Asus starts rolling out Android 13 for ROG Phone 6 & 6 Pro

Asus brings the latest Android 13 update to the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro. The company has already rolled out the update for four of its premium phones including the Zenfone 9, Zenfone 8, Zenfone 8 Flip, and the Zenfone 8Z. After a long wait, Android 13 has finally arrive on ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro.

As you know ROG Phone is a gaming phone series, major updates are expected to bring significant changes related to gaming. But we will find out after using the latest Android 13 update on the ROG Phone 6 Series.

The Rog Phone 6 series is currently the latest gaming phone series from Asus. The series was launched last summer with Android 12 OS. And that means Android 13 is the first major update for the phone.

Asus took to the official forum to share the ROG Phone 6 Android 13 release notes. The Android 13 update is rolling out for the Rog Phone 6 and Rog Phone 6 Pro with build number 33.0610.2810.72. And it comes with a release date of February 21.

Talking about changes, the new Android 13 update brings some big changes like the new ROG UI design, revamped stock apps, QR code scanner in lock screen, per app language preference, and many other changes. You can check the full official changelog below.

  • Upgraded system to Android 13
  • Introduced new ROG UI design
  • Revamped Mobile Manager, Contacts, Phone, Emergency Dialer, File Manager, Calculator, Clock, Gallery, Weather, Sound recorder, Settings, Data Transfer, Local backup, Armoury Crate, Game Genie, and so on.
  • Adjusted Quick Settings panel, notification tray, and volume panel to Android 13 design
  • Added the notification permission feature. You can adjust the permission of each apps in the Apps & notifications Settings.
  • System clipboard added “Auto delete” and editor features
  • Added the QR code scanner option for the lock screen shortcut feature, and the Control from locked device feature in the Security & lock screen setting
  • According to Digital Wellbeing setting, system color scheme can be set to automatically switched by the bedtime option
  • Added the App Languages Setting
  • Adjusted the Vibration & haptic strength setting, Display and font size setting, and the width/length of navigation white bar when choosing gesture navigation
  • Changed to the Blocked numbers setting in Phone to stock behavior. You will not receive calls or texts from blocked numbers.
  • Removed the Call duration setting
  • Added the Themed icons option in the Wallpaper & style setting. Support more color combinations.
  • Added link quick share feature in ASUS Launcher
  • Adjusted the design of the dialpad and contacts details page in the Phone app to display information more clearly
  • Some 3rd party apps are not compatible with Android 13 yet
  • Added Asus customization preferences setting. Allows applying the collection of commonly used customization settings with one click.
  • Removed the ‘Calm’ and ‘Elegant’ options in the Power button menu style setting.
  • Add the display item management option to allow the user to control the number of buttons in the menu.

The Android 13 update is rolling out in batches. So if you are a ROG Phone 6 or ROG Phone 6 Pro user, you can expect the update soon. Some of you might have already got the update. In case the OTA update notification doesn’t work, you can simply look for the update manually from Settings.

Before updating your phone, make sure to take a backup and also charge your phone to at least 50%.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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