Google released the final Android 12 beta build for Pixel phones, hinting at the release of the stable version very soon. Android 12 stable update should be out by October starting with the Pixel phones. While the software giant is yet to give us a final Android 12 release date for the stable version. XDA gave us a tentative launch date of the Android 12 stable update for Pixel phones, and it’s October 4.
The Android 12 beta final update is currently available directly on Google’s Pixel phones starting from the Pixel 3 series through Pixel 5, while for other-branded Android devices, you need to download the Android 12 beta for your respective phones from the Google developer preview site.
So, even if you don’t have a Pixel smartphone, do not worry. The internet giant has exclusively partnered with multiple top Android smartphone companies like OnePlus, Xiaomi, Realme, Oppo, Vivo, Tecno, Sharp, TCL, ZTE and Asus. You can download Android 12 and install the Android 12 update on your given flagship on any of the devices from the list.
New Android 12 Features: Latest Features, Design Changes
Android 12 comes with a slew of new changes and added features.
- Android 12 center around privacy options
- New privacy dashboard
- Ability to completely disable camera and microphone with a single click option
- Upgraded password manager
- New system which will notify you when an app accesses your clipboard contents
- New UI
- Multiple design changes
- New quick settings menu
- Updated entire set of new animations
Experience Android 12 Now: Android 12 Download, Android 12 Beta
Android 12 final beta download can be done directly by updating from the settings menu on Pixel phones. For other devices, you need to separately download the beta from the website. Before you download the update, it’s recommended to back up your data and keep it aside before you install the Android 12 beta update. For Pixel smartphones, you just need to sign-in and choose opt-in.
Done, once you accept the terms and conditions and click on Confirm and Enroll.
Android 12 For Non-Pixel Smartphones: In case you don’t own a Pixel smartphone, you have to install the update after downloading the beta from the website. Currently Google is offering Android 12 beta update for a list of eligible devices from OnePlus, Xiaomi, Realme, Oppo, Vivo, Tecno, Sharp, TCL, ZTE and Asus.
Visit Android Developers website here and directly download the update and install Android 12 beta.