Android 12L Beta 2 released: API finalized, oriented to folding screen, tablet, can start to adapt to App (with update package)

As reported on January 13, that Google launched the first beta version of Android 12L in December last year, bringing several optimizations and improvements to foldable devices and large-screen devices, and has released updates to many Pixel phones. .

Android 12L Beta 2 released: API finalized, oriented to folding screen, tablet, can start to adapt to App (with update package)

Today, Android 12L released the Beta 2 version . There are not many functional changes in this update, mainly for bug fixes and with the latest January 2022 security patch.

Android 12L Beta 2 released: API finalized, oriented to folding screen, tablet, can start to adapt to App (with update package)

We understands that starting with Beta 2, system behavior and APIs have been finalized . Developers can already adapt apps for Android 12L. Android 12L has a standard API level (API level 32).

  • Fixed an issue where the clock on the lock screen was not in the center of the screen.

  • Fixed an issue where all apps in the recent apps view were displayed as a black image with an “App unavailable” message.

  • Fixed using gestures to switch between apps, sometimes showing the image of the previous app state on part of the current app.

  • Fixed an issue where some icons on the lock screen were too small when viewed on a large screen.

  • Fixed an issue where sometimes the lock screen was not turned off after unlocking the device.

  • Fixed an issue that caused bitmap images to disappear or otherwise render incorrectly in widgets.

Android 12L Beta 2 has been pushed to a number of Pixel devices, the following are the update packages:

Equipment name OTA package complete package
Google Pixel 3a Link Link
Google Pixel 3a XL Link Link
Google Pixel 4 Link Link
Google Pixel 4 XL Link Link
Google Pixel 4a Link Link
Google Pixel 4a 5G Link Link
Google Pixel 5 Link Link
Google Pixel 5a Link Link

Recently, Valve’s classic game “Portal 2” received the Steam Deck handheld verification , becoming the first game to receive Deck Verified certification.

Portal 2 becomes the first game to pass Steam Deck handheld verification

In order to help Steam Deck users find playable games, Valve has launched Deck Verified certification, which is divided into 4 certification levels .

Portal 2 becomes the first game to pass Steam Deck handheld verification

  • “VERIFIED” with a green circle on the hook: This game has passed all compatibility tests and provides an excellent experience for players on Steam Deck.

  • “PLAYABLE” with an exclamation point in a yellow circle: The game will work on the Deck, but requires extra work and manual debugging by the user.

  • “UNSTOPPORTED” with a greyed out forbidden icon: This game is not playable due to incompatibility with Proton or specific hardware.

  • “UNKNOW” with a grey question mark: This game has not been tested for compatibility.

Portal 2 becomes the first game to pass Steam Deck handheld verification

The steam_deck_compatibility information field shows that Portal 2 has been marked with a certification logo , but the certification icon has not yet appeared in the Steam store.

Portal 2 becomes the first game to pass Steam Deck handheld verification

We understands that certified games can use an on-screen keyboard, support Steam Deck’s native resolution, and fully support its native operating system, and players can use a controller to navigate their menus. Only certified games will be displayed on the first page of the Steam Deck built-in store, but players will still be able to view the entire game store by browsing or searching.

Portal 2 becomes the first game to pass Steam Deck handheld verification

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