Google has started rolling out the highly anticipated Android 14 update for Pixel phones, with Samsung Galaxy owners set to receive the major update soon. This new operating system brings a range of exciting features, including enhanced personalization options and improvements to battery life, graphics, and lock screen settings. While Pixel users can already access the update, owners of other Android phones can expect to receive it within the next month.
To check if the Android 14 update is available for your Google Pixel phone, simply navigate to the Settings app and tap on System > System Update. If an update notification doesn’t appear, it means that Android 14 hasn’t been released for your device just yet. For those fortunate enough to own a Pixel phone or have pre-ordered the new Pixel 8, you can enjoy the latest update starting today. To ensure a smooth installation process without consuming excessive data or draining your battery, make sure to connect your phone to Wi-Fi and use your charger.
As for Samsung Galaxy devices, there is currently no specific timeframe for the release of Android 14. However, Samsung is currently testing its own version of the software known as One UI 6. It is anticipated that One UI 6 will be available on compatible Samsung devices before the end of 2023.
For users eagerly looking to experience the Android 14 update, prepare to be amazed by the array of customization options at your disposal. The update introduces AI wallpapers, enabling you to generate unique wallpapers based on artificial intelligence. Moreover, Google has implemented changes to reduce background activity that drains battery life, resulting in longer hours between charges.
In terms of compatibility, the Android 14 update will be compatible with various Samsung devices, including the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S21, Galaxy Z Fold 5, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy Z Flip 4, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy A54, Galaxy A53, Galaxy A34, Galaxy M54, and Galaxy M53.
Stay tuned for more updates on the release of Android 14 for Samsung Galaxy devices. In the meantime, Pixel phone owners can revel in the enhanced personalization and improved battery life that comes with the latest update. With these exciting features, Android 14 is poised to elevate the user experience on both Pixel and Samsung Galaxy phones.