It’s here with us Android 6.0 Marshmallow , the new version of the operating system Google to begin officially reach the first mobile devices in the coming weeks, with the Nexus the first update.
After Lollipop launched last year, Android Marshmallow is the next big update that will our favorite operating system that touch perfection. It comes filled with many improvements and new features, many of them demanded by users, such as:
Marshmallow comes one of the most requested features for many years. Officially arrives administrator permissions . We finally have control over the permissions to further ensure your privacy and security. We can decide which permissions can access each application, as permits calendar, contacts, camera, microphone, SMS, sensors, telephone and location.
Now on Tap
Now Tap on is the expansion of Google Now all our device. With a long keypress us a card with information about what is appearing on screen. For example, if we are reading an email from a friend who tells us to go to the cinema to watch a movie by pressing “Now on Tap” We the tab of the same movie will appear.
With Marshmallow reaches the official support for fingerprint sensors . Now compatible devices we can authenticate with our fingerprint, either to unlock the device or to make any payment to Google Play or Android Pay.
Automatic backup for applications
Android now made backups and restores full and automatic data strong> of our applications after changing device or after factory reset to continue with all our data and items.
Voice commands Android Marshmallow be more complete. Now applications can make us to voice their own questions with a list of options to launch voice the content we want. For example, a music application will ask us what we want to hear gender.
To share content with our contacts we will not have to select an application and then contact first. Direct Share With just have to directly select the contact. In the same sharing window will see the beginning of our frequent contacts list associated with the most common applications that we communicate with them.
Greater battery saving
Marshmallow squeeze the battery with” Doze “, the new system will try to minimize wakelocks when the device is not being used actively because for example we are sleeping. Applications shall increase the frequency of sync when the device recognizes that we are making heavy use.
Support for Bluetooth pen
You will be able to synchronize and connect a pen supports Bluetooth with our device. Marshmallow bear its buttons and pen pressure to provide more actions that you can not have just by touching the screen with your finger.
Add more email accounts from the Wizard
When we set up our first device, the wizard will now allow us to add more email accounts. Previously only allowed us to add Gmail, now we can add accounts Exchange, Yahoo, Outlook and any account IMAP and POP.
The lock screen is renewed. Direct access to calls has been replaced by access to voice commands Google. To access the camera and voice commands have to click on their access and slide sideways, and it does not slide from either side, which make up the problem at Lollipop, often we wanted to slide error notification and we entered Camera or calls.
Volume Control Simplified
The old way who disappeared in silence back in Marshmallow Lollipop. Now after the vibration mode will silence. This new sound control allows us now display all controls tone volume, media and alarm.
Do Not Disturb
The priority interrupts Lollipop Marshmallow have moved on to the quick adjustments under the new name of “Do Not Disturb”. Clicking on “Do Not Disturb” mode are total silence, only alarms and only priority.
The setting “Do Not Disturb” allows us to adjust that notifications are of priority and creating automation rules. Thanks to the rules of time and event rules we can say under what circumstances we want its different modes Not Disturb is activated.
Marshmallow hides a system configurator IU with which we can tinker around with the system interface for eg remove icons of the status bar or customize settings Quick .
Show the percentage of the battery icon
The system configurator IU also find the new show the percentage in the battery icon .
If you’re a developer and you make lots of screenshots, Also in the system configurator IU you will find the new show which cleans the status bar notification icons and displays the time 6:00 way.
Paragraph App Information is renewed. Now has access to the storage sections, use of data, permits, notifications, Open by default, Battery and Memory, which will be much easier to control and manage our applications.
Settings> Applications are the new section options Advanced with which configure the permissions, links to applications, default applications, which applications can write about other applications, which can change system settings or not using battery optimization.
Application Links we can link each of our applications with URLs for certain siempres links open in their respective applications. For example, all Twitter links are opened with the application of Twitter and do not ask every few minutes which application to open the link.
With the new section on Default Applications will be much easier to say what new applications will default web browser, our SMS application, phone application and our assistant.
Writing about other applications
paragraph Writing about other applications applications can say and what we do not want content displayed above other applications.
Changing system settings
Changing system settings , as the name suggests, that is to say that applications may or may not change our system settings.
battery optimization is the section where you can disable the new battery saving “Doze” for certain applications, for example if we are not concerned that lower the frequency synchronization Hangouts when we are sleeping.
The storage settings premiered new interface by adding a new file browser that allows us to explore all our folders to delete or copy files.
The new version of Android debuts new paragraph Report in the settings. There we will see the average memory usage of the entire device, allowing us to see the use of 3, 6, 12 hours and one day. We can also see the memory used by applications.
Marshmallow selector opens a new text that puts us closer to hand their options to copy, cut, paste, select all, etc …
Disable popup notifications
If you liked the emerging reports now Marshmallow Lollipop can disable them. Of course, application by application from their notification settings by disabling the “Allow preview”.
From Marshmallow Settings Google let show its application in the application launcher to integrate with the system settings. Now they are in Settings> Google
Support Hotspot 2.0 version. 1: Wi-Fi at 5 GHz
Android is compatible with Hotspot 2.0 version 1 on compatible devices such as Nexus Nexus 6 and 9. This way we can create in our device a Wi-Fi zone using the frequency of 5 GHz.
Bluetooth continuous search to improve Location
Settings> Location> Looking we see that Android now Bluetooth devices is always looking to improve our location but we have the Bluetooth turned off. This option can be disabled.
Reset Network Settings
Settings> Backup and restore We can now reset the network settings to restore our NPC connections Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Using battery mAh
When you inquire battery using an application now see your battery usage ** calculated mAh * .
Delete screenshot of notification
When making a screenshot of notification now have the option to delete it.
USB to load only default
By default and for safety when a USB cable to connect your device mode will only load . We will press its notification to change the mode to transfer files.
Search settings only in the general list
The browser settings and only available from the main view and not all paragraphs to avoid confusions caused the user to find the search in all sections, as for example, in the application manager seemed that the search was to filter applications when it was to look for general settings.
Screen Mode 4K
Marshmallow allows applications can be represented in a 4K resolution, provided that hardware is compatible.
Support USB 3.1 Type-C
Finally, Android 6.0 Marshmallow adds support for the new USB 3.1 Type-C connection that in a few years longer be a standard. With Type-C USB 3.1 file transfer will be much faster and you can choose the direction of the load, which can be loaded from your Android device other devices
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September 29, 2015
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