Google has officially rolling out its Android 11 beta update for pixel devices. Usually, Google announces its latest Android update at the Google I/O but this year due to COVID-19 pandemic and the protests happening in US due to the George Floyd’s death, Google has planned to cancel its annual developer conference i.e. Google I/O.
Currently, the latest Android 11 Beta update is available only for Google Pixel devices. The latest update mainly focuses on people, privacy, and controls.
Android 11 Updates and Features
According to Director, Product Management at Google, Stephanie Cuthbertson, “Today we released the first Beta of Android 11 focused on three key themes: People, Controls, and Privacy.” Let’s have a look at each key goals of Android 11
Android 11 is made more people-centric, more expressive then the Android was. The Android 11 is reimagined and developed in the way we have conversations in the phone, with Android 11 Google has developed an OS that can recognize and prioritize the most important people in our life. Some dedicated features with Android 11 are
- Conversation notifications
- Consolidated keyboard suggestions
- Voice Access
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In Android 11, more controls are provided to the users over sensitive permissions and it work securely with faster updates. Some of them include:
- One-time permission
- Permissions auto-reset
- Background location
- Google Play System Updates
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With the latest Android update, you will get more quick and smart control in one place, so you can set-up all the controls easily and quickly from one place. Android 11 controls include
- Device Controls
- Media Controls
How to Enroll for Android 11 Beta
Before discussing how to enroll, we should have a look at the supported devices, if you have wanted to enroll in Android 11 Beta program so, you should know that whether your device is eligible or not, check the following list before planning to be a beta user of Android 11 Beta program.
List of devices that currently eligible for Android 11 Beta
- Google Pixel 4
- Google Pixel 4 XL
- Google Pixel 3
- Google Pixel 3 XL
- Google Pixel 3a
- Google Pixel 3a XL
- Google Pixel 2
- Google Pixel 2 XL
If you have any one of the above-mentioned devices so, you can apply for Android 11 Beta by Google.
The Beta program is limited for Pixel devices right now, and we can hope that Google will release the Beta update for some other devices too like last year were selected devices of multiple OEMs were offered to get an early beta update.
Click on the following button to enroll for the Android 11 Beta program and also you will know more about the latest Android update.