Google goes back to one step toggle for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Quick Settings on Android N

Google goes back to one step toggle for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Quick Settings on Android N
It was just a few days ago that we told you how Google had changed the way Android users turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Quick Settings. Previously, users could tap the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth icon to toggle each feature on and off. And Android users loved the simplicity of it all. But along came Android N Developer Preview 4 to change everything.

With the changes, a tap on the Wi-Fi or Bluetooth icon produces a list of nearby Wi-Fi networks and nearby Bluetooth devices, respectively. A separate toggle switch to the right of each icon turns on or off the feature, doubling the number of steps needed to enable Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to two.

On the Android issue tracker there are literally more than 200 complaints about the new setup, and apparently that was enough for Google to decide to return to the old one-step toggle method. A project manager posted on the issue tracker that future builds of Android N will bring the old method back.


This is actually a very good example of why Google courts user feedback when putting the final touches on a new Android build.

Thanks for the tip!

source: AndroidIssueTracker

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