Android 10 Stories February 10

After the mobile OS unofficially arrived on the portable console in mid-2019, Android 10 is now on the Nintendo Switch courtesy of another unofficial LineageOS 17.1 port.

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Android 10 Stories September 3, 2020

Android 10 (Go edition) begins rolling out to Nokia 2.1

Despite the rollout of Android 11 on the imminent horizon, the Android 10 (Go edition) update has now begun rolling out for the Nokia 2.1.

Android 10 Stories August 24, 2020

The Pixel 4a started arriving on people’s doorsteps even before the official August 20 launch. However, Google waited until today to make the Pixel 4a factory images available.

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Android 10 Stories August 7, 2020

If you are not content with the most recent Android 11 Beta build on your Google Pixel, it’s probably music to your ears knowing that you can downgrade your OS to a stable version of Android 10 if you encounter any major problems.

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Android 10 Stories August 3, 2020

The Android 11 Beta is now well underway with a final release set for later in Q3. Until then, the August security patch is rolling out with the next stable update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4.

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Android 10 Stories July 9, 2020

Ahead of Android 11’s launch later this quarter, Google is recapping how its partners are releasing device updates faster than ever. Notably, the “adoption of Android 10 has been faster than any previous versions of Android.”

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Android 10 Stories July 6, 2020

Following the first Android 11 Beta last month, the next stable update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The July security patch contains the usual set of bug fixes.

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Android 10 Stories July 2, 2020

The Android 10 update complete with One UI 2.0 is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 and Galaxy Tab A 8.0.

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Android 10 Stories June 29, 2020

[Update: T-Mobile] LG’s affordable Stylo 5 gets its Android 10 update

LG’s flagship smartphones aren’t nearly as popular as they once were, but the company has managed to deliver a bunch of budget devices which have proved very popular among consumers. That was the case for last year’s LG Stylo 5 and, now, that device is getting its Android 10 update.

[Update: T-Mobile in US] Android 10 is now rolling out for the Galaxy Tab S6

The Android 10 update is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 with all the trappings of the One UI upgrade.

Android 10 Stories June 24, 2020

The March Feature Drop introduced a slew of features like Cards & Passes, play/pause with Motion Sense, and dark theme scheduling. The Pixel 4 picked up support for a firm press gesture that serves as a quicker alternative to long pressing. Google AI today detailed the machine learning work behind it.

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Android 10 Stories June 3, 2020

LG’s Android 10 update has rolled out to 2 years of flagships

Over the past few years, LG has been in hot water pretty often when it comes to Android updates. The company announced an “Update Center” which did essentially nothing, but slowly, LG is getting better. Right now, the company deserves a bit of credit: LG has rolled out Android 10 to the past 2 years of its flagship phones.

Android 10 Stories June 2, 2020

The June Pixel Feature Drop has now, well, dropped! That means if you do own a Pixel device, a flurry of new features are waiting for you to download and sink your teeth into.

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Android 10 Stories June 1, 2020

June update fixes a slew of Google Pixel bugs for all generations

In addition to the Pixel Feature Drop, the June security patch today contains a flood of bug fixes for all currently supported Google phones.

The next stable Android 10 update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The June security patch contains the usual big fixes and the quarterly Pixel Feature Drop.

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Following the inaugural update last December and sequel in March, Google today is releasing the third Pixel Feature Drop alongside the June security patch. This Android 10 update delivers several new features to the Personal Safety and Recorder app, as well as underlying services like Adaptive Battery.

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Android 10 Stories May 20, 2020

[Update: Nokia 5.1 Plus] Nokia 7.2 now receiving stable Android 10 update

The Android 10 update is now rolling out for the Android One-powered Nokia 7.2.

Android 10 Stories May 18, 2020

Last year, Walmart took on Amazon’s Fire Tablet with affordable Android tablets that included the Google Play Store. After first appearing on our radar last month, Walmart has officially launched a new pair of tablets dubbed the “Onn Pro” series. Here’s what they bring to the table.

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Android 10 Stories May 15, 2020

Android 10 now rolling out for the AT&T LG V40

While the European LG V40 ThinQ is set to get updated to Android 10 at some point in Q3 2020, AT&T subscribers in the US are now reportedly seeing the OTA hit their devices.

Android 10 Stories May 11, 2020

The $1,500 foldable Razr baffling launched in February with Android 9 Pie. The promised Android 10 update is now rolling out to the Motorola Razr, and it adds a great deal of new features to make the outer Quick View display more capable.

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Android 10 Stories May 8, 2020

Sony Xperia 10 series gets its Android 10 update w/ March security patch

Last year, Sony revamped its smartphone design with the Xperia 10 and Xperia 1, two new smartphones that introduced 21:9 displays and interesting designs. Now Sony is rolling out Android 10 for its mid-range Xperia 10 series.

Android 10 Stories May 4, 2020

Ahead of the first Android 11 Beta later this month, the next stable update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The May security patch contains the usual set of security fixes. expand full story

Android 10 Stories April 22, 2020

[Update: Nokia 2.3 too] Android 10 now rolling out for the budget-friendly Nokia 2.2

The Android 10 update is now rolling out for the ultra-budget Nokia 2.2 after being confirmed by HMD Global’s Juho Sarvikas.

Android 10 Stories April 21, 2020

[Update: US Verizon] Samsung Galaxy A50 Android 10 update rolling out in some markets

Samsung’s Galaxy A50 was one of the best mid-range smartphones to hit the market in 2019 and it has the sales numbers to back that up. Now, Samsung is finally giving the millions of customers who purchased that device the support they deserve by rolling out Android 10 for the Galaxy A50 in some markets.

