Tag Archives: beta

Samsung issues hotfix update in second Android Pie beta for Galaxy S9

Samsung has just issued a hotfix update to the second Android Pie beta on Galaxy S9, launched yesterday. It is only 90 MB in size and patches two significant issues that slipped in the major release. Users complained about losing mobile data connection and having trouble launching some apps. To get the Pie beta that moves to One UI on ... Read More »

Xiaomi Warns Downgrading From MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 Will Brick Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro; Introduces Anti-Rollback Feature

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 testers will not be able to downgrade their ROM It is meant for “system stability” and “security of device” Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature as part of MIUI 10 update for Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro users. As a part of a new policy, the ... Read More »

Oreo beta program for Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to kick off soon

HMD Global’s CPO Juho Sarvikas just confirmed that Oreo beta testing for the company’s Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 smartphones will begin soon. 2 This comes shortly after the final Oreo build started rolling out to the Nokia 8, making it the first Nokia smartphone to get the new Android OS. Sadly, there’s currently no information on exactly when the Nokia 5 and 6 will start receiving ... Read More »

Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 Android Oreo Beta Testing Plans Confirmed

HMD Global, soon after announcing Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8, has now confirmed the same for the rest of its Android smartphone lineup. HMD Global’s Chief Product Offer Juho Sarvikas in a tweet revealed that Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will join the beta testing programme soon. Unfortunately, a timeline for the Android 8.0 Oreo beta build wasn’t ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo beta test markets confirmed

Last week we heard a beta program for Android 8.0 on Samsung Galaxy S8 is about to start It should be available for starting tomorrow, and now we got intel on which countries will get early access to Oreo. The first wave includes South Korea, the United States, and the United Kingdom. There is also a second wave of markets which would ... Read More »

iOS 11.1 Beta 2 Restores 3D Touch App Switching Gesture Following User Complaints

Apple has released the second beta of the upcoming iOS 11.1 to developers, and one of the most notable features is the return of the 3D Touch app switcher gesture which disappeared with the initial release of iOS 11. The gesture allows users to quickly call up the app switcher by pressing down hard on the left edge of an iPhone that ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Gets Android 8.0 Oreo in Closed Beta; Public Beta for OnePlus 3T, 5 Due This Month: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The closed beta build is said to be buggy The bugs in beta build are mostly associated with connectivity The stable builds are expected later this month Some OnePlus 3 users in closed-beta have reportedly received the Android 8.0 Oreo update and the builds are said to be on their way for OnePlus 3T as well as OnePlus 5 handsets apart from the OnePlus 3. ... Read More »

OnePlus 3/3T get improved launcher in latest Open Beta

If you’re running an Open Beta on your OnePlus 3 or 3T, you’ll find an improved OnePlus Launcher in the next version along with several other updates. The Open Beta release for the 3 reaches version 19, the one for the 3T is now at 10. Both weigh 1.5GB so you better download them over Wi-Fi. You’ll find the complete changelog below, but ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Android Nougat beta update out this month, final release hits by the end of the year

Yesterday ZTE finally told us when to expect an Android 7.0 Nougat update to hit its Axon 7smartphone, and today it’s time for OnePlus to come clean regarding its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3. A beta build of Nougat for the handset will become available this month, apparently, with the final release being rolled out by the end of the ... Read More »