One of the bummers of shopping for a non-Pixel Android smartphone is that you’re beholden to your producer for Android updates. In different phrases, Google gadgets usually get large upgrades like Android 10 first, and you’ve got to sit and be envious till you get your shot—probably months after the very fact—for those who splurged for a Samsung or Huawei system, to title a couple of.

Owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e smartphones within the U.S., South Korea, and Germany will now have a shot to check out “Android 10.” I put that in quotes, as you’re actually getting an opportunity to join the beta for One UI 2.0—Samsung’s custom-made UI that it constructed on the again of inventory Android.

To get began, pull up the Samsung Members app. Once you’re in, go searching to see if there’s any type of notification or different alert that signifies you’re eligible to be a part of the beta. If so, nice! If not, you’re both unfortunate otherwise you’re on an ineligible service. (As Engadget notes, the beta solely seems to be accessible for Sprint and T-Mobile customers proper now, or for those who’re rocking an unlocked system.)

Once you’re in, be sure you run a software program replace on your system to truly obtain and set up the beta. Before you accomplish that, nonetheless, be sure you’ve backed up your system and saved something crucial that isn’t already saved within the cloud someplace. If you’re fortunate sufficient to make it into the beta, the same old warnings apply—you’ll be testing out prerelease software program, which can or could not trigger points on your system in some unspecified time in the future. That’s the worth you pay for early entry to that which few others have. (Otherwise, you’ll most likely be ready till December for the total launch of One Ui 2.0 / Android 10.)

To go away the beta, simply pull up the Settings portion of the Samsung Members app, beneath the triple-dot icon within the upper-right nook, and observe the easy-to-find choice to deregister from the beta. If you do, your telephone will reset—eradicating all the information—and also you’ll have the option to restore out of your most up-to-date pre-beta backup, if relevant.

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