Nothing recently issued the closed beta of Nothing OS 2.5 based on Android 14 and a month later introduced the open beta update for it. This brings new improvements, including changes to the Glyph interface. Check out the details below.
Nothing OS 2.5 open beta rolling out!
The Android 14-based Nothing OS 2.5 open beta is now available for the phone (2). There’s the new Glyph animation for NFC (if in use) and a progress integration for Google Calendar. A timer allows you to track upcoming saved events. The Glyph Timer now comes with time presets and can be accessed directly from the lock screen. The pop-up window can also be accessed by tapping instead of holding.
There are a few more improvements in the Nothing OS 2.5 open beta. All apps now support Predictive Back and the Three-finger gestures have been improved. You also get more options for the double-click power button gesture.
As mentioned in Nothing’s community update videoNothing OS 2.5 gets new widgets like the new ones pedometer widget to set and track step goals, along with a media and screen time widget. There will be a Nothing Widgets app in the Google Play Store to keep up to date with this. Nothing OS 2.5 also introduces a new customization menu, a new editing interface, and more. You also get a new wallpaper picker, new color themes and lock screen changes, and more. This will be combined with the Android 14 features.
If you are already participating in the Nothing beta program, you can simply go to the Software Update settings to download the new open beta of Nothing OS 2.5. If this is not the case, you can register here. There is no word yet on when the stable version of Nothing OS 2.5 based on Android 14 will roll out. Work is also starting on Nothing OS 3.0, but it will be some time before official details on that!