Nothing Expands the Android 15 Beta to Phone 2

Nothing was one of the first smartphone OEMs to announce the Android 15 developer preview program. The first device to experience the Android 15 beta is the Phone 2a.

If you’re a Nothing Phone 2 user, there’s good news for you. Nothing has expanded the Android 15 beta program to include its premium smartphone, the Phone 2. The company has officially shared details on its community forum.

Make sure that your Nothing Phone 2 is running on Nothing OS version 2.5.5. Keep in mind that this is the first beta release, so it may contain several bugs. It is primarily for developers and enthusiasts who are eager to test new updates as early as possible.

Nothing has shared a list of new features as well as some known issues on the developer preview build of Android 15. Be sure to review these details before deciding whether to upgrade.

What’s New

  • Glyph SDK support
  • Wallpaper
  • Nothing boot animation
  • Android 15 Beta 1 tag

Some of the known issues include:

  • Fingerprints can’t be registered
  • Face unlock unavailable
  • No pre-installed Nothing X/Weather/Launcher/Recorder/Widgets

How to Install Android 15 Beta 1 on Nothing Phone 2

  1. First, take a backup of your phone. Then download the Android 15 Beta 1 package. Next create an ‘ota’ folder in phone storage and move the package to the folder.
  2. Now go to Settings > System > System Update and make sure to update your phone to the latest version (Nothing OS 2.5.5).
  3. Open the phone dialer on your phone, and enter this code: *#*#682#*#*
  4. Offline OTA updater will open, here tap the drop-down and choose the package. If you can’t see the OTA file, you can browse for the file using the Browse button.
    Android 15 Beta 1 for Nothing Phone 2a
  5. Once the file is selected, tap on ‘Directly apply ota from select’ and confirm.
  6. Now wait for the installation to complete, keep the installer open.
  7. Once it is installed, Restart your phone and enjoy the Android 15 beta.

In case you no longer want to stay in the beta and want to revert back to Android 14, you can install the rollback package. Download the package and install it the same way as above.

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