Device manufacturers and developers are encouraged to use the common components when extending the settings app so new user interfaces stay consistent with the existing settings ui. If your phone is unlocked you ll see an abbreviated menu the screen to the left that you can either use as is or drag down to see an expanded quick settings tray the screen to the right for more options.
In android 8 0 the settings menu gained several components and widgets that cover common uses.
Setting menu in android. Then say settings to open the android settings menu. To find the android quick settings menu just drag your finger from the top of your screen downward. The options menu is the primary collection of menu items for an activity.
It s where you should place actions that have a global impact on the app such as search compose email and settings see the section about creating an options menu. If you like using the google assistant first make sure it is listening by either saying ok google or tapping on the microphone icon in the search bar on your home screen. Tap the microphone icon to activate the google assistant.
Create a setti n gs activity in which will add our settings menu to create a menu and add items to it first create a menu folder and add a menu resource file it.