Android 10 Stories April 20, 2020

There might be a concerning issue hidden in the background of Android 10. Lately, more and more users have noticed that if an app locks up on their device, the entire system can grind to a halt on several devices with Pixels and other Android 10 devices experiencing the issue.

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Android 10 Stories April 16, 2020

Paranoid Android returns w/ Android 10 builds for OnePlus, other devices

The custom ROM scene certainly isn’t what it used to be for Android, but an old name is returning yet again. Paranoid Android is back with Android 10 builds for select devices.

Android 10 Stories April 15, 2020

While Android Daydream never really captured our imaginations in the way Google hoped, it is now completely missing from any Samsung Galaxy device running the latest Android 10 build.

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Android 10 Stories April 10, 2020

For years, Google publicly displayed the percentage of Android devices running each historic version of Android in what is known as the Android distribution chart. After not updating it in nearly a year, Google has finally taken the Android distribution chart off of the web altogether.

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Android 10 Stories April 6, 2020

At launch, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL saw some critique for not having an option to require that your eyes be open during the face unlock process. Android 11 DP2 last month introduced that preference, and it’s now available on Android 10 with the Pixel 4’s April update.

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With the year well underway, the next update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices is rolling out. The April security patch contains the usual big and security fixes after last month’s feature drop.

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Android 10 Stories April 2, 2020

After hints were found that we might see the first builds of LineageOS 17.1 based upon Android 10, the team behind the project have confirmed that it is now officially available.

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Android 10 Stories April 1, 2020

Pixel 4 Face Unlock support comes to Microsoft OneDrive

The distinct lack of apps that support Face Unlock on the Pixel 4 is disappointing, but to ease that frustration, Microsoft has now added the biometric security option to OneDrive.

Android 10 Stories March 21, 2020

[Update: Sprint in US] OxygenOS 10.0.4 with Android 10 begins rolling out for the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G

After some concerns and quite an extended wait, Android 10 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G as part of the OxygenOS 10.0.4 update.

Android 10 Stories March 18, 2020

[Update: Re-released] Xiaomi Mi A3 gets, then delays Android 10 update over bugs

Xiaomi’s Android One smartphones come with the promise of clean software and quick updates, but the company hasn’t been very good at delivering those updates over the years. Now, Xiaomi has finally delivered Android 10 for the Mi A3, but the rollout has already been paused due to bugs.

Android 10 Stories March 12, 2020

[Update: OTA release] Poco F1 gets its official Android 10 update w/ MIUI 11

The Poco F1 took the Android community by storm in 2018 and it’s looking like a second-generation is finally right around the corner. Before that arrives, however, the original Poco F1 is finally getting its official Android 10 update.

Android 10 Stories March 11, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak hasn’t just affected hardware, but also software efforts in the tech industry. Today, Nokia is revising its Android 10 update schedule to reflect the virus.

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Due to the open nature of Android, updates are generally a fairly big issue when looking at the ecosystem as a whole. As Android 11 starts preparations for release later this year, a report card for Android 10 shows how companies like OnePlus and Samsung are leaving the competition behind.

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Android 10 Stories March 10, 2020

EMUI 10 rollout for Honor 20/20 Pro, View 20 starts March 15

Honor, the subsidiary of Huawei will begin the EMUI 10 rollout for the Honor View 20, Honor 20, and Honor 20 Pro starting March 15.

Android 10 Stories March 9, 2020

Android 10 is now rolling out for the ASUS ROG Phone II

ASUS has now confirmed that its flagship ROG Phone II gaming phone is now receiving the full, stable Android 10 update.

Android 10 Stories March 6, 2020

The latest Android 10 update for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 is rolling out today, but somewhat overshadowed by the Android 11 Developer Preview. The March security patch contains the second Pixel Feature Drop.

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Android 10 Stories March 3, 2020

The March Pixel Feature Drop is here which means if you’re a Pixel owner, you’re about to get a ton of new features to enjoy on your smartphone.

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Based on how often they’re seen in the wild and praised by users online, Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL might just be the best devices to come out of the lineup, but Android 10 had some negative side effects for these devices. One unfortunate casualty was the collection of sound effects for things like unlocking the Pixel 2, but they’re back with the latest update.

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Android 10 Stories March 2, 2020

In addition to the second Pixel Feature Drop, this month’s security patch addresses a number of user-facing bugs. Several of the March updates are exclusive to the Pixel 4, but the majority apply to all supported generations of Made by Google phones.

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Last December, Google introduced the inaugural “Feature Drop” to make its phones “more helpful.” The second Pixel Feature Drop — which we’ve been expecting — coincides with the March security patch, and sees some hotly-awaited features like Cards & Passes, more Motion Sense gestures, and a slew of other fixes.

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Android 10 Stories February 25, 2020

After some hints, an updated roadmap, and extensive beta program, the Android 10 update is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S9 with Germany and those on Verizon’s Xfinity network in the US first in line.

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Android 10 Stories February 17, 2020

Arguably, the best feature of Android 10 is its dark mode toggle, allowing you to swap your phone and its apps over to a newer, darker theme. While not every app has a dark mode, Android 10 has a way to force apps to be dark. With a little help from a third-party app, DarQ, you can now change specific apps to use dark mode — and even schedule dark mode to be enabled — without needing root.

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Android 10 Stories February 3, 2020

Pixel 4 February update fixes video recording and Assistant bugs

This month’s Android patch is rolling out today with the usual set of security fixes. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL see a number of video and Assistant fixes with the February update.

Google this morning is rolling out the second update of the year for the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 family of devices. The February security patch contains the usual set of bug fixes.

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