How to install the new beta version of Android P on your smartphone

One of the innovations announced at the Google developer conference is the beta version of its operating system, Android P, which comes with a new design and features designed for the user’s well-being.

And since yesterday, the new version of Google’s operating system is now available to install on compatible devices. Here’s how to install Android P beta on your mobile.

The first step to enjoy Android P beta is to check if your device supports the new version of the operating system because at the moment it is only compatible with some smartphones.

Specifically, Android P beta works in Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL, Pixel / Pixel XL, Essential Phone, Sony Xperia XZ2, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Nokia 7 Plus, Oppo R15 Pro, Vivo X21 and soon in OnePlus 6. The Nexus they are not included in the devices that work with the new version of Android.


To install Android P you have to register for the betas program that you will find on the Google page. At this time, a list of devices will appear. We will have to choose ours and accept the conditions of use.

After a while, you will arrive, via OTA (through the air and without wires), an update notice to your device that you will have to accept. If the warning does not arrive, you have to restart the device. As explained on the Android page, the update may take up to 24 hours.

The beta version of Android P presents new features based on artificial intelligence, among which the “adaptive battery” (Adaptive Battery) stands out, which allows the mobile’s battery to adapt to the user’s use of it. It also includes the option of “adaptive brightness”, which allows optimizing the brightness of the screen according to the ambient light.

Another novelty of Android P is the App Actions, predictive tools that, based on the habits of the user, will try to foresee their next action, suggesting the next application or the next search.