If you own a Vivo or IQOO phone, here is a complete guide that will let you download as wel as install Android 11 Beta for Vivo devices. Ever since Google has unveiled official Android R Beta for Pixel phones, many hardware manufacturers have stepped up and released the same Beta builds for their phones as well. Vivo, along with its spin-off company IQOO, is the latest brand to launch official Android 11 builds for its users. Being Betas, there might be bugs but it is a great chance to experience cutting edge Android before it is available to general public.

Vivo is gradually establishing itself as a major Android hardware brand. Offering phones that range from the budget-class to high-end flagships, Vivo has it all. Furthermore, iQOO is a value focused spin-off company originating from Vivo as well. Both brands have launched Android 11 Beta builds for their phones in tandem. Read ahead to get official Android 11 Beta for Vivo and iQOO firmware files.

Android 11 Beta for Vivo, iQOO

Android 11 Beta for Vivo and iQOO Phones

Android 11 brings with itself various refinements and features. Further, the UI has been revised as well. Better control over privacy, improved security, efficient performance are some highlights that Google offers through Android 11.

With Android R, Google is also introducing new APIs which will help developers create new experiences for users through their new apps. Since Android 11 Beta for Vivo and iQOO phones is now available, this means developers who own these phones wont have to wait to test their apps on actual hardware. For a complete Android 11 Beta change-log, as provided by Google, read: What’s New in Android 11 Beta 1?

Download Vivo Android 11 Beta Builds

Here are all the Android 11 Beta 1 builds for Vivo and iQOO phones currently available for download:

DeviceDownload Link
Vivo Nex 3S 5GDownload Android 11 Beta 1
Vivo iQOO 3 (China)Download Android 11 Beta 1
Vivo iQOO 3 5G/4G (India)Download Android 11 Beta 1

We will be updating this list as soon as more builds get announced.

Known Bugs

Being a beta release, Anroid 11 Beta for Vivo phones would carry some bugs that are already known. Keep in mind, other bugs not listed here might also be present.

  • Under-display fingerprint sensor does not work
  • Status bar icons sometimes overlap
  • Google Chrome does not show any existing Google account sign-in on first boot

How to Install Android 11 Beta 1

Follow this procedure after you have downloaded the firmware files to install Android 11 Beta:

  1. Go to Settings app and then System Update.
  2. From there, choose Local Update
  3. Now, browse to the firmware file you downloaded before.

How to Downgrade from Android 11 Beta on Vivo / iQOO Phones

If you find some crucial bugs and you want to downgrade, Vivo has provided firmware packages for downgrading as well:

After you have downloaded the correct files, here is the procedure for downgrading: (Same as installation)

  1. Go to Settings app and then System Update.
  2. From there, choose Local Update
  3. Now, browse to the firmware file you downloaded before.

This was a detailed look at Android 11 Beta builds for Vivo as well as iQOO phones. If you have questions, reach us in the comments below.

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