Everything new in Android 13 QPR1 Beta 1 [Gallery]

Google’s first preview of Android 13 QPR1 is now available, and we’re diving into the Beta 1 release to see what new features have been introduced.

Over the next few hours, we’ll be diving into all the new features of Android 13 QPR1 Beta 1 and each change. (The latest updates are at the top of this list. Check back often and tell us what you think in the comments below.) Screenshots of Android 13 (September) appear on the left and QPR1 Beta 1 on the right.

Google is likely to release two more betas before the December consumer launch for Pixel phones. If you want to quickly install Android 13 QPR1 Beta 1 on your compatible Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, be sure to check out our step-by-step guide.

‘Silent notifications while driving’

  • Under Settings > Security & Emergencies

October 2022 Google Play System Update

  • Pixel 6a remains on the August security patch, with the September update also delayed with Android 13 stable

Press and hold the power button

  • More explicit gesture page

Buying aids in Settings > Accessibility > Audio

  • Guides users through the installation

‘Increase touch sensitivity’ renamed to ‘Screen saver mode’

Screensaver settings tweaks

  • Cover image for the article “Colour”
  • “When to start” increased

Google’s “Top Fixed Issues” in Beta 1

Android 13 QPR1 Beta 1 “builds are suitable for general use.”

Developer Reported Issues


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