The first beta of Android 14 is available here: news, compatibility and installation

The first beta of Android 14 is available here: news, compatibility and installation

As far as it warns you: the new features of Android 14 Beta 1 aren’t that great. However, this first beta is available for Pixel phones.

After some developer previews of Android 14, Google has rolled out the first update Android 14 beta 1 For all compatible Pixel smartphones. on Official blog postGoogle has once again emphasized the importance of supporting devices of all shapes and sizes, including foldable smartphones and tablets.

They present a Smarter system user interface “with improvements” which you might notice as early as beta 1 They also highlighted a new share sheet where apps can add custom actions and new graphical features for developers (such as morph effects and dragons). According to Google, the gesture navigation experience now includes back arrow (which we already knew from DP versions) are more visible when interacting with an app, for better understanding and usefulness of feedback gestures. This arrow will match your wallpaper or device theme.

As you can see, the schedule has not changed. The betas will follow one another in the coming weeks, with a final release scheduled for this fall.

On which Pixel smartphones can you install Android 14? How is it installed?

If you want to download the Android 14 Beta, you can on your Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, or Pixel 7 Pro.

The easiest way: If you have one of these devices, the easiest way to get Android 14 Beta 1 is to subscribe for the Android Beta Program. You just need to click on the “Register” button and wait for Google to send the Android 14 update, and you will get a notification.

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A more technical way: you will find Android 14 Beta 1 factory images and the OTA files. For manual installation instructions, here is the guide.

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