Download OPM1.170911.213 Oreo beta 2 OTA for Essential Phone PH-1 [Tutorial]

Essential phone has started getting 2nd iteration of it’s Oreo beta update as an OTA. The company rolled out Oreo beta 1 update last month and now it is seeding Oreo beta 2 update for Essential Phone PH-1 as build OPM1.170911.213 that costs in 142MB. The update brings improvements and fixes the broken features that were in the previous beta update, some of the improvements that Essential Team has mentioned on it’s website are, Android Auto and OEM Bluetooth Car Kit Interoperability Improvements, Data tracking issues for certain U.S Carriers, Setup Assistant screen cutoff issues due to status bar Further Treble support, Battery life improvements, LED notification and charging behavior.

Download OPM1.170911.213 Oreo beta 2 OTA for Essential Phone

The Oreo beta 2 update for essential phone also brings new features like December security patch, Smart text selection, instant apps, Picture in Picture mode, Google Play Protect and a lot more. The update is available to download as build OPM1.170911.213 from the link below, the Oreo beta 2 update for Essential Phone is not released via OTA so you need to manually install it on your device via adb sideload by following the instruction below. If you plan on installing the Oreo beta 2 on your phone, be sure to give feedback to Essential team to help them resolve issues and release a stable build of Android 8.0 Oreo for Essential Phone.

You need to set up adb and fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install them right away.

Enable USB Debugging on Essential Phone.

A Working USB Cable is required.

Process to install OPM1.170911.213 Oreo beta 2 OTA on Essential Phone

Download the OPM1.170911.213 Oreo beta 2 zip for Essential Phone and transfer the downloaded zip file in a specific folder.

Now open the same folder press Shift+Right Click on any empty area in the folder then choose ‘Open command window here’.

Issue the following command to reboot your device into recovery mode

adb reboot recovery

Or follow this guide to boot your device into recovery mode.

Once in recovery mode, select ‘Install from USB’ and then type the following command to start the adb sideload process.

adb sideload

The installation process will start and wait for it to complete. Once the process is completed simply type

fastboot reboot

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Grab the Oreo beta 2 OPM1.170911.213 OTA zip for Essential Phone. Download.

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