- Android 14 beta testers are surprised that Pixel devices are already receiving the QPR2 Beta 1 update, skipping over the expected QPR1 Beta 3 update.
- The QPR1 features will be included in a stable update next month, and the new QPR2 update is already rolling out to Pixel devices in beta testing.
- The QPR1 and QPR2 updates are part of Google’s Quarterly Platform Releases, and the QPR2 update is expected to have a stable release in March 2024.
- The Android 14 QPR2 Beta 1 update includes the November 2023 security patch and is only available for certain Pixel devices in the beta testing program, bringing some performance issues and bugs.
Android 14 QPR2 Beta 1 Update Hits Pixel Devices
Beta testers were surprised to receive the QPR2 Beta 1 update on Pixel devices, despite expecting the QPR1 Beta 3. This latest update includes features from the QPR1 version, which will be rolled out to all devices next month. The QPR2 update comes with improvements and bug fixes, and is now available for beta testing on Pixel devices.
Features of the QPR2 Beta 1 Update
The QPR2 Beta 1 update brings the November 2023 security patch to supported Pixel devices. However, it is currently only available to those enrolled in the beta testing program and is limited to certain Pixel models, excluding the Pixel 8 series. The update comes with a few issues and bugs affecting device performance.
Issues and Bug Fixes
Some issues with the QPR2 Beta 1 update affect the Android platform and Google apps. Users have reported problems with the fingerprint scanner, the inner screen of the Pixel Fold, and Google’s Assistant At a Glance widget. These bugs can be reported through the Android Beta feedback app for resolution. Other non-Pixel devices will receive the update in the near future.