Android 6.0 Marshmallow Has a Snazzy 'Secret' Feature

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  1. dgstorm

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    There's a pretty slick little "hidden" feature that is now included in Google's latest Android 6.0/Marshmallow OS. It's called System UI Tuner, and it basically lets users tweak parts of the UI in ways that wasn't possible before without rooting and adding mods.

    With this System UI Tuner, users can now enable demo mode, re-arrange the tiles in the Quick Settings pane, and show a battery percentage within the battery icon on the status bar. It's not a huge difference, but it's still great to see Android evolving even further.

    This is just one of the many new features that Google included in Marshmallow. Sound off in this thread and let us know which new features and functions you are most excited about.
     
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    Yep, nice to have some additional ui controls available to the user. Maybe by Android 10.0, the user will have ui options for unlocked bootloaders and root capabilities right out of the box.
     
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    If you are going to dream, you should at least dream big!!! :D
     
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    Apparently the earlier dev previews of this had a dark UI option as well, but Google removed it. :( Maybe someday they will natively support a dark UI.
     
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    And how does one access this?
     
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    Hold settings button for several seconds from the dropdown menu.
     
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    Can't wait for Marshmallow
     
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    So far so good on my Nexus 9.
     
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    Its nice on the N6, but to be honest, this isn't a huge update from Lollipop... Some under the hood stuff and a few tweaks, but it doesn't really change the look and feel of the phone all that much...

    Battery life is good.
     
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    Still can't remove the time, can you?
     
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    Remove the time?
     
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    It lets you remove all icons in the status bar. What about the time?
    In the status bar.

    Tap'n Turbo
     
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