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Android 14 stable update rollout starts: features, how to download, supported phones

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Several new features have been included in Android 14 so far.
  • In Android 14, Google has included a ton of AI features.
  • Android 14 is now available for download on a few devices.

In conjunction with the introduction of the Pixel 8 series and Pixel Watch 2 at the Made by Google 2023 event, Google published the stable update of Android 14. Initially intended to launch in September, Google delayed it back for an unknown reason. Now that it has here, let’s look at its main features, the devices it is compatible with, and how to download it to your phone.

Features of Android 14

There are numerous new features in Android 14. The whole Android experience has been improved by a number of subtle and significant changes at the OS and surface levels. 

Monochrome  theme

You can give your phone a completely minimalist look by setting this black-and-white theme throughout the OS.

AI Wallpapers

On your Android phone, you can get AI-generated wallpapers through pre-set alternatives (as prompts).

Customizing the lock screen

On the lockscreen, you can now use app shortcuts and modify the fonts, colors, formats, and widgets of this screen.

Ultra HDR 

Android 14 will display on-device images and movies in HDR quality on some handsets with HDR-capable displays.

Webcam on an Android phone

Simply use a USB cord to link your phone to a PC or laptop, then use the Android 14-powered phone’s camera as a webcam for the larger device. 

There are numerous additional features, the most of which were present in earlier beta releases. The most recent version is already available, though. This is how you obtain it

How to get Android 14 installed on your phone

  • Launch the Settings app on any supported devices.
  • Scroll down and select System.
  • After that, select System update.
  • Either way, the update will be there and ready for you. If not, select Check for update.
  • Download and install the Android 14 update when you see it.

This step needs a restart of your device. You will be able to use Android 14 on your device once it finally boots. Now, not all devices will immediately receive the Android 14 update. The ones that back it are as follows:

Android 14 supported devices

The following smartphones will get the stable Android 14 upgrade first

  • Pixel 4A
  • Pixel 5A
  • Pixel 5
  • Pixel 6A
  • Pixel 6
  • Pixel 6 Pro
  • Pixel 7A
  • Pixel 7
  • Pixel 7 Pro
  • Pixel 8
  • Pixel 8 Pro
  • Pixel Tablet
  • Pixel Fold

Other smartphone manufacturers will eventually release their own Android 14-based custom skins, such as One UI, OxygenOS, ColorOS, etc. On that, we’ll keep you informed.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Several new features have been included in Android 14 so far.
  • In Android 14, Google has included a ton of AI features.
  • Android 14 is now available for download on a few devices.
In conjunction with the introduction of the Pixel 8 series and Pixel Watch 2 at the Made by Google 2023 event, Google published the stable update of Android 14. Initially intended to launch in September, Google delayed it back for an unknown reason. Now that it has here, let's look at its main features, the devices it is compatible with, and how to download it to your phone.

Features of Android 14

There are numerous new features in Android 14. The whole Android experience has been improved by a number of subtle and significant changes at the OS and surface levels.  Monochrome  theme You can give your phone a completely minimalist look by setting this black-and-white theme throughout the OS. AI Wallpapers On your Android phone, you can get AI-generated wallpapers through pre-set alternatives (as prompts). Customizing the lock screen On the lockscreen, you can now use app shortcuts and modify the fonts, colors, formats, and widgets of this screen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEVaHobjbPw Ultra HDR  Android 14 will display on-device images and movies in HDR quality on some handsets with HDR-capable displays. Webcam on an Android phone Simply use a USB cord to link your phone to a PC or laptop, then use the Android 14-powered phone's camera as a webcam for the larger device.  There are numerous additional features, the most of which were present in earlier beta releases. The most recent version is already available, though. This is how you obtain it

How to get Android 14 installed on your phone

  • Launch the Settings app on any supported devices.
  • Scroll down and select System.
  • After that, select System update.
  • Either way, the update will be there and ready for you. If not, select Check for update.
  • Download and install the Android 14 update when you see it.
This step needs a restart of your device. You will be able to use Android 14 on your device once it finally boots. Now, not all devices will immediately receive the Android 14 update. The ones that back it are as follows:

Android 14 supported devices

The following smartphones will get the stable Android 14 upgrade first
  • Pixel 4A
  • Pixel 5A
  • Pixel 5
  • Pixel 6A
  • Pixel 6
  • Pixel 6 Pro
  • Pixel 7A
  • Pixel 7
  • Pixel 7 Pro
  • Pixel 8
  • Pixel 8 Pro
  • Pixel Tablet
  • Pixel Fold
Other smartphone manufacturers will eventually release their own Android 14-based custom skins, such as One UI, OxygenOS, ColorOS, etc. On that, we'll keep you informed.