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Android Q Beta 4 features

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Google launched Android Q Beta 4 features for Pixel and other supported devices. This Android Q Beta 4 includes Adaptive notifications, Google play card in Power menu, use notifications Bubbles, back gesture icon, Notification swipe from both sides, Face authentication, new accent colors, dynamic system update and more.

Google already said about the dark mode, gesture navigation, Digital Wellbeing on Google I/O 2019.  You can install android Q Beta 4 on Pixel and other device using OTA update or manually flash system images in your device. Let see everything about the latest Android Q Beta 4 features for Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel XL, Google Pixel and more.

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Android Q Beta 4 features for all Pixel – What’s the new

First of all check, you’re device supported android Q using this. To get the latest Android version Android 10 Q, install this Android Q beta 4 on your device.

Adaptive notifications

You can see new adaptive notifications options under apps and notification settings. It will use to automatically set priority notifications as low and show suggested actions and replies. Also, turn on hiding icon from gentle notifications in your android Q Beta 4.

Android Q Beta 4 Adaptive notifications setting

Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > Adaptive notifications

Two options available here including Automatic prioritization and suggested actions & replies.


Quickly access app content from anywhere using floating shortcuts. To access the bubble, tap it. Some notification & content can appear as bubbles on the screen. Enable or disable bubbles notification on Android Q Beta 4 using below settings.

Android Q bubbles notification settings

Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > Advanced > Bubbles

Dark theme in Pixel launcher & display

In Android Q Beta 3, you can see Light or Dark theme options. But in this Android Q Beta 4, you can see only Dark theme option under display settings. One of my favorite Android Q Beta 4 features.

Android Q Dark theme in Pixel launcher

Settings > Display > Dark theme

Android Q Beta 4 back gesture

This is a new added handy feature useful to just swipe the left side from play store, YouTube, Photos apps and other settings to back without using the back button or other gesture. To use back gesture in Android Q Beta 4, make sure enabled fully gesture navigation in your android Q Beta 4 devices.

Settings > System > Gestures > System navigation > Fully gestural navigation

Android Q Beta 4 back gesture

Now open play store or YouTube and swipe left side screen and you can see back gesture icon (<) in your Pixel and other android devices.

Notification swiped by both side

Now you can close notifications on lock screen & home screen from both swipe right side or left side in your Android Q Beta 4.

New Accent color on Android Q Beta 4

Added new accent color compare to previous Android Q Beta. You can see added new accent color in Android Q 10 using developer mode. Make sure to enable developer mode on Android 10 Q.

Android Q Beta 4 features for Pixel

Developer options > Theming section (At the end of the page) > Accent color > Device default, Black, Green, purple, Cinnamon, Ocean, Space and Orchid

Some of the Pixel users facing issues update Android Q Beta 4 on him devices. Also see other android Q Beta 4 features such as Dynamic system updates, Smart lock rename as Pixel presence, Google play card in power menu, Face authentication in settings, Auto-rotate button back and screen time out instead of sleep time.

End the list of top best Android Q Beta features. Do let us know what you think of the Android Q 10 features. What would you like to see in android Q/android 10? We shall update you with more as the Android Q Beta update come. If you found any bug on your device, submit it to the Reddit community.

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