LG’s screen-swiveling Wing was some of the attention-grabbing trying smartphones of 2020, however its distinctive design was held back by poor software program assist. A new software update, out as we speak for the Verizon-exclusive gadget, seems to assist handle these points by including some new dual-screen performance.
Particularly, Droid Life reports that the brand new replace makes it a lot simpler to ship apps to and from the smaller show to the primary one (a course of that beforehand concerned some convoluted menu wrangling.) With the brand new replace, there’s now a “ship” button that shuttle apps from one show to the opposite, together with a “restart” button to relaunch apps that transition over poorly. It’s also possible to use a third-finger gesture to perform an identical activity. Lastly, LG has added app names to the homescreen when the telephone is swiveled open, making it higher resemble the usual Android homescreen.
LG has additionally mounted one of many greatest pet peeves concerning the second show, including media controls for all apps to the second show when watching (as an alternative of only a handful of choose apps, like YouTube.) Now, apps like Netflix will provide related performance.
There’s additionally just a few different extra options within the replace, together with the flexibility to mechanically scan QR codes within the digital camera app, a brand new wallpaper, an identical 5G icon, and a November safety patch.
If you happen to personal an LG Wing, you’ll have the ability to set up the replace now by checking for a software program replace within the settings app.