At least the color still matches your home screen, sort of
Themes are a big part of Android 12, offering all-new ways for customizing your phone as much as you want. Unfortunately, there are a couple of places where it seems like Google has locked everyone into a single visual element. In Android 12 Beta 2, the Recent apps page has replaced your wallpaper with a new solid backdrop that uses Monet to pull colors from your wallpaper.
In Beta 1 — not to mention most other Android versions — your phone’s background added a splash of color to the Recents screen.
Android 12’s app switcher now has a boring opaque background was written by the awesome team at Android Police.