Google is inspired by the PC and provides a recycle bin on Android 11. It does not permanently delete the files.
You can test Android 11 on the Pixel 4 / © Presse-Citron.net
A few days ago, Google has finally released the first beta of Android 11. Normally, the beta was due to be unveiled at an online event. But this event was cancelled at the last minute, ” to allow people to focus on the important discussions on racial justice in the United States “. This year, the beta of Android has, therefore, been presented in a discreet manner, via blog posts and online videos.
In any case, thanks for this beta, we discover little by little the news that Google intends to propose with the next version of its mobile operating system, including the stable version will be released in a few months. And among these products, there is a recycle bin.
Currently, when you delete a file on an Android application, this file is lost for good. But with Android 11, Google will offer a feature inspired by the baskets of computers. When the developer of an application that uses this new feature on Android 11, the user will have the choice between permanently delete a file or throw it in the trash. If a file is thrown in the trash, it will be hidden, but it will be possible to recover it if the expiration date has not yet been exceeded. This expiration date is 30 days.
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Improvements in the management of the memory
The recycle bin is part of a series of improvements that Google offers on Android in regards to the management of the memory. As a reminder, in 2010, the firm of Mountain View has launched the feature Scope Storage, which control how applications access to files stored on the user’s device, in order to protect the privacy and the users data. And this year, with Android 11, Google brings a series of improvements to this mechanism.
Alternatively, for a reminder, it is now possible to test Android 11 on smartphones non-Pixel. During the phase-in preview, it was not possible to test this new version of the mobile OS on smartphones from the brand Pixel Google. But now that Android-11 is entered in the beta phase, other brands are pleased to announce that it will be possible to test it on their models. Among the devices on which it will be possible to install the beta Android 11, there is the Mi Pro 10 of Xiaomi, and Oppo Find X2 Pro and the OnePlus 8.