5 Cool New Features You Must Try in Android 14

Android 14 It’s currently available for Pixel phone owners and is rolling out to other phones as we speak, and while it doesn’t include many new features, there are some cool updates for your phone. It is worth using them. We’ve picked 5 of our favorites that you should try as soon as Android 14 hits your device.


1) Emoji wallpapers

Get Android 14 to make wallpapers for you.
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Emoji wallpapers were one of the first features of Android 14 that Google introduced, allowing you to create a background from your chosen emoji instead of an image. The feature first arrived on Pixel devices with subsequent Android 13 updates, but you should be able to access them on any Android phone once Android 14 rolls out.

Open it from settings Wallpaper and styleThen More wallpapers And Emoji workshop. The wallpaper generator lets you choose a selection of emoticons you want to combine, the pattern you want it to appear in, and the color scheme you want to use. Every wallpaper you create is saved in a gallery so you can come back to it whenever you want.


2) Photo permissions

Have more control over file access in Android 14.

Have more control over file access in Android 14.
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With Android 14, Google’s mobile operating system matches iOS, allowing you to limit what photos and videos an app can access.

Now there’s a third option that allows access to specific photos and videos: tap Allow access to all photos, Select photosOr do not allow When the permission request appears on the screen. To find these options again, open Settings, then select Programsselect a program and select permissions And then Photos and videos.


3) Customize the lock screen

Android 14 lets you make the lock screen your own.

Android 14 lets you make the lock screen your own.
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Perhaps the most notable upgrade in Android 14 is the additional lock screen customization tools you get: From Settings, choose Wallpaper and styleand you’ll see that the next page is now split into lock screen And Main Page Sections

this lock screen The tab is where the new options are. You can change the wallpaper and colors as before, but now you can swipe left and right on the lock screen preview to cycle through different clock styles until you find the one you like the most.

by using shortcuts Finally, you can change the shortcut buttons that appear in the lower left and right corners of the lock screen. None, Camera, Do not disturb, Main Page, silent, QR code scanner, torch, Video cameraAnd wallet.

to knock Color and size of the watch To find more options via Color tab, you can set the color of the lock screen clock independently of other system colors, via swatches and the saturation slider. Size, You can choose between them dynamic (The clock size changes based on what’s on the screen) and Nonsignificant (The clock is always set to the smaller size).


4) The notification will flash

Upgrade your alerts with Android 14.

Upgrade your alerts with Android 14.
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If you want to be more alert when notifications arrive, Android 14 makes it possible: you can turn on the camera flash or the display flash or both whenever something needs your attention.

From Settings, tap Notifications And then Flash notifications to find Camera flash And Flash screen Tap Change switches Flash screen Label and use it instead of a color change switch Preview Option to check how the effect looks.


5) Regional preferences

Tell Android 14 your preferences.

Tell Android 14 your preferences.
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Different parts of the world measure temperature differently, and in Android 14 you can set your preferences system-wide, rather than specifying it in each individual app. You can find the option below System, languagesAnd Regional preferences in the settings

At the time of writing, there are two different options to set here: Temperatures And first day of the week. Make your choices accordingly or leave the decision to apps, and note that app developers will need to update their apps to be compatible with these regional preferences in Android 14.

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