Google Clock 7.6 adds weather w/ alarm forecast on Pixel 8, Android 14 QPR1

(*14*) Clock 7.6 absolutely rolled out with Pixel Watch alarm sync this week, and now the weather integration is seeing wider — however not full — availability on the Pixel 8 collection and Android 14 QPR1.

The Pixel 8 and eight Pro on Android 14, in addition to telephones enrolled within the QPR1 Beta, characteristic a system-level “Weather” ( service that powers this (*14*) Clock integration.

In the Clock tab, you’ll get the present temperature and the day’s excessive/low for each metropolis. Tap “Add native weather” to set it up and grant the required location permission. As a part of the model 7.6 UI tweak, each the clock and weather are centered on the high.

You may also get this info in Clock’s World widget. However, it sadly requires quite a lot of area on your homescreen (no less than 4×3).

In Settings, you’ll get a brand new “Change temperature models” shortcut on the backside of the “Clock” subsection. This opens Android’s “Regional preferences” web page to modify between Fahrenheit and Celsius. Once enabled, there may be at present no choice to disable the weather integration. That settings shortcut seems to be new to this rollout wave because it beforehand was “Local weather on clock.”

Meanwhile, now you can allow a fullscreen “Weather forecast” when alarms go off. It can notice the present temperature and situation, what to anticipate later within the day (excessive/low), and a preview of tomorrow’s circumstances. Tap “Ok thanks” to dismiss. 

The rollout for weather in (*14*) Clock has been considerably erratic. It appeared monetarily with QPR1 Beta 2 at first of October and was pulled server-side shortly after earlier than coming again in waves for some customers.

As of at this time, we’re seeing it on a a lot bigger swath of units, together with a Pixel 8 on Android 14 and QPR1, in addition to the Pixel Fold and a number of other different units on the Beta Program. It’s not reside on Pixel telephones or tablets operating the steady Android 14 (October safety patch) launch. All different Pixel homeowners ought to count on this with the December Feature Drop.

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