Android 14: Everything you need to know about biggest update for 2023

Certainly, the most exciting thing about a big Android update is being able to follow a pattern, in order to get a taste of all the new features. Alternatively, Google Android 12 update is considered to be the biggest visual redesign of the operating system. Now, we heading toward Android 14 by considering all the previous alterations in mind.

Although Android 14 first beta hasn’t arrived yet while at the same time, we already have a few hints about this future upcoming. Since each new release arrives with certain add-on features and improvements. Also, in the coming months, its first developer previews are predicted to arrive for limited Pixel devices. So, without wasting much time, we step directly toward the features that we going to have in Android 14.

What’s Android 14 called?

Notably, Google jettison its dessert naming scheme for Android two years back with Android 10’s brand redesign. However, the same name scheme is said to be continued for internal teams. Android 11, for instance, was called Red Velvet, while Android 12 is known as Snow Cone. In the same way, Android 13 is termed Tiramisu. Alternatively, Google is not able to hide its Android 14’s a secret.

List of dessert names of all Android versions so far:

  • Android 1.5: Cupcake
  • Android 1.6: Donut
  • Android 2.0: Eclair
  • Android 2.2: Froyo
  • Android 2.3: Gingerbread
  • Android 3.0: Honeycomb
  • Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Android 4.1: Jelly Bean
  • Android 4.4: KitKat
  • Android 5.0: Lollipop
  • Android 6.0: Marshmallow
  • Android 7.0: Nougat
  • Android 8.0: Oreo
  • Android 9: Pie
  • Android 10: Quince Tart
  • Android 11: Red Velvet Cake
  • Android 12: Snow Cone
  • Android 13: Tiramisu
  • Android 14: Upside-Down Cake

Will my device get Android 14?

Those who have Google’s most recent smartphone, like the Pixel 7 series are those who will first get the taste of Android 14 when it arrives. While it is also expected for other devices to have it soon afterward.

What’s new in Android 14 so far?

Although Android 14 is not dropped, still we already know some of its noticeable changes.

Stop sideloading outdated applications

Each update comes with some visible changes at the API level. Therefore, not to break the compatibility it those apps, the company will also provide support for older APIs too.

The share menu might finally get better

As Android has continuously received problems with the share menu from earlier. Therefore, forthcoming updates are expected to fix it.

Google seems to add a new app to the system image that comprises Android 13 QPR1 beta. Its source code discloses that the new “Intent Resolver” app will handle the implementation of Android’s “chooser” code.

Updatable root certificates are coming

Earlier with Android, the only mean to share new certificates was via an OTA update.  Since they’re stored in your phone’s system partition. Now, this going to be changed with the forthcoming Android 14 as Google is making to root store on your phone.

Health Connect may come as part of Android 14

There are numerous health-tracking apps, and each of these is designed to check each vital that you may want to track. Also, earlier there was no one API that health apps in order to leverage to share data. To overcome this, Google comes with Health Connect, which is Google’s answer to the problem.

Say hello over the satellite

Android 14 will, As per Google’s Senior Vice President for Android Hiroshi Lockheimer, support satellite communication. He said that Google is “designing for satellites” and that the company is excited to support partners “in enabling all of this in the next version of Android.”

Android 14 Everything You Need To Know

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