Like last year's beta release of Android Pie, Google has allowed Android Q Developer Previews to support some devices without Pixel. Announced in Google I / O 2019, there are 15 non-Pixel smartphones that are eligible for Android 10 Beta, including 2017's Essential PH-1.
With a few steps, you can enjoy the latest version of Android again at your Essential Phone before it officially reveals at the end of the summer, early fall. It's no surprise that Google contains Essential in Android Q Beta. Not only is Essential powered by Android founder Audy Rubin, but Essential Phone is one of the few devices running Android.
While Essential contains instructions on its website to install Android Q Beta, I have encountered some problems, and there is a good chance that you will also come. Therefore, after a few attempts and errors, I have presented the three easiest ways to install the beta below, including air update, manually without custom reset and manually with a custom reset.
Option 1: OTA (OTA)
The easiest method to get Android Q Beta on your essential phone is by far the OTA update, which lets you install Android Q just as you would have any official software update printed of essentials. Before checking "About Phone" you must register for beta first.
It is a requirement to provide access to only those who know that it is unstable software and that data will be collected to reveal bugs and other problems that will help with the continued development of the stable release. To sign up, just install the Essential Q Beta app from the Play Store.
When installed, open the app and select "Enable Phone Access" so that it can retrieve the device serial number. Then enter the requested information, which includes your email address and first and last name. When filling in, select the button at the bottom. The following page states that when the information is confirmed you will receive the update over the air.
With a little patience you get a notification of a new software update that you can choose to download and install Android Q Beta on your Essential.
With a custom reset, this process is super easy to get Android Q Beta installed manually, almost identical to updating a rooted phone with the latest security update. But since many of you probably do not run modified software, we first show the manual process if you run unmodified software on Essential PH-1.
Step 1: Download ADB & Fastboot on your computer  To manually install Essential Q Beta, you must use ADB commands. ADB commands are commands you send from a computer to your Android phone to perform tasks that are not available in the software. You also need Fastboot.
There are several ways to add these programs to your computer, but we think the best way is to install Google's official SDK platform tools. This method has proved to be the most reliable across different computers and devices.
Step 2: Download the OTA file
On your computer, visit Essentials Android Q Beta Program website. At the bottom of the page you will be presented with four options. Select "Flash Android Q Beta for PH-1" and select the checkbox below to confirm the use. Select "Send" to bring up a new page with links to files.
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