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The Home screen displays cards based on contextual factors and the priority of the information. Home cards present information about ongoing activities (like audio or navigation), reminders, and messages.

Layout Expand and collapse content An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.

The Home screen shows the list of cards, the mic icon to start voice commands (top right corner), and the activity bar at the bottom. These features are part of the Global UI.

Home cards Expand and collapse content An arrow that points down when collapsed and points up when expanded.

Home cards provide glanceable, time-relevant information. App developers supply the content (message strings, icon/graphics, and an action) and the system renders and displays the cards. The system determines the size and promotion of a Home card based on recency and priority.

The Home screen limits the number of cards to keep the list short and relevant. As a result, an app’s notifications may disappear from the screen when new and more relevant content arrives.

1. Intent icon: Action that is started on selection, for example: Call, Navigate, Play

2. Description area: May have title text and subtext below, rendered by the system

3. Graphic area: App-supplied image giving context to the card, like an album cover