Google launched a ton of latest options with the primary Android 12 beta final month — together with Materials You design tweaks and privateness enhancements. Weirdly, the primary public Android 12 beta additionally eliminated the power to view the “screen-on time” within the Battery part of the Settings app.
On Android 11, customers can view their cellphone’s screen-on time by heading over to Settings > Battery > display screen utilization since full cost. The screen-on time could possibly be accessed from the identical part within the first two Android 12 Developer Preview builds as nicely. With the third Android 12 Developer Preview, nevertheless, Google moved the screen-on time to the Display screen part beneath Settings > Battery > View battery utilization, and with the beta, it is fully gone.
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Google has now confirmed in the principle screen-on time “bug” thread on the Android issue tracker page that the problem has now been fastened, and screen-on time will probably be added again to the Settings menu in a future Android 12 construct. Whereas Google hasn’t confirmed precisely when the “repair” will arrive, it’s prone to be included within the third Android 12 beta. We count on the following Android 12 beta to start rolling out to the most effective Android telephones from Google and different OEMs someday early subsequent month.
Proper now, Android 12 solely permits you to view the screen-on time for the present day beneath the Apps sections or from the Digital Wellbeing dashboard. This makes the function helpful just for individuals who cost their telephones day by day. If you wish to analyze your cellphone utilization for greater than a single day, utilizing a third-party app akin to AccuBattery is at the moment the one choice you may have.