Android 11 review: the most important settings

8 sep. 2020
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Android 11 is officially here. It's out for Google Pixels and even some OnePlus phones. In this review, Dieter Bohn looks at the key settings you need to know to corral chat conversations, bubbles, location permissions, media controls, and the new power menu. The job of any mature OS is managing complexity and Android 11 just barely pulls it off.
00:00 Intro
01:50 Bubbles / Chat Heads
03:30 Media controls
04:37 Power menu
06:30 Additional small features
06:57 Android 11 on different devices
08:58 What's next
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  • What feature are you most interested in?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 4 luni
    • Emojis

      DenisDenisAcum lună
    • None.... Desktop mode should be a priority and it's not.

      Daniel DeLilloDaniel DeLilloAcum lună
    • Set pornpic-hiding 'lock/unlock hidden system files' at PIN OFCOURSE!!! Jeeeezzzz oversight of the century!! Duuuhhh!!! 🧚‍♀️🧚‍♂️🧜‍♀️🧝‍♀️

      Teut HamerTeut HamerAcum lună
    • Button for anonimous contact(hussled SHA device nr). Feedback/bugreports/QA forum access inside miniforumweb inside device! Earthlings get SHA nr'd account on this device-help-web!

      Teut HamerTeut HamerAcum lună
    • Samsung or Android encrypted folder/safe options WITHOUT HAVING TO UPLOAD WIFI PASWORD IN PLAIN TXT/NEEDING ACCOUNT LINKS!! =Corruption TTMax!!

      Teut HamerTeut HamerAcum lună
  • Facebook messenger already uses bubbles? What the hell is the point of that? Is it also used for regular text messaging?

    A.J. WilliamsA.J. WilliamsAcum o Zi
  • Bubbles aren't a new thing. Facebook messenger had them way back (when I _was_ a facebook user). I wasn't a fan.

    BerryBerryAcum o Zi
  • Note 10 update just came out but I don't have the power menu

    Hunter KennedyHunter KennedyAcum o Zi
  • sofware update naman dyan oppo

    rodel angelesrodel angelesAcum o Zi
  • my phone just recently updated to Android 11 and I'm having a little trouble with the easter egg. I turned the dial and it popped up with an 11 and a cat at the bottom. but when I looked up how to use easter egg, it says I have to hold the power button to find the menu for the cat game. nothing pops up when I hold the power button except the turn off, restart and emergency options. where can I find the game option on my M 31???

  • Failed version

    kapil kapilkapil kapilAcum 3 Zile
  • How come I don't have bubbles?? Lol I'm on my note 10 plus!

    The Former ThingsThe Former ThingsAcum 3 Zile
  • What kind of watch is he wearing?

    Geoffrey MasonGeoffrey MasonAcum 7 Zile
  • Can you tell me if notification (unread badge) disappears when swiping a status bar notification? That was the most stupidest thing they did imo. I want to swipe the notifications off the status bar and leave them unread badge still visible..

    dingdong3000dingdong3000Acum 8 Zile
  • My Note 10 just got the Android 11 update there's barely any difference I've noticed

    Joseph StalinJoseph StalinAcum 9 Zile
  • Hate the Bubbles… Less clutter.

    nitram voksmadnitram voksmadAcum 10 Zile
  • But is it better than a rooted android 10 custom rom ?

    JbrimbelibapJbrimbelibapAcum 13 Zile
  • Why does the video keep zooming in and out?

    Andrew BevanAndrew BevanAcum 15 Zile
  • Lol I'm watching a video about android 11 to see if others are as angry as I am! They changed so many functions that didn't need to change.. The volume is a perfect example. Now it shows pictures of what the volume level represents instead of the word labeling them.. Lame..

    Jordan RobertsJordan RobertsAcum 16 Zile
  • Hello! Thank you for the video! I have a problem, maybe someone can help me: I bought a new phone, the Oppo Find X2 and I don't know how to enter the Lock Screen Menu, there isn't one.. I don't know how to change or remove the Lock Screen message, when I press the right button it doesn't locks, just shuts down the screen. Any idea?

    Sascha DSascha DAcum 18 Zile
  • I really hate the reviews from people that I feel are only doing a review because they're paid to do it. Just say that you hate Android and to go buy an Apple.

    Koolaid DavisKoolaid DavisAcum 19 Zile
  • The bubbles are absolutely disgusting compared to what messenger has, and now I'm stuck with them. All I want is to have my messenger chat heads back, I literally couldn't care less about bubbles, don't force it down my throat, at least give me an option to toggle it off and still have messenger chat heads but naaaaaaah...

