Google reportedly rolled out a brand new interface for Android’s ‘Fast Pair’ functionality that extra carefully resembles how AirPods connect with iPhones.
Fast Pair, for these unfamiliar, was first launched in 2017. The software program makes it simpler for customers to attach assist Bluetooth units to their Android smartphones. Typically, once you open the lid of supported Bluetooth earbuds, or activate wi-fi headphones, a Fast Pair notification will seem in your smartphone. With a faucet, customers can provoke the pairing course of.
9to5Google experiences that Google has changed the notification with a brand new card that pops-up from the underside of the display screen. The pop-up covers roughly half of the show and reveals the Bluetooth system the consumer is attempting to attach. It additionally options a big, blue ‘Connect’ button. Once paired, customers can hop into ‘Setup’ or shut the pop-up.
For anybody who’s related AirPods to an iPhone earlier than, the brand new Fast Pair interface will look awfully acquainted. The card pop-up is almost similar to the one proven once you join AirPods to an iPhone for the primary time.
Although Google added the brand new revamped interface, not all of Fast Pair has modified. The new card seems when customers join a assist Fast Pair system for the primary time. Beyond that, Fast Pair nonetheless shows the standard notification for battery standing and subsequent pairings.
It’s price noting that since Fast Pair can hyperlink paired earbuds to your Google Account, connecting a Fast Pair system to different Android telephones will show the smaller card as nicely.
If you bought a brand new set of Fast Pair-capable earbuds over the vacations, you might discover the brand new interface once you join them to your Android telephone for the primary time.
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