Google releases Android 15 Beta 3 to Pixel devices

Google has released the third beta of Android 15. This version is stable for daily use. It is currently being rolled out to all the supported pixel devices.

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What’s New?

Google launched this beta with the version number AP31.240517.022. Pixel 6 and newer phones are all compatible with this newer update. It includes API level 35 and new features. The Passkey feature lets you sign in with your face, fingerprint, or screen lock. If it doesn’t work, Gboard will suggest Passkey and Credential Manager.

There are many new interface changes. Expert Mishaal Rahman shared details. There is a new wallpaper picker, a Circle to Search button, and a Home Controls screensaver.

Passkey with Android 15 Beta 3
Passkey with Android 15 Beta 3
Fallback UI Expereince
Fallback UI Experience

How to Get It

Pixel phone owners can join the Android Beta Program. After joining, you get an update on your phone. Check for updates in Settings > System > System updates.

OTA update check
OTA update check

Follow the on-screen instructions to get it installed. If you’re not enrolled on the Developer Preview Program, manually sideload the OTA or Factory Image file directly from the official Android repository.

You can report issues using the Android Beta Feedback app. You can also manually install the beta by downloading the factory images and OTA files. Remember to back up your data before installing.

If you have the Android 15 developer preview, you get the beta over the air. You can also manually install it. If you are on Android 14 QPR, you can upgrade without losing data. Check System Updates to install it.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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