How to Install Android 13 Right Now on Your Android Phone

Android 13 is right here, and Google Pixel homeowners can now obtain and set up the software program replace to their supported telephones.

The replace will not attain Samsung Galaxy and Motorola units till later this yr, however you might probably get your fingers on the Android 13 beta in case you have a suitable non-Pixel machine, just like the OnePlus 10 Professional.

Google launched the primary Android 13 developer beta again in February, following that up with the primary Android 13 public beta in April. In June, Google dropped the fourth and remaining Android 13 beta — and now the total Android 13 launch is right here.

Android 13 brings a number of new options to Android, together with a redesigned Materials You with computerized shade schemes primarily based on your wallpaper, a kill change that stops third-party apps from accessing your digital camera and mic, end-to-end encryption for group conversations and a common clipboard characteristic between varied units.

If you would like to get your fingers on Android 13 as quickly as potential, this is a listing of which Android telephones help the most recent software program replace, and the way to obtain and set up the brand new software program.

Need to be taught extra about Android? Take a look at these seven suggestions and methods to enhance your Android’s efficiency and settings to change to get essentially the most out of your Pixel 6.

Which Android telephones help Android 13?

For now, the Android telephones that may run Android 13 are restricted to latest Pixel fashions, together with the:

  • Pixel 4
  • Pixel 4 XL
  • Pixel 4A
  • Pixel 4A (5G)
  • Pixel 5
  • Pixel 5A
  • Pixel 6
  • Pixel 6A
  • Pixel 6 Professional

Later this yr, Android 13 will roll out to different units from Samsung Galaxy, Asus, HMD (Nokia telephones), iQoo, Motorola, OnePlus, Oppo, Realme, Sharp, Sony, Tecno, Vivo, Xiaomi and extra.

Pixel 7 phone

The Pixel 7 will not be launched till fall, however will most definitely ship working Android 13.


How to obtain and set up Android 13 on your telephone

To obtain and set up Android 13 on your Pixel telephone, first be sure that your telephone is linked to a secure Wi-Fi community and is plugged into energy. The battery wants to be at the very least 50% charged for an over-the-air replace to work.

To begin putting in Android 13, launch the Settings utility. You may need the app straight on your house display screen, however should you do not, swipe up from the underside of the display screen to entry your app drawer and scroll by way of your apps till you discover Settings.

Subsequent, scroll down and faucet System > System Replace. If an replace is offered, it ought to load up right here after a couple of seconds. If not, faucet Verify for replace. Additionally, be sure that your machine has sufficient storage to obtain and set up the replace, or else you will not give you the chance to proceed. Normally the replace file measurement is a couple of gigabytes.

Lastly, faucet the inexperienced Obtain and set up button within the backside proper. The Android 13 system will then start to obtain and set up, which may take up to 20 to half-hour, relying on the dimensions and situation of your telephone. As soon as your telephone reboots, you will be working Android 13.

Android 13 update on Pixel

The system replace course of can take up to half-hour, so be affected person.

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Should you do not see the Android 13 replace simply but, do not fret. So long as you’ve a suitable Pixel telephone, you will get it — it simply could take a while to arrive.