Methods to Install Android 13 via Android Flash Tool

Install Android 13 via ADB Sideload

Well, you will here learn the steps to install the latest Android 13 on the device via Android Flash Tool. Now, let’s start it.

How to Install Android 13 via Android Flash Tool

The below-mentioned methods are listed under separate sections to be easily understood. Follow these methods as they are mentioned below.

Get Android SDK

First of all, you have to get the Android SDK on your computer. Actually, this is the official ADB & Fastboot binary which is offered by Google & is the only recommended one. Install it & then bring it out to any suitable location on your Personal Computer. It will provide you guys with the platform-tools folder. Though it will be used throughout this guide.

Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlocking

Actually, this process will make the device more notable by the PC in ADB mode. This will permit you guys to boot your device to Fastboot Mode. On the other hand, OEM Unlocking is actually needed to manage the bootloader unlocking process.

Open Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times > Again go to Settings > System > Advanced > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging & OEM Unlocking.

Unlock Bootloader

Now unlock the device’s bootloader. In case you guys had updated your device via Flash Tool or Fastboot, the bootloader will also be already unlocked. But in case you guys had upgraded by using the ADB sideload, at that time would you guys just need to conduct this task. Also, remember that it will clear all the data from your device & also could nullify its warranty.

Also, read this article: Way to Downgrade Android 13 to Android 12

Install Android 13 via Android Flash Tool

  1. Initially, you have to connect the device to your Personal Computer by using a USB cable.
  2. Go to the Android Flash Tool Android 13. Tap on Allow ADB Access.
  3. Now you guys will get a Debugging prompt on the device, tap Allow.
  4. Here ensure that the device shows connected just under the Selected Device section. Similarly, check that the Selected build shows the right version, just at the time of writing is Android 13 Preview 1.
  5. Tap on the pencil (edit) icon available just after to Selected build. Just like that, you can see Wipe Device, Lock Bootloader, & Force Flash All Partitions are enabled by default.
  6. Wipe Device is suggested & Force Flash All Partitions is a must, leave those boxes checked.
  7. Otherwise, the bootloader option relies on personal preference. I want to have it unlocked just after the flashing is finished. Therefore I have unchecked the Lock Bootloader option.
  8. Tap on the Install Build button.
  9. Now you guys will get a confirmation dialog box, tap Confirm.
  10. Now the tool will start downloading & afterward flashing the Android 13 build on the device.
  11. At the time of the flashing process, your device will boot to Fastboot & FastbootD Modes.
  12. When it is completed, then you guys will be informed of the same. Now you probably unplug the device & boot it to the recently installed OS in case it does not happen automatically.


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