Beta test the Google app for Android

If you want to try experimental features of the Google app before they’re released, you can join the beta tester program. As a beta tester, you’ll become an important part of the app’s development.

Your participation and feedback will help us release a better version of the app.

What you need 

  • An Android phone or tablet
  • A beta version of the Google app
    • You can download the beta version after you sign up as a beta tester.
      Important: You can have only one version of the Google app installed.

Sign up as a beta tester

Important: The Google app beta version can be unstable and have a few minor problems, known as bugs. Share feedback about any bugs you find.

  1. Go to the testing program opt-in page.
  2. If needed, sign in to your Google Account.
  3. Select Become a tester.
  4. To use the beta version, follow the onscreen instructions.

The switch to the beta version is like a typical update. You won’t lose any data or settings.

Stop the beta test 

  1. Go to the testing program opt-out page.
  2. If needed, sign in to your Google Account.
  3. Select Leave the program.
  4. When a new version of the Google app is available, update the app. We release a new version about every 3 weeks.

Learn about experimental features in Labs

As a beta tester, you can try experimental features available in Labs in the Google app. In the future, these features could be available to the public. Learn how to try experimental features in Labs.

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