How to upgrade your smartphone to Android 9 Pie without rooting

Gerald Bowen
August 18, 2018

"Nokia 7 Plus is part of the Android One program, which guarantees two years of software updates, including Pie", the tweet reads.

Update: Google has been made aware of the issue and is now working on a fix.

Google added more call recording limits in Android 9 Pie.

Right now, nearly every new HTC phone from the last few two years is running Android 8.0 Oreo update. To get Dashboard features you can download apps like Offtime or Forest. Thanks to the improvements made by machine learning, these shortcuts can now become "App Actions".

Android 9 Pie also makes notifications even more useful and more actionable functionalities with conversations such as attach photos and stickers, and even suggest smart replies.

How to get App Actions?

In case you are wondering, Samsung and Huawei smartphone users can start dreaming about the Android Pie update after Valentine's Day 2019, if the past is anything to go by since the update is likely to be in by Easter. Over at Google's Issue Tracker site, Pixel XL owners report a bug in the final version of Android 9 Pie that is preventing them from fast charging their device.

Google's latest Android 9 Pie mobile operating system was recently released and it's getting all the attention it deserves. There are ways around the downsides - if you're willing to play a cat-and-mouse game with Google to maintain this level of access. First, open System Settings, and open the System tab.

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How to use App Actions?

It's quite unlikely Google will silently ditch such an important feature completely. These apps will give you an idea that how much time you spend on a particular app.

When the Android Pie was released officially, the unwanted side effect caused many people to react.

Recording phone calls is dodgy territory legally speaking, but whether you choose to do it depends on where you are in the world, and whether you're concerned about complying with the law.

Now you have to download some default Android P wallpapers or you can also download Android P wallpaper app.

As you can see above, HTC confirmed those updates but didn't share a timeframe. So, if you have any of the above mentioned smartphones then you will surely receive Android Pie update on that. Other say it always says "Charging" or "Charging slowly", even with fast chargers.

We can't wait to know what you think of Google's freshest slice of Android!

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