Android 11 Coming With Added Safety Features | Apps and Games
Google recently launched its first Developer Preview (DP) of Android 11 for Pixel telephones and we have already viewed some of the new aspects that we can assume in the closing build.
XDA Developers have additionally uncovered a new hidden app referred to as Personal Safety, which comes pre-installed in the DP for the Pixel 4 The team has managed to extract it and sideload it onto older Pixel telephones too, which labored successfully. One of the new facets of the app encompasses car crash detection, which has the capability to become aware of if you are in an accident and will automatically name for assist or emergency contact. This feature is presently restrained to Pixel users in the US, but it seems to be working on the older Pixel phones too.
In a record published on XDA Developers' website, the group managed to efficiently sideload the Personal Safety app on a Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 3 XL and had been in a position to enable the automobile crash detection feature. This characteristic was first spotted in Android Q or Android 10 as its now called, lower back in May final year, accompanied by a look on the Google Play keep too.
The file states that the vehicle crash detection characteristic works using your phone's location, accelerometer, and microphone to try and realize when you've got been in an accident. If it does detect it, the smartphone will play a loud sound and ask you if you need help. If you don't reply in a stipulated time, it will routinely call 911 (emergency hotline in the US) and share your current location.
The app presently won't work on non-Pixel devices, in accordance with the report, which capacity it makes experience to try it out solely if you are in the US. The record states that in case you have problems getting past the page where it asks you for your emergency contact, surely grant the app all the permissions in the Settings app and it ought to work.