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[] Android Q Beta out on Mi 9 and Mi MIX 3 5G!

2019-05-07 22:00:53
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Hello Mi 9 & Mi MIX 3 5G users,
We are overwhelmed to announce that Mi MIX 3 5G & Mi 9 are getting the Android Q Beta. The Android Q Beta provides you all the features needed to improve the compatibility and development of your application for the next version of the Android.

Android Q is official
Android Q is the upcoming version of Google’s mobile operating system, which comes with many new features for developers and users:
●Dark Theme: One of the most requested features, Android Q now has a system-wide Dark Theme. Activate Dark Theme in Settings, or by turning on Battery Saver. Dark Theme also helps save battery.
●Gesture Navigation: Introducing a new gesture-based navigation so you can fluidly move between tasks, and maximize the use of larger, edge to edge glass screens.
●Suggested actions in notifications: You can now take action on messages with suggested actions in notification.
●Prioritized notifications: With Android Q, you can choose whether an app’s notifications are interruptive or gentle. Interruptive notifications will make noise, vibrate, and appear on your lock screen, whereas gentle ones will not. Android Q also introduces algorithms to automatically determine whether notifications should be interruptive.

Android Q offers stronger protections for user privacy, new ways to engage users, Vulkan extensions, and more! Developers and users who wish to learn more about the Android Q Beta can visit:

At present, Mi MIX 3 5G and Mi 9 are in the Android Q Beta program, which is free for developers to use. Simply download the preview tool and you will be able to use it immediately. Of course, this is only a Beta version so theoretically we could find many bugs, but as the beta versions progress, the number of errors should decrease until the final version is released.

To download or opt-in to the developer-preview:
1. Please do not forget to backup your data before upgrading to Android Q.
2. Please download the Q Beta build for for Mi MIX 3 5G & Mi 9.
3. Please opt-in to the Q build via the fastboot method.

Points to note: Please note that the beta build is not the final version, and some features may still be in development.

Here is the list of known issues you may encounter with the Android Q Beta build.

Mi 9:
1. Alarm does not ring when the device is switched off.
2. Device restarts after user selects wireless projection device in the wireless display.
3. “Settings” app stops running after user deactivates shortcut to mute device.
4. “Settings” app stops running when “Gesture” is selected in “Settings”
5. “File” app stops running after refresh.
6. Unable to switch screen color in “Settings”
7. Unable to ‘Add a fingerprint’

Mi MIX 3 5G:
1. Alarm does not ring when the device is switched off.
2. Device restarts after user selects wireless projection device in the “Wireless display”.
3. Default print service stops after device connects to WiFi to print photos from gallery.
4. “Settings” app stops running after user deactivates shortcut to mute device.
5. “Settings” app stops running after user selects “Gestures”.
6. “File” app stops running after refresh.
7. Unable to switch color in “Settings”.
8. “Settings” app crashes after “Automatic brightness” is selected.

If you would like to opt-out or revert back to factory settings, you can do so through the fastboot mode here.

To learn more about Android Q beta, please visit the Google Developers page.

If you have any feedbacks, do let us know in comment!

2019-05-07 22:00:53
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iMKajal | from MI 8


Good News.
2019-05-07 22:07:01

Pro Bunny

Wendell | from app


Will this be also available for other models?
2019-05-07 22:17:35

Master Bunny

NDaru.NDGOLL | from Redmi 5 Plus


Thanks for your info..
2019-05-07 22:40:44

Intern Moderator | from Redmi Note 7


Wow! Good news for Mix 3 and Mi 9 users!
2019-05-07 23:33:36

Pro Bunny

Xaq | from app


is this available on Poco F1
2019-05-08 00:06:01

Beta Team-Global

Sony w | from Redmi Note 6 Pro


Good News.
2019-05-08 00:46:25

Master Bunny

Erdinçer | from MI MAX 2


Great news
2019-05-08 00:50:00

Mi French Team

M1K4_3L | from app


Nice news, it's play time :)
2019-05-08 01:07:22


happybuddhist | from app


is this available on Poco F1

Not at the moment. Google only released support for 21 models in Google i/o, which includes the aforementioned Xiaomi devices (only). More devices, including POCO F1, will be added later.

Cheers! :-)
2019-05-08 01:18:17

Grand Master Bunny

Seragios | from Redmi 5


Thanks for information
2019-05-08 01:49:44
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