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July 2022 security update rolls out for Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy S22, and more Samsung phones

The monthly Android Security Bulletin is typically posted on the first Monday of each month. However, the first Monday of this month — ie. July 4th — was the USA’s Independence Day holiday. Thus, Google moved the release of the July 2022 ASB to today. The search giant has now published the latest Android Security...

Google rolls out Android 13 Beta 3.3 with a bunch of bug fixes

The beta branch of Android 13 just picked up a new bug-squashing update. Following in the footsteps of Android 13 Beta 3's earlier incremental updates, this new release fixes a whole bunch of issues, including slow UI rendering, inability to connect to a Wi-Fi network, system UI crashes, and a few other problems. The build number...

How to download Android 13 for Google Pixel and other Android devices

Get ready to dig into Android 13! The next major release of Google's OS is now available as a beta. For lucky owners of the Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, or Pixel 4 XL, you’ll be among the first users to see what...

June 2022 update for Pixel devices enables VoLTE roaming for several carriers

Google released June 2022 security patches for its Pixel lineup last week. As with all previous releases, the June 2022 update brings several bug fixes and performance improvements to all Pixel phones going back to the Pixel 3a series. In addition, the update reportedly enables VoLTE roaming for several U.S. and global carriers. By enabling VoLTE...

Android 13 Beta 3.2 arrives with important bug fixes

Android 13 is almost here, and the most recent beta update, Beta 3, arrived bringing finalized APIs. We've already had one hotfix update arrive since then, and now Google is in with a second one for you to download and install on your Google Pixel. This update packs a ton of major bug fixes that...

How to download Android 12 and 12L for Google Pixel and other Android devices

The wait is finally over — Android 12L is here as Google has officially kicked off the update rollout via stable channel. If you’re the lucky owner of a Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, or the Pixel 3a...

June 2022 security update rolls out alongside stable Android 12L QPR3 to supported Pixel phones

Today’s the first Monday of this month, which means it’s time for a new Android Security Bulletin to go live. Right on schedule, Google published the Android Security Bulletin for June 2022. They’ve also started rolling out new updates to the whole range of currently supported Pixel smartphones. Furthermore, as a bonus, the latest update...

How to install Android 13 on Google Pixel and other Android devices

Android 13 is currently available as a beta release. You can give it a shot right now if you've got the right hardware, and there are quite a few supported devices this time around. You can experience the beta on the eligible Pixel smartphones, and a handful of non-Google devices. The pre-release builds of Android 13...

Google releases Android 12 QPR3 Beta 3 for Pixel phones

With each passing day, we grow closer and closer to the eventual release of Google Pixel's June Feature Drop. In case you are yearning to see what the future holds for the forthcoming update of Android, Google has you covered for today. The company has just announced Android 12 QPR3 Beta 3 for eligible Pixel...

Google explains why your Pixel won’t get the Android 13 beta right after you sign up

Since March, Google has been maintaining two active channels of beta updates for its smartphone users. The Pixel Feature Drops are now part of the Quarterly Platform Release (QPR) branch, while the upcoming major Android revision has got its own track. In accordance with the new strategy, the company delivered Android 12 QPR3 Beta 2...

May 2022 Android security update rolls out to Google Pixel and some Samsung Galaxy phones

It’s the first Monday of the month, which means it’s time for another security update. Google today published the May 2022 Android Security Bulletin, and with it, the May 2022 security update for eligible Pixel smartphones. Google’s Pixel lineup aren’t the only devices getting the update today, though, as Samsung also followed in Google’s footsteps...

Android 12 June Feature Drop Beta 2 has a hidden system “Photo picker”

Last month, Google kicked off a new trend which saw the company beta testing quarterly Feature Drop updates for Pixel phones. The first beta of Android 12 June Feature Drop (QRP3) was released in early March, while the second beta release arrived just yesterday. The latest release fixes several notable bugs in the previous build,...