How to install Android Pie via OTA - Pixel 2 - Pixel XL - Note: It won't wipe your data

By Zack - August 07, 2018


 - ADB Minimal and install 
- Google OTA

  • Enable USB Debugging in Developer Options on your phone. 
  • Open up the Command Prompt and verify 'adb devices' returns a serial number. 
  • Type 'adb reboot recovery' and when you see the little android dude with the exclamation point hold the power button and click vol up shortly. 
  •  Navigate to 'Apply update from ADB' 
  • Open command prompt and type 'adb sideload [drag GOOGLE OTA to cmd prompt window]' 
  • Then hit enter and it should start uploading/updating. Dragging it will automatically insert the correct path of the OTA file from wherever you downloaded it to. 
  • Reboot Phone when finished.

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