We are just a few weeks away from the official release of Android 14! As we finalize the next version of Android, today Google begins rolling out beta 5, one last update for your Pixel devices, including the Pixel Fold and tablet for testing and development. Are. Now it’s time to ensure your apps are fully compatible with the latest version!
On the other hand, after Google released Android 14 Beta 5 last week, most tech experts speculated that this would be the latest Android 14 beta release and the next update for Android will be the final, stable version of Android 14. But now, surprisingly, Android 14 beta 5.1 is available with last-minute bug fixes.
So Android 14 beta 5.1 is now available for all other devices as well as the Pixel Tablet and Pixel Fold. As per the release notes of the latest update, which Google itself refers to as a minor update, the changes include:
As per the changelog, this final beta update fixes several bugs and issues affecting the user experience, including stop-detecting SIM cards, connectivity interruption with 5G mode, blank home screen display, and Pixel Includes temporarily turning off the feather-style live wallpaper on the Fold. For more information, check the full changelog:
- Fixed an issue that caused the system to stop detecting a SIM card if Fixed Dialing Number (FDN) features were enabled.
- Fixed an issue that caused connectivity interruptions for devices with carriers using 5G standalone (SA) mode.
- Fixed an issue for some devices where a blank home screen displayed after unlocking the device.
- Fixed a performance issue by temporarily disabling feather-styled live wallpaper on Pixel Fold. The live wallpaper version will be re-enabled after the other underlying issues are fixed.
Users of the Pixel Tablet and Pixel Fold can identify the new update through the firmware version UPB5.230623.005.A1, and other eligible devices users can locate the beta update with version UPB5.230623.005.
If your eligible Pixel device is enrolled in the Android Beta Program, you’ll receive this beta 5 over-the-air shortly. If you want to enroll in your device, just go here. After enrollment, you will get the latest builds in the form of OTA updates.