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Android 7.1.2 Public Beta Images

You can install the 7.1.2 Public Beta in either of these ways:

  • Enroll the device in automatic OTA system updates through the Android Beta Program. Once enrolled, your device will receive regular over-the-air (OTA) updates of all milestone builds in the 7.1.2 Public Beta. When the next version of Android is released, your device will automatically update to the final version. This approach is recommended because it lets you seamlessly transition from your current environment, through the various releases of the 7.1.2 Developer Public Beta, to the release version.
  • Download a 7.1.2 Public Beta system image and flash the device. OTA updates are not provided automatically for devices that you flash manually, but you can enroll those devices in Android Beta Program to get OTA updates. When the next version of Android is released, you can download the final device image from the factory images page.

Note: Before you install a system image on your device, we recommend you make sure that your data (photos, etc) are backed up.

After you back up your device data and download the system image below that matches your device, follow the instructions at developers.google.com/android to flash the image onto your device.

Device Download SHA-256 Checksum
Nexus 5X
"bullhead"
bullhead-npg05d-factory-845b5592.zip 845b559287b0185d8a06e0c65a6dea44c659a925152a45093b26355a11fba391
Pixel C
"ryu"
ryu-npg05d-factory-2b30d4c4.zip 2b30d4c4f71ec5041542a0379532a3319d357eca65e37ab437dc540f299a3ec3
Nexus Player
"fugu"
fugu-npg05d-factory-9f394845.zip 9f3948456bf21accfaaaec2c1090dce475647b8da9966e72d494218fe271d0d6
Pixel
"sailfish"
sailfish-npg05e-factory-7cf39572.zip 7cf39572fcbfd00bfbcb2655dee152bc3f2ab359027c6e7a6581bee1ace96c57
Pixel XL
"marlin"
marlin-npg05e-factory-2581f107.zip 2581f107036cc6083589ae8b44f8303a94b27ccce058c96a01954dd14a77aed3

Uninstalling the Public Beta from a device

If you want to uninstall the Public Beta from a device, you can do so in one of these ways:

  • Obtain a factory spec system image and then manually flash it to the device.
    • For Nexus and Pixel devices, see the Factory Images for Nexus and Pixel Devices page for downloads.
    • For other devices, please contact the device manufacturer directly. Alternatively, if the device is supported in the Android Beta Program, you can enroll the device in the program and then un-enroll it (see below).
  • Un-enroll the device from Android Beta Program. If the device is enrolled in the Android Beta Program, regardless of device, you can simply un-enroll it from the program.

    The device will receive an OTA update to the most recent production version of Android available for that device (for example, Android 7.1 Nougat). The update requires a full device reset, so user data on the device will be removed. Make sure to back up important data before un-enrolling a device.

Note: Uninstalling a Public Beta system image prior to the end of the program requires a full device reset and removes all user data on the device.

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