    Sebastián IllésSebastián IllésAcum 20 Zile
  • Gosh he's boring.

    Getting EvenGetting EvenAcum 21 o Zi
  • Didn't bubbles was first brought by Facebook through their Messenger app?

    Hans LecarosHans LecarosAcum 23 Zile
  • I don't need bubbles, but some people might like them. Android has been fragmented forever, people have just been getting new phones; except for the characters in my book. To the characters in my book, I'm sorry that I created you, and would smother you if I could. I have a Samsung Galaxy S10e, running Android 10, and I don't look forward to 11; every time I upgrade operating systems something breaks.

    Dave HarrisDave HarrisAcum 24 Zile
  • I wish they would bring back 2 button gesture controls / the 'pill'

    solidoperativesolidoperativeAcum 27 Zile
  • The settings app is so important. Helped me understand android so much better coming from bring a lifelong ios user

    Samuel BeebeSamuel BeebeAcum 29 Zile
  • Problem number one....edge lighting. Gone

    chicago4130chicago4130Acum lună
  • I don't like bubbles. My Microsoft OneNote app has bubbles and I couldn't turn that feature off fast enough. The only time I want to see a bubble on the screen is when I'm texting.

    DoNot NeedDoNot NeedAcum lună
  • Correction: samsung has the swipe gestures

    FiSAFiSAAcum lună
  • I just got mine on my Samsung 20+

    AYAYAcum lună
  • I don't get the complex power menu on Samsung S20. Any ideas?

    Iti ScriuIti ScriuAcum lună
  • a lot of the phones i like (rugged phones) never see these versions i always flash stock android on them and then update.

    rei konrei konAcum lună
  • lol I'm watching on a nexus 6 using android 11 pretty good for now!

    sakusakuAcum lună
  • The real F-word is "fork."

    Ted CrumTed CrumAcum lună
  • New update won't let me use my ps4 controller to play cod mobile anymore

    Michael KukorMichael KukorAcum lună
  • Android 12 - completely agree it's time to fix Android on the big screen, is tablets

    Alex StewartAlex StewartAcum lună
  • The problem with all these software manufacturers is they think in a complicated confusing way the same as when you go into Walmart and they've got the shower sponge clip on display hanging by soup it makes no sense it's totally unrelated and it's a waste of everybody's time ☹️👍 Point in case: Instead of leaving it the simple easy to understand, ON/OFF, the little square box with a DOT and an arrow, it's ridiculous ☹️👎

    Gabriel HeartGabriel HeartAcum lună
  • Sensibly, OnePlus have added the Power menu to their Gestures and buttons section... Gestures AND buttons... things that you use with your fingers... all in one place. Who'd have thought?

    Chris SandifordChris SandifordAcum 2 luni
  • lol I've had these features on my pixeldust Rom for a year now

    OpenYourMindOpenYourMindAcum 2 luni
  • yep, android os is chaos and very confusing.

    Old Hundred NamesOld Hundred NamesAcum 2 luni
  • where did the navigation bar go?!

    Sanjeevini AlurSanjeevini AlurAcum 2 luni
  • Funky android update shows hackers wifi pasword in plain txt by 'contact' hack! Lobby by hackers success! 😎💯

    Teut HamerTeut HamerAcum 2 luni
  • Messenger started bubbles and now Google’s copying it.

    The ObserverThe ObserverAcum 2 luni
  • Can it screen record with audio on video calls?

    엘리엘리Acum 2 luni
  • As someone who knows zip about Android, this review was quite helpful.

    Daniel OrtegoDaniel OrtegoAcum 2 luni
  • I bought an OnePlus 8T with Android 11 and I hate the bubbles... i'm looking to go back to the classic FB messenger bubble... F WORD!!!!

    ArchGodArchGodAcum 2 luni
  • DO NOT UPDATE TO ANDROID 11. My Pixel 3 XL is pretty much broken thanks to the update I have some tactile response problems and i already try all the troubleshooting steps in the google support page and nothing happend. I had to do a factory reset and the problem still there. The phone is pretty much uselless in the lower right quadrant so i can't use the I K M in the keyboard.

    slayer_of_ants 87slayer_of_ants 87Acum 3 luni
  • I'm using MIUI and almost all the Android 11 features had been there for almost a year

    Ahmad Arif SaktiAhmad Arif SaktiAcum 3 luni
  • I love android, but they are making it harder to root😐🤬....

