Recently Google released the latest Android 11 Developer Preview for its Google Pixel Devices. This new developer preview can be installed on Google Pixel 4/4XL, Pixel 3a/ 3a XL, Pixel 3/3XL, Pixel 2/2XL. Soon after this huge release, developers around the globe started developing the Android 11 DP for other devices. Today we have got our hands on the latest Android 11 R Developer Preview for OnePlus 6 and 6T.
What are you still waiting for? Hop in!
Download Android 11 R Developer Preview for OnePlus 6 and 6T
Here are the links to download the latest Android 11 Developer Preview for OnePlus 6 and 6T –
Install Android 11 R Developer Preview for OnePlus 6 and 6T
Before getting into the installation guide, make sure you have followed all the below prerequisites in order to install Android 11 on OnePlus 6/6T.
- Take a complete backup of your device data. This is very crucial. In the process of Android 11 DP installation on OnePlus 6/6T, you will have to factory reset your device. Meaning that all your device data including Apps, Contacts, Files, Media, etc. will be deleted. So make sure you get this done first.
- Unlock Bootloader of your Oneplus 6/6T Device.
- Enable OEM Unlocking.
- Enable USB Debugging.
- Install ADB and fastboot tools. Or you can also install the Minimal ADB and Fastboot tools on your PC.
- Download the Partition Resizer file.
Step 1. To begin with, turn off your OnePlus 6/6T Device.
Step 2. Reboot your OP6 device into Fastboot Mode.
Step 3. Connect your OnePlus device to the PC using USB Cables.
Step 4. On your PC, open the ADB tools folder. Here open the command prompt. You can open the command prompt by entering cmd in the address bar. Then hit the enter button.
Step 5. Check if your device has been connected to the ADB tool or not by entering the below command –
Step 6. If you see the serial number, it indicates that your device has successfully been connected to the PC.
Step 7. Now in order to unlock the OEM, enter the below command – (Skip t0 Step 10. if you have already unlocked the OEM and Bootloader of your OnePlus device.)
fastboot OEM Unlock
Step 8. Now you will see a pop-up on your screen. Simply choose ‘unlock Bootloader’.
Step 9. Your device bootloader will now unlock and factory reset will be performed.
Step 10. Now you will have to flash the TWRP Image file.
fastboot boot <twrp image file name>..img
Step 11. Hit the Enter Button.
Step 12. You will now be in the TWRP Recovery Mode. Here you will see a number of options.
Step 13. In the TWRP Modifications, make sure to change the Slot of your device to Slot A.
Step 14. Then Go back to Home> tap on Reboot> tap on Bootloader. Your device now again entered into fastboot mode.
Step 15. Go to your PC and again enter the same TWRP image command and hit enter.
Step 16. On your OnePlus device, go to TWRP Recovery Mode. You will now notice that the current Slot of your device will be A.
Step 17. Go to PC> Partition Resizer file. Choose the file type as per the storage of your device. Then move this file to the internal storage of your device.
Note – In case you are unable to copy or move this file to the device storage, go to your device, in the TWRP Recovery Mode, choose ‘Wipe’> ‘Format Data’> type ‘YES’> hit the Bluetick mark. Go back to the Home button. Choose ‘Reboot‘ and reboot the device. Then again flash the TWRP image file and change the slot. The file should now be able to be copied to internal storage.
Step 18. In TWRP Recovery, go to Install> choose the file and Swipe to confirm flash.
Step 19. Once the file is flashed, go to the main menu> format data. Again go back to Wipe>Advanced Wipe> Choose System. Swipe to Wipe.
Step 20. Go to main page. Tap on reboot and boot your device into fastboot mode by tapping on the bootloader.
Step 21. Go to your PC and in the same folder in the command prompt, enter the below command –
fastboot --set active
Step 22. Hit enter and you will soon see a message – Changing current slot to slot A.
Flashing Android R developer Preview File
Step 23. Open the Android R Developer Preview file that you downloaded from the link mentioned above.
Step 24. Double-tap on Clean flasher file.
Step 25. This procedure will take as long as 10-15 minutes. Hence, be patient. Once it is finished, your OnePlus device will automatically boot into the system with Android 11.
Once you see the Android 11 logo, you will soon receive a few errors or notifications. Just click ok and then you are all set to setup Android 11 on your OnePlus 6/6T.
I hope you have all found the article of use. In case you have any doubts, feel free to ask us in the comment section below. We will be glad to help you out.
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