Google has recently announced Google Beta 3 in Google I/O 2019 event. Along with major bug fixes and new features, Google also added Android Q Beta support to 15 other devices. Luckily it is also available for OnePlus 6 & OnePlus 6T mobile phones, Along with these two OnePlus also mentioned that Android Q Beta will be also available for OnePlus 7. Here you will know how to Download & Install Android Q Beta on OnePlus 6/6T.
Android Q Beta 3 comes with amazing feature and works pretty well on OnePlus except for a few things. It is a beta update so you may notice some bugs which you can submit to OnePlus and on later updates, it will be fixed. Let’s see what are the new features you will get on Android Q Beta for OnePlus 6/6T.
Android Q Beta 3 – Features
System-Wide Dark Mode
In Android Q the Dark Mode is available as a system-wide not for only a few apps. So if you love Dark theme then you don’t have to go for an alternative method, you can get it directly through the OS. To turn on this feature quickly then you can on Power saving mode or turn on from Display settings.
This feature was announced with Android Pie last year. It is helpful to track system activities like how many time user unlocked the phone, how much user has used specific apps and more. And with Android Q Beta 3 digital wellbeing now comes with Focus Mode and Family Link.
Direct Reply from Suggestions
In Android Q the new suggestion mode will help you to reply immediately with short suggested sentences. When you get a message you will also get three reply options related to your chat like Sure, No thanks, Ok, No problem etc.
With Android Q you will also get gesture support. You have full control to enable it or disable it. On enabling it the gestures like Pixel devices will now be available on your phone. Like to switch between apps you can slide the bar left or right. Along with this, there are more cool gestures that you will definitely like.
Customized according to Foldable phones
Android Q is design and customized according to the need of upcoming smartphones like foldable phones. Features like resume games or Apps where you left will help you during folding and unfolding the devices. It also supports multiscreen feature where you can run more than one apps at a time without pausing others.
There are many more features available on the latest Android Q Beta 3. Real all the features from here. Let’s see how to download & install Android Q Beta on OnePlus 6/6T and experience it right now.
Download Android Q Beta for OnePlus 6/6T
OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T both are eligible for Android Q Beta update. The file to upgrade to Android Q and to rollback to Android Pie are available for both devices.
If you want to upgrade your OnePlus 6/6T to Android Q Beta then download from the following links.
If you want to rollback or downgrade your OnePlus 6/6T to Android Pie then download the file from the below links.
Source: OnePlus Forum
How to Install Android Q Beta on OnePlus 6/6T
After downloading the Android Q Beta based firmware for OnePlus 6T, you are ready to install it. The procedure to both upgrade and downgrade are same, only you need to use the particular file. Follow the Prerequisites to meet the eligibility criteria and safe flashing.
- Download the required firmware from the above link
- Charge your phone to at least 50%
- Take a full backup before you begin the process (The method will erase all the data)
Steps to Install Android Q Beta on OnePlus 6/6T
- Transfer or copy the downloaded package to the Phone memory outside of all folder.
- Open Settings on your phone.
- Go to System > System Updates. Click three dots on the top right and select Local Upgrade. Locate the package and select it.
- Click on Upgrade and wait for the completion.
- After the update click on Restart.
- Now phone will boot into Recovery Mode and format all users data. And then it will automatically reboot into system.
- Setup your device and enjoy Android Q Beta on OnePlus 6/6T.
If you want to downgrade your phone then first download Downgrade package for your phone and then follow the same process. Let us know about your Android Q Beta experience on OnePlus 6/6T. During the usage, if you found any bug then you can post it here.
If you are unable to download or install the Android Q Beta update on your phone then let us know in the comment section. We will reply with the solution.