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Unbox the latest features on Android.

New features and updates across phones, tablets, Wear OS smartwatches, and Google TV—to help create a world that’s uniquely yours.

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New Gboard

New season, new sticker combinations.

Category | Personalisation

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New Google Messages

Show how you are feeling 😂 in a voice message.

Category | Personalisation

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New Google Messages

React bigger to messages.

Category | Personalisation

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New Wear OS

Control light groups from your smartwatch.

Category | Connectivity

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New Wear OS

Set your home’s status from your smartwatch.

Category | Connectivity

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New Wear OS

Manage smart home devices from your Wear OS watch.

Category | Connectivity

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New Accessibility Suite

Hear AI image descriptions with TalkBack.

Category | Accessibility

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New Accessibility Suite

Phone calls and on-device media are now more accessible.

Category | Accessibility

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New Wear OS

Make daily tasks easier with Assistant Routines.

Category | Productivity

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New YouTube

Level-up your videos with new editing tools.

Category | Entertainment & media

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New Google Play Protect

Stay protected when installing new apps.

Category | Privacy & security

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New Personal Safety app

Easily access safety features.

Category | Privacy & security

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New Google Photos

Securely backup your Locked Folder.

Category | Privacy & security

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New Gmail

Express yourself with emoji reactions in Gmail.

Category | Personalisation

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New Wear OS

Use Gmail on-the-go to read and respond to emails.

Category | Connectivity

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New Wear OS

Organise your Google Calendar from your wrist.

Category | Connectivity

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New Google Photos

Curate memories with highlight videos.

Category | Personalisation

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New Google Maps

A fun and effortless way to plan group activities.

Category | Productivity

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Google Meet

Make yourself heard with noise cancellation.

Category | Entertainment & media

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Google Photos

Now with Magic Eraser.

Category | Entertainment & media

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Wear OS

Take notes from your smartwatch.

Category | Connectivity

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Wear OS

Customise with new sound and display settings.

Category | Connectivity

Gboard

Mix 'n match emoji your way.

Category | Personalisation

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Google Chrome

Browse the web in a bigger way.

Category | Accessibility

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Fast Pair

Pair headphones with Chromebook, in one tap.

Category | Connectivity

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Google Keep

The widget that keeps you organised.

Category | Productivity

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Google Messages

Let emoji do the talking.

Category | Personalisation

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Google Photos

See your memories in a whole new light.

Category | Entertainment & media

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Widgets

New widgets: Google TV, Finance, and News.

Category | Productivity

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Google Play Books

Ignite a new passion 📚

Category | Entertainment & media

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Gboard

Dive into new Emoji Kitchen stickers.

Category | Personalisation

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Security

Stay ahead of dark web data leaks.

Category | Privacy & security

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Wear OS

Your favourite tunes, right from your wrist.

Category | Connectivity

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Wear OS

The list on your wrist—Google Keep.

Category | Connectivity

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Google Messages

Boost your messages 🚀

Category | Privacy & security

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Quick Share

Wireless sharing with your PC, made easy.

Category | Connectivity

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YouTube

Playlists, now with Shorts.

Category | Entertainment & media

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Fast Pair

Set up Matter-enabled devices in just a few taps.

Category | Connectivity

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Lookout

Visual content is now more accessible.

Category | Accessibility

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Google Assistant

What you need, when you need it.

Category | Productivity

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Android Auto

New communication apps from Zoom and Webex by Cisco.

Category | Connectivity

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Wear OS

Keep the conversation going with WhatsApp.

Category | Connectivity

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Wear OS

View place info on Google Maps from your wrist.

Category | Connectivity

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Wear OS

Prefer to talk than type?

Category | Connectivity

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Google Wallet

Access everyday passes.

Category | Connectivity

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YouTube

Join in on the fun with Effects on YouTube Shorts.

Category | Entertainment & media

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Google Photos

Your memories, in one place.

Category | Personalisation

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Google Messages

Keep your RCS chats private.

Category | Privacy & security

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Gmail

Translate emails right from the Gmail mobile app.

Category | Productivity

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Google Meet

Fewer distractions on calls with on-the-go mode.

Category | Productivity

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Unknown tracker alerts

Stay safe on the go.

Category | Privacy & security

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Android Earthquake Alert System

Get early earthquake warnings.

Category | Privacy & security

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Discover how Android connects your devices.

Sync your Android phone with your watch, tablet, earbuds, smart home, car, and more, making it easier to stay connected, productive, and entertained across your devices. From messaging, to file sharing, payments, seamless music transfers, and more, see how Android helps make everything work better together.

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New season, new sticker combinations.

November 2023 | Personalisation

New Emoji Kitchen stickers

Give the gift 🛍 of new Emoji Kitchen sticker combinations. Remix your favourite emoji and share them with your friends as stickers via Gboard—for more ways to express yourself.

Works with compatible emoji. May require download.

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Tune into 10+ new free TV channels.

