How To Get Android 13 On Xiaomi Phones

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So you own a Xiaomi and looking forward to the Android 13? Here’s everything about this new software update and how to get your Android 13 on Xiaomi.

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In the month of August, the tech giant, Google officially unraveled Android 13. As usual, Pixel phones were the first to have a taste of the new operating system. However, these sneak peeks are limited to Pixel 4 or higher because of hardware requirements.

Now, if you do not own a Pixel phone, you shouldn’t worry, because these updates will roll out soon or later in 2022. Another fact, we can spill is that all new phones will be manufactured with Android 13. Google apparently moved away from naming their software after confectionaries since Android 10. However, Android 13 is already popularly known as “Tiramisu”.

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Before we wander too far, let’s find out the features to expect for Android 13.

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Here are the top Android 13 features to expect

Auto Theming – This new option will allow you to make your icons match the wallpaper. In Android 12, we saw Material You which made the apps (especially Google Apps) follow the color of your wallpaper. According to Google’s screenshots, Android 13 will bring the same theming to app icons.

More Material You Options – In Android 13, you are able to decide which colors are used in the apps. The options include TONAL-SPOT (default theme), VIBRANT, EXPRESSIVE, SPRITZ, RAINBOW, and FRUIT SALAD. The first and second styles are the default Android 12 looks, whilst the other three are outsourced colors, grayscale and neutral looks. This probably looks complicated, but it’s a pretty good start for color customization.

Better Functionality – The new android version brings scrolling screenshots, one-hand mode, intuitive auto-rotate, and App Search feature.

Better QR scanner – Android 13 provides a QR scan toggle option, right from within the notification tray. Say bye to using third-party apps for QR scanning. Android phones have had the ability for a long, but it was tedious.

Native Bluetooth LE – With Android 13, you’re bound to enjoy better audio quality via wireless playback. This is all thanks to the in-built Bluetooth LE Audio support. The special feature will lower power usage whilst improving audio quality.

Slicker Audio Output Picker – Now you can enjoy aesthetic audio output graphics. Android 13 has made this possible by integrating the Material You UI.

Different App Languages – Are you multilinguistic? Android 13 will allow you to set a foreign language for each app separate from the systemwide language.

Clipboard Redesign – From the 2022 Android version, users can see what they have copied at the bottom corner before they paste. On the other hand, Android 13 will auto-clear anything older than 3 hours on the clipboard.

Smart Home Available Before Unlock – Heck yeah! You can now access your smart home features without necessarily unlocking your phone. However, Google has this option turned off by default to respect privacy.

Private Photo Picker – This new feature will ensure that both your apps and your photo picker will only access images you select. This is possible because it is now baked into the android system.

How to check if a Xiaomi phone can receive Android 13

We know you’re excited about this new update on your Xiaomi phone. However, you need to know how to check if you’re eligible for Android 13. Here is a step-by-step tutorial.

  • Head over to Google Play Store.
  • In the search bar, type MIUI Downloader.
  • Choose the app with a funnel logo.
  • Install and open MIUI Downloader.
  • The first screen shows a list of devices starting with yours.
  • Click your device name.
  • On the new screen, scroll to the miscellaneous section.
  • Click Android 13 Eligibility.
  • The popup window will tell you if your device is eligible or not.

Now that you know if your phone will get Android 13, you might want to check this list to verify. Here is a list of Xiaomi phones that will receive the Android 13 updates.

Xiaomi Phones To Receive Android 13

The Xiaomi Versions

  • Xiaomi MIX 4
  • Xiaomi MIX FOLD
  • Xiaomi 12S
  • Xiaomi 12S Pro
  • Xiaomi 12 Lite
  • Xiaomi12
  • Xiaomi12 Pro
  • Xiaomi 11i
  • Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge
  • Xiaomi 11T
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi 12X
  • Xiaomi 12X (India)
  • Xiaomi 12X Pro (India)
  • Xiaomi Pad 5 Series

The Mi Versions

  • Mi 11X
  • Mi 11X Pro
  • Mi 11
  • Mi 11 Pro
  • Mi 11 Ultra
  • Mi 11i
  • Mi 10S
  • Mi 11 Lite 4G/5G/LE/Lite NE 5G

The Redmi Version

  • Redmi 10
  • Redmi 10 Prime
  • Redmi 10 2022
  • Redmi 10 5G
  • Redmi 10C
  • Redmi 10 (India)
  • Redmi Note 10
  • Redmi Note 10 5G
  • Redmi Note 10S
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro Max
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
  • Redmi Note 10T
  • Redmi Note 11
  • Redmi Note 11 NFC
  • Redmi Note 11S 4G/5G
  • Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G (India)
  • Redmi Note 11E Pro
  • Redmi Note 11T 5G
  • Redmi Note 11T Pro
  • Redmi Note 11T Pro+
  • Redmi Note 11 SE
  • Redmi K40/Pro/Pro+/Gaming
  • Redmi K40S
  • Redmi K50/Pro/Gaming

The above list is however subject to changes in case Xiaomi makes any communications.

Xiaomi Phones Which Will Not Receive Android 13

Here is a list of Xiaomi devices that will not get Android 13.

  • Redmi K30 Pro / Zoom Edition
  • Redmi K30S Ultra
  • Redmi Note 9/9S/Pro/Pro Max
  • Redmi Note K30 4G/5G/Ultra/K30i 5G/Racing
  • Redmi 9/Prime/9T/Power
  • Redmi Note 9 4G/5G/9T 5G
  • Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G
  • POCO F2 Pro
  • POCO X3/NFC
  • POCO X2/M2/M2 Pro
  • Mi 10/Pro/Ultra
  • Mi 10T/Pro
  • Mi 10 Lite/Youth Edition
  • Mi 10i/10T Lite
  • Mi Note 10 Lite

How to update to Android 13 on a Xiaomi phone

You just have to wait for the update to be extended to your device. Xiaomi is still designing its Android 13 version of the software. Unofficial methods of accessing the new update may brick your phone.

However, we shall keep you updated as the rollout starts at the end of 2022 and early 2023.