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Android Q beta is now available and it’s coming to 15 non-Google phones

At Google I/O 2019 today, the company has finally announced that the third beta of Android Q will come to fifteen non-Pixel smartphones from various OEMs, like  Sony, OnePlus, Nokia, LG, Asus, Vivo, and Xiaom. The previous two Android Q betas were limited to the Pixel series smartphones, such as Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

“We’re excited to be one of the fastest software updates in the industry,” said Pete Lau, Founder and CEO of OnePlus. “Android Q Beta allows some of our tech-savvy followers to experience the latest technologies that this platform can offer. Updates including the new gesture-based navigation, Dark Theme and privacy enhancements all contribute to the burden-less experience that OnePlus strives to bring to its users.”

Android Q beta platform is currently available for download for the OnePlus 6 and the OnePlus 6T users and it will also be soon available for OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14 – the day when the phone is set to launch in India. The official Android Q platform will be available for download later this year, Google has announced.

To move from Stable official version to Open Beta version follow these steps:

1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100 per cent.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. Phone will boot into recovery mode to format user data, it will reboot again after formatting.
6. Update successful.

To rollback from Developer Preview version to Stable official version follow these steps:

1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. Phone will boot into recovery mode to format user data, it will reboot again after formatting.
6. Update successful.

To download Android Beta –Go to https://developer.android.com/preview/devices/index.html

–Find your phone in the list.

–Then click on the link that says get the beta.

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