Android 11 Developer Preview

An early look at the next version of Android, for testing, development, and feedback. Try it today on your Pixel 2, 3, 3a, or 4 device!

What's in Android 11

Curly brackets icon Behavior changes

System changes that may affect your app when it's running on Android 11.

Shield Icon Privacy features

New safeguards to protect user privacy that you'll need to support in your app.

Android 11 Logo New features & APIs

APIs for 5G, sharing, connectivity, media, NNAPI, biometrics, and more.

Get started with Android 11 Developer Preview

  1. Review the program and timeline - read the Overview for key dates and details.
  2. Set up a runtime environment - see Get Android 11 to flash a Google Pixel device or set up an emulator.
  3. Set up Android Studio - try the preview SDK and tools - see Setup Guide for steps.
  4. Learn about what's new - review the privacy features and behavior changes that may affect your app.
  5. Test your app - run through all flows to look for issues. Toggle behavior changes at runtime to isolate issues.
  6. Update your app - targeting Android 11 if possible, test with users via beta channels or other groups.

Tools and resources

Android 11 Logo Compatibility tools

Toggle top behavior changes, debug with integrated logging - no need to change targeting.

Migrate your apps

Follow this checklist of steps to get your apps ready for Android 11.

Android 11 Logo Give Feedback

Your feedback and issue reports are critical! Use our main issue tracker or feature-specific channels.

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