Shortly after Google started its release of Android Q beta, reports started surfacing that the latest update was causing devices to be stuck in bootloop. As a result, the company has halted the update.
According to a report from Android Police, Pixel 2 XL users were most affected by the latest update issue. Afterwards, several users pointed out that performing a factory reset or restarting the phone with a recovery mode saved their user data.
Given that only a small number of devices such as OnePlus 7 Pro and Xiaomi Mi 9 along with Pixel devices support the 4th beta of Android Q, the latest problem shouldn’t affect a large number of users.
The 4th beta of Android Q introduces the highly anticipated Dark Mode which has become extremely popular among smartphone users. In addition to the dark mode, the upcoming Android Q will introduce improved live captions, focus mode as well as ability to multitask across different apps.
As Google reported that only 10.4 percent of Android smartphone users actually use the latest version of the Android, it’ll be interesting to see if the figures go up following the release of upcoming version of Android.
At the moment however, it’s unclear when Google will resume the update for Android Q beta again.