The Reddit AMA also mentions that the software team is working on a fix for the Android Auto bugs, mostly confined to newer-model Honda and Hyundai vehicles.
In order to install the second beta update, you can follow our previous instructions, or wait for the OTA if you are already enrolled in the beta program.
Your downloading of the system image and use of the device software may also be subject to certain third-party terms of service, which can be found in Settings environment variable or change into the directory containing the executable.
Also be certain that you've set up USB access for your device, as described in Run Apps on a Hardware Device.
In the second iteration of the Oreo beta, Essential is bringing Bluetooth stability fixes and improvements to battery life.
We're very impressed with the Essential Phone at this point in the software support cycle.
The company has pushed timely security updates and they seem to be on track for a quick release on the stable Oreo build.
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