Google’s latest flavor of Android has officially debuted at Google I/O a few days ago, and along with the new Android P 9.0 update for the Pixel devices, a surprise was given to a bunch of devices. Usually, the Pixel devices are the only one that gets the newest version of Android, however, this time some devices from third-party OEMs are getting the latest treat as well and one such OEM is Nokia, with the Nokia 7 Plus getting the Android P 9.0 Beta Upgrade officially from Google.
And in this post, we’ll take a look at how to get the newly released Android P on the Nokia 7 Plus, and the process is fairly simple. However, there are some things that you should know before you proceed one thing to make sure is that the newly released Android P 9.0 Beta is not for average consumers, to be honest as this is not suitable for day to day usage.
The company also considers various risks that you might run into such bugs, performance as well as stability issues and glitches, some features might work or they may even crash at some point. So, this is most suitable for a developer who needs to make sure his/her apps are running perfectly fine on Android P 9.0. Moreover, this Beta update is only available for select models of the Nokia 7 Plus.
Following two Nokia 7 Plus models are eligible for this Beta developer preview of Android P:
So, if you have the models mentioned above, then you’re ready to proceed on how to install the Android P 9.0 update.
How to get Android P 9.0 on Nokia 7 Plus:
- Firstly, check for the above-mentioned model numbers, which you can find by heading over to Settings > About Phone > –model number
- Now you knew that your device is eligible for the update after checking the model numbers, you have to visit Nokia’s Developer’s Preview page, here
- When you log in with your Nokia account, you are given access to the Android P 9.0 system image file, which you have to flash it on your phone
So, that’s how you get the latest version of Android on your Nokia 7 Plus. Moreover, the company has mentioned that there’s still no OTA update for this kind of update and you have to perform manually. Lastly, it is also speculated that more devices such as the flagship Nokia 8 sirocco might also join this exclusive list of devices getting the Android P developer preview.