Android 13 Stories Today

Last year, Google announced Android Open Source Project (AOSP) support for Rust, and today the company provided an update, while highlighting the decline in memory safety vulnerabilities.

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Android 13 Stories Yesterday

Just a week on from an early tease, Carl Pei has confirmed that the Nothing OS Android 13 open beta is set to come to the Nothing Phone (1) in “two weeks.”

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Android 13 Stories November 29

Samsung expands its Android 13 update to Galaxy S10 Lite and a few other devices

Samsung is getting into the thicker part of the list of devices to bring Android 13 around to. With that, Android 13 – One UI 5 – is now available for the Galaxy S10 Lite, Galaxy A52, Galaxy M33, and the Z Fold 4 in another region.

Android 13 Stories November 28

Android 13 is more widely rolling out on Samsung tablets and follows Android 12L earlier this year. The taskbar was that update’s biggest addition, and we hoped to see more tablet UIs — namely a two-column notification shade and lockscreen — but that’s not the case with Samsung’s Android 13 update.

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Android 13 Stories November 24

Samsung brings Android 13 to Galaxy Z Fold 2, Z Flip, and Galaxy A72

Android 13 is hitting a few of Samsung’s smartphones from 2020 as the rollout continues. Today, Android 13 is starting to hit the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, and the Galaxy A72.

Android 13 Stories November 23

Android 13 now arriving on Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3; expands to Fold 4 and Flip 4 in US

The rollout of Android 13 has been pretty quick on Samsung’s part, and it’s now hitting even more devices. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 are now getting Android 13 while the Fold 4 and Flip 4 see wider availability.

Samsung will update these Galaxy devices to Android 13

After launching on Pixel phones earlier this year, Android 13 is now headed to Samsung Galaxy devices outside of a beta program. Here’s what devices have already received their update, and which ones will probably get it over the coming months.

Carl Pei has taken to Twitter to tease Nothing OS 1.5.0, which looks to be based upon Android 13, with an upcoming beta for Phone (1) likely coming “soon” according to the company founder.

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Android 13 Stories November 22

Android 13’s most obvious UI change is a redesign of the lockscreen and notification shade media player. However, not all music, podcasts, and audio apps have been updated to support them yet, and here’s our running list of what controls have been modernized.

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Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy A71 are the latest to get Samsung’s Android 13 update

As Samsung continues to speed through its Android 13 rollout, the brand is now bringing the latest software to the Galaxy Tab S7 series and the Galaxy A71, along with other devices.

Android 13 Stories November 21

Samsung is now bringing Android 13 to the Galaxy S20 FE and the Galaxy S21 FE, starting in select regions.

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[U: Carriers] Samsung brings Android 13 to Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy S21 in the United States

Samsung is blasting through its Android 13 update, now bringing the update to more devices in the United States as well as abroad.

Android 13 Stories November 18

Android 13 has rolled out pretty quickly to devices, and Samsung has been pushing its rollout hard over the past couple of weeks. In a press release this week, Samsung is bragging on its speedy rollout, and teasing that it wants next year’s cycle to be even faster.

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Google debuted the ability to have themed icons on the homescreen in Android 12, designed to help go all-in on Material You theming. Now, in Android 13, third-party apps can get in on the fun of themed icons; here’s an ongoing list of apps that support the functionality.

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Android 13 Stories November 17

Android 13 arrives on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Fold 4 for all, Galaxy A52 too

As Samsung continues its Android 13 rollout, the company has just brought the update to the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Fold 4, as well as last year’s affordable Galaxy A52.

Android 13 Stories November 16

Now that we’ve gotten our first plausible look at next year’s Pixel Fold, let’s recap everything we’ve learned about Google’s first foldable Pixel — or more accurately, its third — over the last few years.

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Twitter is in a turbulent state right now, but development on Android is pushing forward. In its latest updates, Twitter for Android is adding a themed icon on Android 13, support for the new Twitter Blue subscription, and teasing a rebranding of Super Follows.

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Android 13 Stories November 15

Google appears to be preparing a next-generation Nest smart speaker with support for ultra-wideband (UWB) connectivity, likely matching the “Handoff” feature of Apple’s HomePod.

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Android 13 Stories November 14

Android 13 began work on predictive back that reminds you when you’re exiting an app to your homescreen. Google revealed today that predictive back gesture in Android 14 can work within applications and preview the previous screen.

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Asus will update these devices to Android 13

Asus has confirmed its roadmap and schedule for Android 13 on its various smartphones. Here’s the full schedule.

The Galaxy Tab S8 series just became the first set of Android tablets to pick up official support for Android 13, and the update starts its rollout this week.

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Android 13 Stories November 11

Samsung expands Android 13 to some Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Fold 4 users, Galaxy A73 too

Samsung continues to speed up its Android 13 rollout, this week bringing the update to the affordable Galaxy A73 as well as some early Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4 users.

Android 13 Stories November 10

Galaxy A33 is next in line for Samsung’s Android 13 update

As it continues to expand Android 13 and One UI 5.0 to the masses, Samsung has just opened up the update to its affordable Galaxy A33 5G.

