Adjustments are happening behind the scenes for the favored Google app. Based on Mishaal Rahman
, former Editor-in-Chief at XDA
and presently the Senior Technical Editor at Esper, members of the Google Information Telegram group are seeing totally different placements and designs for the search bar within the Google app. There are each positives and negatives to those adjustments.
For instance, one design change places your profile image contained in the Google app’s search bar the place it may be tapped to entry the settings (see picture on the high of this text). In fact, the draw back right here is that the search bar is positioned on the high of the show requiring you to have Jimi Hendrix’s legendary fingers to succeed in it. The mixing of the settings with the search bar isn’t any totally different than what you may discover on Gmail and the Google Play Retailer.
This take a look at locations the search bar on the underside of the show inside straightforward attain though it would not provide the settings entry integration
One other change being examined is one which strikes the search bar to the underside of the show. Nonetheless, photographs present that on this take a look at, the person’s profile image, and thus entry to the Google app’s settings, is not built-in contained in the search bar.
Present model of the Google app on Android. Be aware that the arrow denotes the present location of the profile image
Google likes to run so-called A/B assessments the place on this case we would assume that some Android customers will get the brand new search bar with the built-in settings entry on the high of the display screen, and others get the model with the search bar on the underside of the show with out the settings integration.
After the take a look at is run over a time frame, Google grills Android customers to search out out which one they wish to see made everlasting, “A” or “B.” Which change will Google choose, or will it resolve to maintain the established order? Proper now, it’s anybody’s guess.