    Matt Man ProductionsMatt Man ProductionsAcum 3 luni
  • All you talking heads can fool me once..after that screw you! Everyone out there; If you are watching and listening to learn if and when Android 11 is ready - don't like any of these pseudo geeks who pretend like they've tried tried it! Android 11 does a lot of BAD things to ur phone. Eg. Screenshot is totally gone on my Pixel 3a XL. Don;'t believe the hype for fixes and how else to do it - the update f***s ur phone until they issue a patch or a fix. Other things quirky but I contain myself waiting to see.. Screw these guys who don't state immediately that Android 11 f***s ur phone!

    robertscorp2000robertscorp2000Acum 3 luni
  • I like bubbles.

    Anthony B.Anthony B.Acum 3 luni
  • Cries in Android 4.4.2 KitKat

  • This is the first strand type android os

    VVAcum 3 luni
  • First, I am not a nerd, quite the opposite, this is the first time I decided to find out about an android system update, the reason being I have notice alot of changes on my Pixel 3 operating system and we'll not happy. Nevertheless I am now trying to figure out what other changes have taken place with Android 11 so as to avoid any more unexpected surprises from this upgrade. I have to say I appreciate you using the settings as way to explain this android 11, since tech dummy like me can only understand these changes thru the settings anything else I would be lost. Thanks again. Just in passing I am pissed I lost the power button screen shot feature and I would really like it back!

    David ParentDavid ParentAcum 3 luni
  • Is this on A51? 😥

    Jamie TwomeyJamie TwomeyAcum 3 luni
  • Any insight on the battery drain that many of us have had since the rollout? I'm on a pixel 2xl.

    KitCat777KitCat777Acum 3 luni
  • Just got Android 11 on the OnePlus 8 Pro this morning 👍🔥🌄

    JPJPAcum 3 luni
  • Anyone has link to the wallpaper that comes around 03:01 ?

    John PaulJohn PaulAcum 3 luni
  • Dude, no offense, but the "bubble thing", how you call it, it's just a rerun of Yahoo Messenger's "bubble thing". Like ~95% of the last few years software "innovations", they're just re-branding old ideas, maybe adding some eye candy glitter or some new physics animations and/or transitions and calling it, if not straightforward revolution, then at least evolution... Basically the number 1 reason why smartphone sales are "on a descending track"...

    Qballycus77Qballycus77Acum 3 luni
  • A question that I and so many others have that you could answer so easily...WHAT ANDROID PHONES, NEW OR USED, WOULD YOU BUY IF YOU HAD $350 TO SPEND?

    Mark H.Mark H.Acum 3 luni
  • Nice

    Nitro ZeusNitro ZeusAcum 3 luni
  • Ain’t the purpose of Android to be customizable. Shouldn’t a manufacturer be able to customize it the way they want. Never get this complaint because Android is supposed to be the base. That’s why a lot of people don’t like apple because every phone is the same.

    ThzaThzaAcum 3 luni
  • So... When did they make the change so you could make groups on your home tray? Last time I tried I couldn't, is that also an Android 11 update?

    Keyan HansenKeyan HansenAcum 3 luni
  • what phones supports android 11?

    Project X GamingProject X GamingAcum 3 luni
  • you guys chat?

    Wan AmirWan AmirAcum 3 luni
  • Bad Video

    Flexiba 19Flexiba 19Acum 3 luni
  • Kill bixby forever yeah amd samsung focus on what their best offers and people want. Like google style. They remove the things that not useful for people like they remove google+. They good on their google services. And samsung good in hardware and design.

    Liza SoberanoLiza SoberanoAcum 3 luni
  • Thats why samsung vs ios not andriod vs ios.

    Liza SoberanoLiza SoberanoAcum 3 luni
  • Samsung still on the top on andriod ui than any other company using andriod.

    Liza SoberanoLiza SoberanoAcum 3 luni
  • my "google pixel 3 xl" freezes a lot since android 11. so sad... never happend with android 10

    Dung NguyenDung NguyenAcum 3 luni
  • I'm here because android 11 has disrupted how I use my pixel 2 alot and I would like to know what else I'm gonna run into so I'm not blindsided.

