Android P is Googles's next major Android OS release. There are tons of new features. And, while we do not know what the P stands for, you can install Android P Beta on your Google Pixel 2.
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Things To Know Before You Install Android P Beta
- Do not install on modded, rooted devices. Or devices with custom Kernels or recoveries.
- Backup your data like contacts before you install the beta. Why? Because, if you uninstall the Beta, you have to reset your Google Pixel.
- However, if you keep the Android P beta, and upgrade to the stable version in the fall, your data transfers during the upgrade.
- There are no security updates for the beta.
- Please remember that this is a beta version and may have glitches. Use at your own risk.
How To Install Android P Beta On Google Pixel
- Firstly, sign up for the Android Beta program.
- Verify your account (be sure to use the Gmail Account associated with your Google Pixel).
- From the list of eligible devices, pick your Google Pixel.
- Tap + Opt in.
- Read the terms and check the box next to I agree to the terms of the beta program.
- Then, tap Join beta.
- Google then sends a notification to update your phone.
- Tap the notification (on your phone).
- If no notification pops up, then go Settings → About phone → System update. Tap Check for update.
- Finally, tap on the Download and Install button to the start the process.
Sometimes the update takes a while to come. Be patient, check back in an hour or a day. Also, use a WiFi connection to download the Android P Beta files. And, keep your Pixel plugged into its charger for the duration. Once the install finishes, tap Restart now.
How To Downgrade To Oreo From Andriod P Beta
- Firstly, go back to the Android P Beta website.
- Then, tap Opt-out.
- Then, click Leave beta.
An update notification ought to arrive on your phone. If not, check Settings for the update. Tap on the Download and Install option to go back to Oreo. That's it!