As you know, at the end of January this year, Google released the first beta build of Android 7.1.2, the next Android OS version. Today, the second beta build of the version has start rolling out OTA to the devices registered in the Android Beta Program with some bug fixes from the initial version and bringing the latest security update. If your device is running on the first beta build of Android 7.1.2, you will get the update notification soon.
The list of support devices the second beta build of Android 7.1.2 still includes Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, or Asus Nexus Player. For all of those smartphones, the new build number will name NPG47I.
If you have one of the above-mentioned smartphones, and want to experience the Android 7.1.2 on your handset, simple follow the step-by step guide below to install the latest Android OS on your device.
How to enroll in the Android 7.1.2 Beta Program
- Launch any web browser on your handset and go to com/beta
- Log in with your Google account associated with your compatible device
- Scroll down on the page until you see a list of eligible phones or tablets
- Tap on the Enroll Devicebutton next to the desired device
- Read carefully the terms of service agreement and then tap on the box to confirm your action.
- Then, select Join Beta
- Now just relax and wait for the second OTA update to be installed your handset.
Also read: How To Manually Update Huawei P9 Lite To Android 7.0 Nougat
If your device does not lie in the Google’s support list, it’ll take many months so that you see any update of Android 7.1.2 on your device. But that is not be such a huge issue, as this iteration of the OS is only about bug fixes and little enhancements. There are no big new features or anything comparing to Android 7.0 Nougat or Android 7.1.1.