Google releases Android 12 Beta 2.1 with bug fixes and stability improvements

Google released Android 12 Beta 2 couple of weeks back that brought privacy features like the Privacy Dashboard as well as various feature updates to improve functionality, stability, and performance. The company today released a minor Android 12 Beta 2.1 update that brings various stability improvements and fixes several bugs that the users have been facing.

One of the important fix includes fixed for users that who faced issues with the lock screen that would entirely freeze up randomly.  The update also fixes the ‘At a Glance’ widget so that calendar events and the weather are displayed correctly.

The update is less than 5MB in size, and might vary depending on the device. If you’re already running a Developer Preview or Beta build, you will automatically receive an over-the-air (OTA) update to Beta 2.1 (vSPB2.210513.011). You can also download them from Android developer website here manually. Check out the complete changelog below.

  • Fixed an issue that prevented users from accessing things on the lock screen. For example, swiping down for the notification shade, swiping away notifications, or swiping up to unlock the phone.
  • Fixed issues that caused information such as weather and calendar events to not appear in the At a Glance widget on the home screen or lock screen.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused flickering or jittery animations when accessing recent apps with gesture navigation.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused microphone and camera permission indicators to get stuck and disappear until the phone was rebooted.
  • Fixed an issue when using the Android Emulator with an Android Virtual Device (AVD) running Android 12 that prevented the AVD from connecting to the internet.
  • Fixed an issue where after taking Beta and resetting the device, some users are were stuck on setup wizard.

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