Google updates more Android apps with Material Design, just in time for Lollipop’s debut

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This week, Google Play Games and Google Wallet both received Material Design makeovers, while Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides got cleaned up, and Google Camera received a minor little tweak.

Play Games goes all Material Design


Google Play Games received its big Material Design makeover. It’s sporting darker greens than before, and new Game Profile levels and titles that more prominently show off your skills. You can also check out what your friends have been up to by just tapping their faces, and more easily check out saved games.

Google Wallet is all Material Design, too

With Lollipop’s imminent release on the horizon, it’s natural that Google would start pushing through major design updates for its core apps—Wallet, included.


Google Wallet features similar bold color profiles to its other sibling apps. There’s a new feature, too: the option to lock or cancel your physical Google Wallet card.

Google Docs just looks better

While it doesn’t appear to be a full Material Design makeover, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides each got their own update with bolder colors, an easier-to-use hamburger menu, and a more consistent look across the board.

Lastly, Google Camera received an incredibly minor update, including a newly tweaked icon and better animations.

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