Anxiously watchful for 8.1 to land? It would seem that now is a day. Google has only expelled both a OTA files for sideloading 8.1 and a claim bureau images. Intrepid Android enthusiasts can peep a update, nonetheless it is value observant that a OTA files aren’t now operative when sideloading from DP2 on during slightest one device.
So distant a OTA for 8.1 itself doesn’t seem to be rolling out. At least, nothing of a inclination here during AP have seen it only yet. But that shouldn’t forestall we from flashing things manually or sideloading a OTA zip.
There does seem to be a problem with those migrating to 8.1 from a 8.1 Developer Preview 2. Dates for a dual builds don’t utterly jive, ensuing in an blunder when we try to sideload a update. That means, during slightest right now, we can’t manually implement a OTA on tip of DP2.
OTA sideload disaster from DP2
An central changelog hasn’t been posted only yet, nonetheless developer support for 8.1 has been released. It should embody a outline of changes from DP1 and DP2 for 8.1, including enabling a Pixel Visual Core, battery-draining highlights, fasten hardware acceleration on upheld devices, Ambient Display tweaks, Bluetooth battery levels in Quick Settings, and navigation bar tweaks for burn-in prevention, among a laundry-list of other improvements. For a full details, check a Android 8.1 Feature Spotlight series.
Downloads for 8.1 are now live for a Pixel 2 phones, OG Pixels, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X.
If you’re desirous to check it out, downloads are only below:
Google’s central proclamation is now live in a form of a post done on a Android Developers Blog. It’s not utterly a changelog, though if you’d like to check out all a highlights for changes in 8.1 as good as a new Go edition, it’s value a discerning read.