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Google Contacts: The new interface in Material You design will be rolled out to all users (screenshots)


Google designers are busy and have completely updated the next app: these days, the google contacts App a major update than the new material you design to the profile pages of individual posts. There they say goodbye to the classic dividing lines and focus instead on the demarcated areas. The FAB also disappears.

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The Google Contacts app is very central, at least as a platform, and therefore of great importance. A new design for managing all contacts has not been available for a long time, so the adaptation now discovered in the Android app can already be seen as the first step towards the next generation. This is clear in the detailed view of individual contacts, which now uses Material You fields instead of dividers.

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You can see the changes in the comparison image above. The areas are separated by the color selected by Material You. There is also a new “Contact Information” area, which summarizes the most important contact options and is therefore the first. In addition, the labels and other information also have their own area. It’s also noticeable that the floating action button (FAB), which was previously located on the bottom right, has disappeared and is replaced by a small edit icon on the top edge.

The new design has a different effect, but since nothing has changed functionally or structurally, all users will surely find their way quickly.

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