Download Android 10 Official OTA Updates & Factory Images

After a long wait, Google has finally released its latest OS – Android 10.  Finally the beta program for the Pixel phones has been finished and the OS is stable. Breaking the convention, Google, this time, numbered its OS as Android 10 without putting any dessert name after it. This OS update is now out for the Pixel phones up to the 3 series. And now the factory images are also out for download if one wants to update it manually.

This latest Android 10 update is based on the September 2019 security level and consists of a number of amazing features that were seen in the beta version. This OTA update is now live for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, or Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and 3a XL. And it will be soon seen in many other phones from other manufacturers as well.

If you want to update your Pixel phone to Android 10, then go to Settings> About Phone > System updates and download the latest OTA update.  But if that’s not what you wanna do then here is the complete manual process to install the latest Android 10 firmware update.

Download Android 10 Official OTA Updates

Android 10 OS Features

Here are a few highlighted features of the Android 10 OS –

  • Gesture Navigation
  • Live Caption
  • Dark Theme
  • 5G Network Support
  • Focus Mode
  • Improved sharing shortcut and faster transition
  • Runtime Permissions
  • System UI Changes.
  • Smart Reply in Notifications

Download Android 10 Official OTA Updates and Factory Images for Google Pixel 3 (XL), 2 (XL), 1 (XL) Phones

Here are the factory images and OTA updates of the Android 10 official build for the Google Pixel phones. These are the complete images. So you will need to flash them using Fastboot mode.

Latest Android 10 factory images:

“bonito” for Pixel 3a XL:

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“sargo” for Pixel 3a

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“crosshatch” for Pixel 3 XL

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“blueline” for Pixel 3

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“taimen” for Pixel 2 XL

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“walleye” for Pixel 2

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“marlin” for Pixel XL

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“sailfish” for Pixel

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

Latest Android 10 OTA updates –

“bonito” for Pixel 3a XL:

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“sargo” for Pixel 3a

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“crosshatch” for Pixel 3 XL

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“blueline” for Pixel 3

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“taimen” for Pixel 2 XL

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“walleye” for Pixel 2

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“marlin” for Pixel XL

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

“sailfish” for Pixel

10.0.0 (QP1A.190711.020, Sep 2019)Link

Here is the Complete OTA Repository for Android 10

Here is the Complete Factory Images Repository for Android 10

Install Android 10 Factory Images without losing data

There are two methods to install Android 10 Factory Images without Losing data –

Enroll for Beta test and get OTA Update over the Air

  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your Windows PC or MacBook or Linux machine.
  • Download and extract the platform-tools to use ADB and Fastboot.
  • Enable USB Debugging and unlock the OEM from the developer option on your Android phone.
  • From the links given above, download the latest Android Q stock or factory image for your device.
  • Extract this image to the folder where the ADB and Fastboot are installed.
  • In this folder, you will come across a batch file – ‘flash-all.bat’. You can use this script to automate the process of flashing.
  • Then open a terminal or Command Prompt in the same folder.
  • Then connect your Android device to the PC using USB Cables.
  • Now enter the command – adb devices in the terminal or cmd for checking the connectivity.
  • Now reboot your device into the Bootloader mode. Here, type the command – adb reboot recovery
  • When you are in the recovery, choose – “apply updates from adb”.
  • Now you can finally flash the OTA by simply entering the below command –

adb sideload <filename>.zip

  • Just make sure to type the exact name with the appropriate extension. In the <filename> section, enter the file name without using ‘<>’. Once you approve the update, soon the upgrade will be done.

Flash Android Q Factory Images using Fastboot Mode

  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your Windows PC or MacBook or Linux machine.
  • Download and extract the platform-tools to use ADB and Fastboot.
  • Enable USB Debugging and unlock the OEM from the developer option on your Android phone.
  • From the links given above, download the latest Android Q factory image for your device.
  • Extract this factory image to the folder where the ADB and Fastboot are installed.
  • In this folder, you will come across a batch file – ‘flash-all.bat’. You can use this script to automate the process of flashing.
  • Open a terminal or Command Prompt in the same folder.
  • Then connect your Android device to the PC using USB Cables.
  • Now enter the command – adb devices in the terminal or cmd for checking the connectivity.
  • Now reboot your device into the Bootloader mode. Here, type the command – adb reboot bootloader
  • Run the ‘flash-all.bat’ file.
  • Soon, the flashing process will begin and it will reboot your device into Android 10 Q.
  • The Mac OS or Linux users should execute the below command –

.flash-all.sh

  • Just wait for a few minutes and soon your device will be flashed into Android Q.

I hope the article was of use. In case of any queries, let us know in the comment section below.

Happy Androiding 🙂

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