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Download & Install Android Pie Developer Preview 3 [Beta 3] on Android Devices

Introduced in Google I/O 2018, Android P 9.0 is the latest and the current update for Android operating system. With Android P operating system, the Android devices have become more closer to to the concept of Artificial Intelligence as the update introduced several new AI features. Along with AI, a new improved user interface, better battery life and Google Lens are included in the Android P operating system. In this post we will be sharing with you the steps to install the latest Android P Developer Preview 3 or the Android P Beta 3 version on your Google Pixel as well as other Android devices.

 Android P beta 3 on Android devices

Also check: How-To Download & Install Android P Beta on OnePlus 6.

New APIs to assist developers to deploy Android P Operating System compatible applications on the Play Store are also included in the latest edition of the Android P OS. Following Android devices have been chosen to receive the Android P Developer Preview 3 Upgrade:

  • Essential Phone
  • Google Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL
  • Google Pixel/ Pixel XL
  • Nokia 7 plus
  • OnePlus 6
  • Oppo R15 Pro
  • Sony Xperia XZ2
  • Vivo X21UD
  • Vivo X21
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Download Android Pie Beta 3 [Developer Preview 3] | Android Pie 9.0 Factory Images

If your Android device is already running on the previous Android P Beta 2 version then you will receive an OTA update for the new Android P Beta 3. However, you can choose to flash the relevant ZIP file using the process mentioned in this guide.

Please check: How-To Install Android P Beta on Vivo X21 & Vivo X21 UD.

Requirements for Installing Android Pie Beta 3 [Developer Preview 3] on Android

Install Android Pie Developer Preview 3 [Beta 3] [ STEPS]

  • You have already downloaded the respective factory image of the latest Android P operating system.
  • Please extract the same and copy the contents to the location where you have installed ADB & Fastboot on your PC.
  • You will see a ‘flash-all.bat’ file in the extracted files. Right click on it and select the option of ‘Edit with Notepad++.’


  • In the editor you will see a line of code starting with ‘fastboot -w update.’
  • Just go ahead and remove ‘-w‘ flag from that line of code. Save the file and close the Notepad++ editor.


  • Great! Please navigate to the installation location of ADB & Fastboot where you have the extracted files. Right click anywhere and select the option ‘Open Command Window Here.’

open command window here

  • A command window will open. Please connect your Pixel device to your PC or Laptop.
  • Type in the below command to make sure your device is connected.
adb devices
  • Shut Down your Google Pixel device and press and hold the Volume Down + Power button together to make your device enter into bootloader mode. You can also use the below command for the purpose.
adb reboot bootloader
  • Once your device reboots into bootloader mode just double click on the ‘flash-all.bat‘ file and the installation process for the Android P operating system will start.
  • The process will get over within a few minutes. Your device will, thereafter, automatically reboot into Android P Beta 3.
  • If you are using Mac OS/ Linux everything remains the same. Just, instead of clicking on the flash file you need to enter the command .

Conclusion: Install Android Pie Beta  Developer Preview 3 [Beta 3] on Android

The factory images of Android P DP 3 for other supported devices will be rolled out soon. If you have got any questions to ask please shoot them down in the comments section below.

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