Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1: What’s New?

Google has begun the next phase of its Android development cycle following the release of Android 13 QPR2, which brought the March Pixel Feature Drop to compatible Pixel range smartphones. With the stable version of Android 13 QPR2 just a few days away, Google has already set its sights on the next milestone, Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1.

Google has now released the new Android 13 QPR3 update for pixel devices, and this is the third quarterly update; it brings several new improvements for developing the ecosystem of Pixel devices. In this article, we will discuss it in detail.

The latest update is available for all the pixel devices from Pixel 4A to Pixel 7 Pro; users can identify the latest update by the version number T3B1.230224.005.

Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1

Google has released the stable update of QPR2, which has brought the Pixel Drop feature in March to be compatible with Pixel smartphones; now, Google has stated its third Quarterly update, which will also be available as previous developments with QPR3 beta 1.

Android 13 QPR 3 Beta 1 comes with several fixes

According to the official page Google, the Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1 comes with several issues resolved, which will improve the overall performance of devices. According to the official page, issues related to the lock screen, Bluetooth audio, fingerprint icon, live wallpaper, widget, and app icons for detailed information; here is the detail about fixes :  

  • Fixed an issue where the clock text on the lock screen was the wrong color.
  • Fixed an issue where Bluetooth audio wasn’t working on some devices.
  • Fixed an issue where the fingerprint icon that is normally displayed on the screen to indicate the position of the fingerprint sensor erroneously changed to an exclamation point.
  • Fixed an issue where live wallpapers could not be selected or used.
  • Fixed an issue where widgets, app icon positions, and other configurable options on the home screen were reset after installing an OTA update.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a device to be unenrolled from Face Unlock after installing an OTA update.

Moreover, as it is the beta update so users who have enrolled in the Android beta program will be eligible for getting this update, so if you also want to register your device in this program, visit this link.

Furthermore, the update is available in a beta form, which means it will have many issues that can unstable your device, and some features may not work properly, so it is advised to users if they don’t want to face any kind of issues on their device, so they can wait for the stable update which will be available by June.

The beta 1 of Android 13 QPR3 is being distributed gradually for all those who were already registered for the beta program of Android 13 QPR2, who will receive the new update in preview as if it were a very normal system update via OTA: to install it, just follow the path “Settings > System > System Update”.

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