Like last year's beta version of Android Pie, Google has enabled the Android Q Developer Previews to support some non-pixel devices. Announced on Google I / O 2019, there are 15 non-pixel smartphones that are eligible for the Android 10 beta, including the 2017 Essential PH-1.
In just a few steps, you can get the latest version of Android on your computer Essential again enjoy phone before it officially unveiled in late summer in early autumn. No wonder Google Essential fits into the Android Q beta. Essential is not only powered by Android co-founder Audy Rubin, but Essential Phone is one of the few devices running the Android standard.
Although Essential includes instructions on its website for installing Android Q Beta, I came across some issues and there's a good chance that you too. So, after some trial and error, I described the three simplest ways to install the beta, including the over-the-air update, manually with no custom recovery and manually with a custom recovery.
: Over-the-Air (OTA)
The easiest way to install Android Q Beta on your Essential Phone is the OTA update, which allows you to install Android Q in the same way would you publish an official software update from Essential. However, before you check "over the phone", you must first sign up for the beta.
It is only necessary to allow access to those who know it is unstable software, and gathering data to uncover errors and other issues will help in the further development of the stable version. To sign up, just install the Essential Q beta app from the Play Store.
After installation, open the app and select "Enable Phone Access" so it can retrieve your device's serial number. Then enter the requested information that includes your email address and your first and last name. After filling out, select the button below. The next page will tell you that you will receive the update via radio as soon as your information is confirmed.
With some patience, you will receive a notification for a new software update that you can select to Android Q Beta on your Essential to download and install.
With a Custom Recovery. This process is extremely simple to get the manual installation of Android Q Beta, almost identical to that of where a rooted phone is updated with the latest security patch. However, since many of you are unlikely to be running modified software, the first step is to show the manual process when you run unmodified software on Essential PH-1.
Step 1: Download ADB & Fastboot to your PC  To manually install the Essential Q Beta, you must use the ADB commands . ADB commands are commands that you send from a computer to your Android phone to perform tasks that are not available in the software. You also need fastboot.
While there are several ways to add these programs to your computer, we believe that the best method is to install Google's official SDK platform tools. This method has proven to be the most reliable on a variety of computers and devices.
Step 2: Download the OTA file
Visit the Android Q Beta Essentials website (19459022) on your computer. At the bottom of the page, four options are displayed. Select "Flash Android Q Beta on PH-1" and check the box below to confirm your use. Select "Submit" to open a new page with links to the files.
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