Pixel phone owners have great news to celebrate! Google has released the latest Quarterly Platform Release (QPR) for Pixel phones, labeled as Android 13 QPR3 beta 2.1. This is an incremental update that comes almost one week after the second beta and includes modem updates for eligible devices.
The new software is available with T3B2.230316.005 build number and weighs approximately 7MB in size; however, it still runs on March 2023 monthly security patch – but we can expect newer patches with future builds of this version of Android OS soon enough!
The list of eligible devices include: Pixel 4a, 5G 4a, 5 ,5A ,6 Pro 6A 7 &7 Pro . The only change users will notice right away is modem updates but they should also be able to experience system-wide enhancements over time too – making their device run faster and smoother than ever before!.
Here are the release notes shared by Google with the announcement of the Android 13 QPR3 beta 2.1 update:
- Modem updates
If your Pixel is already running on a QPR build, then you will receive the update over-the-air. However, if you are on the stable Android 13 update, then you will need to join the Android beta program to try out the new software. To enroll in the beta program, head over to the Android Beta Program website. Once enrolled, you can update your phone to the latest Android 13 QPR release.
If you prefer to manually sideload the upgrade on your phone, visit this page to download the Factory images and this page to get the OTA files. Remember to take a backup before sideloading the new software. Stay up-to-date with the latest tech news and tips by following us on Google News and Telegram. Don’t forget to share this news with your friends and family!