After two Developer Previews, Search giant finally throws the stable Android 8.1.0 Oreo build for supported Nexus and Pixel units. The stable Android 8.1.0 Oreo update for Nexus and Pixel devices is released as build OPM1.171019.011, which brings a few tweaks to the existing Oreo formula. The update is released for Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, the Pixel C tablet, and the Nexus 6P and 5X. The update mostly introduces flagship’s feature on older Google device which includes, Google Pixel 2 Launcher with a new bottom search bar and At a Glance widget. The update also brings December security patch on Nexus and Pixel phones, that resolves 19 issues in the firmware including fix for KRACK Vulnerability too. For more details, you can see the detailed change log on the official site.
You can directly download the OTA and factory images from the link below and install the update manually on your device. We have seen multiple users reported that they are facing issues while updating the device from DP2 to stable update but good news is that factory images are also available to be installed on supported Nexus and Pixel devices. The Android 8.1 Oreo OPM1.171019.011 is available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and Nexus Player. If you are getting impatient to install Android 8.1 Oreo on your device then follow the instructions below.
Download OPM1.171019.011 stable Android 8.1.0 Oreo factory images for Nexus and Pixel devices
Before you begin:
- Your device must be charges at least 70% to avoid shut down during the process.
- Your device bootloader should be unlocked or follow this guide to unlock it.
Process to install OPM1.171019.011 stable Android 8.1.0 Oreo factory images for Nexus and Pixel devices
Download the Android 8.1 Oreo OPM1.171019.011 factory images from the end of post.
Once you successfully downloaded the Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview factory image for your device, follow the steps below to install it.
Now reboot your device into fastboot/bootloader mode. To do so, turn of your device completely then press and hold the Volume down + Power buttons simultaneously until your device boots into fastboot mode.
Now head towards the installation page to see the further installation process.
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