Android Q Beta Released: Here is everything you need to know
Android Q Beta Released: Here is everything you need to know

Android Q Beta Released: Here is everything you need to know


Finally, the first public Android Q beta is live now and available for download. So, if you’re operating the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel 3, or Google Pixel 3 XL (all three Pixel generations are being supported), then you have the opportunity to test the next major Android version.

Moreover, the first beta release is available today while the final release is expected to land in early August. This version comes up with the new feature additions including a system-wide dark mode and a revamp in permission management.

The Android Q comes as the successor to Android P released last year and Android Q Beta 1 brings some of the significant upgrades over Android Pie. While considering new offering is the availability of the precise permissions for giving location access to apps. Google has also added improvements pertaining to foldable phones.

However, the version is live but its first preview is aimed at developers. Google gives developers the chance to test their apps against new Android platform APIs months before the next Android version becomes available for the general public.

Now, we’re waiting for the Google I/O 2019 (starts May 7th), where Google will likely unveil a bunch of new features.

Supported phones of Android Q

The first beta version is available for Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL.

How to download Android Q

By participating in the Android Beta Program, users with Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL can experience the initial features of Android Q. Further, the programme will provide Android Q beta updates over-the-air (OTA) on the Pixel models.

Moreover, there are downloadable factory images and sideloadable OTA files for all the supported Pixel phones, which are provided by Google.

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