Yesterday, Google finally released the first stable beta version Android 11 after previous delays. Following the initial availability for Pixel devices, some device manufacturers have entered the beta league. Popular phone makers such as Xiaomi, OnePlus, and Realme have discloses which of their devices to enter the Android beta program.
So, if you are wondering whether your device is among those slated to test the Android 11 Beta 1 update, hereâ€™s the complete list of smartphones that currently support the beta and the ones that will be getting the update soon.
List Of Phone Compatible with Android 11 Beta 1
- Google Pixel 2Â /Â Google Pixel 2 XL
- Google Pixel 3Â /Â Google Pixel 3 XL
- Google Pixel 3aÂ /Â Google Pixel 3a XL
- Google Pixel 4Â /Â Google Pixel 4 XL
- OnePlus 8 / OnePlus 8 Pro
Devices to Soon Receive Android 11 Beta Update
- Xiaomi Mi 10 /Â ProÂ â€“ soon
- Poco F2 ProÂ â€“ soon
- Oppo Find X2Â /Â X2 Pro â€“ later this month
- Realme X50 Pro â€“ early July
Note: Poco is yet to officially confirmed that the inclusion of Poco X2 in the Android 11 Beta 1 programme, so if you have come across a screenshot of a deleted tweet about the same then just know that itâ€™s a hoax.
How To Install Android 11 Beta
The easiest method to install the beta update is through theÂ Android 11 Beta program website. Simply visit the page, enroll your device and you will get an OTA that you can install to get onboard. This method works only for Pixel
Alternatively, you can follow the instructionsÂ hereÂ to manually flash the builds. The method involves downloading the OTA image (links above), rebooting the device to recovery mode, and flashing the zip file using â€˜adb sideload <ota-package>â€™ command. You may also use the newÂ Android 11 Flash Tool.
That said, do keep in mind thatÂ these beta builds may not be fit for use as your daily driver. We would recommend you not to install it on your primary Android smartphone.
Going by last yearâ€™s record, brands like Samsung, Sony, Asus, Huawei, vivo, and Nokia are expected to get onboard and announce the Android 11 beta update for their flagship smartphones in the coming weeks. We will be updating this list when this happens, so stay tuned for updates.