Nokia rolls out Android 13 for its fourth phone

Nokia may have started the Android 13 rollout but has expanded Android 13 to four devices within a couple of weeks and more Nokia phones will be joining soon. The Nokia XR20 5G is the latest Nokia device to receive the stable Android 13 update. Prior to this update, Nokia had released the update for Nokia X10, Nokia X20, and Nokia G50. Read on to know more about the Nokia XR20 5G Android 13 update.

Android 13 is the latest OS for Android phones. Google released Android 13 to the public in August. And Nokia joined the race this month i.e. December. And the Nokia X10 and Nokia X20 are the first two phones to get the update.

Nokia XR20 5G was released in 2021 with Android 11 OS. Later, Nokia released Android 12, the first major update for the device. That is, Android 13 is the second major update for the Nokia XR20 5G.

The Nokia XR20 Android 13 update appears to be rolling out in India and Egypt. Users from different regions can expect the update soon. The latest update is available with build version V3.220 and weighs in at 2.30GB. Android 13 also brings the November 2022 security patch.

Android 13 for Nokia XR20
Source: Nokiapoweruser

Now coming to the new features, the update includes several changes and features to make the device more useful. Common features include new color palette, per-app language preference, notification permission, improved privacy and security, and many other changes. You can check out the official changelog below.

Nokia XR20 Android 13 Changelog


  • Software upgrade – Android™ 13 (V3.220)

What’s New

  • Themed App Icons*: Customize your phone to your personal style. Set more apps – not just Google apps – to match your phone’s wallpaper tint and colors.
  • Photo Picker*: Instead of sharing your entire media library with apps, you can select only the photos and videos they’ll need to access.
  • Notification Permissions*: Now, the apps you download need your permission to send notifications, helping you proactively protect your time and attention span.
  • New Media Controls*: Android 13 comes with a new media player that puts album artwork on full display and features a dancing playback bar.
  • Google Security Patch 2022-11.
  • Works with compatible apps

As mentioned earlier the update is currently rolling out in India and Egypt, if you are a Nokia XR20 user in both regions, you can get the update anytime. While users of other regions may have to wait a little longer. Updates will be available over the air. And if your OTA update notification doesn’t work, make sure to check for updates regularly.

Before upgrading your phone, make sure to back up important data and charge your phone to at least 50%.

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