Android 14 Update Simplifies Sharing

The Android 14 preview program is available from February 2023, and the final public release to AOSP and OEMs is scheduled for later in the year. As of now, Android 14 Beta 4 is the most recent update right now. Before the arrival of the stable version to all the Android phones out there, plenty of updates and features are being included every day. As a part of this, Google is bringing extraordinary features that offer enhanced performance than the prior ones.

A reliable source, 9to5Google, has revealed the changes that were found in the latest two versions of Android 14(Beta 3 and Beta 4). Google is working to make Android compatible with all devices and accessible to a large number of users with every operating system upgrade. This change reports that the share sheet has been improved, which makes the sharing process quicker. This fixation seems necessary as the share sheet, a key element in Android, has always had flaws in Google’s OS.

The share sheet in this most recent beta version of Android 14 introducing a fifth icon in place of the customary four like in Android 13; the new feature will result in more possibilities visible on the screen. To look at the entire list of sharing options, we need to just scroll the sheet. Now looking into how this feature actually works, the OS notifies the user when they share a link and displays a preview of it when copying a URL from a web browser and sharing it.

IMG: 9to5google

Additionally, it is said that the right side will display a button to copy whatever content you are sharing to your clipboard, and the image that the user wants to share can be modified using the Pencil icon. With every update, the share sheet was aimed to become faster in some manner, but it seems that Google has made it through the latest Android 14 upgrade.

What About the Samsung One UI 6.0 & Android 14?

The much-awaited release of Android 14 (One UI 6.0) for Samsung Galaxy smartphones is expected this week. However, the initial rollout will be in beta form, limiting access to those enrolled in the beta program. Notably, the update will initially be available for the latest high-end smartphones from Samsung. Stay tuned for more updates on the widespread release.

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