Here’s a complete tutorial on how to install official Android 8.0 Oreo on your android device. Android Oreo OTA (over-the-air) update has already started to appear on devices running on Android Beta program. If you don’t want to wait, here’s how to manually install official Android 8.0 Oreo on your android device.
Temporarily Android 8.0 Oreo system images are now available for supported Pixel and Nexus devices for manual installation, such as Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel and Pixel XL.
By the end of this year, hardware makers like Essential, Huawei, HTC, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, HMD Global Home of Nokia Phones, Samsung, Sharp and Sony are scheduled to be launching or upgrading new devices to Android 8.0 Oreo,” said Google in a blog post.
If you don’t want to wait, here’s how to manually install official Android 8.0 Oreo on your android device.
Disclaimer: Follow the instruction at your own risk. We will not be liable if any damage occurs to your device and/or its components. It is recommended for technically talented users only.
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How to Install the official Android 8.0 Oreo
Step 1. Open your browser and go to Android.com/beta
Step 2. Sign into your Google Account
Step 3. Read the beta program rules and scroll down to Eligible Devices
Step 4. Find the device you want to use and click the green Enroll Device button
Step 5. Agree to all terms and tap Join Beta
You will receive a confirmation that you’ve enrolled in the beta, hit OK.
Now just wait for the official Android 8.0 Oreo update files to arrive and start downloading. Users can also head into Settings > About Phone > and tap Check for updates and try to force the download.
Sometime, OTA update files for Android 8.0 Oreo is not yet live on Google download page, Here’s a complete tutorial on how to Manually install official Android 8.0 Oreo on your android device.
How to Install the official Android 8.0 Oreo (Manually)
Note: Before begin installation you need to unlock your device’s bootloader. Also, it requires ADB and Fastboot driver setup on your phone.
Step 1. Download the Oreo factory image for your device from here, unzip it and save the content inside the ADB installation folder
Step 2. Enable ‘USB Debugging’ option on your phone and reboot your phone into bootloader mode.
Step 3. Now go to the ADB installation folder (where you have saved the unzipped factory image) and double click the ‘flash-all script‘. (For Windows).
Step 4. Wait for the process to complete. Once done, the phone will reboot automatically.
Finally, you should lock the bootloader again for security.
If you have already received the update officially or have flashed it manually, don’t forget to share your thoughts on this latest Android version.