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Google Removes 'Mandalorian' Wallpapers, AR App Will Go Away Soon

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Back in December 2020, with a Pixel drop update, Google introduced a ‘Mandalorian’ collection of wallpapers for its Pixel devices. Well, a recent report confirms that these wallpapers have been removed.

The introduction of the ‘Mandalorian’ wallpapers last year, was because of the rage the second season of the TV series ‘The Mandalorian’ hit its peak. Google did a lot of cross-promotions during the time, and a collection of ‘Mandalorian’ wallpapers were added to Pixel phones.

Now, according to a report by 9to5Google, this wallpaper collection, which includes The Mandalorian, Mandalorian Armor, The Mandalorian and The Child Meet, The Child, The Mandalorian, and The Child are disappearing from Google Pixel today.

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Yesterday, Google added a new category called ‘Community Lens‘ which brought back a Nexus 5 wallpaper along with different community-contributed wallpapers. Community Lens wallpapers will be visible to Google Pixel devices running the latest Android 12 update.

If you are a fan of Star Wars, particularly of “The Mandalorian”, then you can grab the wallpapers attached to this post at the bottom.

That’s not all. Google is also set to remove “The Mandalorian AR Experience” app from the Google Play Store. According to the Play Store listing, the app is set to disappear at the end of this month.

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The Mandalorian AR app will be removed on October 31, 2021

The Mandalorian AR app was called the “next-generation augmented reality app optimized for 5G devices” by Google, Disney, and Lucasfilm.

This AR app was limited to a few devices, including the Google Pixel 4a 5G and 5, Samsung’s latest phones, as well as devices from HTC (Desire 21 Pro 5G). It also included phones from LG, Motorola, OnePlus, Oppo, Sharp, Sony, TCL, and Xiaomi.

It was introduced by Google in late November last year and was served to users in different countries. The AR app brought popular characters from the web show directly to your private space.

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Moreover, it allowed users to capture images with the characters and share them with others for fun. Users could even interact with the AR characters from The Mandalorian using this AR app.

However, according to the Play Store description, the app is available through October 31, 2021. After which, the app will say goodbye and will be removed from the Play Store.

This move is not all of a sudden. Because back with the launch of this AR app, Google itself gave the timeline that the app will be available starting from November 23, 2020, and will pack up on October 31, 2021.

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The Mandalorian AR app made use of the ARCore’s Depth API and new characters were introduced weekly.

Mandalorian Armor
The Child
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian and The Child
The Mandalorian and The Child Meet
Mandalorian Armor
The Child
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian and The Child
The Mandalorian and The Child Meet