If you read tech news regularly, you might know Google recently rolled out Android 12 to compatible devices. As usual, Google rolled out the Android 12 update to Pixel devices first. Even Android 12 has made its way to a couple of Samsung Galaxy devices for Download.
Google made the Android 12 version official back in October, and now phone manufacturers are working hard to get Android 12 out and into the hands of their customers. It’s also worth noting that both Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro ship with Android 12 out of the box.
So, if you have purchased Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro, you might already have the new Android 12 operating system. Android 12 brings new features and lots of visual changes. So, if you are interested in experiencing the new Android on your device, you can install Android 12 on your compatible device.
Steps to Download & Install Android 12
Below, we have shared a step-by-step guide on installing the Android 12 operating system on a compatible device. We have talked about compatible phones in the latter part of the article.
1. First of all, open your Android’s app drawer and select ‘Settings‘
2. On the Settings menu, tap on the System option.
3. On the System page, tap on the System Update option.
4. On the next screen, tap on the Download and install button.
5. Now, your phone will search for the Android 12 update. Once found, it will automatically install the system update.
Compatible Pixel Phones to Get Android 12
Well, Android 12 will support most of the Pixel smartphones available in the marketplace. Here’s the official list of supported Pixel devices for the Android 12 update.
- Pixel 5a
- Pixel 5
- Pixel 4a
- Pixel 4
- Pixel 3a
- Pixel 3a XL
- Pixel 3
- Pixel 3 XL
When I will get Android 12 on Non-Pixel Devices?
Whenever Google creates a new operating system, it first rolls out to the Pixel devices. However, that doesn’t mean other devices running Android won’t get the Android 12 update.
The official OTA update for Android 12 will arrive later or next year on LG, Samsung, OnePlus, Realme, Oppo, Sony, Xiaomi, Nokia smartphones. However, if you don’t want to wait for long, you can download the Android 12 Beta.
The problem with the Android 12 beta is that it’s still buggy. In the worst case, it might even brick your device. Also, Android 12 is meant to run on high-end devices.
Meanwhile, if you don’t want to install Android 12, still want to experience the new operating system, you can download the Icons and Wallpapers of Android 12. Also, you can enable the Android 12 type notification panel on your Android. So, what do you think about the Android 12 update? Let us know in the comment box below.