Material You is Google’s latest design language for Android, Chrome OS, Wear OS and beyond. Over the past few months, Google has updated many of its popular apps with Material You elements. Google Play Store also received a partial redesign of Material You in October. In the previous update, Google brought a pill-shaped search bar, an updated bottom navigation bar, and a dynamic color theme to Android 12. Google is now planning another redesign for the Play Store that will soon bring Material You buttons in the app.
Google Play Store will soon get updated hardware for your buttons
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In their recent APK teardown, 9to5Google spotted evidence of an upcoming Play Store overhaul. The redesign brings a new button style to the Play Store. The upcoming redesign will replace the current rectangular buttons with rounded corners with pill-shaped buttons.
The new update will affect the Install, Uninstall, and Update buttons. The Elsewhere, Installed, Updates Available, and Games filters under the “Manage apps and device” section now use a rectangular layout instead of oval shapes. At this time, the new buttons do not appear to support dynamic color themes. But in the future, Google might add this feature as well.
The new button style in the Google Play Store has not yet rolled out to all users. But we’re pretty sure it’ll be available to everyone by the end of this month. So stay tuned for more updates.
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