How to Download & Install Android 11 Developer Preview 2 on OnePlus 8 series

    
How to Download & Install Android 11 Developer Preview 2 on OnePlus 8 series

Some good news coming in for OnePlus 8/8 Pro users because Today OnePlus has released Android 11 Developer Preview 2 for both of the devices. Android 11 has recently released by Google and is only compatible with very few devices as it is in the beta version. OnePlus is pretty fast in releasing the Android 11 developer preview for its OnePlus 8 series.

The company cautions that there's a risk of bricking the phone while flashing the build, So please follow the instructions properly to install the Developer Preview. Please take a backup of your device before installing the developer preview and store it on any other storage device or PC.

Here is the list of known issues with Android 11 on the OnePlus 8 series:

  • All data will be cleared while flashing the build
  • Certain UI screens look less than desirable
  • Some camera functions are not available
  • Some apps may not function as expected
  • System stability issues

Guide to Install Android 11 Developer Preview 2 on the OnePlus 8 series 

1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> Upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. Update successful.​
Note: This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

Guide to Rollback to Stable Official version from Developer Preview on the OnePlus 8 series

1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the Rollback package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> Upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. Update successful.​
Note: This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

If you wish to install this ROM, you should have proper knowledge of how to Install a ROM on an OnePlus device. If you don't have proper knowledge of installing the ROM, don't try to install the ROM from your own or else follow the instructions properly to avoid the bricking of the smartphone.

Note: 
  1. These instructions are only for the OnePlus 8 series. Please make sure the battery level is above 30% and a minimum 3GB of storage space is available.
  2. The OnePlus 8 series carrier devices (TMO/VZW) aren't compatible with the Developer Preview builds.
Download Links

ANDROID 11 DEVELOPER PREVIEW 2 FOR ONEPLUS 8: Download
ANDROID 11 DEVELOPER PREVIEW 2 FOR ONEPLUS 8 PRO: Download

ANDROID 10 STABLE OFFICIAL VERSION
ONEPLUS 8
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