OnePlus announces Android 13 Developer Preview for OnePlus 10 Pro

Last month, Google kicked off the first beta of Android 13, and now is the time when smartphone OEMs start adopting it on their phones. Although the availability is very limited, still some users can access the new OS on their smartphones. Yesterday, we’ve seen the developer program of Android 13 for the Sharp Sense 6. And now it’s time for the recently announced OnePlus 10 Pro. Yes, OnePlus has announced the Android 13 developer preview program for its newest flagship smartphone. Here’s everything you need to know about the OnePlus 10 Pro Android 13 DP update.

Following the previous trends, OnePlus has shared the details of the developer program on its community forum. And as per the details, the Android 13 build is available for all three variants of the smartphone – NA, IN, and EU. The company has also mentioned that Android 13 DP is suitable for developers only, and doesn’t recommend using it on daily basis on a primary smartphone.

OnePlus also mentioned that there’s a risk of bricking during upgrading to the developer preview build. Other than that, OnePlus shared a list of known issues available in the early build.

  • All data will be cleared while flashing the build or rolling to Android 12
  • Some issues with system stability and performance
  • Unable to access Shelf
  • Unable to move the documents in My Files
  • Some apps may not function as expected
  • Unable to record voice to active Voice awake on Start-up navigation page
  • Some features of ORoaming may not function as expected

Download Android 13 Developer Preview Update for OnePlus 10 Pro

As it is a developer preview build, it will not be available via OTA updates, you need to manually sideload it on your OnePlus 10 Pro. You can use the below-listed download links of Android 13 Developer Preview builds. As mentioned earlier, there’s a risk of bricking the device so make sure to take a complete backup of all data. You can also revert back to the stable build. Here are the links of both Android 13 DP builds and the previous stable build.

Download Android 13 Developer Preview Update for OnePlus 10 Pro

Prerequisites:

  • Take a full backup of your phone
  • 4GB of free space required
  • Charge your phone to at least 30%
  • TMO/VZW carriers are not compatible with Android 13 DP.
  • We request you to follow the steps carefully so that you can successfully update your phone without any harm.

How to install Android 13 Developer Preview on OnePlus 10 Pro

  1. First, you need to download the Android 13 DP build from the afore-listed download links.
  2. Now copy the package to your phone’s storage (outside of every folder).
  3. Then, head over to the system settings > system updates > click on the hover icon available on the top right corner > local upgrade > select the file.
  4. All done, restart your device.
  5. That’s it.

Now you can start using your OnePlus 10 Pro running on Android 13 developer preview update aka Beta Update. If you’re facing any issues, then you can revert back to the previous stable build, you can download the build file from the afore-listed links. That’s it.

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