April 2023 Update for Pixel Phones fixes Bluetooth Connectivity Issue

The latest monthly update for Pixel phones is now rolling out. Monthly security updates for Pixel phones are usually released on the first Monday of the month. But this month’s update has come a week late. The April 2023 update is being rolled out for Pixel phones running Android 13.

The last monthly update released in March was a big update with several bug fixes. And so there were only a few bugs left after the last update and now on the latest April 2023 update most of the remaining bugs have been addressed.

Even though it is a small update, it is an important one since it also contains security updates. As mentioned earlier the update is rolling out to Android 13 running Pixel phones, Pixel 4a to Pixel 7 Pro. Here are the build numbers for each phone.


  • Pixel 4a: TQ2A.230405.003
  • Pixel 4a (5G): TQ2A.230405.003
  • Pixel 5: TQ2A.230405.003
  • Pixel 5a (5G): TQ2A.230405.003
  • Pixel 6: TQ2A.230405.003.E1
  • Pixel 6 Pro: TQ2A.230405.003.E1
  • Pixel 6a: TQ2A.230405.003.E1
  • Pixel 7: TQ2A.230405.003.E1
  • Pixel 7 Pro: TQ2A.230405.003.E1

T-Mobile & MVNOs, Google Fi (US)

  • Pixel 4a (5G): TQ2A.230405.003.A2
  • Pixel 5: TQ2A.230405.003.A2
  • Pixel 5a (5G): TQ2A.230405.003.A2


  • Pixel 4a: TQ2A.230405.003.B2
  • Pixel 4a (5G): TQ2A.230405.003.B2
  • Pixel 5: TQ2A.230405.003.B2
  • Pixel 5a (5G): TQ2A.230405.003.B2

What’s New in April 2023 Update for Pixel


  • Fix for issue occasionally causing connected Bluetooth devices or accessories to silently unpair


  • Autofocus improvements while using Macro Focus in certain situations (Pixel 7 Pro only)


  • Fix for issue occasionally causing instability while using certain USB devices or accessories (Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro)

Yes, there could be other changes that are not mentioned in the changelog. If you find anything new other than fixes, let us know in the comment section.

The new April 2023 security update is rolling out in batches which means some users might get the update in the first group while some users might get the update very late in the last group. You can check for the update manually in Settings. Before upgrading your phone, make sure to back up important data and 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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