arrive by August.

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At present, the Android developer’s official website has launched a factory image (APP4.190502.018) for all Pixel phones (including Pixel 3a/3a XL). They have also pushed updates for the mobile phone users who have registered for the Beta project. Interestingly, The Essential Phone has also been awarded the Google Android Q Beta 4 update.

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Android Q beta 4 changes

In terms of change, the Beta 4 update has added native face unlocking, gesture navigation. They have added a rotation lock floating button, bottom strip lengthening. There’s notification management to introduce priority prompt icon. Now the status bar notification messages can be cleared from any direction, and so on.

So all of these updates were long awaited. More changes will definitely come our way as the Beta 5 and Beta 6 updates come forth! So guys are you already using the Beta 3 and haven’t updated yet? If that’s the case then go forth and do it right away! What are your thoughts on all these changes in the Beta 4 update? Do let us know in the comments section below! Don’t forget to subscribe to Inspire2Rise for more amazing tech updates like this one!

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Google Android Q Beta 4 released now, available for update!

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