November 2023 | Entertainment & media

New Free channels from Google TV

It’s easier to access the shows you love, or find new favourites, with 10+ new free channels now available from Google TV. Explore new movie, sports, and game show channels, and over 100 other free channels without juggling additional subscriptions.

Free TV channels from Google TV are available in the US only.

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React bigger to light up conversations in new ways.

November 2023 | Personalisation

New Reaction Effects in Google Messages (beta)

Now, when you react to a message, you’ll spark an animated emoji that brings your whole screen to life—so you can light up conversations 🥳 in new ways.

Animations need to be turned on in settings.

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Control multiple lights at once from your smartwatch.

November 2023 | Connectivity

New Light group controls on Google Home for Wear OS watches

Set the mood in an instant by controlling light groups from your smartwatch. Instead of adjusting individual lights, save time by changing all the lights in a room for dinner, focus time, and everything in between.

Requires internet, Wi-Fi, and compatible smart home devices. Available on Wear OS 3+.

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Set your Google Home status to Home or Away without ever having to get out your phone.

November 2023 | Connectivity

New Home & Away mode on Google Home for Wear OS

Make sure your smart home devices are doing what you need, when you need it. Now you can easily set your Google Home status to Home or Away from your wrist—so if you’re out, you know your cameras are on, doors are locked, and lights are switched off.

Requires internet, Wi-Fi, and compatible smart home devices. Available on Wear OS 3+.

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Level-up your videos with new editing tools.

November 2023 | Entertainment & media

New YouTube Create (beta)

With YouTube Create (beta), you can create content your followers will love—all from the palm of your hand. Edit videos, automatically add captions, clean up audio, and access royalty-free music and sound effects.

Available on Android 8+ and in select countries only. Requires at least 4GB of RAM.

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Now you can show how you are feeling 😂 when you send a voice message.

November 2023 | Personalisation

New Voice Moods in Google Messages (beta)

Set the mood of your voice messages by adding a background and emoji theme. Whether you’re laughing 😂 or feeling loved 🥰, with Voice Moods your friends can hear and see how you’re feeling.

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Make daily tasks easier on your smartwatch using just your voice.

November 2023 | Productivity

New Assistant Routines for Wear OS

Coming soon, get more done while on the go with Wear OS. Start a custom Assistant Routine for any time of day from your smartwatch. Try saying, “Hey Google, commuting to work” and you can navigate to work, check the weather, and more.

Android phone required for set up. Internet connection required. Rolling out soon to Wear OS 3+. Google Assistant is not available in certain languages and countries. Pre-set up is required.

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Stay protected when installing new apps, wherever they come from.

November 2023 | Privacy & security

New Real-time scanning for emerging threats

Protect your device from new, malicious apps, wherever they come from. If you try to install an app from outside Google Play, Google Play Protect will offer a code-level scan to let you know if the app is potentially harmful or that it looks safe to install.

May not be available in all countries.

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Easily connect to emergency services or loved ones when you need help.

November 2023 | Privacy & security

New Personal Safety app

Find what you need in an emergency, fast. The Personal Safety app can help you easily connect to emergency services or loved ones when you need help by sharing your live location, recording your surroundings, or calling 911.

The Personal Safety app must be installed and features may need to be manually enabled. For certain features, you may need to turn on location services, permissions, cellular connectivity, and/or Wi-Fi. Available on Android 12+.

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Securely backup your Locked Folder.

November 2023 | Privacy & security

New Cloud backup for Locked Folder

Keep your sensitive photos accessible to you—and private from everyone else. Now you can securely access password-protected content across all your devices with cloud backup for Locked Folder in Google Photos.

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Communicate in a couple taps with emoji reactions in Gmail.

November 2023 | Personalisation

New Emoji reactions in Gmail

For when 😂 says it all—now you can react to emails with an emoji in Gmail. Save time and express yourself more quickly and creatively.

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Read and respond to emails on-the-go from your smartwatch.

November 2023 | Connectivity

New Gmail for Wear OS

Stay productive when you’re out and about. With the new Gmail app for Wear OS, now you can read and respond to emails and manage your inbox from your smartwatch.

Android phone required for set up. Internet connection required. Available on Wear OS 3+.

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Browsing through a Gmail inbox, reading an email, and then favouriting that email, on a Wear OS smartwatch.

Keep your Google Calendar organised right from your smartwatch.

November 2023 | Connectivity

New Google Calendar for Wear OS

It’s easier to stay organised on-the-go with the new Google Calendar app on your smartwatch. Now you can manage your schedule, and view and RSVP to events and appointments—right from your smartwatch.

Android phone required for set up. Internet connection required. Available on Wear OS 3+.

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Showcase special moments by easily creating a Highlight video.

November 2023 | Personalisation

New Highlight video in Google Photos

Create new highlight videos easily in Google Photos. Simply search the people, places, or activities you want to feature, and Google Photos will do the heavy lifting to curate your special moments in one video.

