Three years in the past, the Information by Google app was launched on the Play Retailer, bringing the fundamental however important performance to the corporate’s units together with a number of different Android One units. Whereas the app was fairly barebones when it was launched, Google has since up to date the app with a number of new options and is now permitting customers to mark favorite information.
The brand new performance was first noticed by XDA in a teardown (the place the app’s set up file is ‘decompiled’ after which analysed for any adjustments to the code) final August and is now dwell contained in the app. Customers can now acquire entry to all of their most often used information and media by marking them as favourites, in accordance with the report. This performance can also be provided on the default file managers of a number of producers – for instance, Samsung’s My Information app.
With a purpose to make use of the brand new characteristic, customers should replace to model 1.0.362806406 of the Information by Google app in accordance with the report. As soon as they’ve up to date, they’ll merely choose any file on their inside storage and select the ‘Add to favourites” possibility within the three-dot menu. As soon as chosen, the information marked as favourites will at all times be inside attain within the ‘Favourites’ folder on the primary display screen.
Customers may also be capable of rapidly determine which information are at present marked as favourites even exterior the folder, because of a star badge that may present up on these gadgets. XDA’s new teardowns of the app have additionally revealed some code strings inside that time in the direction of the potential of itemizing all of the blurry photos with an choice to delete them. The app may additionally allow Close by Share to ship information as a substitute of the present built-in switch characteristic.