You might want to install the Android 10 Q beta right now. The preview build of the latest version of Android was recently officially announced by Google. This Android upgrade will be all about the minor tweaks which make the user experience much more fluid.
You have the system-wide dark mode, a redesigned permissions page and similar to iOS, now Android users have the ability to prevent apps from using the location while running in the background. Also, Google has now added support for foldable devices.
Although the people installing this preview build tend to be developers but you can get the Android Beta 1 preview build on your pixel device. Lets get to it without any further adieu
How To Get Android Q Beta?
To install Android 10 Q right now on your smartphone and test the new features, you can opt for any of the two options.
Join Android Q Beta Program
So, one way is to get enrolled in the Android Beta program using the link given below, after which the Beta 1 will automatically land your Pixel phone via OTA update. Here’s what to do:
- Visit this link on your Pixel smartphone: Android Beta Program.
- Sign in using the Google account associated with Pixel device.
- At the bottom, you’ll see Your Eligible Devices.
- Now, choose your smartphone from the list and Opt-in.
- After following the prompts, you’ll be able to download the OTA update. Also read Top 9 Accessories To Buy For Your Laptop
Flashing the Android Q images manually
This is the other way to get your hands on the latest beta programme. But this process involves some difficult steps and can lead to bricking your device if not followed properly. This method is for the courageous ones. If you are willing to follow this step, you can follow the steps on this page.
For downloading the images, click here. One thing that you should know before you go ahead is that this is an unstable build and might have a lot of bugs. Using this can be a completely different experience and not as fluid as other stable builds. Also read How to get Android P looks on your phone | What does ‘P’ stand for?
If you get yourself this beta by any method, comment down about your experience. Enjoy the beta!