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8 Things to Know About the Google Pixel Android 8.0 Oreo Update

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Be Prepared for the Update First

Be Prepared for the Update First

You'll want to be prepared for the Google Pixel Android 8.0 Oreo update before you proceed. Whether you're coming from the beta, or from Nougat, taking the right steps ahead of time can save you a lot of hassle and headache.  

Here is a helpful guide that details some of the steps we take before major software updates on the Google Pixel. It talks about Android Nougat, but the same precautions apply. 

Some of the tips include making enough space on your device for the update, to backing up important apps, files, and documents. This is the official release and it's here to stay. So take your time, don't rush, and be as prepared as possible before you hit download and install. 

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  1. Douglas Ivison

    06/06/2018 at 6:35 am

    Something simple perhaps, that I don’t seem to be finding any online info about:

    Right after install, we are prompted to “Select Home”, where the selections are “EasyHome”, “Home”, or “Home & app drawer”

    At first, I kept the use-as-default box unchecked to make it easy to try the options a bit. (I’m still not clear what “EasyHome” is supposed to be…. except simpler.)

    HERE’s the big takeaway, for me: if you select “Home & app drawer”,
    then you GET BACK the icon setup, from your desktop BEFORE the update to 8.0.

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