Summary: The Android Pie 9.0 is here and you might want to get it as soon as possible. However, there is still some time before the update starts rolling out. Currently, you can download and install the beta and start using it. As per Google, You are eligible to download the beta if you own any of the Pixel device or the Essential Phone. However, the update will miss out some features like the App Slices which will be coming later. Follow the article to know how you can get the Android Pie right now!
Main Article: The latest piece of Android from Google is now available. And it has a beautiful name as well, ‘Android Pie’. Currently, the Android 9.0 Update is in beta form and it will take some time before it starts to roll out.
HTC made Google’s own Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are one of the first devices to receive it. Other than the Pixel series of smartphones, the Essential phone is also on the list. To get the update on your smartphone you need to the steps below.
How to download Android Pie
- First things First. You need to make sure that you use one of the five above mentioned phones. The handsets are Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL and the Essential Phone.
- The update will come as an OTA update (Over The Air Update). So head over to your smartphone’s Settings > System > System Update to see if the update is available yet for your device. If it’s available you will get a notification about the availability of Android Pie.
- Tap on Download and Install and the update will start downloading. Although, you need to have enough charge and free space in your phone to install the update. So better free up some storage and keep your charger nearby.
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