Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1 Released For Pixel With Clock Text, Bluetooth, Fingerprint Improvements

Google has begun rolling out the Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1 (Quarterly Platform Releases) update for compatible Pixel range smartphones. Identified via the build version with T3B1.230224.005, and it weighs 258MB, the latest update brings fixes for many issues to enhance the users’ beta experience.

For your information, let us tell you that Google has started the next phase of its Android quarterly platform release cycle after the release of Android 13 QPR2, which brought the March Pixel feature drop with faster Night Sight, Magic Eraser, Direct My Call, Fall Detection, and more for compatible Pixel smartphones. 

Furthermore, the US tech giant continues to deliver enhancements and new features throughout the year. Feature, Drops beta testing, and the Quarterly Platform Release (QPR) beta program are important in helping Android continually improve with feedback.

Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1:

As per the information, the company is rolling out the Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1 update for Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6 series or Pixel 7 series device users. This new QPR beta comes with various cosmetic and performance-related changes and improvements to optimise your user experience.

There are some notable improvements in Android 13 QPR3 beta 1, such as fixing the clock text on the lock screen being the wrong colour. Bluetooth audio issues, fingerprint icon issues, live wallpaper errors, and the latest build also fixes an issue where Face Unlock was unresponsive. For details, you can check all the details about the improvements below.

Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1: Top resolved issues

  • It fixed an issue where the clock text on the lock screen was the wrong color.
  • Fixed an issue where Bluetooth audio wasn’t working on some devices.
  • Fixed an issue where the fingerprint icon that is normally displayed on the screen to indicate the position of the fingerprint sensor erroneously changed to an exclamation point.
  • Fixed an issue where live wallpapers could not be selected or used.
  • Fixed an issue where widgets, app icon positions, and other configurable options on the home screen were reset after installing an OTA update.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a device to be unenrolled from Face Unlock after installing an OTA update.

Furthermore, as this is a beta update, users enrolled in the Android Beta Program will be eligible to receive this OTA update. If you want to enroll your device in the program, head to this link below.

Enrol Link:

Android 13 QPR3 Beta 1

Note: OAndroid 13 QPR3 beta 1 is slightly inferior to the official version regarding stability. So, there might be some bugs, battery, or performance issues. And some third-party app versions are not compatible with it right now. Therefore, we recommend not installing the Beta version on your primary phone.

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Jurin Charnvirakul

Jurin Charnvirakul has been a part-time editor at RM Update since 2020, and full-time since 2021. Now, focus your articles on buying guides, tutorials, offer recommendations and product analysis. Graduated in Journalism Communication.

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