Google has a whole host of new features introduced with Android 5.0 lollipop. Some are obvious, others hiding something.
Here you will gain an overview of the features that you should not miss
QUICK ACCESS TO APP INFO
So far the multitasking menu , it was possible to get a long press on an app directly to the information screen in which to delete the app cache or the data or or can force quit the app. The app permissions you can see here . This is not easily possible with lollipop, but there is a way to not only have to muck through the settings to access the app information. ( To Settings> About phone > frequent fast typing on the build number > Developer options under Settings visible as a menu item ) this enabled the developer options. Now you can batch of activities and recent apps running long press the app icon in the upper left corner of the map , and you will be forwarded directly to the app information.
MANAGE APP NOTIFICATIONS
The new system has interruptions of Android 5.0 lollipop as a side effect that you can specify individually for each app , what priority it receives , and when they shall trouble you with notifications. Go to the following path : Settings > Sound & Notifications > Notifications app . Now you can see an overview of all your apps and you can set each to see if your want to receive alerts , and if so, whether they are important enough to you and then to “disturb” , if your device has been calibrated to only important interruptions.
SENSIBLE NOTIFICATIONS HIDE
Android Lollipop shows you already on the lock screen notifications with your content in the form of maps . This is incredibly convenient, but can be inconvenient when you’re surrounded by prying eyes. So not every notification content must necessarily be visible on the lock screen . No problem: Once you set up a PIN code or an unlock pattern will ask you Lollipop if your sensitive content you want to see on the lockscreen . Do you want to change these settings later , is the following path : Settings > Sound & Notifications > When the device is locked . Here you can now also specify what appear on the lock screen . Which app displays notifications sensitive and which are not , you can in the app notifications under Sound & Notifications set . This is only if you have a pattern or password capitalized as screen lock .
MANAGE TABS IN CHROME BROWSER
As we already discussed the lollipop Fails in our article linked above and Video, Google would now like us to manage Chrome Tabs future in the deck of recently opened apps and activities. This requires a rethinking belonging , and at least at this stage , we consider it highly impractical . This new Tap management is preset by default lollipop, but thankfully can be undone. Is it in the Chrome app , tapping the top right of the three points , go to settings and changes to tabs and apps show . There you ‘ll just have to put up right the switch to Off. Now Your browser tabs are again as ever displayed as a map in the browser and can be managed there too.
APPS FOR GREATER PIN SAFETY
You know perhaps the situation: You give your smartphone from your hand and begin internally to pray : ” Please do not let him / her by mistake or intentionally otherwise go to the image gallery / e-mails / something private ! ” . This concern is a thing of the past, at least with respect to your parents and grandparents who probably do not read articles like this . Android Lollipop You can fix so that they are not simply closed or you can switch to another screen each open app on the screen. If the option under Settings> Security attach > screen is activated, you can tap the pin icon in the list of recently opened apps. Now the screen is firmly attached , you can leave the display just by pressing the triangle and square ( Recent Apps and Back ) on the navigation bar .
FASTER INSIGHT INTO DATA USAGE
The Quick Settings under Lollipop are not entirely clear . Some points have secondary functions that are triggered by a tip , others do not. Previously, anyone who wanted to see broken down in detail its data consumption , had to go into the settings and selecting the menu option data usage. Lollipop under the tap goes to the mobile provider or icon , and you get into the coarse representation of the previous data consumption. Here you can also cut the mobile data connection, and further get into the detailed list .
CREATE MULTIPLE USER PROFILES
With Android 5.0 lollipop , it is incredibly easy to create multiple user profiles. Besides the ” main profile ” for the owner of the unit, other people can log on the device and create their own profile with own wallpapers , ringtones , apps and settings. Between users can go directly from the Settings menu , new users can be (only the ” owner ” ) created in a few steps . Of course, you can create multiple profiles so also for himself , as a professional and a private profile . Changes to the system language , for example, but are applied to all profiles.
IMPORTANT MANAGE INTERRUPTIONS
Android 5.0 Lollipop allows you to define exactly what notifications under what circumstances reach you and “disturb” can . In the Volume menu there is an option Important . This is indicated by an asterisk in the notification bar , so you do not forget which mode is currently active. To define what you achieved important mode , tap on the gear in the drop -down menu that appears below the volume bar when you pressed the volume buttons. In the window that opens, you can make detailed settings under Major interruptions.
ANDROID FLAPPY BIRD
Connoisseurs it has long been known average users do not : If you go to the submenu Over the phone setting menu, and multiple taps there in the line with the Android version , the lollipop Easter Egg opens . Typing a few times on the border appear lollipop , then hold it down long , and voila , you are in front of Google’s Android interpretation of the popular and absolutely insane make end game Flappy Bird on doing . Much “fun” …