I absolutely hate the new update. It is TOO Apple-y in my opinion (this being the most annoying part for me on top of a couple other things). First thing that bugged me was that the time on my notification bar, even though it is in the 12 hour format (rather than 24), it doesn't show the AM or PM - although this is just a minor complaint for me. (I did prefer it on the right side next to the battery icon, though.) Also, I do not like the "previously opened apps" button where you could scroll through and close out apps quickly. This looks too similar to Apple. Some basic features makes it seems like my phone assumes I'm stupid or blind because the headers take up so much space. For example, in my text messages, the word "Messages" takes up half my screen and have to scroll down to even look at my conversations, even though I have a few pinned already. The camera is the thing that ultimately irritated me as well. This looks almost exactly like Apple's camera layout and I HATE it. I LOVED the old format for the camera where you had the camera button to take pictures, then the video/record button right next to it. I loved this format because when i quickly swipe open the camera when something is happening that I want to take a picture of AND record, I can just move my thumb a centimeter between the two buttons. However, now I have to swipe to find the option of a shot that I want. If I wanted the video to be in slow motion, I'd find the option for it. I also disliked that the update changed a few things on my phone, aesthetic-wise, such as the format of my lock screen clock, the format of the theme that I had on my phone, the fact that I no longer have the brightness adjustment on the first swipe down on my notification panel, my default emoji keyboard is on my recently used emojis rather than the first set of face emojis, etc. But those are minor details that I could just get used to, fix, or change. I will say I like a few of the updates, so it's not all bad. To throw in some positives in this post, I will say I do like the updates associated with the Always on Display.
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