Vivo V25 Pro starts getting Android 13 based FuntouchOS 13 update

Smartphone makers doing a great job with the Android 13 rollout and Vivo is no different. The company has already released the Android 13 based FuntouchOS 13 upgrade for a bunch of eligible models. And now the Vivo V25 Pro starts receiving the new software with a flurry of new features and changes.

Vivo has started rolling the stable Android 13 update to Vivo V25 Pro with the PD2204F_EX_A_13.1.12.5.W30 build number. It is the first major software upgrade for the V25 Pro, which also means it requires a huge chunk of data for downloading. The upgrade is already available to some users and according to the changelog shared by Vivo V25 Pro owners, the update weighs a whopping 5.40GB in size.

At the time of writing, the update is available to select users, usually, Vivo releases the OTA updates in a staged manner and the same can expect with the Vivo V25 Pro’s FuntouchOS 13 update. Here’s a screenshot of the new software shared by a Twitter user @ashwatnandagaw1.

vivo v25 pro android 13 update

Moving to the changes, then the Vivo’s Android 13-centric FuntouchOS 13 skin comes with features like support for more color palettes as we have seen in the stock Android 13, option to hide photos in the gallery app, brings new phone cooling features to the iManager, the ability to see the notification permission icon on the notification panel, and more. You can also expect the Android 13 essential features too.

If you are a proud Vivo V25 Pro owner and want to try out the new features on your smartphone, then you can navigate to Settings > System update and check if there’s a new update available on your device, then you can select the download and install option. In case the update is not available then you can wait for a few days.

Usually, Vivo and Oppo release software updates first to those running on the latest software version. So, make sure that your phone’s software is up to date, you can take a backup of the important stuff before updating your phone. Also, make sure to charge your phone to at least 50% before the update.

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