Yes it is possible and more importantly it is official and legal, you can avail the early bird beta testing version of the Android O beta on your mobile phones. However it is only possible if you have a suitable mobile phone set. If you have it then you are one of the lucky ones who can test the features of the much hyped about and the highly anticipated Android O.
Mobile Phones eligible to get Android O Beta
Right now only the following mobile phones are eligible to get the beta testing of the Android O on their machines. If you have one of these mobile phone models you can proceed to the next section and find our how you can install Android O beta on your phone, otherwise if you do not have the version of mobile phone set, you have to wait till Android O is rolled out to general public.
- Google Pixel
- Pixel XL
- Pixel C
- Nexus 6P
- Nexus 5X and the
- Nexus Player
The list is short but you have to remember that it is a beta version only so it will require a very specific and limited environment to work on.
How you can get Android O Beta on your phone?
You can get Android O Beta in two ways. First is the manual install and download. That is a tedious process and if anything goes wrong you might not know what to do. So we would recommend the second version.
According to the second way in which you can get Android O beta to run in your mobile phone is to get yourself registered in the official beta testing group by visiting the website. You can do it in the following steps.
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- Go to the official website for Android O beta testing program.
- Log in through the google account that is synced with your mobile on which you want to install android O.
- Now select the smartphone model and click the enroll button.
- Once you are enrolled you will see the progress of the installation on your mobile phone. You might need to restart your mobile depending upon the model of your mobile phone.
- Now the Android O is installed on your mobile.
Do you think that this is the best feature of Android O?
Can I roll back to Android Nougat?
Yes you can, infact it is quite easy. Just sign in to your Android O beta website and log in with your account. There will be an unenrolled button in your account. Simply click on it and you will reverted back to Android Nougat.
You might say why would you want to revert back to the original Android Nougat. Well there may be many reasons. Mainly because it is a beta version of the operating system and of course the beta versions are not fully tried and tested. It may be prone to many errors and may make your system unstable too. It might not function properly and display the new features that are considered to be the defining features of Android O.
Whatever your experience may be you can register your feedback with the Android official and the roll back to your mobile’s original state.
Would you try out the android O beta testing version? If you already have do share with us what your experience have been with it by leaving a comment below.