Pixel’s Now Playing feature could get its first big revamp since launch

The Now Playing feature on Google Pixel devices might receive a much-needed revamp soon. Google is reportedly working on giving it a design overhaul and a couple of new features.
For the unaware, Google introduced the Now Playing feature with the Pixel 2 series back in 2017. Since its launch, it hasn’t changed all that much. Its UI looks pretty much the same as it did back then, and it offers almost the same capabilities. The only noteworthy change for the Now Playing feature in the last four years rolled out with the December 2020 Pixel Feature Drop last year, which added the ability to export multiple songs from the Now Playing list into a playlist on YouTube Music.
However, a teardown of the Android System Intelligence APK (version S.6) suggests that Google is finally working on some significant improvements for the Now Playing feature. 9to5Google reports that the teardown has revealed new strings pointing towards a major UI redesign. The publication notes that Google is planning…

Written By: Pranob Mehrotra

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/pixel-now-playing-feature-big-revamp-since-launch/

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