How to Update Your Android OS

In general, Android updates will come courtesy of your carrier. How you access OS updates will vary, but you should prepare your phone or tablet in a few ways before you start downloading. The newer your phone is, the sooner you’ll receive updates from your carrier, while Google issues updates directly to its Pixel line of Android devices. Those with phones running on older OS versions will have to jump through a few hoops first. Here’s how you can find out which version of the Android OS your device is running, how…