A little under two months after stable Android 13 began rolling out to the OnePlus 10 Pro, both successor series models are seeing the same OS advancement. The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro are now seeing the full stable release of OnePlus’s version of Android 13, OxygenOS 13.

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Android 13 Stories November 8

Google is rolling out the first update to the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro today with the Android 13 November security patch, while the supported devices list now starts with the Pixel 4a.

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Android 13 Stories November 7

Following the last release coming earlier than expected, Google is rolling out Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3.1 to Pixel phones today.

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With the November security patch, the first Pixel 7 and 7 Pro update is rolling out with three fixes in a relatively quiet release.

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How to install Android 13 on a Samsung Galaxy device

Android 13 is finally making its way to Samsung Galaxy devices en mass. This guide will take you through quickly getting the Android 13 – One UI 5.0 – update installed on your Samsung Galaxy phone.

Android 13 was first launched on Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series at the end of October, and now it’s expanding to more devices. The Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, and Galaxy Note 20 series are all getting Android 13 starting today.

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Android 13 Stories November 3

‘Quick phrases’ on your Pixel: How to turn them on and use them

Google’s Pixel lineup has the goal of making your life just a little bit easier. This is evident with the dozens of smart features that have made their way to the Pixel 7 and Pixel 6 series. One favorite Pixel feature is called “quick phrases.” This guide will take you through exactly what they do.

Google Voice is one of the first apps adding support for Android’s new image picker

With the release of Android 13, Google debuted a new image picker for Android that’s also available on older versions of the operating system. With a recent update, Google Voice is adding support for that new photo picker.

Android 13 Stories November 1

If you’re not using dark mode on your Android device, you might notice that Google Assistant is using a dark theme regardless, and Google says that’s intentional.

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After an extended beta phase, Android 13 or One UI 5.0 for Samsung Galaxy phones is now rolling out for eligible devices. Here’s every key feature that you need to know about.

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Android 13 Stories October 31

Samsung launched its Android 13 update earlier this month on the Galaxy S22 series, and now the update is headed to users in the US.

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Android 13 Stories October 27

OnePlus offers up a vague schedule for when to expect the Android 13 beta on Nord devices

Android 13 is starting to expand past the beta stage on devices from Samsung, Vivo, and more after launching on Pixels earlier this year. OnePlus, though, is just now releasing a schedule for when to expect Android 13 on more devices, but only in its beta form.

Android 13 Stories October 26

Pixel owners can now leave Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3 feedback

Following last week’s surprise drop of Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3, Google this morning released the accompanying feedback survey, though there is an oversight.

Android 13 Stories October 25

The biggest third-party apps have yet to introduce support for the Android 13 media player, with Pocket Casts being a significant addition today if you’re on the beta program.

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Here’s what Vivo and iQOO smartphones are getting Android 13 updates and when

Android 13 is finally expanding to more devices after launching on Pixel phones earlier this year, and now Vivo and iQOO are offering an update on when their users can expect the upgrade to arrive.

Android 13 Stories October 24

Samsung has begun rolling out the official Android 13 update to owners of the Galaxy S22, bringing the full suite of One UI 5.0 changes.

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Android 13 Stories October 21

Android 13 QPR1 Beta adds ‘turn on automatically’ setting to Pixel Battery Share

This week, Google’s QPR1 Beta 3 was made available for a multitude of devices, including the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro. With that, a new feature that allows you to turn on automatic Battery Sharing has appeared in Android settings.

Android 13 Stories October 20

Today’s surprise release of Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3 contains only minor UI tweaks, but it does enable Clear Calling on the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro. 

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Android 13 QPR1 Beta 3 is now available for Pixel phones and it’s rolling out just over two weeks after the previous release.

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Microsoft confirms Android 13 is coming to Windows 11 with more new features for apps

Android apps in Windows has been an exciting feature to watch unfold over the last few months. Microsoft has no plans of slowing down support for this subset of apps; rather, the company has shared a road map of what it expects to bring to the table in the future, including Android 13 support for Windows.

Android 13 Stories October 19

Google announced and detailed Android 13 (Go edition) today with several sizable changes to the user experience and underlying technical functionality grouped under “reliability, usability and customization” tentpoles.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is next in line for the Android 13 beta

As Android 13 prepares to start rolling out to Samsung devices, the company continues to expand its beta program, which now supports the Galaxy Z Fold 2 in select regions.

Android 13 Stories October 18

Rolling out now in the US and other regions, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 are finally eligible for Samsung’s Android 13 beta program.

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Android 13 Stories October 17

It seems Google is finally set to bring Chromecast devices a bit closer to Android itself. With Android 13, Google appears to be preparing support for Chromecast devices to be a native part of the system audio switcher.

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Android 13 Stories October 14

After detailing the One UI 5 update yesterday, Samsung has expanded its Android 13 beta program to several more devices, including the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Flip 3, and more. But there are some strange omissions.

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