Google Maps prepares Android homescreen widget w/dynamic colors

In this “APK Insight” post, we’ve decompiled the most recent variant of an application that Google transferred to the Play Store. At the point when we decompile these records (called APKs, on account of Android applications), we’re ready to see different lines of code inside that indicate conceivable future components. Remember that Google could conceivably at any point transport these provisions, and our understanding of what they are might be defective. We’ll attempt to empower those that are nearer to being done, notwithstanding, to show you what they’ll look like for the situation that they do send. In view of that, read on.

Google Maps search widget

In the course of recent months, fully expecting Android 12’s Material You upgrade — just as the Pixel 6, which has widely utilized Material You and gadgets in publicizing — Google has been changing it up of homescreen gadgets to their applications.

With the beta update to variant 11.0 of Google Maps, carrying out now by means of the Play Store, there’s work being done to present a new homescreen gadget. While it’s not as of now accessible to utilize, our Dylan Roussel had the option to physically empower the Google Maps gadget to show it in real life.

Comparable in plan to the as of late added Chrome Quick Action Search gadget, the Maps gadget includes a noticeable pursuit bar, with four easy routes under, for example, “Home,” “Restaurants,” “Bakery,” and “Groceries.” These ideas have all the earmarks of being equivalent to the line of choices recorded beneath the inquiry bar in the primary application.

Similarly as you’d expect, the gadget can be resized unreservedly, adding or eliminating easy routes as you make it more extensive or taller. While altogether less valuable, the gadget is shockingly delightful when cut back to 3 x 2. On Android 12, the gadget takes on the shades of your backdrop.

As a fascinating side note, we’ve affirmed that the impending gadget is right now ready to just show up for gadgets on Android 11 or fresher. Apparently, gadgets without Android 12 and its dynamic tones framework will just show the blue shades, as found in the patched up Gmail.

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