We’re going into today’s Beta 2 release of the upcoming Android 13 beta to see what new features have been introduced.
We’ll examine each and every change made in Android 13 Beta 2 over the course of the next few hours. (This list’s first item will represent the most recent updates. Please return frequently and let us know what you discover in the comments section.) Beta 2 screenshots are on the right, and Beta 1 screenshots are on the left.
Before the public debut of Pixel phones and other devices later this year, Google is planned six milestone releases over the upcoming months. Check out our detailed instructions if you want to easily install Android 13 Beta 2 on your compatible Pixel 4 (XL), Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, and Pixel 6 Pro.
Here is a list of all the updates to Android 13 Developer Preview 1, DP2, and Beta 1.
CHANGES TO BATTERY WIDGETS The Settings Services Widget now spans
, just like on QPR3. The Battery widget is no longer present.
10% IS THE MINIMUM BATTERY SAVER PERCENTAGE
VIBRATION AND UNDER SOUND
TWEAKS TO THE TEXT AND DISPLAY SIZE
SCREEN SAVER IS GRANTED MORE VISIBILITY IN SETTINGS
APPS NOT IN USE
TWEAKS TO THE NEW PULSATING HOMESCREEN UNLOCK ANIMATION NOW PLAYING
SEARCH FOR PIXEL LAUNCHER IS *KINDA* BACK In Beta 1, there was no longer any Pixel Launcher search functionality, and devices switched back to the previous Google Search interface. Beta 2 contains the intended successor, however it is flaky and limited to app searches.
The list that appears after the application results is empty, but pressing enter will launch a Google search right away. In the meanwhile, the homescreen provides quick access to this search.