The first developer preview of Android O was released a while ago and we finally have the public beta of Android O. Google I/O 2017 brought a number of announcements, and as everyone expected, there were also some Android-related announcements. Android Go has been announced for low-end and entry-level smartphones, and yes, notification dots, predictive text selection, etc. The first public beta of Android O has arrived as well, with some great new features such as Like the recent Android N beta releases, the Android O public beta is only available for Pixel and Nexus devices. We’re talking Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Nexus Player. If you own one of these devices and want to try the Android O beta, Here are the steps to install Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel device:
note: I have installed Android O public beta on LG Nexus 5X but the process should be the same on other supported devices. Also, the Android O beta worked well in my short time with it, but don’t be surprised if there are a number of bugs and issues. Actually, there is a series Known Issues In Google’s official release notes. The thing is, I wouldn’t recommend installing the Android O preview on your daily drive.
Installing Android O Via Android Beta Program
Getting the Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel device is the easiest and method I would recommend. This is because when you sign up for the Android Beta Program, you will receive future Android O builds as OTA updates. Also, you won’t lose any data. However, if you exit the beta program, your device will be wiped.
Well, then, here are the steps to install Android O beta via Android Beta Program:
1. First, you will need to go to the Android Beta Program. official web page To enroll your device in the beta program here, just make sure sign in with the same Google account After Signing in that you use on your Nexus or Pixel smartphone, you should see that your device is compatible with the program. Just click on “Register device” button.
2. Next, the terms of the beta program are opened. Just click “.Join the Beta” and within a few seconds you will receive the message “Your device is part of the Android Beta Program”.
3. Your device should then receive a notification about the Android O beta update. Tap on “downloadClick the ” button to start the download process. Once the update is downloaded, simply tap on the “Restart now to install” option.
4. Your device will then reboot and Android O beta will be installed on your device. After your device restarts, Android O will be installed on your device.
Manually Flash Android O Beta
Another method to install Android O beta Android O system image manually. You can download factory pictures here and we have already detailed steps on how you can install Android O Developer Preview in our article. However, this process deletes all your data and also no support for future OTA updates. Having said that, if you’re a developer and want to do a fresh install of Android O on your Nexus or Pixel, this is the way to go.
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Ready to Try Android O on Your Nexus or Pixel?
These are the two methods you can use to install Android O beta on your Android device. The public beta of Android O brings some great features, but is also full of bugs and inconsistencies, so be careful. So, try Android O on your Nexus or Pixel device and let me know what you think about the latest Android iteration in the comments section below.