Google has just re-reissued Android Q Beta 4 after fixing a glitch that made some Google Pixel phones to ‘bootloop.’ What that means is that the devices were trapped in a continual reset state. The issue occurred after some Pixel owners who tried to install the new beta version over-the-air (OTA).
Google wrote on their official Android Developers page that all devices enrolled in the Android Q Beta 4 program will now get the brand new Beta 4 upgrade that comes without the glitches and bugs that caused Google Pixel phones to ‘bootloop.’
“We’re aware of an issue with Android Q Beta 4 related to installing updates. We’ve temporarily paused Beta 4 OTA updates to all Pixel devices as we investigate the matter. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide an update once the issue is resolved.”
Android Q Beta 4 OTA restarts, as Google fixed the glitches and bugs
This affair is an excellent reminder to never-ever install a beta version of software on any hardware that you use as your primary device. Regardless of how appealing the great features might be, you should always and only install a beta version on a device you keep for this kind of ventures.
Having said that, besides this issue, Google’s Android updates are usually stable and dependable. With Android Nougat, the tech giant has incorporated a new ‘A/B (Seamless) System Updates’ technique which enables a smartphone to return to a previous version of Android when facing issues with an update. However, it is not clear why the retreat didn’t identify the problem this time.
Android Q Beta 4 version is a quite insignificant update in the grand plan of Android Q. As well as adjusting the software’s brand new dark mode theme, a widely loved and enjoyed feature, the update comes with a settings menu design that throws in some hints at a native facial recognition soon to probably appear to Android.
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