Huawei’s subsidiary brand, Honor has pushed the new Android Oreo Beta update for the recent budget-friendly smartphone, Honor 7X. The new Oreo Beta update goes live for the Honor 7X smartphone in four European countries including France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.
The new Android Oreo Beta update brings the EMUI 8.0 which is based on Android 8.0 Oreo update. Being a beta update, the current updated EMUI 8.0 skin will be there with non-final version. You would get the official EMUI 8.0 Skin along with the stable Android 8.0 Oreo update.
The new Android Oreo update brings a lot of improvements to the phone’s functionality with a redefined User Interface which runs through EMUI 8.0. The new Oreo update also brings a whole new functionality powered by Artificial Intelligence.
The official stable Android 8.0 Oreo update will be released sometime in Q2 of the current year. The stable update will have the final EMUI 8.0 update. The users or we can say the testers will test out the current Android Oreo beta update for a couple of months before the stable Oreo update arrives for the device.
If you live in the above mentioned countries and have been using the Honor 7X smartphone and want to test out the new Android Oreo Beta update on it, you have to download and install the update manually to your Honor 7X smartphone first.
Since the update has not rolled out via OTA, you have to first sign up for the beta program from the official websites. The entire process of downloading and installing the Android Oreo Beta update on the Honor 7X smartphone is given here with proper steps.
In order to join the Android 8.0 Oreo Beta program for your Honor 7X smartphone, just follow below given steps.
- Make sure to download or Install the beta APK of the app to your Honor 7X smartphone
- Make sure to install the APK file properly to your Honor 7X smartphone to install the new update
- Now, launch the app and sign up using your own Huawei ID
- Now, go to Personal> Join the project> Project available
You can download the beta APK to sign up for the Beta program, from the following mentioned link for the respective countries.
By following the above steps, you will be able to join the beta program for the Honor 7X smartphone. This will ensure you to receive the update via OTA. Once you have successfully joined the Android Oreo Beta program, you will be able to receive the new Android Oreo Beta update via OTA to your device just like a normal software update.
When the update is available for your device, you should see a proper push notification on the display. Just select the update and you will be taken to the download page. Download the update manually from the given page.
Being a major Android update, it will require high-speed Internet connection and at least 2 GB of free space so that the new update can install properly to your Honor 7X smartphone.
You can even check for the update manually from your device after signing up for the beta program. Just go to the Apps menu and select the Settings app. Scroll down and select About Phone option. You could see Software Update option here. Select this option and then click on to the check for the new software update option.
The system will start checking for the update and if the update is available, it will show you on the display. You will be able to download it and upgrade your device with it by following the same steps mentioned above.
Go to : Apps >> Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update >> Check for new updates
Sadly, there is no any information about the update for other countries. However, we would soon receive more information from the officials regarding the same Android Oreo Beta update for other regions as well.