Just like actual glitter, you can never clean it all up
Android 12 is one of the most significant redesigns we’ve seen in years, but not every change has been for the better. Google added a new sparkle effect to taps in Beta 1, but users found it confusing enough to be mistaken for a bug. After promising to dial down the sparkles in future revisions — and not really changing much in last month’s Beta 2 — Google has finally returned most of the ripples to normal in its latest update.
Android 12’s sparkly ripples are (mostly) gone in Beta 3 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.