Google starts rolling out the Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3.1 update for Pixel devices

Google has officially started rolling out two new updates for the Pixel smartphones, including the monthly incremental update – November 2022 Security Update. Meanwhile, the second update released is the new beta for the Android 13 QPR1. If you’ve got a Pixel 4a or newer model, you’ll be able to upgrade your Pixel device to the Android 13 QP1 beta 3.1 update. The monthly release will bring the latest security patch and fix a number of bugs and other issues.

Google is rolling out the new beta build with the T1B3.221003.008 version number, similar to the previously released incremental updates and it’ll require a bit of data for downloading. The update weighs just 45MB in size on Google Pixel 7 Pro. The update will also bring in the November 2022 monthly security patch.

Changelog for the Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3.1 update

Google starts rolling out the Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3.1 update for Pixel devices

As for the changes, Google has fixed a number of big issues with the release to improve the update. Some of the main bug fixes include –

  • Fixed the issue where the device’s GPU drivers was causing the system’s UI to freeze during normal device use
  • Fixed the issue that was causing the Google Camera app to crash unexpectedly
  • Fixed the issue preventing Google Assistant from getting activated by hotword on some devices
  • The bug causing the artifacts to display when recording or viewing videos on some devices has been resolved
  • Fixed the issue that was preventing the “Go to browser” option in the notification shade from working when using the instant app
  • Fixed the issue in Pixel 6a that was causing the Carrier Settings to crash when inserting the SIM card

How to enroll in the Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3.1 update

If you’re a Pixel smartphone user running on the Android 13 QPR1 Beta and having any of the issues mentioned above, you can simply update to the new update. If you’re on the stable Android 13 and wish to update to the Quarterly Platform release, you can become a part of the beta program. To do that, go to the Android Beta Program site and enroll in the beta program. Once you’ve enrolled in the program, update your device to the latest Android 13 QPR release.

Aviral Sharma
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