New Android 4.2.2 Features and Fixes

Android 4.2.2 is now available for download so here is a list of some of the new features you should expect to get. In addition, Google decided to fix some of the sound issues that caused various problems to users in the past.

One of the new features that have been embedded on Google’s new operating system is the download notification bar. This characteristic gives users the possibility to verify how much time is required for the complete download of the app. Even though this feature does not make a huge improvement for the operating system, it nevertheless offers additional information to users.

The second change that Google has operated on Android 4.2.2 is the look of the Quick Settings menu. The Bluetooth and Wi-Fi squares can now be long pressed in order to use them as actual toggles. The other power controls usually work the other way around, that is, you press them normally to toggle and you long press them for settings. This change might not please Android users, who will most likely have to perform a lot of pressings before determining which controls must be long pressed and which must not.

Users who have already upgraded to Android 4.2.2 will enjoy a wider array of sounds. The device notifies you that the Wireless is Charging by making a specific sound. This feature was not available until now and reviewers were very pleased by it. In case you grew tired of the embarrassing “farty” noise that Android was making when it ran out of battery, you’ll be happy to hear the Google has replaced this sound, as well.

The update does not feature very big changes, but the small progress has, nevertheless been appreciated by users. The update is not available for all Nexus devices as Google will be rolling it out in stages in the following days. Those who haven’t received the update yet should not be impatient as they will most likely get it within the following days.

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