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OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro receive Android Q Beta 2 based on Oxygen OS [OTA Downloads]

Updated: Android Q Beta 2 is now available for download for OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro. As we all know, Google released the Android Q Beta 3 build officially for Pixel series devices and 21 other OEM manufacturer phones including 2 OnePlus 6 and 6T devices as well. OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are the latest additions to this Android Q beta list. Android 10 Q Beta (or developer preview) builds are now available for download for the 7 and 7 Pro based on Oxygen OS firmware.

Moreover, the developers have also released kernel sources for the OnePlus 7 Pro that can be downloaded right now from the manufacturer’s Github page. The kernel sources for OnePlus 7 will be updated soon. The combination of available kernel sources and the developer preview only means one thing. The development of Oneplus 7 and 7 Pro will soon start and TWRP recoveries, custom ROMS like Lineage OS, Resurrection Remix, etc, will soon pop up from renowned developers. So stay tuned!

Android Q Beta 3 for OnePlus 7 (Pro) features all the latest goodies announced at the Google I/O 2019 earlier this month. According to Google’s developers blog, the beta 3 includes several new features including support for 5G networks, Live Caption, Suggested actions in notifications, native Dark Theme, brand new full gestural navigation system, advanced Digital Wellbeing, Focus Mode, Family Link, and much much more.

Google also added new privacy and security features to your Google account on Android phones where you can easily opt out of services you don’t want anymore. Developers can now test various options like bubbles – a new way to multitask, emulator for foldable devices, improved shareop-sheet, directional and zoomable microphones, compatibility through public APIs, and much more. The core Android system upgrades includes improvements for peer-to-peer internet connectivity, Wi-Fi performance modes, full support for Wi-Fi RTT, audio playback capture, new audio and video codecs, and more.

Download OnePlus 7 (Pro) Android Q Beta 2

The Android Q Beta 2 based on Oxygen OS and latest Developer Preview from Google is now available for download. As this is a beta firmware, you will need to flash it manually via local upgrade method. The Android 9 Pie rollback package is also listed below.

Incremental OTA update – Upgrade from DP1 to DP2 (No data loss/local upgrade)

RollBack Package to Android 9 Pie. Download the package from below links:

As the OnePlus software development team states, the Android Q beta is best suited for developers and early adopters. This is because the following ROM is an early developer preview build. It comes with some bugs.

Here is a list of known bugs in Android Q beta 2:

  • Reading mode doesn’t work
  • Display mode doesn’t work
  • The verification window can’t pop up in WIFI anonymous connection
  • Low probability of having stability issues

Download OnePlus 7 (Pro) Android Q Beta

The Android Q Developer Preview is based on Oxygen OS. However, you will need to flash it manually via local upgrade method. The Android 9 Pie rollback package is also listed below.

RollBack Package to Android 9 Pie. Download the package from below links:

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Here is a list of known bugs in Android Q beta 1

  • Ambient Display is not working
  • System stability issues
  • Cannot send SMS when VoLTE is active
  • Navigation gestures are not working
  • Recovery mode doesn’t work
  • Some apps may not function as expected when running on this Developer preview release
  • Issue with MTP that doesn’t allow you to copy rollback file from PC to Phone

So as you can see, it is only meant for developers for testing purposes.

How to update OnePlus 7 (Pro) to Android Q Beta?

How to install tutorial: Visit our OnePlus 6 and 6T Android Q beta tutorial post

Detailed tutorial: How to install Oxygen Os using Local Upgrade method? You may also like the latest OnePlus 7 Pro Oxygen OS 9.5.8.

How to downgrade to back to Android Pie Oxygen OS?

You will need to go through the same procedure. However, instead of selecting Android Q ROM, select the Android P roll back package from below. Follow the instructions from above.

Source – OnePlus

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