The tech giant Google has officially announced the name of the next version of Android, which is the Android O as Android Oreo. Now that the name of the new Android version is out, you might be thinking when and how can you download Android Oreo 8.0 in your device. People and developers familiar with Android already know that people using selected smartphones can download the beta version of the operating system. However, the public release of the OS is still far away.
The OTA (Over The Air) version of the new Os will be first hitting the Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, and the Pixel XL. The beta version of the OS is available for all these devices as well. However, if you want to try the latest Android 8.0 on your device as soon as possible, here’s how you can do it right now.
Steps to download Android Oreo 8.0 on your Android device
- The first step you need to do is head to the Android Beta Program page of Google and then sign in with your Google email ID.
- Once you sign in, you will have to enroll your device and then check that whether your device supports the Android 8.0 version.
- If your device supports the new Android 8.0, then you can enroll your device and then you need to agree to the terms and the conditions of Google.
- Once you agree to the terms and the conditions, the system update for the OS will be available, which means you can download the Android Oreo 8.0 on your device without any hassles.
Generally, once you enroll the system update shows instantly on your device. However, there are some cases the update may take more time than usual. Additionally, as this is a beta version, you may face some issues and some bugs as well.
Apart from the aforementioned devices that are thought to receive the OS update initially, there are other devices as well that will get the Android 8.0 updates as well, like the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge, and other select devices of HTC, OnePlus, Nokia, Asus, and Motorola as well.