Android 11 developer preview 3 (DP3) is right here for Pixel smartphones and it brings a number of new options and adjustments. Developer previews launched by the corporate are meant for the builders and producers in order that they’ll prepare for the upcoming model of working system. Based on Google’s roadmap for Android 11, developer previews appear to finish in April, with beta releases beginning in Might. So, that is most certainly the ultimate developer preview for Android 11.
The Android 11 DP3 comes with construct quantity RPP3.200230.017 with the April 2020 safety patch. Pixel cellphone customers who’re utilizing the Android 11 developer preview 2 will obtain over-the-air (OTA) replace for DP3. Alternatively, they’ll discover the construct for his or her respective Pixel cellphone on Google’s developer preview obtain web page. Nevertheless, it isn’t advisable to flash a Developer Preview in your major system except what you might be doing.
As with all developer previews, the Android 11 developer preview Three is formally supported on Google Pixel 4, Pixel Four XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3, Pixel Three XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL.
Now, let’s check out what all Google has added with the most recent developer preview.
App exit causes updates
With DP3, Google has up to date the ‘exit causes API’ that permits customers to request particulars for why an app exited. Contemplating the suggestions it received from customers of the earlier developer preview, the corporate has up to date its API (software program interface). As there are a number of the reason why an app could be exited, together with crashes, system kill, or person motion, this API makes it simpler to know what the explanation was.
This function is focused in the direction of builders who work on giant APKs (Android software bundle) which might be greater than 2GB in measurement. Google says putting in these giant APKs with Android Debug Bridge (ADB) with the assistance of ADB Incremental function in Android 11 is 10 occasions sooner. This function is a part of a “broad suite of latest instruments” that Google is engaged on enhance the productiveness of recreation builders. Nevertheless, ADB Incremental in DP3 solely works with Pixel Four and Pixel Four XL telephones.
Wi-fi Debugging was current within the earlier developer preview as properly, however with DP3, the expertise has been made simpler. Wi-fi debugging permits the cellphone to be linked wi-fi to the host pc permitting builders to extra effectively make adjustments and preview them. Google plans on implementing “an built-in expertise for Wi-fi Debugging with QR code scanning” someday sooner or later with an Android Studio launch. As of now, builders can use the pairing code workflow to get began.
New safety protocol
With DP3, Google has added GWP-ASan that detects reminiscence errors throughout vital parts with out having an influence on system efficiency or minimal overhead. With this, builders can discover and repair reminiscence issues of safety.
Speaking about Google’s roadmap for Android 11, developer previews had been to final from February to April with beta releases ranging from Might. The ultimate launch for Android 11 is predicted within the third quarter of this 12 months. As of now, the search big appears to be on monitor with its developments as the primary DP launched in February, adopted by the second DP in March.