Google recently pushed the third Android 11 dev preview build to developer devices eligible to get it. In this post, we have collated new and interesting Android 11 features and changes found in the 3rd dev preview build so far.

While Google posted about the changes and new APIs keeping in mind the developers, enthusiasts were able to dig many new and interesting new features. We will keep the changelog updated as more features/changes are unearthed.

Undo gesture for App cards in Multitasking UI:

This may be a big change coming in Android 11. If by mistake or by design you closed any app card in the multitasking view you can bring it back quickly with an undo gesture.

Multitasking view has larger App cards with new shortcuts:

Larger app cards in multitasking UI with shortcuts for screenshot and share options.

Automatic revocation of app permissions:

If an app hasn’t been used for months its permission can be automatically revoked. This option is now available in the app permissions.

Notifications improvements:

You can now swipe away even persistent notifications in Android 11 DP3. Even notification shades show tweaks.

New Pop-up UI for screenshots:

A new pop-up UI for captured screenshots has been seen in Android 11 DP3.

Ethernet tethering (Hotspot) support:

This option should allow sharing Phones’ internet connection connecting a USB-to-ethernet adapter and then connecting a device to the adapter.

Individual control left/right sensitivity:

You can now control the left and right sensitivity for gesture navigation individually.

Other changes:

  • The volume menu has been renamed to sound.
  • New animation for Battery share menu