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Default Android L - 06-26-2014, 20:52 | posts: 3,414 | Location: Bristol, UK

Ive just installed it! Playing around with it, has anybody else tried it yet?
   
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Default 06-26-2014, 21:00 | posts: 6,527 | Location: 127.0.0.1

What you got it running on ?
   
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Default 06-26-2014, 21:45 | posts: 13,374 | Location: USA

Need more info on this. Post some links.
   
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Default 06-27-2014, 09:09 | posts: 3,414 | Location: Bristol, UK

Sorry

http://developer.android.com/preview/index.html

It sonly avaialble for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 at the momemt, took me less than 10 minutes to install it.

Download image from here

Instructions how to flash image

Its running quite good, havent had much time to play with it. It has messed up facebook app a little bit tho, when you click on comments, background is transparent and hard to read
   
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Default 06-27-2014, 14:47 | posts: 7,060 | Location: Above Earth in a Big Rocket Ship

Yeah I'm running it on my N5 -- it's decent. The preview is obviously unfinished in some areas as some of the tabs still have the old look. Scrolling is way faster and I feel like the battery life has improved. I love the quick toggles and I like the new lock screen (they removed lockscreen widgets).

Hopefully they'll keep updating the preview throughout the year until release. I get my G Watch next week, I can't wait to play around with it.
   
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Default 06-27-2014, 19:40 | posts: 3,368 | Location: UK

Does the Nexus 5 have to be rooted in order to install Android L?
   
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Default 06-27-2014, 21:03 | posts: 1,873 | Location: Dominican Republic

Wondering the same thing....

Looks like not....

Last edited by TirolokoRD; 06-27-2014 at 21:07.
   
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Default 06-28-2014, 00:13 | posts: 7,060 | Location: Above Earth in a Big Rocket Ship

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Does the Nexus 5 have to be rooted in order to install Android L?
No, you can flash the system image.
   
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Default 07-01-2014, 14:36 | posts: 3,414 | Location: Bristol, UK

Is it me being retarded or have they removed Google Music navigation from the locked screen? Its annoying that i need to unlock my phone everytime i want to skip song!
   
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Default 07-02-2014, 22:59 | posts: 10,824 | Location: Finland

Battery life improvements certainly look promising: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014/...-battery-test/
   
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Default 07-06-2014, 19:55 | posts: 17 | Location: Canada

I have tried it out; liked the overall feel of it and the look, however ran into an issue with some hardware overlays (which can be fixed! but requires you to enable dev. options). Other than that didn't really have any problems. Battery life was also pretty great, but personally do not recommend it as a daily driver (yet!)
   
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Default 07-06-2014, 21:45 | posts: 1,873 | Location: Dominican Republic

Got a few problems making phone calls..... something like "call not sent" any of you have this?
   
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Default 07-07-2014, 11:20 | posts: 3,414 | Location: Bristol, UK

nah nothing like that. Pretty much agree with Derragon, might revert it back to kit kat and wait until official release!
   
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Default 07-07-2014, 17:05 | posts: 296 | Location: North East, England

If you have a Nexus 4 you can try it as well now
Nexus 4 Port
http://forum.xda-developers.com/nexu...-beta-t2807446
   
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Default 07-07-2014, 17:55 | posts: 3,368 | Location: UK

Can't wait for the full release. But for now I am going to pass on installing it.
   
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Default 07-23-2014, 19:43 | posts: 19,054 | Location: Toronto, Canada

It's preview software, there's gonna be bugs. Google even warned that the code is not even close to stable yet.

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Default 08-08-2014, 06:49 | posts: 16

Really love the new animations.
   
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Default 08-08-2014, 11:41 | posts: 571 | Location: UK

Saw on XDA there are some updated builds out of this.

Also for those who cant get L try out the Herathon theme for CM11 theme engine, its on XDA and its really nice.
   
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Default 08-08-2014, 13:27 | posts: 7,060 | Location: Above Earth in a Big Rocket Ship

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Saw on XDA there are some updated builds out of this.

Also for those who cant get L try out the Herathon theme for CM11 theme engine, its on XDA and its really nice.
It's the same build with FIT support. There are no changes.
   
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Default 08-08-2014, 13:59 | posts: 3,414 | Location: Bristol, UK

Facecook app has been updated and doesnt have transparent background for comments anymore. So far so good. Battery life is definitely improved a little bit.
   
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