Did you download the Android 11 Beta?

Android 11 Beta Chat Bubble
Android 11 Beta Chat Bubble (Image credit: Joe Maring / Android Central)

Yesterday was a big day for the Android community. Out of nowhere and with very little fanfare, Google launched the Android 11 Beta for everyone to download and try for themselves.

There's a lot to unpack with the beta, including the likes of chat bubbles, revamped conversation notifications, smart home controls in the new power button interface, and much, much more.

Taking a gander through the AC forums, it looks like a lot of our members have already downloaded and installed the software.

Didn't try the developer previews, installing the public very today https://developer.android.com/android11


I’ll sit back and watch. Thanks to all those making the jump!


So far so good! Very smooth toggles are nice system is a bit different it's nice.


downloaded and on it. so far so good . . .


What about you? Did you download the Android 11 Beta?

Join the conversation in the forums!

Have you listened to this week's Android Central Podcast?

Android Central

Every week, the Android Central Podcast brings you the latest tech news, analysis and hot takes, with familiar co-hosts and special guests.

  • Subscribe in Pocket Casts: Audio
  • Subscribe in Spotify: Audio
  • Subscribe in iTunes: Audio
Joe Maring

Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.