New outlines do a better job at showing exactly what space an app icon will occupy
Android 12 Beta 2 finally introduced some of the more enticing changes like wallpaper-based theming and the privacy dashboard, but Google has also tweaked some other parts of the latest release while it was at it. Among these is the Pixel Launcher, which now more clearly shows you the grid when moving app icons and widgets around.
As soon as you long-press an item on your homescreen on Beta 2, you’ll see a little outline around it, indicating the space it occupies.
The Pixel Launcher is getting some subtle design tweaks in Android 12 Beta 2 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.