The Android 12 Easter egg brings a splash of color – CNET


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For each working system it releases, Android hides an Easter egg — and Android 12 carries on the custom.

To seek out this new Easter egg, head to Settings, then scroll down and faucet About Telephone

In there, discover and faucet on Android Model, which is able to take you to an data web page about, unsurprisingly, your model of Android. 

There must be a piece on the high that claims Android model 12. Faucet this repeatedly and the display will rework to indicate a clock, full with the Materials You colours based mostly on no matter background you could have set. 


See the “Android model” part? Faucet that a number of instances.

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You may must faucet and drag the minute hand on the clock and transfer them spherical till each arms level straight upward within the 12 o’clock place. You may really feel a small vibration pulse at every hour place, however it’s solely on the precise 12 place that the clock will disappear and you will be greeted with the Easter egg display: the quantity 12 in a sea of circles, all decked out in colours to match your background. 

There is not any additional hidden sport (as we have expertise with older variations of Android) and it will possibly have been enjoyable to at the least be capable of pop a few of these circles or transfer them round a bit. Nonetheless, it is fairly sufficient to take a look at. To dismiss it, you possibly can swipe up from the underside of the display the best way you’d to change apps.

Learn extra: Galaxy S22 will get Android 12’s Materials You design, so you possibly can change all the colours

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