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A fun and effortless way to plan group activities.

November 2023 | Productivity

New Shared lists in Google Maps

With shared lists in Google Maps, planning your next group activity is fun and effortless. Invite friends to collaborate on a list, add favourite locations, and decide on where to go with emoji reactions.

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Emoji Kitchen stickers

Celebrate 🎊 with new Emoji Kitchen sticker combinations.

Give the gift 🛍 of new Emoji Kitchen sticker combinations. Remix your favorite emoji and share them with your friends as stickers via Gboard — for more ways to express yourself.

Works with compatible emoji. May require download.

Download now

Make yourself heard.

February 2023 | Entertainment & media

Noise cancellation on Google Meet

Google Meet now offers noise cancellation during calls on more Android mobile devices, filtering out distracting background sounds while you talk.

See Google Meet Help for device requirements.

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Now with Magic Eraser.

February 2023 | Entertainment & media

Unlock new features in Google Photos

Unlock enhanced Google Photos editing features including Magic Eraser, a new HDR video effect and exclusive collage styles with a Google One membership.

Members of Google One get more editing features through Google Photos. Editing feature availability is subject to type of photo and device. Editing features are not currently supported on the web. See Benefit Requirements for more details.

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Make check-out fun.

February 2023 | Entertainment & media

Tap to pay animations

Use Google Wallet and discover fun new tap-to-pay animations confirming your transactions.

Tap to pay available on devices using Android 6+.

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Take notes from your smartwatch.

February 2023 | Connectivity

Google Keep complications for Wear OS

Create notes and to-do lists on Google Keep with a simple tap on the new shortcuts available on your watch face.

Requires Google account, download, and Wear OS 3+.

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Device shell

It’s time to customise.

February 2023 | Connectivity

Sound and display settings for Wear OS

Tailor your smartwatch experience to your preferences and needs with new mono-audio sound and grayscale display settings.9 Just swipe down on your Home screen and tap Settings to get started.

Rolling out soon Wear OS 3+ devices.

Mix ’n match your way.

February 2023 | Personalisation

Emoji Kitchen stickers

Make some 📣 noise 📣 for your favourite team (just in time for March Madness 🏀) or express your spring colours 💐 🌼—Emoji Kitchen lets you remix and mash up your favourite emoji and share them as stickers via Gboard.

Works with compatible emojis. May require download. Device must have Gboard installed to use Emoji Kitchen.

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Browse the web in a bigger way.

February 2023 | Accessibility

Page zoom on Chrome for Android

Easily increase text and content size on Chrome for Android by up to 300% according to your vision preferences and needs while still preserving the page layout. Turn it on in your Chrome accessibility settings.

Available on Android 7+.

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The widget that keeps you organised.

February 2023 | Productivity

Google Keep single note widget

Pin notes, check off to-do lists, view reminders, and customise the colours and images from your Home screen—all from the new Google Keep widget on Android phones and tablets.

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Let emoji do the talking.

February 2023 | Personalisation

React with any emoji with Messages

Use any emoji as a reaction to messages and really express yourself.

Works on compatible devices.

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See your memories in a whole new light.

February 2023 | Entertainment & media

Photos Memories

Watch your special photo moments be automatically brought to life with music, cinematics, and scrapbook-style creations that you can share with just one tap.

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Pair with Chromebook in one tap.

February 2023 | Connectivity

Fast Pair on Chromebook

Fast Pair connects new Bluetooth headphones to your Chromebook with just one tap. And if you’ve already set up your headphones with an Android phone, your Chromebook will automatically connect them too.

Android and Fast Pair compatible headphones only. Bluetooth must be on and in-range for both devices.

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Widgets. Right at home.

June 2023 | Productivity

Widgets | Google TV, Finance, and News

Personalise your phone or tablet home screen with entertainment suggestions from Google TV, stock tracking from Google Finance, and curated daily headlines from Google News.

Google TV app only available in select countries. Requires being signed into a Google account.

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Playlists, now with Shorts.

June 2023 | Entertainment & media

Shorts in YouTube playlists

Add Shorts to your YouTube playlists for even more ways to save and curate content to watch over and over again.

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Set up Matter-enabled devices in just a few taps.

June 2023 | Connectivity

Fast Pair for Matter

Quickly detect and securely set up any Matter-enabled device from your Android phone or tablet. Android detects new, compatible smart home devices (from any brand) nearby and prompts you to easily connect.

Requires mobile phone or tablet running Android 8.1+, Google Account, Google Home app, Matter-enabled Google hub device, working Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Low Energy (4.2) or higher.

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Early earthquake warnings.

September 2023 | Privacy & security

Android Earthquake alert system

React faster with early earthquake alerts, available in 95+ countries.

Phone feature may not detect all events and is not a public warning system. Internet connection required. Alerts must be enabled. Notifications may be sent for earthquakes of 4.5 magnitude and above. For regional availability, visit the Help Centre

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