Android P is the latest in the Android universe at the moment. Google released the first Android P Beta build for public recently. In this guide, we’ll explain how you can get Android P Beta on Google Pixels like Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
A few weeks ago, at Google IO 2018, Google announced its next big update for their Android mobile operating system. Following the trend of Google, the ninth version of Android will be called Android P.
During this event, Google announced the second Developer Preview for Android P after the initial announcement in March. The second developer preview highlights many key features such as gesture-based navigation, app actions, adaptive brightness, advanced battery management and many changes to the user interface.
If Google respects the times, we can expect the official announcement for the release of Android 9 or Android P in August. If you have a Pixel phone and are interested in trying out the beta version of Android P, this is our guide to getting Android P Beta on your Google Pixel phone.
How to install Android P Beta on Google Pixel
- Open your web browser and visit the official Android website by following the link: android.com/beta
- Scroll down and click on “Get the Beta”.
- Log in to your Google account.
- Find your Pixel device and click “Activate”.
- Verify I accept the terms of the beta software and click Join the beta.
- Go to the settings app.
- Follow the path: System> About> System Updates.
- Check for updates. If you do not find any new updates, wait a few minutes and try again.
- Once detected, download and install the update. Make sure you have left at least 60% of the battery.
Compliments! You are a beta tester of Android P now. On our device we will continue to receive future beta updates via OTA when they become available. Let us know your experience with Android P Beta on Google Pixel, in the comments section below.