Install Android 13 Developer Preview 1 on OnePlus 10 Pro

Install Android 13 on OnePlus 10 Pro

Google officially unveiled Android 13 at Google I/O on 11/05/22. The new Android 13 upgrade is a subtle upgrade to Android 12. Google improving on the Material You design scheme it introduced last year is one of the major new features. With the announcement of the new Android version, Google also announced the list of devices eligible for the Developer Preview 1 of Android 13 like the OnePlus 10 pro. Here is how to Install Android 13 Developer Preview 1 on the OnePlus 10 Pro.

Also Read- How to Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 10 Pro

However, do note that there might not be some drastic UI changes. This is because even though the update is based on the latest Android 13, it is still OxygenOS 12.1 [and not OxygenOS 13].

Install Android 13 on OnePlus 10 Pro

Bugs and Issues

Before we start installing Android 13, it is better to look into some of the bugs and issues that users might face after installing it on their phones.

  1. Some issues with system stability and performance.
  2. Unable to access Shelf.
  3. All data will be cleared while flashing the build or rolling to Android 12.
  4. Unable to move the documents in My Files.
  5. Some apps may not function as expected.
  6. Unable to record voice to active Voice awake on the Start-up navigation page.
  7. Some features of ORoaming may not function as expected.
  8. There’s always a risk of the device getting bricked.
  9. OnePlus 10 Pro T-Mobile and Verizon variants are not compatible with the Developer Preview release.

Install Android 13 on OnePlus 10 Pro [European and Indian Variants]

Install the firmware corresponding to your region:

Installation Steps

  1. Transfer the downloaded firmware to your device’s internal storage [but not inside any folder].
  2. Head over to Settings > About device > Version.
  3. Tap on Build Number 7 times and enter your password [if asked]. It will enable the Developer Mode.
  4. Go back to Settings -> About device -> Up to date.
  5. Now tap on the button situated at the top right and select Local Install.
  6. Navigate to the downloaded Android 13 firmware and select it. Then tap on Extract > Upgrade.
  7. Now, wait for the installation to complete. Once done, tap on Restart.
  8. Your OnePlus 10 Pro will now boot to the newly installed Android 13 OS.

Install Android 13 on OnePlus 10 Pro [Global/NA Variant]

Install the Firmware for the NA region

Installation Steps

  1. Transfer the downloaded firmware to your device’s internal storage [but not inside any folder].
  2. Now download and install the OnePlus Local Update APK for Android 13.
  3. Now launch the app and tap on the settings icon situated at the top right.
  4. Then navigate to the downloaded Android 13 firmware and select it.
  5. Wait for the installation to complete. Once done, tap on Restart.
  6. Your OnePlus 10 Pro will now boot to the newly installed Android 13 OS.

Conclusion

Here is how you can Install Android 13 Developer Preview 1 on the OnePlus 10 Pro. Since this update is a Developer Preview, there will be many issues and is not recommended to be installed by average users. But if you want a taste of android 13 and the new features, you can give it a go.

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