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- Android’s Sport Dashboard debuted earlier this yr for the Pixel 6 sequence.
- Now it appears like Google is quietly rolling out the function to extra Pixel telephones.
- It’s potential that the function will make its technique to non-Pixel telephones.
If you’re somebody who likes to play video games in your telephone and you’re a Pixel 6 proprietor, you could be aware of Android’s Sport Dashboard. Initially solely accessible on the Pixel 6 sequence, the function is now quietly showing on different smartphones.
Earlier this yr, Android 12 launched a brand new function for cellular avid gamers known as Sport Dashboard. The function seems as a UI that means that you can shortly take screenshots, observe your frames per second (fps), report gameplay, and even stream on to YouTube. You will discover it within the high proper nook of the display screen the place a controller icon seems.
In line with Esper’s senior technical editor, Mishal Rahman, the function was tied to SystemUIGoogle, unique to Pixel telephones, and enabled solely on the Pixel 6 and 6 Professional. Nonetheless, Rahman mentioned it regarded like Google was engaged on a technique to convey it to Google Play Companies.
By the point Android 13 got here out, Google had accomplished the duty of constructing the dashboard a part of Google Play Companies. In consequence, Android 13 finally introduced the function to the Pixel 6a. With Android 13 extra broadly accessible, it appears just like the function is now making its technique to older Pixel units.
In line with Rahman, homeowners of the Pixel 4 and 5 sequence have began discovering Sport Dashboard on their units. To see in case your telephone has the function, all you have to do is go to Settings, scroll down and hit Google. When you’ve got the function, you will note Sport Dashboard within the record beneath and you’ll allow it.
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When you’ve got a non-Pixel system, there’s nonetheless hope for you. Now that Sport Dashboard is actually an Android 13 function, Google could finally be capable to allow the function on different units.