Google has launched Android 12 Beta 5 today, the last Beta update before the release of Android 12, which will be available in a few weeks.

What’s new in Android 12 Beta 5

  • Nearby Share can now set devices to be visible to “everyone”

  • Pixel phones notify users when charging is limited due to overheating

  • Google calculator redesigned with Material You

  • Lock button is displayed in the power menu by default (and cannot be removed in the settings)

  • Android 12 system egg adds a desktop widget that shows the dynamic palette used by Material You

  • Added lock screen + AOD spacing

    • The date/date is displayed closer to the top right corner instead of next to the clock
    • Notifications are displayed closer to the center of the screen when they are available

    Beta 4.1 and Beta 5

  • Device Control" (for smart home) shortcut on the lock screen

  • Google Clock 7.0 gets Material You redesign and widgets

  • September Security Patch