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The aim of the new features is to make it easier to use a single device for both work and play. Last year's enhancements to keep an employee's personal data separate from their work data made the user experience better and more productive, all while still adhering to an IT department's admins policies.

Employees can specify if an app should be opened in their personal or work profiles. This can be used to keep corporate videos out of personal watchlists. Employees can have two photo galleries on their devices, one for personal use and the other for work, for a morecurated sharing experience.

A new central hub feature will allow employees to more easily manage their device security and privacy settings

In order to keep corporate jargon out of personal chats, smart dictation has been added to work profile apps for thePixels. A new central hub feature allows employees to more easily manage their device security and privacy settings and see what data is shared with company admins. The National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) gives admins more control over the wi-fi on their devices.

There are more features that will be added to the operating system. Lost Mode will allow IT admins to lock down access and locate lost or stolen company-owned devices, while Stay Private on Work wi-fi will automaticallyEncrypt traffic when personal profiles are toggled by an employee for use on a company's wireless network. Employees will be able to securely manage their phones from company-issued Chromebooks.