After Google’s I/O 2021 deep dive the Android 12’s public beta is now available in the market for the public.
Getting a better look at the new updates and material design concepts there’s a lot to explore.
Thankfully, if you’ve got a device compatible with android 12, you can try it out right now!
Let’s dive into the process and find out how you can actually install the new android 12.
How to install the new Android 12 beta version?
Unlike the old-school ways, this time you don’t have to perform complicated formatting.
Instead, you can easily enroll it to receive the update with a few clicks from your desktop or mobile browser, and in just a few minutes, you’ll be ready to install Android 12 on your phone.
When you set up the Android 12 beta on your device, you’ll be set to receive all future beta updates to the OS (including the final release) over the air, which is convenient.
However, don’t forget that this beta is unfinished software, so you could encounter bugs ranging in severity. At the very least, we recommend backing up your data on the cloud and maybe think twice about loading the beta onto your daily driver.
First, let’s see if you have a compatible device with you.
LIST OF PHONES THAT CURRENTLY SUPPORT ANDROID 12 BETA
- Vivo iQOO 7
- Xiaomi Mi 11, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11I, Mi 11X Pro
- Pixel 3, 3 XL
- Pixel 5
- Asus Zenfone 8
- Pixel 3A, 3A XL, 4, 4 XL
- Pixel 4A, 4A 5GOnePlus 9, 9 Pro
- Oppo Find X3 Pro (model CPH2173)
- TCL 20 Pro 5G
- ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G
- as well as models from Sharp, Tecno, and Realme
HOW TO INSTALL THE ANDROID 12 BETA
How you get this software on your phone ranges from requiring just a few clicks to something more involved.
For this beta download, it’s considerably easier to get the Android 12 beta on one of the supported Google Pixel phones.
For a Pixel, begin by visiting the Android 12 beta site to enroll your phone in the beta. You should be able to find your phone listed when you click “view your eligible devices”.
A notification will tell you that the software is ready to install. In case, you want to check manually,
- open the settings menu on your phone,
- then head to System > System Update.
- Tap “Check for update” to see if you can download the new software.
Don’t rush for any action if it takes longer, because enrolling in beta updates can take from minutes to hours sometimes.
Google says it may take over 24 hours for the software to be ready to install on your phone, so hang tight.
As for supported phones from other brands like OnePlus, Realme, Sharp, and others, follow the instructions on each page, as the process for installation seems to differ depending on the manufacturer.