There is little worse than going to select up your telephone when you want it, best to determine that it is not charged. And even if we are making our perfect efforts to stay our batteries topped-up, all it takes is a free cable, or somebody by accident unplugging an influence strip, for the ones excellent intentions to visit waste. Fortunately, Android P is introducing a brand new audio affirmation to come up with just a little peace of thoughts that your telephone is charging as supposed.

Previous to Android P, Google did come with an possibility for “Charging sounds” below Settings > Sound > Complicated. Whilst that positive gives the look that activating it could produce an alert on every occasion you fee your telephone, the not-quite-intuitive truth of the location was once that the charging-alert sound impact would best be induced when the use of a wi-fi charger.

It certainly is smart why you’ll need just a little further affirmation that the whole thing’s coated up excellent when running with a sometimes-finicky wi-fi charger. However whilst we preferred that comments, we nonetheless puzzled if Android would ever do the similar for normal, stressed out charging.

With this week’s preview of Android P, we will in spite of everything ascertain that charging sounds at the moment are practical when the use of a stressed out USB charger.

charging sounds finally work with wired usb chargers - Charging sounds finally work with wired USB chargers

Certain, it’s worthwhile to all the time simply have a look at your telephone’s display screen when the use of a stressed out charger to make sure that the whole thing was once running as supposed, however having this audio cue is a truly great, easy extension of that.

Even with out considering an excessive amount of about it, or squinting to test that your battery icon is appearing its lightning bolt, you continue to get certain comments that your telephone is juicing up as supposed and will probably be fully-powered and in a position to move when you want it.


Android P Developer Preview 2 brings a distinct charging sound. You’ll be able to listen it within the video beneath. Thank you, Nick Cipriani!