Android Nougat is finally here, so be prepared to get used to a new version of Android. Android 7.0 does not radically change the way your device’s system look on its surface, however, a layer below it is a very different experience.

Google has gone one step ahead by bringing back some of the features that used to separate Android from iOS. Getting to grips with this new version can take a while. However, with the following tips will give you a head start.

1.      Activate the night mode and edit titles on the notification drawer.

At a certain time, the handset running Android Nougat can switch its display calibration to get rid of the blue hues. This is good if you want to have a fantastic night sleep. The blue light at night tends to have some serious health conditions. The setting application and also swap to dark mode so that you are not affected when you open your device in the dark.

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Another change on the new version can be seen in the notification drawer and the notification bar. Android Nougat allows you to edit tiles and choose those that you use more often. You just have to tap the edit button at the notification drawer and then press and hold the tile to drag it off.

2.      Multitasking

Some of the Samsung’s Note Series have some side app multitasking features but it is now backed into Android and it now works with almost every application in devices with Android Nougat.

You just have to press and hold the overview button on the right part of the navigation bar. Drag an application choose another place above it or beside it.

3.      Prioritize your notifications

Android Nougat allows you to set a priority level for each and every notification. Simply swipe the notification to the left or right and don’t allow it disappear. You will have a view of the great icon, click it and you will be able to see Importance with a particular level attached.

There are six levels:

  • Level zero – Blocks all notifications from an application
  • First Level – Prevents full-screen interruption, the notifications do not make a sound.
  • Fifth Level – Allows full-screen interruptions and notifications appears at the top of the notification list.

If you want to know more about each level, go to Settings > System UI Tuner > then to Other > Power notification controls.

If you want to know more about notifications, go to; How to make the most out of Notifications on Android Nougat

4.      Save your data

Android 7.0 helps users conserve some of the data application with the new Data Saver tool. Go to the Settings > Data Usage > Data Saver to turn it on or off. When it is on, it will show you how many applications are allowed to use the unrestricted data. 9 update, 72 emoji have joined the party. Yo

5.      More emoji

Thanks to the Unicode 9 update, 72 emoji have joined the party. You will never fail to find an appropriate emoji to elaborate your point. The list is now massive.

6.      System UI Tuner

For more customizations of icons at the status bar, you do not have to go to the settings, the hidden System UI Tuner will do this for you.

To enable it, press and hold the clog at the top of the quick setting panel for at least 5 seconds and a menu called System UI Tuner appears.

Source: DigitalTrends

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