Spotlight

The newest features and updates.

Messaging and entertainment made better.

Powerful photo editing abilities. A huge upgrade to messaging. And new ways to explore your favorite entertainment. Android’s newest features lets you see and share your world like never before.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Highlights.

All the latest on all your favorites. Stay up to date with a daily feed of news, reviews and more about the entertainment you love. Unearth more about the shows you're loving now or track the next big TV sensation on its way with highlights on the Google TV app.

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All the latest on all your favorites. Stay up to date with a daily feed of news, reviews and more about the entertainment you love. Unearth more about the shows you're loving now or track the next big TV sensation on its way with highlights on the Google TV app.

Entertainment

Portrait Blur.

Elevate photos of people, pets, food, and plants with Portrait Blur. Blur the background post-snap, even if you didn’t capture it using portrait mode. And explore powerful photo editing tools that help bring your vision to life.

Available only for Pixel users or Google One subscribers. Devices must have at least 3GB RAM running Android 8.0 and above. Feature may not work on all images. Sequences shortened and simulated. UI subject to change.

Elevate photos of people, pets, food, and plants with Portrait Blur. Blur the background post-snap, even if you didn’t capture it using portrait mode. And explore powerful photo editing tools that help bring your vision to life.

Messaging

Messaging

Stay on top of your messages.

Now you can have your messages sorted into helpful categories and get gentle nudges to reply to any you may have missed, so you can always find what you need and nothing important slips through the cracks.

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Now you can have your messages sorted into helpful categories and get gentle nudges to reply to any you may have missed, so you can always find what you need and nothing important slips through the cracks.

Messaging

Better conversations with your iPhone friends.

Now you can feel the love (and laughter, confusion, or excitement) from your iPhone friends, too, with their reactions displayed as emoji on text messages. You can also send them your videos as Google Photos links so they can watch them in the same resolution you do.

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Now you can feel the love (and laughter, confusion, or excitement) from your iPhone friends, too, with their reactions displayed as emoji on text messages. You can also send them your videos as Google Photos links so they can watch them in the same resolution you do.

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Messaging

Birthday reminders.

Never miss a chance to wish someone a happy birthday. Get gentle reminders for any messaging buddies celebrating their special day when you open Messages or when you enter a conversation with them. Candles not included.

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Messaging

Emoji Kitchen.

When words aren't enough, show your expressive side with thousands of new Emoji Kitchen mashups inspired by the things you love.

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Messaging

Preview YouTube videos.

YouTube videos are one of the most frequently shared links on Messages, and now you can see a preview of the video right in the conversation. It’s easier than ever to decide to watch now or later.

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YouTube videos are one of the most frequently shared links on Messages, and now you can see a preview of the video right in the conversation. It’s easier than ever to decide to watch now or later.

Accessibility

Accessibility

Live Transcribe offline mode.

Get free, real-time speech-to-text captions for in-person conversations with people who are deaf or hard of hearing. With the new offline mode, you can transcribe without service, anywhere, anytime.

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Get free, real-time speech-to-text captions for in-person conversations with people who are deaf or hard of hearing. With the new offline mode, you can transcribe without service, anywhere, anytime.

Productivity

Productivity

Pay for parking.

Pay for parking using just your voice. Just say “Hey Google, pay for parking” to get started. You can also ask Google to check your parking status or extend your parking.

Pay for parking using just your voice. Just say “Hey Google, pay for parking” to get started. You can also ask Google to check your parking status or extend your parking.

Productivity

Nearby Share.

Share with multiple people at the same time. Just tap to add more receivers during a transfer.

Productivity

Screen time widget.

The screen time widget helps you improve awareness of your digital habits. Tap the widget to explore the Digital Wellbeing app, offering helpful ways to build healthy digital habits.

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Productivity

Grammar check.

Gboard now offers suggestions that help you maintain grammatical consistency across apps.

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