How to update Android operating system

How to update Android operating system

Keeping your Android device updated is very important, Google launches new updates frequently and manufacturers are responsible for adapting that update to the device.

Updates usually take time to reach non-Google devices such as Samsung, Xiaomi, Motorola or Huawei, since these manufacturers have to adapt their customization layer and maintain hardware drivers.

Estimated time: 15 minutes.

Step 1:

Access the settings menu of your Android device, it is the gear icon. If you don't see it on the home screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and make sure it's there.

Settings icon Android

Step 2:

We go down through the settings menu of the Android device until we find the "System" section and click to access.

System settings Android

Step 3:

Scroll down to the bottom of the screen until you find the section called "Advanced". In the event that the "Advanced" section appears, press to display more system options.

Advanced settings Android

Step 4:

At this point, the version of the Android operating system that your device has, be it a mobile or tablet, and the date of the last update will appear. Then, if there are any pending updates, the "Check for update" button will be indicated or displayed. Press to search for an available update.

Check for updates Android

Step 5:

It may take a few seconds or minutes to check for the latest available Android update for your device depending on the speed of the available internet connection. After finishing the search, it will tell us if there is an update, in which case the "Download and install" button will appear, click on this button and wait for the update to finish.

Checking for update Android

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