Google rolling out new Pixel ‘Examine for replace’ UI with Materials Theme tweaks

With the January security patch this week, many observed that the Google Pixel’s “Check for update” button was working as meant once more. Google is now rolling out a redesign to the System replace display that adopts a handful of Materials Theme tweaks.

We managed to allow this new UI with the newest model of Google Play companies final week, however it now seems to be rolling out in accordance with Android Police. Like different Material Theme revamps, Google facilities necessary elements of the UI, together with the telephone icon and “Your system is updated” standing. That icon already follows Google’s newest design language with daring define and hole interiors.

Whereas this interface was beforehand already stark white, Google is eradicating the sunshine blue app bar on this new model. In the meantime, that trace of coloration continues to be current within the app icon and the infamous “Examine for replace.”

It’s now a correctly outlined button and moved to the underside of the display fairly than simply beneath the “Final profitable test for replace” standing. Tapping — or mashing — the button reveals a brand new checking animation. As an alternative of a loading progress bar, it’s now an animating round indicator that takes up a big portion of the display.


Nonetheless, this fullscreen UI does take away the “Android model” and “Safety patch stage” info whereas your gadget is checking for updates.

The present secure model of Google Play companies continues to be 14.7.99, with stories of the brand new interface rolling out on 15.0.85. We’ve got but to come across the redesign on any of our Pixel units.


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