Android P is the latest and greatest in the Android Universe at the moment. Google released the first Android P Beta build for public consumption recently. In this guide, we will tell you how you can get the Android P Beta on Google Pixel Devices like Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL.
A couple of days back, at the Google IO 2018, Google announced their next big update for their mobile operating system Android. Going by Google’s trend, the ninth iteration of Android will be called Android P. During this event Google announced the second Developer Preview for Android P after it’s initial announcement in March. The 2nd developer preview highlights a lot of key features like gesture-based navigation system, App Actions, Adaptive Brightness, advanced battery management and a lot of UI changes.
If Google follows it’s usual schedule, we can expect the official announcement for the release of Android 9 or P in August. But, if you are someone who is too much hyped about the next version of Android, you can test its beta version in some of the selected devices like the Google Pixel phones.
So, if you happen to own a pixel phone and are interested in trying out the beta build of Android P, this is our guide to get Android P Beta on your Google Pixel phone.
Steps to Get Android P Beta in Pixel Devices:
Note: As the software is still in beta, it is not recommended to use it as your daily driver. There might be a lot of bugs, app crashes, and similar things. Proceed at your own risk.
- Open your web browser and visit Android’s Official Website by following the link: android.com/beta
- Scroll down and click on “Get the Beta.”
- Sign in to your Google account.
- Find your Pixel device and click on “Opt in.”
- Check I agree to terms of the beta program and click Join beta.
- Go to your settings app.
- Follow the path: System > About > System updates.
- Check for updates. If you don’t find any new updates, wait for sometime and try again.
- Once detected, download and install the update. Make sure that you have atleast 60% of your battery left.
Congratulations! You are an Android P beta tester now. Your device will continue to get future beta updates via OTA when they’re made available.
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