You know that the Android P is out now on internet market, if you have a right device then you get it right now. We say ‘right devices’ means that Android P update is not available for every Android device, however, you have to have any of the Pixel handsets available in the market.

Well, it’s even the Nexus devices won’t get Android P, let alone the likes of the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8, etc. to budget ones like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 5 Pro, OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, etc. Phones.

Pixel update is available only on given 4 phones: The Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and the Pixel 2 XL.

If you like to install on your android phone then you must have any of the above four Android phones, you can download and install Android P right now. Provided you are willing to take the risks,  you may know that this is a developer build, which means it is not an even public beta build yet, but even more essential, something that you might not know that in many regions, your Pixel becomes out of warranty when you install the developer build.

So according to the theandroidsoul.com that’s the risk with install Android P DP1 build. If you are okay with that, you can install the Android P Developer Preview 1 build now, using their given instruction like this.

How to download and install Android P On Pixel Phones

Download Android P

How to Install Android P on Pixel mobile phones

Note: Make sure you’ve unlocked the bootloader on your Pixel device before you proceed. Or else, you won’t be able to flash/install factory images via Fastboot.

Let’s ride out this easy guide for you.

Method 1 – Automated and clean Install

  • Download the factory image specific for your Pixel device to your PC, then unzip it to a separate folder.
  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC.
  • Enable USB debugging on your Pixel device.
  • Connect your Pixel device to the PC with a USB cable.
  • Open a command prompt window on your PC, and issue the following to boot your Pixel phone into bootloader mode:

adb reboot bootloader

└ You might get a prompt on your device to “Allow USB Debugging”, select Yes/Ok/Allow.

  • Run/execute the flash-all.bat script from the files we extracted in Step 1.

Method 2 – Install factory image without wiping data

There is a another method for Install Android P On Pixel Devices. If you’re unable to install an OTA update and hence want to install it manually via a factory image. You might not want to delete/wipe all data on the device because of that. The flash-all script in the automated installation method above includes commands that wipe out all data on your Pixel. You can skip that by flashing only firmware files required to update the system and skip other files that are related to performing a clean install.

 

Note: Follow the manual guide only when the firmware build you’re installing is a minor update to the current build on your Pixel phone. This is because we’re skipping a lot of files while trying to install a factory image manually without wiping data. If the firmware builds you’re installing is a major update or a developer preview release, other files that we’re skipping might also be required.

  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC.
  • Assuming that you’ve already extracted the factory image to the point where the flash-all script is found (as explained in Method 1 above). We’ll now edit the flash-all script to avoid wiping data while flashing the factory image.
  • Right-click on the flash-all.bat, and select Edit from the context menu to edit the flash-all script.
  • Once the editor window opens, look for the following line:

fast boot -w update image-xxx-xxx.zip

  • Now remove the -w parameter from this command to skip the data wipe while flashing the factory image. Your final command would look like this:

fast boot update image-xxx-xxx.zip

  • Once you’ve made the change, save the file with “Ctrl + S” on your keyboard and close it.
  • Connect your Pixel device to the PC with a USB cable.
  • Open a command prompt window on your PC, and issue the following to boot your Pixel phone into bootloader mode:

adb reboot bootloader

└ You might get a prompt on your device to “Allow USB Debugging”, select Yes/Ok/Allow.

  • Run/execute the flash-all.bat script.
    └ Once the script is done flashing factory image, your device will automatically boot into system.

That’s it. You can now go back and watch the Android P update install on your Pixel device. Once done, your device will automatically reboot to system. Enjoy the Android P.

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