This week released the Android 13 update for the Pixel 4, 5, and 6. Good news, but there’s a problem on your Pixel 6 that you need to do quickly. It can happen that you brick (lock) your phone when rebooting. To prevent this, you have to remove Android 12 completely. However, that is easier said than done. At first this was not possible. Now Google itself explains how to do this.
Pixel phones run a system that you can see as kind of a heart. The operating system is the heart of your smartphone in this, but there are two compartments: in the left Android 13 Saved and used too, but as a backup you still have Android 12 in the right room. The phone basically only uses this if something is completely wrong. Then you can go back to the old mode. VERY SAFE: If something goes wrong with your current operating system, you still have something up your sleeve.
However, due to a security issue with the Pixel 6, 6 Pro, and 6a, you cannot use this proper room, because the old variant is still there. As a result, if you have to restart Android and want to use that proper room, the device will not boot due to this vulnerability. If you have put your device on Android 13 in one go and want to get rid of this Android 12 version, you will have to update the inactive room with Android 12 to Android 13.
flashing pixel 6
Flashing overwrites the “heart chamber” with something else you’ve downloaded somewhere. In this case, it is wise to have an OTA to install. you found it OTA And more explanation over here. In addition, Google comes with an update to the Android Flash Tool, which should make it easier to improve the Android 13 experience. Google tells us that people who sideloaded Android 13 OTA and do not intend to update it, it is better not to take any action. Good to know: The difference between sideloading and flashing is that flashing is a lot like “factory setting” where you also remove a lot, while sideloading means installing something on top of something.
Do you already have Android 13 on your Pixel 6? Leave it now in the comments.
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