Nothing was among the first few OEMs out there to come out with its iteration of the latest Android update. However, the Android 14 update is still in its beta testing stage, so you may across a few bugs and issues here and there. For instance, the update has issues with Fingerprint, Glyph features, Battery sharing, Face unlock, Screencast to TV, Portrait mode, and more.
If these issues are too much for you to deal with, then the best solution would be to downgrade Nothing Phone 1 from Android 14 to Android 13. If this is the way you want to move forward, then this guide will be of great help to you.
In this guide, you will get to know how to downgrade Nothing Phone 1 from Android 14 to Android 13. From highlighting the existing issues with Android 14 beta to guiding you towards a more stable experience with Android 13, we’ve got you covered every step of the way.
Download and Install Android 14 Beta on Nothing Phone 1: Detailed Guide
Steps to downgrade Nothing Phone 1 from Android 14 to Android 13
Downgrade Nothing Phone 1 from Android 14 to Android 13 using the phone dialer
- First, you need to download the Android 13 Downgrade Firmware
- After that, create a new folder in the Internal Storage and title it “OTA”
- After that, place the downloaded Android 13 firmware in the OTA folder
- Open the phone dialer and then type “*#*#682#*#*” to launch “NothingOfflineOTAUpdate”
- After that, choose the Android 13 firmware in the drop-down list and tap on the “Directly apply OTA from selection” option
- The flashing will automatically start
- Once it is done, you should press Complete
- Your smartphone will reboot to the downgraded OS
Downgrade Nothing Phone 1 from Android 14 to Android 13 by unenrolling from the Beta
A quick way of getting your smartphone back to the stable update channel would be to unenroll from the beta. You can head over to the dedicated Android 14 Beta page to check if your device is eligible to join the public preview. Here, you can also opt out of any future updates.
You will need to tap the “Opt Out” button and it’ll send an OTA update to your device. This OTA will wipe all the data on your device and install the latest public or stable version of Android.