Essential Phone owners can now opt-in to receive beta builds via an OTA, versus having to sideload the firmware. For some, this is a godsend since it eliminates the somewhat difficult process of sideloading in order to test the latest (in this case Oreo) goodness. User nobeconobe posted this in the Essential subreddit, so kudos to that person.
The process of signing up is quite simple. All you have to do is head over to Essential's site, select the Over-the-Air option, and fill in your information (the most important bit being your phone's serial number).Read More