As we know Google has been working on Android 14 for a long time. New information shows that the release of the upcoming OS is going to be delayed because of some issues. We were expecting its launch in August but now it’s October, if everything goes right. Currently, Android 14 QPR1 Beta 1 is available for pixel device users.
The Beta versions show many features of the upcoming OS. It is expected that Google to bring lots of improvements and new features in the Android 14 to their users.
A present Beta version of Android 14 QPR1 is identified as U1V1.230908.003 with the September 2023 security patch. Its compatible devices are Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel 7a, Pixel Tablet, and Pixel Fold while Pixel 4a 5G and 5 will not receive QPR1. You can check the changelog to know more about its improvement.
The Beta update can fix the previous issues related to, system Ul, apps crashing, hanging while using the camera app for a long time, and more. Other than improvement it also brings new features like large screen user per app override, battery cycle counts, audio device type, new lock screen clock, new floating search bar, and many more.
Android 14 QPR1 Beta 1 Bug Fixes
- Fixed an issue where the system UI sometimes crashed after notifications were posted or interacted with.
- Fixed an issue that caused devices to crash in some cases.
- Fixed an issue that caused the recording view to freeze while recording video.
- Fixed an issue where a device sometimes couldn’t be interacted with after rebooting.
- Fixed an issue where device alarms were sometimes reset after installing a system update.
Most users will be installed via the Android Beta Program, but you can also use the below link to flash files.
- Pixel Fold: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel Tablet: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 7a: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 7 Pro: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 7: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 6a: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 6 Pro: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 6: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 5a: Factory Image — OTA