Google has officially unveiled its Android 13 software update at Google I/O 2022. Smartphones released in 2021 by Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo, and Vivo will get the latest Android version. The second beta version of the OS is now available for all Pixel smartphones. You can visit this website to check if your device is compatible with it or not. Google had released the first Android 13 beta update back in April. Also Read - Google Street View turns 15: Here are top features coming to it
Android 13 beta: How to install
The public beta of Android 13 is now available for download for Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro. Notably, before you download it, you need to enroll your device on the Android 13 beta website. Also Read - Google Assistant will now help you secure your passwords on Chrome
Once you have enrolled your device, all you need to do is follow this simple path: Settings > System > Advanced > System Update > Check for updates. It will take some time to get the update, so you need to wait it out. Also Read - Google Pixel Watch will have an LTE version, Exynos chipset, and will ship with a USB-C charging cable
Android 13 beta: Compatible devices
Android 13 beta update is now available for Pixel users (Pixel 4 and up). Other than Pixel phones, many other Android devices also have access to this update.
CTRL+C and CTRL+V just got a lot easier. With Android 13 you can copy text, URLs or even a photo from your phone and paste it in on your tablet. Another feature to simplify your multi-device universe. #GoogleIO pic.twitter.com/8iRwa72cTH
— Google (@Google) May 11, 2022
Apart from Pixel phones, OnePlus 10 Pro, Asus Zenfone 8, Lenovo P12 Pro, Nokia X20, Oppo Find N, Oppo Find X5 Pro, Realme GT 2 Pro, Vivo X80 Pro, Xiaomi 12 series, and Tecno Camon 19 Pro are also eligible for the Android 13 update.
Android 13: New features
The Android 13 update comes with several Material You customization options, improved notifications, Cinematic wallpapers, Turn on dark mode at bedtime, Screen saver revamp, System Photo Picker, App drawer in the taskbar, Clipboard editor overlay, and so on.