Android 13 April Software Update Now Rolling Out To All Supported Pixel Phones

The Android 13 April update brings improvements to Bluetooth connectivity, camera, and performance.

  • Google is rolling out the latest Android 13 April update to all Pixel users.
  • The update is already available for download for all supported Pixel smartphones.
  • The latest update brings improvements to performance and stability, camera, and Bluetooth connectivity.


Google is now rolling out the April software update of Android 13 to supported Pixel devices. The latest update is available for all devices running the Android 13 OS. The Mountain View giant has also published the list of supported Pixel smartphones, so users can check if their device is supported. According to the changelog published by Google, the update brings improvements and fixes for performance and stability, Bluetooth connectivity, and cameras. Here’s everything you need to know about the latest Android 13 April software update.

Pixel Users Are Now Getting the April Software Update of Android 13

In the blog post by Google, the company announced that the latest Android 13 April update is rolling out to all Pixel phones now. The blog post mentions that the Pixel devices already running the Android 13 operating system will receive the latest update starting today. According to the blog post, the update will roll out in a phased manner and will continue over the next few weeks. Devices will receive the update depending on their telecom carrier and device model.

According to the blog post, the April 2023 update brings several performance improvements and bug fixes for Pixel users. The update fixes the issue where devices and accessories connected via Bluetooth are silently unpaired. The update also improves the autofocus while using macro mode in certain situations. Lastly, the update fixes unstable connectivity using certain USB accessories or devices. These are the major improvements provided by the April 2023 update of Android 13.

Android 13 April 2023 Update: Compatible Phones

Google has also posted a carrier-wise compatible list of Pixel phones along with global compatibility. Below is the list of global Pixel phones, along with the latest version number.

Pixel Model Android April 2023 Update Version
Pixel 4a TQ2A.230405.003
Pixel 4a (5G) TQ2A.230405.003
Pixel 5 TQ2A.230405.003
Pixel 5a (5G) TQ2A.230405.003
Pixel 6 TQ2A.230405.003.E1
Pixel 6 Pro TQ2A.230405.003.E1
Pixel 6a TQ2A.230405.003.E1
Pixel 7 TQ2A.230405.003.E1
Pixel 7 Pro TQ2A.230405.003.E1


How to Check Android Version?

As mentioned, the update will roll out in a phased manner over the next few weeks to supported Pixel devices. You can check the Android version to ensure you are already on the latest update or have yet to receive it. Here’s how you can check.

  1. Open Settings on your Pixel device.
  2. Scroll down to System.
  3. Tap on About Phone.
  4. Scroll down to the Android version and Android security patch level.
  5. Match the version number with the list above to see if you are already on the latest update.

How to Manually Update Android on Your Pixel Phone?

If you are still on the older version, you can manually check if the update is available for your Pixel phone and download it. Here’s how to do so.

  1. Open Settings on your Pixel phone.
  2. Scroll down to System and tap on it.
  3. On the next page, click on System Update.
  4. You should now be able to see if the update is available.
  5. If available, click on Download and Install. Follow on-screen instructions.

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