Google has recently unveiled the official name of Android O, which is Android 8.0 Oreo. You might be thinking how and when you can get your hands on this new OS version. In this article, we’ll let you know how to download Android Oreo on your smartphone. Read on.
Most of the developers and those who are working in the smartphone industry are already aware that only selected smartphone users can get to download the beta version of the OS before the consumer version introduces in the market. The consumer version of Android 8.0 Oreo is said to be launched in a few days.
The Over The Air (OTA) version of Android 8.0 Oreo will be first hitting the Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, and the Pixel XL smartphones together with the Pixel C tablet and the Nexus player. The beta version is available for the smartphones as well. However, keep in mind that the beta version might not be compatible with your device. You can only find out after downloading the OS version on your mobile device.
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So, if you’re eager to install it on your own device and play around with the new operating system, here’s how you can get it right now.
Download Android Oreo
Being a major software upgrade, Android Oreo comes with a host of services and improvements over Android Nougat. Android Oreo brings “Project Treble” that aims to help OEMs deliver timely software updates without having to wait for chipset makers to roll out the latest drivers. Oreo comes with a lot of goodies such as an improved notification system, picture-in-picture support for any app, and better battery life management.
Walkthrough the steps listed below to know how to download Android Oreo on your smartphone.
- To download Android Oreo on your smartphone, head over to the Android Beta Program run by Google and sign in with your credentials
- After you’ve signed in with your details, you will need to Enroll your mobile device to see if it supports the beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo or not
- Once your device is found compatible with the beta version and has been successfully enrolled, then you will be asked to agree to the terms and conditions by Google
- After you’ve agreed to the terms and conditions, the system update for Android 8.0 Oreo will be then made available for your enrolled device
The system update generally shows up rather quickly or takes some time than usual. You just need to have some patience. While the system update is being made available for your enrolled device, keep in mind that you might also encounter some bugs during this process.
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Besides the devices listed above, there are many other smartphones that have been confirmed to receive updates for Android Oreo. Samsung stated that most of its new Galaxy A series and J series smartphones along with the Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, and the S7 Edge will get this new OS version. Apart from Samsung, mobile phone companies like Sony, OnePlus, HTC, Nokia, Micromax, Essential, and Asus have also confirmed to have the new Android 8.0 Oreo in their selected handsets.
We just can’t wait for that time when Android Oreo will be made available for every smartphone available in the market.
Walkthrough the video displayed below to know more about Android 8.0 Oreo.