Essential releases Android 8.0 Oreo Beta 2 OTA update


Last month, Essential has started rolling out the Android Oreo Beta update for company’s first PH-1 smartphone. Today, Essential has announced that the new Android 8.0 Oreo Beta 2 update is also rolled out for the PH-1 smartphone over-the-air. Yes, an OTA update pushed to the PH-1 smartphone with a build number OPM1.170911.213. 

According to reports, the new update of the Oreo Beta for Essential phone has been rolled out and is now available on a few Essential phone users. The update will take some time to reach out to your phone since the update rolls out via OTA. The update is live now and you will officially get the update on your Essential phone i.e. PH-1 very soon.

To recall the first Android Oreo Beta update for the Essential Phone, many users have found hundreds of bugs and errors which is the main reason behind launching the second Oreo Beta update for the phone. Just like other updates, the new Oreo Beta 2 update fixes all the bugs and issues faced by the users who have complaint about the bugs.

Additionally, the company has also released the update for its Camera app which now supports YouTube and Facebook 360 live broadcasting. Yes, you will be able to update the Essential Camera app and with the accessory you can start broadcasting 360 degree videos right from your Essential smartphone, PH-1.

Taking more about the second Oreo update for the device, it brings Bluetooth stability on the devices. Additionally, it also brings better battery life to the device. Some users are facing Android Auto bugs issue and as per the reports, the company is currently working on a new update which would fix all the current issues and bugs available on the device. Hopefully, we would see it with the stable Android 8.0 Oreo update in the coming days. The giant may release the official Oreo update for the Essential Phone in the early 2018.

If you have already enrolled yourself with company’s beta program, you will receive a push notification about this new and second Oreo Beta update for the Essential smartphone. Once you see a notification on the display, just tap it out and download the update from there. After this, you can upgrade your device with the latest Android Oreo Beta 2 update by following simple and basic instructions.

Essential has officially announced this new Oreo Beta 2 update via their official Twitter handle. You can find out the official Tweet shared by the Essential itself from here.

As we have already mentioned above that, it will take a couple of more days for the update to reach to your Essential Phone. For that, you have to wait for it. If for some reason, you don’t see any notification about this new update on your phone’s display, you can check for the new update manually as well.

In order to check for the new Android update on your Android device, all you have to do is just go to your phone’s Apps menu and then scroll down and select About Phone option. From here, you need to select check for update option. The system will itself start checking for the new update. If the new update is available for your device, you can download the update from there. After this, you can easily install the update to upgrade your device with the new Android Oreo Beta 2 update.

When it comes to software update cycle, Essential have impressed masses of its users. Being an Android product designed by Android co-founder, Essential users will get regular and quick software updates in future. You will also receive regular security updates on the phone. For better security of your device, you have to keep up to date with all the new updates pushed by the giant.