How to Install Android Q Beta 3 on compatible SmartPhones

Install the latest version of Android Q Beta 3 without strange procedures in an easy way. Guide and Download Android Q on all smartphones announced yesterday in Google I/O

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How to Install Android Q

A few days ago, Google released the third Beta version of Android Q which is available only on some smartphones and not only the Pixels (Google Pixel, Pixel 2 and Pixel 3) but other devices that have joined the official beta program, including the smartphone Samsung but many others with the complete list below:

  • Asus Zenfone 5Z
  • Essential PH-1
  • Nokia 8.1
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  • LG G8 ThinQ
  • OnePlus 6T
  • Oppo Reno
  • Realme 3 Pro
  • Sony Xperia Z3
  • Techno Spark 3 Pro
  • Vivo X27
  • Vivo NEX S
  • Vivo NEX A
  • Xiaomi Mi Mi 3 5G
  • Xiaomi Mi 9

There are as many as 15 models from 12 different manufacturers that adhere to the beta program and are well double the number compared to last year, a sign that more and more producers want to test the new Beta versions of Android massively, on users’devices, and among many, there is no Samsung manufacturer.

To install Android Q on these devices you need to join the beta program and we tell you how to do it.

Install Android Q Beta 3

To install Android Q in beta you have to CLICK HERE to join the Beta program if you have a Google Pixel device or CLICK HERE if you have a device on the list, not Pixel.

For non-Pixel smartphones, by accessing the web page, you have to scroll through the list of inserted devices and once you have found yours, click on the Get Beta button and automatically after a few minutes you will receive the update over the air, to install the Beta 3 of Android Q.

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If your device is not on the list, you can follow the guide below to install Android Q on all devices compatible with Project Treble.

Install Android Q on all Project Treble devices

Minimum requirements

  • We have  unlockable Bootloader (No Huawei, Honor, and Nokia therefore)
  • You must update ADB and Fastboot to the latest versions available by clicking here
  • The smartphone must have at least Android 9 Pie or Android 8/8.1 updated to Pie with VNDK isolation and system-as-root.


    • Connect the device to the PC
    • Check that the device is compatible with Project Treble by typing the command and if false you cannot continue:
      adb shell getprop ro.treble.enabled
    • Now verify that there is cross-version support by typing verifying that in the namespace.default.isolated section there is the entry true. Otherwise, you cannot proceed:
      adb shell
      cat /system/etc/ld.config.28.txt | grep -A 20 "[vendor]"
    • Check for the presence of system-as-root:
      adb shell
      cat / proc / mounts | grep -q / dev / root && echo "system-as-root" || echo "non-system-as-root"
    • You need to understand which GSI version to download from this address by typing the command:
      adb shell getprop ro.product.cpu.abi
  • Restart in bootloader mode :
adb reboot bootloader
  • Enable Android Verified Boot (AVB) by typing:
fastboot flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
  • Now you need to reset the system partition :
fastboot erase system
  • Flashate the version of the GSI downloaded previously:
fastboot flash system system.img
  • Now delete the user data partition:
fastboot -w
  • Finally, restart your smartphone:
fastboot reboot

Since the procedure is risky, do not do it if you do not know what you are doing, but if you are a freak the result will certainly be excellent.

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