The third beta of Android 13 QPR3 is now available for Pixel users who have opted into the beta. This is an incremental quarterly platform release beta build that comes with various improvements. The next big quarterly update could be released to everyone in June and till then we will see more beta updates.
Android 13 QPR3 Beta 3 is now rolling out with build number T3B3.230413.003. In case you have a Pixel Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and Pixel 6a with Verizon carrier the build number will be T3B3.230413.003.A1.
The third beta update is available to devices that are running on Android 13 which includes Pixel 4a and newer Pixel phones. Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a (5G), Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and Pixel 7 Pro.
Android 13 QPR3 Beta 3 is focused on bug fixes. And as per the official release notes, the update addresses a bunch of known issues. You can check the complete list below.
- Fixed issues that could cause Wi-Fi calling to stop working.
- Fixed an issue that could sometimes cause the system to get stuck on the home screen with no app icons and either the normal background or a blank, black background.
- Fixed an issue where the system UI crashed when trying to access the Wallpaper & style screen both in the system settings app or by long-pressing from the home screen.
- Fixed an issue that could cause the screen on some devices to flash green when toggled if the phone was in a high temperature environment.
- Fixed an issue where the camera displayed a black screen if the user tried to open the camera by pressing the power button twice.
- Fixed an issue where in some cases when a work profile is switched on or off, the device rebooted instead.
Third Android 13 QPR3 Beta is based on the April 2023 Security patch for all Pixel phones except for the Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and Pixel 6a with Verizon carrier.
If your Pixel is already running on a QPR build then you will receive it over-the-air. If you are on the stable Android 13 update, you need to join the Android beta program to try out the new software, you can head over to the Android Beta Program website and enroll in the beta program, once enrolled you can update your phone to latest Android 13 QPR release.
You can also manually sideload the upgrade your phone to the beta, visit this page to download the Factory images and this page to get the OTA files. Make sure to take a backup before sideloading the new software.
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