Google’s upcoming Android version, currently referred to only as Android Q, will arrive later this summer with a trove of privacy enhancements.
Details about these new additions have been revealed earlier this week after Google published blog posts and new Android support pages for Android Q following the release of a first beta version earlier this week.
Below are all the privacy-focused features that are expected to land in the stable version of Android Q at the end of August.
Access to clipboard data
Android apps can no longer access the Android operating system’s clipboard data unless they are in focus (running in the foreground aka on screen).
Apps can access clipboard data while in the OS background if they are also the default input method editor (IME) –aka the default keyboard apps.