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Android N Preview is released and you can get it now on your phone

 

This week Google announce its latest creation in the Android Word which is Android N. The N maybe stand for Nutella specially after Lockheimer dropped another hint at the end of his Medium post saying :

So, the burning question that’s on everyone’s mind: what will the N release be named? We’re nut tellin’ you yet.

Android N Preview for developer is now available and you can get it for your phone if you are an owner of these devices:

    • Nexus 5X

    • Nexus 6

    • Nexus 6P

    • Nexus 9

    • Nexus 9 LTE

    • Nexus Player

  • Pixel C

Now let’s talk about Android N Preview biggest changes ( the final version will have more changes maybe):

  • Multi-window support
  • Quick Settings Tile API
  • Notification enhancements
  • Data Saver
  • Android TV recording
  • ICU4J APIs
  • Support for more languages
  • Accessibility enhancement
  • Number blocking
  • Call screening
  • Direct boot
  • Key Attestation
  • Network Security Config
  • APK signature scheme v2
  • Scoped directory access
  • Default Trusted Certificate Authority
  • Doze on the go
  • Android for Work update
    • Always-on VPN
    • Work profile security challenge
    • OR Code Provisioning
    • Toggle Work Mode
    • Disable access to apps
    • Remote Reboot
    • Enterprise Process Logging
    • Remote Bug Reports
    • Device health monitoring
    • Certificate management

How to get Android N Preview:
There’s 2 methods to get Android N Preview : 

 

Method 1: Android N OTA update

Starting today, you can update your devices ( Devices mention above in this article).  
To get OTA Android N updates , visit the Android Beta Program website.
Note that if you later choose to opt-out of receiving the updates, all the user data will be removed.

Method 2: Android N Image Download

Download the Android N Developer Images and install it manually via following links and control the updates yourself.
Getting Android N Preview with this method will remove all data from your device . So, you should  make a backup of your user data before doing this update.
Note that using this method, your phone won’t receive additional OTA updates and you’ll have to install future previews manually.

Android N Preview images download link:

How to install Android N Preview images?

Follow the detailed instructions on developers.google.com/android and install Android N on your device. You will find also the instructions about how to uninstall Android N Preview from your device in the same page.

This is the first look of Android N Preview

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