Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device. This software update has been tested to help optimize device performance, resolve known issues and apply the latest security patches.
Before you download:
Release date: 09/03/2019
Android™ Security Patch Level: September 1, 2019
Software Version: QP1A.190711.020
Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a new software update for your Google Pixel 3a XL, Android 10. Android 10 improves your mobile experience with several new features and enhancements. This update also includes the latest Android security updates and performance enhancements.
Dark mode is a system wide dark theme. Once activated it works for all of Android and any 3rd party apps that are compatible. Most Google apps will be Dark Theme compatible. It may reduce power usage by a significant amount, but improves visibility for users with low vision and those who are sensitive to bright light. It also makes it easier for anyone to use a device in a low-light environment.
To Activate: in Settings > Display > Dark Theme or via enabling Battery Saver model
Wi-Fi Easy Connect
Android 10 will support the latest standard of the Wi-Fi Alliance for "Easy Connect," allowing credentials to be shared over QR codes, Bluetooth® LE, and NFC.
Android 10 now has a single Privacy setting, which brings together important settings like Ad Settings, Web & App Activity, and Location History all in one place.
New Privacy Recommendations in Google Play Protect
Google Play Protect will send users a one-time notification if an app accesses data no longer permitted by the Google Play Developer policies. It will also give you the option to uninstall an app which may be identified as harmful.
Better Location controls
Users will have up to three different location permission options to grant to apps requesting location data:
Location Permission Reminders
A reminder will be given to users sometime after "Allow all the time" permission has been granted.
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