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How to install Android Q Beta on Huawei Mate 20 Pro

At Google I/O 2019, Huawei has come in the frontline to receive the Android Q’s third beta for its Mate 20 Pro flagship. The new Android Q flagship comes with a new set of features that you can expect into the upcoming EMUI 10.

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So, if you own a Mate 20 Pro and still wondering how you can install the latest Android 10 (Android Q) Beta on your phone, here are the complete instructions that’ll guide you to get the Android Q beta build directly to you Mate 20 Pro device.

But before you jump into the instruction, we recommend you to read the qualification terms and conditions.



Recruitment Information:

Audience: Global Android developers with a HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro

Beta participation terms and conditions: To join this project, applicants should meet the following conditions.

  • Participant must have a Google Play Developer Account (which seems unfair), learn more about Developer here play.google.com/apps/publish/signup/
  • Participant must have released one or more apps on the Google Play Store.
  • Use a Huawei Mate 20 Pro mobile phone, with a HUAWEI ID registered by the Google Play Developer account’s email. This email will be used later to log in to the Beta app. (Note: The email address will be verified by HUAWEI official team. The developer will be qualified and receive the OS test version after successfully verified.)

How to register for the Android Q beta update:

1. Open the following link using a Huawei Mate 20 Pro phone: https://consumer.huawei.com/en/support/fut/

Download and install the Beta app.

2. Log in to the app with a HUAWEI ID registered by the Google Play Developer account’s e-mail and sign up for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro Developer project.

Ownership of the phone:

Developers should use their own Mate 20 Pro phones. For details about the version number, please refer to the information below.

Duration of the project:

May 8, 2019 – June 30, 2019 (GTM+8)

Developer version push:

After registration, the first version will be pushed on May 11, 2019 (GTM+8). The following versions will be pushed on every Tuesday and Thursday (GTM+8).

To find out if you are qualified to enter the project, you can go to the Personal menu in Beta app, select Join Project > Available projects > HuaweiMate20pro Beta project, and confirm that the Project status is “YOU HAVE JOINED THE PROJECT”.



Bug report:

If a developer finds any system problems or other issues during the test, he or she should submit feedback through the Beta app.

Notes:

1. The testing version is a developer version and cannot be used for commercial purposes. Bugs or problems may occur during usage such as freezing, rebooting, updating failure, and etc. Please back up important data in advance, and exercise caution when updating to the latest version. The existing bugs and solutions will be updated continuously at the end of this thread.

2. If the phone version is restored to the commercial version through HiSuite, the system will continue to update the following commercial versions.

3. The beta version is unstable and may contain bugs, causing data loss or other issues. Therefore, please do not use this version for personal use, and back up the phone data in advance.

4. Mate 20 Pro versions supported outside of China:

LYA-L09 9.0.0.210(C432E10R1P16)

LYA-L09 9.0.0.238(C432E10R1P16)

LYA-L29 9.0.0.210(C432E10R1P16)

LYA-L29 9.0.0.238(C432E10R1P16)

More versions might be added during the project.

5. Supported countries: Italy, Belgium, Spain, Germany, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Poland, Denmark, Romania, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Serbia, and Ukraine.

6. System update method: Update to the developer version through OTA.

7. The system can be restored to the commercial version through HiSuite, however, all user data will be cleared in the process.

*Huawei reserves all rights related to this recruitment activity.

If you have any questions about the recruitment or about the beta version, please send an e-mail to: hwthirdparty@huawei.com or visit: https://www.google.com/android/beta for more details.



————————–Known bugs————————–

1. After you logged in with Google account in Set-up Wizard, the account login status might be displayed as “None” in multiple interfaces such as Settings. And the Google Play Store might ask you to login again when you launch it.

2. Google Maps cannot locate when launching for the first time.

3. Sharing picture feature might be unavailable after disabling location service.

4. Face recognition might be unstable.

5. Voice wake up might be unstable and cannot record voice command.

6. Gesture navigation might be unstable.

7. Fingerprint payment might be unsuccessful under certain scenarios.

8. The Camera app might encounter issues such as crash, black screen, incorrect watermark, and etc.

9. Message blocking might be ineffective, and the messages might be unable to be sent by third-party messaging apps.

10. VoLTE feature might be unavailable under certain scenarios.

More information will be added constantly in this thread. So remember to come and check out the latest news. Stay tuned!



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