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LG G8X ThinQ is now receiving its stable Android 12 update

LG may have withdrawn from the smartphone business entirely, but the Korean OEM isn't quite done supporting its existing devices. The update train is still growing strong, as the LG G8X ThinQ has now picked up the stable Android 12 update in multiple regions. The global variant of the LG G8X ThinQ (model number LM-G850EMW) has...

OnePlus Nord CE 2 gets first OxygenOS 12 Open Beta based on Android 12

The OxygenOS Open Beta program is designed to let users experience the latest features and give feedback on them before they go live in the stable channel. This mechanism has been very successful for OnePlus, and the company has continued on with providing new betas builds on a regular schedule. Now, the OEM has announced...

How to install Android 12 and 12L on Google Pixel and other Android devices

It’s that time of year again! Android 12, i.e. the next major release of Android is now available via stable channel. Google has also started the beta testing of Android 12L. For lucky owners of the Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel...

The LG V50 ThinQ’s Android 12 update starts rolling out to users

It's hard to believe that it has been a little over a year since LG announced that it would be exiting the smartphone business. Despite its exit, the company has continued to support its devices, offering security and OS updates for some of its recent releases. If you're still using your LG V50 ThinQ, you'd...

One UI 4.1 update arrives on the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G and three other phones

Samsung is bringing Android 12 with One UI 4.1 to four more A-series smartphones this week, growing its portfolio of handsets that feature the latest version of Android. The devices being updated are the Galaxy A22 5G, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A03s, and the Galaxy A02s. Galaxy A22 5G The 4G edition of the Galaxy A22 picked up...

Paranoid Android Sapphire Beta 2 is now available for three OnePlus devices

After rolling out the first beta build of Paranoid Android Sapphire based on Android 12 for several devices over the last few months, the Paranoid Android team has now started rolling out the second beta release. The latest beta build is now available for three OnePlus devices -- the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T, and...

OnePlus rolls out the first OxygenOS 12 Open Beta build for the OnePlus Nord CE

OnePlus today kicked off the OxygenOS 12 Open Beta program for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series, releasing the first Android 12-based beta builds to the devices. But those aren't the only OnePlus devices getting a taste of Android 12 ahead of the stable rollout. OnePlus has also opened the OxygenOS 12 Open Beta...

OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1 brings Android 12 to OnePlus 7 and 7T series

We're quickly approaching Android 13's official launch, but some phones are still in line for last year's software. OnePlus, for example, has focused on updating its more recent devices to Android 12, but it's finally turned its attention to its 2019 flagships. After a brief closed beta testing period, the company has finally announced the...

Asus finally releases stable Android 12 for the ROG Phone 3

In May this year, Asus rolled out an Android 12 beta update for the two-year-old ROG Phone 3. After testing the build on the beta channel for close to two months, the company is finally releasing the update on the stable channel. The Android 12 update for the ROG Phone 3 (version 31.0210.0210.230) brings all...

OnePlus 9RT finally gets its first OxygenOS 12 Open Beta based on Android 12

Although the OnePlus 9 family was the first series from the company to receive the OxygenOS 12 update, the OnePlus 9RT was left out for some reason. So, while OnePlus has rolled out a couple of OxygenOS 11 updates for it over the last few months, owners of the OnePlus 9RT haven’t had the opportunity...

Descendant custom ROM’s latest release brings several new features and adds support for three more devices

Earlier this year in April, the team behind the Descendant custom ROM released Descendant 12.1 — the first stable Android 12L-based build of the ROM. At first, the team released the ROM for a handful of devices and it included several bug fixes. Soon thereafter, the team released the May update with a bunch of...

How to migrate your WhatsApp data from iPhone to Android

WhatsApp is one of the most widely used instant messaging services all over the world. While it has improved over the years with new features and additions, one major caveat was the inability to transfer chats across platforms. WhatsApp does offer backup and restore functionality but it only works when switching from one Android to...