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Google announces new privacy and security hub for Android 13

Google will be putting privacy and security settings in a new hub later this year.
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October 6, 2022
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TL;DR
  • At today’s Pixel launch event, Google announced it would be putting privacy and security settings in one place.
  • The new privacy and security hub will present action cards that notify you of any safety risks.
  • The cards will provide easy steps to enhance security.

During the Pixel hardware splash today, Google announced that it would bring a new privacy and security hub to Android 13.

While showing off its Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel Watch, and other products, the tech giant took a moment to discuss its commitment to privacy and security. In addition to mentioning a VPN that will be free for Pixel 7 series owners, Google talked about a new privacy and security hub coming to Pixel devices later this year.

According to Google, in an effort to make managing privacy and security easier for the user, it has merged privacy and security settings into a single place. This new hub will include new action cards that will notify you of any safety risks you’re facing. It will also help you protect yourself by presenting easy steps to further enhance your security.

The new privacy and security hub will be coming to Pixel devices on Android 13 first later this year, but Google says that the hub will come out to other Android devices down the line.

What do you think about this new hub? Tell us in the comments below.