Android O Developer Preview 3 is now available


Three weeks after Google announced its second developer preview of Android O, it is now rolling the third developer preview of its latest OS version with the final Android O APIs and the newest system images.

Those who are already enrolled in the Android Beta Program should receive an over-the-air update to Developer Preview 3 shortly. The Mountain View tech giant notes that the third preview brings hundreds of bug fixes and optimizations along with the final API level 26.

Google says to watch out for one more preview update coming in July that will bring the near-final system images.

Those who are not yet enrolled can visit and opt-in if they have an eligible Android phone or tablet — namely, a Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P or Nexus Player. The update is also available to download and flash immediately.

Android O will be known as Android 8.0 has yet to be officially given its proper dessert name, but its features have so far been well-detailed. Notification dots, autofill and battery and performance improvements are just a few of things users can expect when the OS update finally touches down.