Google’s latest feature drop for Android and Wear OS brings several new features to Android phones and Wear OS smartwatches. The new features will be available to users in the coming weeks, just in time for the holiday season.
- Cast to watch on Google TV
- The new reading mode on Android
- New search tool on the YouTube home screen
- Sharing a digital car key
- New festive photo designs in Google Photos
- New emoji sticker options
- New Wear OS features
The Google TV app will now allow you to cast content directly to your TV with a single click. You will be able to browse content on your phone while watching something on TV and also use your phone as a remote control.
Android’s new reading mode brings accessibility features for a better reading experience. You can customize the font type, size, color, text-to-speech, and playback speed.
Easily access content from YouTube on your home screen with a quick tap. YouTube’s new home screen widget lets you access your subscription feed, favorite videos, and shorts right from your home screen.
Compatible digital car keys can now be shared with other Google Pixel phones or iPhones via your phone’s Digital Wallet app.
Google Photos is getting new festive photo design options created by Yao Cheng Design. Users can choose their own images and then arrange them in one of several new design options.
You can now incorporate more emoji into stickers via Gboard.
Wear OS Tiles are easy to navigate shortcuts to apps like Contacts, Google Maps, and Weather. Google Keep has been updated with an improved look that better fits smartwatch screens. Adidas Running now supports Google Assistant voice commands.