Android Nougat 7.1 Beta is Now Available for Android Devices


Every year, android users wait for new Android updates to make their Android experience better and exciting than before. This year, the biggest Android update is ‘Android Nougat’. Recently Android Nougat 7.0 has been launched for developers with a public preview and now the new update – Android Nougat 7.1 is out there.

Google has made its promise true and revealed the developer preview of Android Nougat 7.1 for beta testers before the end of this month. Android developers can get installed it on Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Pixel C devices and can beta test the latest Google releases prior to their final launch in December. The 7.1 update is a really big news, as it brings the most awaited and user-friendly features of Android. Here, I’m going to share some important information about the recent update to Android. So, continue to read this article.

What is the Android 7.1 Nougat developer preview for Beta?

A developer preview of OS is a ‘work of progress’ build that is released to developers before delivering the final software product to consumers. With the help of a preview, Google incorporates with their developers and gets their feedback. Hence, in the case of the Android Nougat 7.1 developer preview for the beta, software released on the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are being offered at the beta quality, i.e., near-final software. The key purpose is to find out problems and bugs with specific devices and make the developers enable to update apps with 7.1’a new features.

What are the significant Features of Android 7.1 Nougat?

Being a developer, whether you want to make Android apps or not, the latest version of Android N definitely benefits you the most because of its powerful features. Let’s have a look at some amazing 7.1 features!

App Shortcuts: This option mimics the 3D touch behaviors. Just Press and hold an app icon to instantly jump into particular actions.

Image Keyboard: It enables developers to allow people to send content directly from the keyboard, such as emojis, GIFs, stickers and much more.

Smart Storage: A neat tool that cleans up your mobile storage space. With this tool, simply tap the Menu and free up your android device space.

Besides of these key features, the latest Android N also delivers Daydream VR Support, circular icons feature, light night mode, split screen feature, finger impression gesture, multi-language support, new menu Settings and much more.


How to install Android Nougat 7.1?

Google strives to make it easier for you to download and use the most recent version of Android N on its devices. Here’s how to install Android N 7.1;

  1. Visit
  2. Sign-up to the Android Beta Program.
  3. Log into your Google account when prompted.
  4. Your eligible devices will be available on the next page.
  5. Click to ‘Enroll’ in the Beta Program.
  6. Updates will download over the air direct to your android device.

Which Android devices will try Android 7.1 Nougat Early?

The most recent version of Android N is rolling out now and according to Google, you will get the new operating software in the coming weeks on Nexus and Pixel devices. Additionally, there are some other famous smartphone companies are working out on the advanced Android update. Here’s a list of Android devices of different mobile companies which try to run their devices on the latest OS. Take a Look!


Galaxy Note 5, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, S7, and S7 edge.


LG G5, LG V10, V20, and G3.


HTC One M10, HTC 10, HTC M9 and One A9.


OnePlus2 and OnePlus 3 devices.


Moto G4, Moto G4 Play, Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto Z, and Moto Z Force Droid.

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