Google released the first Android 11 developer preview for Google Pixel devices. Now all the users of Google Pixel devices will be able to download and install the first Android 11 developer preview. Recently, Google shared the timeline for releasing the Android 11 OS. The first developer preview or factory image is released in February and the second will be released in March. According to the schedule, the final stable official Android 11 update will release in Q3 of 2020. Basically, Google has improved the variety of aspects with the Android 11 release. So if you are the users of Google Pixel devices, then download and install it on your device.
Given below we share the direct link of all supported Google pixel devices. Here in this article, we come with a step by step guide on how to download and install the Android 11 developer preview for Google Pixel devices. The most recent first Android 11 developer preview is added many new features, customizations option, improvements and much more. Android 11 is bring increased touch sensitivity options, new screenshot preview with scrolling screenshot support, fully redesigned Notification History page, new Motion Sense gesture to pause music and much more. Also, Google said that in the next update the company added some new features.
The Android 11 developer preview is available for Pixel 2 / 2 XL, Pixel 3 / 3 XL, Pixel 3a / 3a XL and Pixel 4 / 4 XL devices. If you are the owner of one of these smartphones, then you will glad to know that now that you can upgrade your device to the Android latest OS. After upgrading your device, you can get the experience of the latest Android OS on your own device. If you wish to download and install the Android 11 developer preview for Google Pixel devices, then go ahead and follow the given instructions.
Please note that this guide is working only for Android 11 developer preview for Google Pixel devices. Do not try this root method on any other device or incorrect variants.
- Make a proper backup of all your data, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- The bootloader of your Google devices should be unlocked.
- Your device should be running on the Android 11 developer preview.
- Make sure that the battery level of your phone is about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns.
- Enable USB Debugging mode in your Google devices
- Download Android 11 Developer Preview 1 System Images for Pixel Phones
- Download Android 11 Developer Preview 1 OTA Images for Pixel Phones
- Download Android 11 Developer Preview 1 GSI Images for Project Treble devices
- Download Android SDK
Steps to Install Android 11 developer preview For Google Pixel Devices:
These are the detailed instructions on install Android 11 developer preview for Google Pixel devices.
1 – First, download and install Android SDK on the desktop of your PC from the Android Developers website. Also, set it up with downloading platform-tools and USB drivers package in SDK.
2 – Next, download MagiskManager-v5.5.5.apk directly to your device.
3 – Download the Android 11 developer preview from the official site and transfer it to your phone. (/sdcard/Download/ location)
4 – Now, install MagiskManager that you have already downloaded on your phone.
5 – After installation completes, run MagiskManager and then click on “Install“.
6 – It will prompt you to locate the boot image (/sd card/Download). Select it, MagiskManager will patch this boot image.
7 – Copy the patched boot image to your PC. The patched boot image would name patched_boot.img located in /sdcard/MagiskManager/
8 – Connect Google devices to your PC using its USB data cable. Use ADB to reboot to bootloader by giving the following command:
adb reboot bootloader
9 – Flash the patched image to your device by given 2 commands.
fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img fastboot reboot
Done! You have successfully installed Android 11 developer preview on supported Google devices.