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User Guide on Uninstall Android 11 & Go back to Android 10

Uninstall Android 11 & Go back to Android 10
Written by Hassan Abbas

Uninstall Android 11 & Go back to Android 10: Well, it’s fun to try the latest Android 11 build is, it’s quite difficult to live with is you are not a developer with any apps to test on it. Because that’s the reason behind Google launching the developer preview builds. However, your honeymoon time using Android 11 seems to be over and you like to go back to Android 10. However, you will need to install and download an Android 10 factory image, just like you install Android 11.

How to Go back to Android 10

As mentioned above, you’ll need to install and download the Android 10 factory image for your Pixel device manually. Here’s how to.

Warning!

Don’t try anything mention on this page if you do not know what you are doing. But in case any damage occurs, we are not responsible.

Compatibility

This article is compatible only with the Pixel 2/3/3a/4 phones. Don’t try this on any other device when you might end up damaging your device and permanently brick it.

Backup!

Make sure that you back up all your data (including images and videos, contacts, music, videos, files, etc.) on your Pixel device.

Will installing Android 10 over Android 11 Remove Data

Yes, installing Android 10 over Android 11 will perform a factory reset on your phone. It means you’ll lose all the data on it.

How to Install Android 10 over Android 11

Follow the steps to install Android 10 over Android 11:
Step 1:

Download or install the latest factory image file available for your Pixel device to your computer using this page. Also, the latest update based on Android 10 only on that page.

Step 2:

Extract/Unzip the downloaded file into a separate folder.

Step 2:

Attach your Pixel device to the PC via USB cable.

Step 3:

Also, open a command prompt window on your computer. Also, issue the following to boot your Pixel phone into bootloader mode:

adb reboot bootloader

└ You might get a prompt on your device to “Allow USB Debugging”, tap Allow.

Step 4:

Run and Execute the flash-all.bat script on your PC using the files we unzip in Step 2.

Step 5:

The script will reset the device and install Android 10, uninstalling Android 11 in the entire process. The device’s screen also goes black during this process. Also, it’ll restart automatically when it’s done. However, around 5-15 minutes, you’ll have Android 10 installed on your Pixel device.

All done!

Conclusion:

Here’s all about Uninstall Android 11. Is this guide helpful?. Share your thoughts with us. For further queries and questions let us know in the comment section below!

Till then! Keep Smiling 🙂

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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