In this tutorial, we will learn how to update the version of your Android phone or tablet’s OS from an older one to the latest available version. Say if your Android phone has version 4.0 installed on it and if you want to update it to 4.3, then you can get it done with ease. To update the OS version of your Android phone or tablet, follow below steps. Before starting the update process, always make a complete backup of your data as you may lose it if something goes wrong during the update process.
- Find a fast WiFi connection as the data size of the OS may be large
- Backup your phone data to prevent any loss
- Fully charge your phone’s battery
- Confirm that the internet connection is reliable and stable
So if you are confident that you have achieved above requirements, then proceed to update your phone’s OS version.
Update Android OS Version
Step 1: After connecting to a fast WiFi connection, navigate to the “Settings” menu of your device. Mostly, the “Settings” option has a gear icon. It may differ slightly from device to device.
Step 2: In “Settings” section, scroll down and go to “About Phone” or “About Tablet” section. The option may slightly different from device to device and current Android version.
Step 3: Under “About Phone” section, choose “Software Update” option
Step 4: Once you will click “Software Update” button, your device will now search for the latest OS version available and will prompt for upgrade. After your acceptance, OS files of latest version will be downloaded and installed. This may take a couple of minutes and even hours depending on the speed and reliability of your internet connection.
Tip: To ensure that your Android phone’s OS is always up-to-date, turn on the “Automatic check” for software updates for your device from “Device management”.
So this was a brief tutorial on how you can update your Android phone’s OS to latest available version. I hope it helped you if the process was confusing for you before.