Yesterday, Google launched Android 13. All Google Pixel phones are now updated; while other Android devices will get it “later this year.” Android 13 isn’t a huge improvement from Android 12; but it does offer some minor adjustments and new features that improve the user experience.
We’ve been using Android 13 for a while and have found many hidden features. Here are Android 13’s 7 best hidden features.
Privacy Dashboard 7-Day History
Android 13 combines the Security and Privacy settings; making them easier to find. Furthermore; Android 13’s new Privacy Dashboard contains a hidden features.
Android 12’s Privacy Dashboard exposes important permissions apps accessed in the last 24 hours and seven days. However, This 7-day view shows which apps repeatedly request sensitive permissions. The feature isn’t yet accessible for Pixel devices but will be soon.
Third-party file managers can’t access Android Data and Obb.
/Android/data and /Android/obb are used to install apps from third-party app stores or APK files. Android File Managers may access these directories. Google has restricted access to some directories in Android 13 for third-party file managers.
Split-screen app launches
Android 13 adds new split-screen functionality. First, you may launch split-screen mode from the notification shade. Long-press alerts to enter split-screen mode.
You can now launch a second app in split-screen mode. Moreover, You can split-screen two Chrome windows, for example. Android 13 includes the feature for large screens. All apps don’t support this functionality at launch; thus developers must update them.