We’ve taken a lot of effort to make sure that should you jump from CM11 to 12.1 or 12.0 to 12.1, your data will stick with you.
Superuser (Root Privileges)
Integrated in Privacy Guard.
Settings > Privacy > Privacy Guard for these controls (long press an app in this view to see all permissions it’s requesting and manage them accordingly).
Trebuchet can now toggle between the traditional paged layout view of your app drawer and a new vertical layout – complete with quick scrubber to locate your needed app at a much improved pace (looking at you Uber). Find the setting in the overview drawer in Trebuchet (long press Trebuchet home screen, then slide the panel up).
Settings app (What's new)
added the top level on/off switches to Wireless settings (WiFi, BT, etc).
reduced the length of the settings dashboard
security and lockscreen settings
Navigation ring targets and Lock screen shortcuts have new configuration views
LiveDisplay is our new go to for panel calibration – color temperature, automated effective times, lower power consumption, screen color and color calibration. The final result brings something akin to f.lux control to your Android device (please note that the range of controls available will vary by device hardware and what your device actually supports).
Ambient Display (hardware dependent)
12/12.1 now makes it even easier to digest your content at-a-glance, and decide if notifications are worth your time.
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