The release of Android 5.0 Lollipop was announced last year by Google on June 25, 2014. It was released on November 12, 2014 with numerous enhancements and features for select devices such as Google Nexus, Sony Droid Phones, and Samsung. In this review, we’ll talk about the 10 newest features you’ll need to try after updating or installing Android 5.0 Lollipop.
This guest is not Dan Stevens and will not damage your data. The new guest mode makes it easy for you to share your devices with your friends and family without their having access to your personal information. You have to check this function. It can be enabled from notifications by tapping your account avatar and selecting Add Guest.
The Pin App feature is a cool sharing system that lets you pin apps to your account and restrict access to guests. This function can be activated via the settings.
This is the best improvement, Google has made efforts to improve battery life for your device. This feature gives you the counters that tell you the remaining charge time and time until the next charge. Go to Settings -> Battery to see the time remaining until the battery dies down. When the battery saver mode is on, the battery life can be extended by 90 minutes. This is ideal if you are traveling without a charger. You can activate this function via the menu button.
Tap & Start
Tap & Go is commonly used for near field communication devices. You can set up your new phone simply by tapping it on your old phone. It automatically syncs apps from Google Play with all configurations and settings.
With Lollipop you can set the priority of notifications. Priority mode stops alerts based on the settings of your choice and allows only the most important notifications or notifications from key applications. The priority mode is similar to the silent mode. To activate the priority mode, click on the volume button on your device so that only certain notifications reach your device.
Lollipop uses the Material Design user interface for all devices it runs on. As soon as you upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop, you will notice this. The material design of Google brings shades, rich colors and an attractive user interface for Android devices. New colors, edge-to-edge enhancements, light and shadow make the interface easy to use.
Add trusted devices
Users can tune their device to a trusted device via Bluetooth or NFC. The device automatically turns off the security pattern on your Android device when it is nearby. This means that you do not have to unlock the device when driving or driving at home. To enable it, go to Settings, select Security, then Smart Lock and Trusted Devices. Smart Lock is available only if you have set the pattern or passcode for your device.
The Lollipop update has also improved the Quick Settings menu. Use the Quick Settings slider to control the flashlight, adjust the brightness, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and screen rotation.
Overview of apps
This feature has been customized by Apple iOS. In older versions of Android, all your open apps will disappear as soon as you turn off your device. Now you can start with Lollipop where you left off. Apps will be available on the overview screen so you can quickly access your work, songs, photos, and even recent searches.
Google Fit is a Health Kit API for Android devices that started around the same time as Lollipop but supports Android 4.0 and higher. Google Fit is a competitor to Apple’s health kit, which captures user fitness data from a mobile device or smartwatch. Physical activities such as cycling, running or walking are recorded.
Additional features added in Android Lollipop
- Added 15 new additional languages and now supports 68 languages.
- Improved colorblind abilities
- ART enhancement for faster and easier use.
- Improved keyboard to support multiple languages.
- Nexus devices Feedback
- Improved graphics, video and camera capabilities.
- Play Flappy Bird Clone on the new Android version as Easter Egg app.