Google officially released the first Android 14 Developer Preview. Following the last eight-year plans, Google providing Pixel users a first chance for an early look at Android 14. Now Pixel users can install the DP1 and experience the latest changes.
As of DP1, there are five tentpoles, starting with “Working across devices and form factors.” Google says “Android 14 builds on the work done in Android 12L and 13 to support tablets and foldable form factors.”
Android 14 Cross device SDK
The Cross-device SDK makes it easier for developers to create apps that are compatible across multiple devices In terms of working across devices. Google points to the Cross device SDK, which will power the cross-device audio switching announced earlier this year.
In Android 14 Google will bring a non-linear font scaling curve. This ensures that the text that is already large enough.
At launch, Android 14 Developer Preview system images are available for the Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and Pixel 7 Pro, as well as the Android Emulator.
Android 14 Schedule 2023
- Developer Previews – February – March
- Beta Release – April – June
- Stable Release – July – August (Possibly)
Download the Factory Images below
- 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
- Pixel 5: Factory Image — OTA
- Pixel 4a (5G): Factory Image — OTA
How to install Android 14
Currently, Pixel users can only install the Android 14 builds on Pixel devices. Below you can check how to install it.
- Download the needed files
- Boot into Recovery mode
- Navigate to ADB sideload
- Connect the handset to a computer with ADB tools installed
- Enter the sideload command
- Reboot your phone
Stay tuned with us for more updates. Join our Telegram channel for instant Google and Samsung updates.