When we hear “beta”, we think about the trial version of a software. The Android 10 Q Beta is that version that’s prior to the official release, and it has a clear purpose: to find the problems with it, and fix them before the official release. Beta programs are usually available for developers to test them.
Which are those devices that support Android Q Beta?
This version that’s to be tested is not supported by all the devices. This is the devices that support this beta version: Pixel 3, Pixel 3XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel and Pixel XL.
Right now, the developer preview is available only for these devices. However, in time, there’s a possibility it will come for more than just those mentioned above.
It’s very easy to install the beta version on your smartphone. However, we suggest you wait for the official release, if you’re not up to this preview version.
First of all, make sure you make a back up of the data on your phone. In order to do that, you need to go to Settings, to System, hit the Back Up button. It may take some minutes to back up everything you have on your device.
Anyone can register for this preview. First of all, you need to sign up for the beta program. Then, a prompt will appear and you’ll need to sign in with your Google account. Then, you’ll get a list of the eligible devices for this preview version. You need to tap on the device that you own, and then enroll yourself. Then, go to Settings, to System, to Advanced, to System update in order to confirm the downloads that are available. After that, you will get updated with every latest version of the Android Q beta.
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