Android 15 looks set to bring in the ability to control your phone’s media output with  Wear OS smartwatches.  

In a code deep-dive of the Wear OS companion app function (which grants Wear OS app a host of phone data access, such as access to contacts and calendars) in the Android 15 beta by Android Authority’s Mishaal Rahman, a mention of “MEDIA_ROUTING_CONTROL”. This new permission reportedly grants the companion app “access a list of available devices and control which one streams or casts audio or video from other apps.” 

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