OnePlus Android 13 (OxygenOS 13) Update Tracker [Update: OnePlus 10R OxygenOS 13 Closed beta testing announced in India]

Google is all set to announce the latest version of Android – the Android 13 at Google I/O 2022 officially. OnePlus, the popular Chinese OEM, plans to roll out Android 13 based OxygenOS 13 update for a host of flagship and mid-range devices. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 13 Update for OnePlus devices.

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Pixel 6, 6 Pro and 6a with Android 13 doesn’t support roll back to Android 12

The Android 13 stable update was released by Google a few hours back for Pixel devices, and it is currently rolling out to Pixel devices. Google has confirmed that there is no way to go back to Android 12, and Android 13 is a permanent upgrade for owners of the Pixel 6 series. Continue reading “Pixel 6, 6 Pro and 6a with Android 13 doesn’t support roll back to Android 12”

Android 13 stable update now available for Pixel phones

Google has finally pushed Android 13 stable update for the Pixel phones and is also pushing the source to AOSP project. This comes after the final beta 4.1 was released a few weeks back. The update is rolling out to Pixel devices starting today, and will be available for more devices later this year. Continue reading “Android 13 stable update now available for Pixel phones”

Samsung One UI 5 Android 13 open beta program launched

After reports, Samsung has announced that it has opened its One UI 5 open Beta Program for Samsung Galaxy S22 series that includes Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra. This is based on Android 13 that brings new customization, security and accessibility features. Continue reading “Samsung One UI 5 Android 13 open beta program launched”

OnePlus Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) Update Tracker [Update: OnePlus Nord CE 2 Android 12 Stable Update Rolling Out in India]

Google introduced the latest version of its mobile operating system – Android 12 back in October. OnePlus, the popular Chinese OEM, plans to roll out Android 12 based OxygenOS 12 update for a host of flagship and mid-range devices. The brand has already shared the list of smartphones eligible to receive the Android 12 update. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 12 Update for OnePlus devices.

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realme Android 13 Update Tracker [Update: realme GT 2 Pro Android 13 early access applications open]

The next iteration of Google’s mobile operating system – Android 13 is just around the corner. realme, a popular smartphone brand, will roll out the Android 13 update to a host of flagship and mid-range handsets. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 13 Update for realme devices.

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realme GT 5G will also get 3 years of Android OS updates and 4 years of security updates

realme already confirmed at the global launch of the GT 2 and GT 2 Pro that  the phones that run Android 12 with realme UI 3.0 will get 3 Android OS updates and 4 years of Android security patches. realme VP, Madhav Sheth in the most recent episode of his YouTube series, “AskMadhav” confirmed that the realme GT 5G that was launched last year running Android 11 with realme UI 2.0 will get the same treatment in terms of updates. Continue reading “realme GT 5G will also get 3 years of Android OS updates and 4 years of security updates”

Nothing Phone (1) Nothing OS Software Update Tracker [Update: Nothing OS 1.1.2 with Several Minor Changes Rolling Out]

Nothing launched the Nothing Phone (1) last week in the Indian market. The Nothing Phone (1) boots Nothing OS 1.0, which is based on Android 12. The company has also promised three Android version upgrades and four year of (bi-monthly) security patch updates for the Phone (1).

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Google rolls out final Android 13 Beta update

Google has released the fourth and final public beta of Android 13 today so that users who are interested can try out the upcoming update before it’s available to the public. But more crucially, this beta update provides an early preview of the changes coming so that developers can prepare their applications to suit the Android 13.0 system. Continue reading “Google rolls out final Android 13 Beta update”

OnePlus Nord CE 5G OxygenOS 11 Software Update Tracker [Update: OnePlus Nord CE Android 12 Open Beta Available For Indian Users]

OnePlus launched the OnePlus Nord CE 5G smartphone back in June 2021. The Nord CE 5G runs Android 11 based OxygenOS 11, and the company has promised 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security updates for the device. This post will help our readers in keeping track of OxygenOS updates for OnePlus Nord CE 5G. Also, check out our OnePlus Nord CE 5G content,

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Android 13’s battery widget is now available for pixel devices running Android 12

With the release of one more beta update from now on, Android 13 stable release is just around the corner. Google recently released Android 13 Beta 3, which allows you to resize the Pixel’s battery widget down to a tile-like 2×1, as well as a particularly useful 5×1 configuration that can show three items at once – phone, left, and right earbud – in a compact manner. Further, with 4×1 size, you can see a pair of Pixel Buds alongside your mobile device. Continue reading “Android 13’s battery widget is now available for pixel devices running Android 12”

Google announces Sound Amplifier, Lookout and Gboard updates for Android

Google has introduced a number of features for Android that adds new ways of interacting with people and devices. These include new text stickers support in Gboard, new accessibility features, and the ability to use Play Points for in-app purchases.

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OnePlus is looking to improve OxygenOS with a new survey

OnePlus’ OxygenOS has recently received a lot of criticism from users following the company’s decision to merge OxygenOS with ColorOS. After it confirmed that it has scrapped those plans, OnePlus is looking to improve the OxygenOS. The company is conducting a new community survey in order to improve the user experience of OxygenOS. Continue reading “OnePlus is looking to improve OxygenOS with a new survey”

OPPO Reno8 Pro+ with 6.7″ FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Dimensity 8100-MAX, Reno8 Pro with Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 and Reno8 announced

After weeks of rumors, OPPO finally showed off its Reno8 series of smartphones in China, as it had announced. The Reno8 has a MediaTek Dimensity 1300 chipset and 80W of charging. The Pro model has Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipset, and the Pro+ has a Dimensity 8100 Plus. Continue reading “OPPO Reno8 Pro+ with 6.7″ FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Dimensity 8100-MAX, Reno8 Pro with Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 and Reno8 announced”

Android distribution chart May 2022: Android 11 has 28.3% share

Google has updated its Android distribution chart, importing the data into Android Studio rather than displaying the percentage of devices running a specific version of the OS or higher on their website. The graphic is meant to help developers decide which Android version to support. The Android Studio chart is now updated every six months to a year, with the most recent version released in November and a new one on May 9. Continue reading “Android distribution chart May 2022: Android 11 has 28.3% share”