Android 15 Beta 3 now available with significant upgrades in Google Pixel smartphones

Android 15 extends to ‘Platform Stability’ after the release of the third beta
An undated image of Google Pixel 6. — Freepik
An undated image of Google Pixel 6. — Freepik

Google, the American tech giant, has launched Android 15 Beta 3, marking another milestone in the development of its operating system with three million active users. This latest update is now available on Google Pixel phones.

Android 15 has reached ‘Platform Stability’ with the release of the third beta, enabling developers to easily integrate the latest features into various applications.

Android 15 Beta 3 Now Available for Google Pixel Phones

Google has primarily targeted Android 15 Beta 3 for advanced users and Google’s Pixel models, including the Pixel 6, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, Pixel 8, Pixel 8a, and Pixel 8 Pro, which will be released later this year. This update can also be installed on the Pixel Fold and Pixel Tablet. Additionally, it includes the June 2024 security patches.

Android 15 Beta 3 latest updates

The latest beta introduces several significant upgrades. A notable user-facing enhancement is the ability to log into apps with a single tap using passkeys. Furthermore, Android 15 now supports fingerprint and facial recognition for a more comprehensive login process compared to its predecessors.

Users will see passkeys and 'Sign-in with Google' options along with saved logins in the suggestion row, and these will also appear in a drop-down menu in password fields.

How to Download Android 15 Beta 3

If you have enrolled your phone in Google’s beta program, you will receive the update automatically. To manually check for the update, follow these steps:

  1. Open the ‘Settings’ app.
  2. Tap on ‘System > Software update > System update > Check for updates.’
  3. Once the update is downloaded, reboot your device to complete the installation process.