How to download Android 13 Beta 2

How to download Android 13 Beta 2

Google has not yet made an official announcement of Android 13 on the scene, but you can already test it with the release of the first public beta. Those who have a compatible Pixel phone can now download it and take it to spin.

Now that Google I/O is complete, Android 13 is available on third-party phones and tablets, as well as Pixel phones, although some are getting Beta 1.

The final release will be confirmed, but this usually happens with the launch of the Pixel 7 in the fall of October. Learn more in our full guide, including updates on Android 13.

Warning As always with Beta software, it is not recommended to install it on your main phone, as the software may make an error or even block your device. Always back up important data before installing a beta

Which phones can get Android 13 Beta 2

Here is a complete list of third party phones / tablets that are compatible with Google and Android 13 Beta

Pixel phones

Third party devices

  • Asus ZenFone 8
  • Lenovo P12 Pro
  • Nokia X20
  • OnePlus 10 Pro
  • Oppo Find X5 Pro
  • Realme GT 2 Pro
  • Sharp Aquos sense6
  • Tecno Camon 19 Pro 5G
  • Vivo X80 Pro
  • Xiaomi 12
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro
  • Xiaomi Pad 5
  • ZTE Axon 40 Ultra (purchased from China market)

How to download Android 13 Beta

If you have a compatible Pixel phone from the list above, you can get Android 13 instantly. Here’s how to install an operating system in a few simple steps

  1. Sign in to your Android Beta App to make sure you’re signed in to your Google Account
  2. Scroll down to “Your compatible devices” (see screenshot above)
  3. Select “Activate” on the device you want to install Android 13
  4. Read the terms, check the appropriate boxes, then click the “Confirm and Register” button.
  5. Settings> System> Advanced> System Update> Check for updates on your phone.

If you want to opt out, go to the Android Beta App site and choose to opt out under the appropriate devices you clicked on Join.

Follow these links for specific instructions on non-pixel devices, as they are not managed by Google.

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