Google has begun testing the next quarterly platform releases for Pixel devices. The tech giant thinks the QPR1 beta 2.2 for a public release next month and so kicked off the first beta of QPR2 for Pixel phones. Obviously, it is going to be released as the March 2024 update, read on to know more details.
The incremental beta comes out with a number of changes as well as fixes. Google has officially shared all the details on its Android Beta subreddit and confirmed the update is out and seeding with these build numbers (AP11.231020.013 / .013.A1 / .014).
The update goes live for Pixel 5a, Pixel 6 series, Pixel 7 series, Pixel 8 series, Pixel Fold, and Pixel Tablet. If your phone is running on the QPR1 beta, then you will automatically receive the second beta, if you don’t want to move to the second beta, simply opt out of the beta program.
If you are on the stable Android 14 and want to update your Pixel to the QPR2 beta then you can join the Android beta program. Today’s release is seeding with the November 2023 monthly security patch and addresses some known issues, here’s the complete list of fixes.
- Fixed an issue that caused the package manager to crash when installing some apps.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented users from submitting feedback using the Android Beta Feedback app.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented a device from connecting to a 5G network when it was available.
If you own a compatible Pixel smartphone, then you can join the Android Beta Program. Once upgraded to the new beta, you can use the Android Beta Feedback app to submit problems or issues available on the beta.
You can manually sideload the upgrade your phone to the beta, visit this page to download the Factory images and this page to get the OTA files. Make sure to take a backup before sideloading the new software.
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