    Jamel BuckhanaJamel BuckhanaAcum 3 luni

    Keanu ChungusKeanu ChungusAcum 3 luni
  • Verge guys are a bunch of apple servants

    Sameer BudhwaniSameer BudhwaniAcum 3 luni
  • Downloaded this now u get 1 hour of battery life

    Jared FlemingJared FlemingAcum 4 luni
  • Really? You gotta get the mask comment in at the last second? Don't forget to brush your teeth. Wear your seatbelt. Wear a helmet. Don't eat the yellow snow. Plastic bags aren't toys. May contain small parts. Not intended for children not in target audience.

    Scott PrazakScott PrazakAcum 4 luni
  • 0:52 I can do that

    Hamza ChaudhryHamza ChaudhryAcum 4 luni

    Christian LewisChristian LewisAcum 4 luni
  • oh i get the logo. dial it up to 11.

    lettnerlettnerAcum 4 luni
  • How easy it is to Split screens?

    Vuthy VaVuthy VaAcum 4 luni
  • what watch are you using?

    Azli TirmidziAzli TirmidziAcum 4 luni
  • why all these tech yt channels promote wearing a mask??? FFS. dont wear a mask.

    Soul Trek CentralSoul Trek CentralAcum 4 luni
  • I have an Huawei Y9 Prime and I never received Android 10 and I doubt I will received Android 11 at this point...Android updates have gotten better to high end phones, but for mid range is still the same mess

    Miguel LinaresMiguel LinaresAcum 4 luni
  • Explain to everyone as to why their camera no longer works after installing Android 11

    arcadefreak37arcadefreak37Acum 4 luni
  • What I've always been upset about is that pixel phones cannot take scrolling screenshots. And I really thought it would be introduced in Android 11. Disappointed.

    Suman D'SilvaSuman D'SilvaAcum 4 luni
  • In Android 12 Capsules will replace the Bubbles

    Ofer BarOfer BarAcum 4 luni
  • Yea, this review was hard to watch.

    Steven FontaineSteven FontaineAcum 4 luni
  • Phones: are 7.6+" tall now and foldable now Android: let's still have pulldown menu for notifications

    Esa EdvikEsa EdvikAcum 4 luni
  • I see Android kinda like a Linux Distro like Debian or Ubuntu (which is based on Debian), which many other Linux distros are based on. Things don't need to match up 100% since each Phone company is going to screw around with things anyway.

    FiatLuxFiatLuxAcum 4 luni
  • When will Android 11 release for all phones (i mean the newer and advanced phones)

    shubham Kumarshubham KumarAcum 4 luni
  • Screen recording is so damn important to me

    shubham Kumarshubham KumarAcum 4 luni
  • Hi, I have been using the Android 11 on the Pixel 3 since it's officially released. Just to give you a reference from the video time 1:53, my quick settings in a setting option for Quick Wifi and Bluetooth seems to be missing since yesterday. Not to mention, I was very happy to see quick toggles handy in settings immediately available to chose. However, they are gone now... Is there any way to bring them back????

    Sonar RavindraSonar RavindraAcum 4 luni
  • Multiple bubbles for chats?? Not for men

    SRAANKSRAANKAcum 4 luni
  • I like Android becouse of Samsung 🙂

    dark sidedark sideAcum 4 luni
  • Note : Some really lame jokes included .

  • The bubble feature is from one ui 1.0 ...🤣🤣

    Yagnesh KhamarYagnesh KhamarAcum 4 luni
  • I've used bubble chats as early since ICS/JB days I believe, given it a try few times and ended up always turned it off anytime I installed Facebook Messenger in my phone

    WednesdayWednesdayAcum 4 luni
  • Microsoft: Slowly change windows look and feel Google: Changes in every single update Apple: Never Changes ios icons

    Shubham MeenaShubham MeenaAcum 4 luni
  • Noice

    Ali NazarAli NazarAcum 4 luni
  • My S9+ will be the last from Samsung. Moving to Pixel come their next version soon to be announced. I like what Google is now doing with their Eco system.

    MrDemDon1MrDemDon1Acum 4 luni
  • So I'm confused about the in depth talk about bubbles and how they might feel weird etc. But... That's been a feature of Facebook Messenger for many, many, many Android versions. I guess Facebook isn't cool or whatever, but I still think most people who've used an Android would be used to seeing bubble chat.

    SilverEyeSilverEyeAcum 4 luni
  • After one ui 2.0. Stock android or pixel launcher is not on par with it and it has so many features and also looks good.

    Daniyal AhmedDaniyal AhmedAcum 4 luni
  • F word? I thought about Fuchsia :)

    dudaka666dudaka666Acum 4 luni
  • You should try android 11 in one UI 3.0

    Gabriel CruzGabriel CruzAcum 4 luni