Last year the software technology giant at I/O announced a new account switcher. Now Google is rolling out revamped account switcher to its apps to manage multiple accounts.
From now onwards the profile picture will show up on the top right corner beside the search bar. On tapping it will prompt open into a full menu that will allow the users to view all the accounts they have signed-in as well as their account settings. The voice search icon has been moved to the left. According to 9To5Google, the microphone is hidden when you first open the app to make way for the Google Play animation.
According to the report, “That navigation prevents the app from being fully Material as settings and account information is only accessible here. The next redesign hopefully moves all these items to the account switcher menu, like in the Home app and Google Maps.”
The update comes with version 19.3 and 19.4 of the Play Store. To enable it, you need to visit Google Play Store’s App info page, then go to “Storage and cache,” and tap on “Clear storage.” Now open the app and then close it again from the system Recents/multitasking menu. After this step, the new account switcher will appear.
Whereas the navigation drawer size has also been reduced. At the moment the new design has reached select users and is expected to be available to more devices very soon.
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