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New Features of Android Marshmallow

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Some new enhancements and  features update of Android Marshmallow which is bringing about after its predecessor-Android Lollipop

App Permissions:

Using this, you can disable such functions in the apps permission lists provided in Android Marshmallow. If you are not fond of giving excess information to the apps like your images, location etc., then this feature is meant for you. 

Memory tracker:

In case you want to track which app is consuming the largest amount of memory, you can simply track it using the latest feature in Android Marshmallow.

Fingerprint access:

This feature of Android Marshmallow will not only help you in logging into a system using your fingerprints but also to log into platforms such as Google play store and you can also authorize your purchases at Play Store.

Auto Backup:

Now, you don’t have to worry about losing your data anymore, as Android Marshmallow comes with an inbuilt auto backup feature that stores your data on Google drive up to 25 MB per app.

Power Saving:

Android Marshmallow comes with a feature that lets you save on energy consumption upon recognizing that the phone has not been used for a long time. The Doze mode will reduce the background processes and ensure minimal battery usage.

posted Feb 24, 2016 by Prajwal C.m.

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