Search giant finally announced Android 8.1 Oreo as Developer Preview for it Nexus and Pixel devices. The Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview arrives as build number OPP5.170921.005 and good news is that factory images are also available to be installed on supported Nexus and Pixel devices.
The update brings multiple new features for smooth user experience, you can see the detailed change log on the official site. Android 8.1 Oreo OPP5.170921.005 DP1 for Nexus and Pixel device is live now via OTA, you can track the OTA by going to Settings > About device section > System updates.
Google always first releases the Developer previews beta before releasing the final version of Android. The Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview OPP5.170921.005 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.
How to install Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview OPP5.170921.005 on 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 Android 8.1 Oreo on Pixel and Nexus devices
Download the Android 8.1 DP1 OPP5.170921.005 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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