Android P Developer Preview on Vivo X21 and X21 UD

You may be aware of the fact that Google has just released the Android P Developer preview for a number of non-Google devices. The list includes Nokia 7 Plus, Essential Phone and much more. This all had happened in the Google’s I/O Annual event. You will be surprised to know that even two of Vivo handsets are included in the list. Vivo X21 and X21 UD have received the Android P support from the Google. We are still in a fix because even flagship devices from Samsung hasn’t received it yet anyway let’s check out how to install Android P on the following Vivo devices.

Android P Developer Preview on Vivo X21 and X21 UD
Vivo X21

A few months back Vivo has showcased these handsets as the first to sport an In-Screen Fingerprint Scanner. The two handset has top of the line specs and now Android P Beta is icing on the cake. Altogether it is a great news for all the Vivo X21 and X21 UD owners.

1.) A working Vivo X21 or X21 UD smartphone
2.) Your device should have a minimum charge of around 60%.
3.) As suggested by Vivo this installing process will delete the entire data, so we will suggest you back up all of your data.

Android P Update

How to Install Android P Developer preview on Vivo X21 and X21 UD?
Similar to other popular Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Vivo also fails to provide timely updates to their devices. A number of fresh devices from Vivo are still running the way old Android 7.0 Nougat. It looks like Google is generous towards the brand as it is among the first few brands to receive this Android P Preview.

The installing method for these devices is as simple as ABC. Follow the below-given steps correctly and its just a matter of minutes:

1.) First, download the Android P files for the following devices from the official Vivo page.
2.) Move those downloaded files to the internal storage of the devices, don’t place the downloaded file in any folder.
3.) Tap on that downloaded file and a prompt will show up on the screen.
4.) Here select the “upgrade” option and the process will start.
5.) Now as the process finishes your device will reboot with Android P installed.

We will not suggest you install this version on Android P on your daily driver because it may possess some bugs. The official website itself recommends it to be installed on a spare device.

Visit Vivo’s Official Developer page


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