It is Android 9 Pie! Official list of changes & new features

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Digital Wellbeing is an initiative that's meant to help you cut back on phone usage.

App Actions also predict what users are going to do next based on the "context and displays that action right on your phone".

Most Android users will have to wait months to get their hands on the final software, but if you own a Pixel or even an Essential phone, you can update to Android Pie today.

Hot on the heels of Google's Android Pie announcement, Essential confirmed that it's now updating the Essential Phone to Android 9.0 Pie.

We've just installed Android 9 Pie to our Pixel 2 XL this way, and it took only minutes from the moment we commenced the installation to completion.

Rotation: Get more control over your phone's display rotation with a simple button that confirms when you'd like to change the rotation on your device - even when your orientation is locked.

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Google has officially announced the next major version of Android, 9.0 Pie. The file highlighted is the relevant Android 9 Pie image for the Pixel 2 XL. If not, be sure to read the instructions on Google's website very closely before you attempt it. And that, according to Google, will help Android 9 Pie learn and get smarter in future. Adaptive Battery will learn the apps you use most and prioritize battery for them, while Adaptive Brightness will figure out how you like your phone's brightness set in different situations and then do it for you.

"And when you put in headphones after work, you may see options to call your mom or start your favorite Spotify playlist".

And one of the bigger updates is that the company is working to make it easier to navigate the operating system with a single "home" button that supports gestures.

Google has been testing Android P since early this year, and it just released the final developer preview a few weeks ago.

Yet if you are anxious to try Digital Wellbeing before it gets released to the general public, there's a way to do that now.

There's also a dashboard feature similar to Apple's new Screen Time controls in iOS 12, which breaks down exactly how much time you're spending in each app on a daily basis.

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