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  1. eak1570's Avatar
    Anyone had installed latest beta on your 6p? Thanks.
    05-19-2016 01:47 PM
  2. soma4society's Avatar
    FWIW, MKBHD on YouTube (he's usually a pretty reliable reviewer) said in his most recent video that the beta of Android N is stable enough to use on your daily driver.

    Posted via my Nexus 6P on Verizon (or any d**n network I choose)
    aximtreo likes this.
    05-19-2016 02:30 PM
  3. grover5's Avatar
    I enrolled in the beta program and have been running it since last night. I really like it. I've had a couple apps crash but nothing major. In my opinion it's worth the minor issues to use N but everyone is different.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 02:33 PM
  4. tsparks1's Avatar
    I've been using it on my 6P since first developer release and it's been great. I have had no issues with yesterdays release either. I'd say go for it, Back everything up and you can easily revert back if you aren't satisfied.
    05-19-2016 02:49 PM
  5. bjrosen's Avatar
    I've been running N since Preview 1. Preview 2 grew increasingly unstable until I did a factory reset which helped considerably. I got Preview 3 yesterday and it seems to be significantly better than Preview 2 but it won't be possible to really pass judgment on it for a couple of weeks. Preview 2 ran pretty well for a couple of weeks before it started to clog up, the symptoms were that thing would slow to a crawl until I killed everything with ES task manager or did a reboot which would fix things for a while. As I said at the beginning a factory reset fixed that problem. Preview 3 feels significantly faster than Preview 2 and hopefully it's more stable. I'm using it as my daily driver but I'm a techy who's comfortable with beta software, if you are comfortable with beta code then go for it but if you want maximum stability stick with M.

    UPDATE: I've been running Preview 3 for a couple of days. It seems really solid and the performance is very snappy. I think its ready for wider use, it's not for just the extreme bleeding edge types anymore.
    Slow_S10 and whtchdr like this.
    05-19-2016 02:52 PM
  6. ottscay's Avatar
    I skipped the first two releases but when Google announced this version was considered beta quality - and demonstrated it by making Android Pay compatible - I installed it right away. I've seen one apparent graphic bug for less than a second, and I had to disable and reenable LastPass, but otherwise it's been solid.
    05-19-2016 03:19 PM
  7. racedog's Avatar
    Got the OTA a couple of days ago and it upgraded yesterday. Only two days on but not seeing any real issues so far.
    05-19-2016 03:27 PM
  8. Explicit's Avatar
    Any particular apps not work with the beta? Also hearing the stock camera app doesn't work right. Can anyone confirm this to be true?
    05-19-2016 04:21 PM
  9. bjrosen's Avatar
    Sygic doesn't work at all, MyFIOS kinda works (it says the login failed but it really didn't, you can access your account however it won't remember your login). Camera works fine.
    05-19-2016 04:48 PM
  10. Tomster88's Avatar
    I enrolled in the beta program and have been running it since last night. I really like it. I've had a couple apps crash but nothing major. In my opinion it's worth the minor issues to use N but everyone is different.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Is it hard to install the beta?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 06:45 PM
  11. Ron Copsetta's Avatar
    Been running it since last night and besides a couple app crashes it's phenomenal

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 06:53 PM
  12. grover5's Avatar
    Is it hard to install the beta?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    No. They send it over the air like any other update.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 06:56 PM
  13. Tomster88's Avatar
    No. They send it over the air like any other update.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Does it wipe the phone? I think I might get it

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 07:15 PM
  14. Lepa79's Avatar
    Does it wipe the phone? I think I might get it

    Posted via the Android Central App
    It will only wipe the phone if you opt out and want to go back to M. Other wise, opting in will get you N over the air just like any other OTA update.
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    05-19-2016 09:20 PM
  15. Tomster88's Avatar
    It will only wipe the phone if you opt out and want to go back to M. Other wise, opting in will get you N over the air just like any other OTA update.
    Cool. I was planning on doing a wipe when the official release comes out anyway. I might give this a try. Does anyone know if Google Maps is okay with Android N? I need it for work this weekend

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 09:29 PM
  16. bjrosen's Avatar
    Cool. I was planning on doing a wipe when the official release comes out anyway. I might give this a try. Does anyone know if Google Maps is okay with Android N? I need it for work this weekend

    Posted via the Android Central App
    Google Maps is fine.
    05-19-2016 09:47 PM
  17. LeoRex's Avatar
    During the announcement at the keynote, they were quite specific to say that this was stable enough for 'your primary device'. They also called it a beta release, not a developer preview.

    As far as how easy it is to load... it's no harder than loading any other factory image.
    05-19-2016 09:59 PM
  18. Tomster88's Avatar
    During the announcement at the keynote, they were quite specific to say that this was stable enough for 'your primary device'. They also called it a beta release, not a developer preview.

    As far as how easy it is to load... it's no harder than loading any other factory image.
    Sweet. Do you think most apps run with Android N?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 10:02 PM
  19. Mickfl's Avatar
    Just sign up and seconds later you get the otr. I have used it for a few days and probably my favorite thing is the notifications, no issues at all.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 10:05 PM
  20. Tomster88's Avatar
    Just sign up and seconds later you get the otr. I have used it for a few days and probably my favorite thing is the notifications, no issues at all.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    OK I did it! I really like it but it does seem a little bit laggy. Have any of you experienced that?

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-19-2016 11:21 PM
  21. ottscay's Avatar
    Any particular apps not work with the beta? Also hearing the stock camera app doesn't work right. Can anyone confirm this to be true?
    It's worked for me so far.
    05-19-2016 11:46 PM
  22. Tomster88's Avatar
    It's worked for me so far.
    Cool! I'm noticing my system app crashes a lot. And also when I'm in the preferences and then a notification center that seems to freeze up a lot as well

    Posted via the Android Central App
    05-20-2016 02:26 AM
  23. aximtreo's Avatar
    Runs great on my two year olg Nexus 6. I started with Release 1, went to @ and now have R3. Seems quite stable and smooth.
    05-20-2016 08:43 AM
  24. xiLLeNtz's Avatar
    I ran the developer release and hated it. But that was the developer preview and wasn't really meant for everyone to use daily.

    This though ... I got to say, it's usable. There are some bugs here and there. At first it was running really slow. I ended up taking the plunge and did a full factory reset and it works flawlessly.

    I've only noticed one 'bug' so far. When I adjust the volume with the buttons I notice the sliders don't actually move but the volume does in fact change.

    In WhatsApp the emoji selector takes up the whole screen rather than just the small keyboard area.. This may also be caused by the fact that I am enrolled in the WhatsApp beta program.
    05-20-2016 09:39 AM
  25. LeoRex's Avatar
    Sweet. Do you think most apps run with Android N?
    Well, that's a lot of apps. I will say that when I loaded the B1 build, I used the restore function and it was able to restore all but two of the 130 apps that it had in the queue... Machinarium and Hungry Shark World. I haven't loaded all those remaining apps, of course, but everything I have run has worked. So it's a wait and see approach as far as what apps do well and which ones do not. But I suspect that it's not a stretch to assume most of them will. The framework in N isn't that altered... certainly not to the same level that we saw going from 4.4 to 5.0.
    05-20-2016 09:47 AM
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