Download and install the latest Android 8.1 Developers Preview version on your Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL devices right now. In today’s guide we will let you know how to download and install Android 8.1 Developers Preview on any of the Google devices. Currently this beta or developer preview version of Android O 8.1 only supports those Google devices mentioned above. So if you have any of above mentioned devices you can get the latest version of Android 8.1 Oreo installed on them by following the procedure given below.
This beta or developer preview version will help many app developers to get into the making language and design used for the latest Android version. In latest Google I/O we are going to get the 2nd developer preview of this Android soon. But before that here are some of the simple steps that will ensure you to enjoy some of the best features of the Android 8.1 DP on your nexus or Pixel devices before everyone else.
Download Android O Developers Preview:
To download the latest version of Android you need to get to the Official site of the Android and look for the best version available for your device.
Android 8.1 DP – Nexus 5X – bullhead-opp5.170921.005-factory-e5622807.zip
Android 8.1 DP – Nexus 6P – angler-opp5.170921.005-factory-a45d3eab.zip
Android 8.1 DP – Pixel – sailfish-opp5.170921.005-factory-47da29c4.zip
Android 8.1 DP – Pixel XL – marlin-opp5.170921.005-factory-56bbae3e.zip
Android 8.1 DP – Pixel 2 – walleye-opp5.170921.005-factory-0d727d22.zip
Android 8.1 DP – Pixel 2 XL – taimen-opp5.170921.005-factory-879b105d.zip
Android 8.1 DP – Pixel C- ryu-opp5.170921.005-factory-94249682.zip
For other tablets and devices from Google you can keep checking this Android developers preview download link.
Disclaimer: You are solely responsible for following these flashing and installation processes, Wrong steps and this may brick your device. So do it on your own risk.
How to Install Android 8.1 Developers Preview on Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel or Pixel XL:
First of all make sure to backup your device completely in case any error while installation may lead to phone getting bricked and this could erase your precious data.
Step 1: Install ADB (Android Debug Bridge) on your Windows loaded PC.
- 1 : Firsy of all you have to Download the Nexus or Pixel Drivers from the
5: Now you should see the Nexus or Pixel listed in the hardware list. All you have to do is Right-click the ‘Nexus′ line and then click on Update Driver Software.
6 : Next, click the ‘browse my computer’ option. In the new window click on ‘Browse…’ button.
7 : Go to folder unzipped at step 2. Select the folder where you extract the USB Drivers. Click Next.
– make sure to tick the subfolder box too.
8 : Now, the Windows installer will search for Nexus or Pixel drivers, click Install when asked for permission.
9 : Wait for the process to complete and then check the Device Manager list to confirm that the installation was successful..2 : Now after the files finished downloading you have to Extract the zip contents and place all files in a single folder on your desktop.3 : Now you have to Connect your device to your computer.4 : After that Launch the Device Manager on your PC.
Step 2: After that connect your device with the PC using the USB Data cable ( make sure to download and install the Nexus or Pixel devices PC drivers to make PC identify your device)
Step 3:Now you have to open the Downloaded Firmware pack and Extract it in your ADB Tools FOlder.
Step 4: After that Double click thefile and let it do its thing.
Step 5: Your Nexus or Pixel will reboot and be running Android 8.1 developers Preview.
That’s it. Hope you have successfully downloaded and installed the latest Android 8.1 DP on your Nexus or Piexl device.