Everybody is talking less of Android Nougat and their now talking about Android 8.0 Oero. After a long waiting Google finally revealed Android 8.0 name. Google on Monday announced the new Android OS name as Android O or Android Oero. For those that have been waiting for Android O, it is sad that only few device will get Android 8.0 Oero update.
To start with, the Nexus device will be getting it first and many other will have to wait for their turn. By now, if you opted in for Android O preview you should have gotten update notification from Google or manual check for Android 8.0 Oero updates would have revealed to you whether your device is qualified for the new Android OS or not.
Meanwhile, if you are using any of Google Nexus you should have seen updates notification on your notification bar.
If you own any of these Nexus phone, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player you can follow this link to download Android 8.0 oero as released by Google. This process involving manual flashing of Android 8.0 on your device OS.
Meanwhile, you can also downgrade Android 8.0 oero after upgrading if you later decide to wait for the official announcement of Android O for your device.
However, following the release of Android Oero we have compiled a guide on how to upgrade to Android 8.0 Oero if your have a device running Android Nougat or Android Marshmallow. But we are not sure whether Android 5.0 Lollipop user will be able to upgrade to Android 8.0 Oero.
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Android 8.0 Oero Features
Before you upgrade to Android O you may want to checkout Android 8.0 Oero features below:
- With your permission, Autofill remembers your logins to get you into your favorite apps at supersonic speed.
- Allows you to see two apps at once, it’s like having super strength and laser vision.
- Press the notification dots to quickly see what’s new, and easily clear them by swiping away.
- Teleport directly into new apps right from your browser, no installation needed.
- Whether you’re talking, playing, working or streaming, you can feel confident about keeping your battery strong and full of life.
- Get started on your favorite tasks more quickly with 2x the boot speed when powering up*
*boot time as measured on Google Pixel
- Android Oreo helps minimize background activity in the apps you use least, it’s the super power you can’t even see.
With these features you know it really worth it to upgrade to Android 8.0 Oero.
How to Upgrade to Android 8.0 Oero from Android Nougat/Marshmallow/Lollipop
Although Android 8.0 is expected to be available for Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus Player for now but for those device running old version of Google Android OS such as Android M, Android N, and Android 5.0 here is how to upgrade your device to Android O.
Fire up your Android phone settings and scroll down the page to click on About Phone. This depends on phone coupling. In some device you may have to go through different means. Just make sure you find your way to about phone under system settings.
Your current Android OS will be displayed. All the information concerning your device such as device name, current Android OS version, Android security patch level, Base-band version etc.
Softly click on system update and wait for upgrade for latest version. If your device is qualified for Android 8.0 Oero update you will be told there is new update for your device otherwise you will be told you are running the latest OS.
It’s only Nexus device that has the privilege to upgrade to Android 8.0 officially for now while others can manually install Android 8.0 Oero. If you can really wait until Android O updates will be made available for all qualified devices then you should but it really worth waiting for.