Android 13, the smartphone and tablet operating system developed by Google, is expected to be fully released later this year for eligible devices. But if you can’t wait that long, you can get the beta right now. Check out our guide to find out how.
Before installing, remember that there is a potential risk of data loss when running beta software, so it’s best to only do this on a phone that is a secondary device, not a primary one.
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Back up your device data
Go to the Android Beta website
Go to “Your relevant devices” and select the one you want to use
Agree to the terms and click the “Confirm and Register” button
Scroll to Settings > System > Advanced > System update > Check for updates to install Android 13 Beta
Step 1: Back up your device data
Any time you download beta software, there is always a risk, no matter how small, that something could go wrong and you could lose your data. For this reason, you should back up your data. Do this by going to the Settings program by tapping System > Backup > Backup now
Step 2: Go to the Android Beta App Website
Next, go to the Android beta site, which you will find at the following web address: https://www.google.com/android/beta
Step 3: Go to “Your eligible devices”
This website has a tab that lists all eligible devices with which you can install the Android 13 beta. Click the one you want to use and click “+ Connect”.
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Step 4. Agree to the terms
When you do this, you will have to agree to the terms of the Android 13 beta. Read this document carefully, and if you are ready to proceed, click “Verify and Register”.
Step 5Check for Updates to Install Android 13 Beta
Now, using the device you registered for the beta, go to the Settings app, then tap System > Advanced > System update > Check for update, where Android 13 beta installation will be available ; however, it may take up to 24 hours to arrive. It should then be installed like any other software update.
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Frequently asked Questions
How to unregister in Android Beta?
To unenroll, go to the Android Beta website, scroll to “Your eligible devices” and select “opt out” next to the device in question. Please be aware of the following disclaimer from Google: You will not be able to unenroll and revert to stable public Android without first giving out all locally stored data on your device. You may also run into problems restoring a backup.
How long will the Android 13 beta last?
Google has stated that the Android 13 beta will end in June 2023.
How often will beta versions of Android 13 be updated?
Google claims that you can expect to receive two updates per month.