Android 13 is the latest version of the Android operating system, and it's now available for select Google Pixel devices. Upgrading to Android 13 is a great way to get the latest features and APIs, as well as test out the new behavioral changes. In this article, we'll provide a step-by-step guide on how to upgrade your Google Pixel device to Android 13. The easiest way to get Android 13 on your Google Pixel smartphone is to use the update tool built into the system. To do this, scroll to the bottom of the Settings window and click System.
From that window, tap System Update. If you have a compatible Google Pixel device, you can check and update your Android version to receive Android 13 wirelessly. If you don't want to use the Android beta program, you can also use the Android Flash tool as an alternative method. Once your Pixel phone is connected to your computer, you can search for the specific build you want to install in the Android Flash tool. In most cases, you don't need to do a full data reset to move to Android 13, but it's recommended that you back up your data before installing Android 13 on your device. You can also use the Android emulator to run Android 13. Configuring the Android emulator is an excellent solution for exploring new features and APIs and testing out the behavioral changes of Android 13. To set up a virtual device (phone), you'll need to download the OTA file from Google's developer server (make sure you choose the file for your specific device) and install the adb tool, which is included in the Android SDK platform tools. Android 13 Beta 4 is now available for Pixel devices, which means it's basically stable enough to be installed as a daily driver on most Pixel devices.
If you want to get the new software on your Pixel phone, there are a few methods to do it - some easy and some less so - so make sure you read this article carefully before upgrading. We recommend that you back up your data before installing Android 13 on your device. You might run into strange bugs or bugs that could cause you to exclude yourself from the beta version and return to a stable version of Android.