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Android 12 Developer Preview 2.1 arrives to fix WebView



Last week, a failure in WebView It caused many applications to close on their own on some devices and that Google in recent days has been solved through an update in the Play Store, but on some devices a system update will be required.



The Pixel Upgraded to Android 12 Developer Preview 2 are getting a new system update today. This is the new version Android 12 Developer Preview 2.1.






What's new in Android 12 Developer Preview 2.1



Google is repeating last year's strategy, that of launch a new preview every two weeks from Android. First they release a new version and two weeks later a patch to fix the most pressing problems before releasing the next version.







WebView of the Android system: what is it, what benefits does it have and why it should be updated





This time with Android 12 Developer Preview 2.1 it seems that we are only going to find one improvement: the WebView bug fix which caused the closure in some applications. It is the only novelty that Google has reported.



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The update is coming via OTA to all the Pixels that updated to Android 12, so they just have to go to Settings> System> System update to actualize. The download size is about 70-130 MB, depending on the model.





Android 12 Developer Preview is still only available on the Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4a and Pixel 5. The update from Android 11 to Android 12 DP is done manually from a computer.



The next update will be in two weeks and it will be the latest "Developer Preview" version. After Android 12 Developer Preview 3 and its corresponding patch, the first Android 12 Beta will arrive in May, which will now be easier to update and more stable. The final version will arrive from August.



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Via | Android Police