Google unveiled the much-awaited public beta during the first keynote at Google IO 2021. The software giant talked about how Android 12 will revamp the whole Android experience. Following this introduction, Google mentioned that the Android 12 Public beta is now available for 10 other smartphone manufacturers, including Pixels. The list includes Asus, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Tecno, TCL, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE.
Android 12 brings a plethora of features, but the fresh new Material you design, animations, theming system and widgets are the most exciting one's. With Material You, users can tweak the UI to look exactly as they want, it's completely customizable. In Addition to that, Google has also brought changes to the notification shade and quick settings menu. Not just this, Android 12 has plenty of features to keep users privacy and security in check. It's important to note that not all visual changes will be available in this first beta, but they should roll out over time as we get closer to the final release date.
We know that several folks would be interested in installing the Android 12 update on their respective smartphones. So here's a list of all the phones eligible for the Android 12 Public beta 1 and how to install it.
While it's fairly easy to install the Android 12 beta on a Pixel device, it can be quite a task with other smartphones. Each brand has posted a step-by-step guide on how their users can install the brand-new Android 12 public beta on the eligible device. Before installing, the important thing to note is that this beta update may be buggy and can delete the data on your smartphone, so it is advisable that you take a back-up of your phone's data.
The Android 12 beta ROM is available on Google's developer website, you can head over to the respective manufacturer page to find out the ROM. To flash this ROM, you also need to have a Windows PC and phone with an unlocked bootloader.
To flash the downloaded file, follow the instructions below:
The process may differ for certain manufacturers. Hence, we would suggest you head to your respective support page in case you have any issues with the above mentioned.steps.
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