The Google Pixel 6a went on sale recently in India as well as other countries globally. Soon after the device was shipped, Google started pushing the first OTA update which brought the June security patch for the Pixel mid-range device. Now, the Google Pixel 6a is eligible for the Android 13 beta program.
Google introduced the Android 13 beta program for Pixel and some partner devices earlier this year and as of today, the Pixel devices have received four versions of beta updates. Now, the newly launched Pixel 6a has jumped to the Android 13 beta line. If you own a new Pixel 6a device and are willing to try out the newest version of Android, here is everything you need to know.
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Android 13 Beta For Google Pixel 6a
Currently, Android 13 Beta 4.1 is the latest version of vanilla Android. Google usually releases a stable version of the new Android version in August 一 which means, the Pixel 6a could only get one Beta of Android 13 before jumping to the stable line. However, it is unclear if Google plans to release an additional beta for the device.
How to Install Android 13 Beta on Pixel 6a
- Visit the Android Beta webpage
- Click on Eligible devices
- If you have Pixel 6a registered, you can click on “opt-in” (make sure you are using the same Google account on your phone and on this webpage)
- In a few minutes, your Pixel 6a will get an OTA update
- Tap on the OTA notification and install the Android 13 beta update
Note: Since Android 13 is still in the beta phase, it is ideally not recommended to be installed on the primary device as there might be some bugs which might cause issues.
The Pixel 6a is expected to receive another OTA with an August security patch soon.
The Google Pixel 6a went on sale in India last week. The device comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and is priced at Rs 43,999. Interested buyers can get a Rs 4,000 instant discount on Axis Bank Credit and Debit Card transactions on Flipkart.