Nothing founder Carl Pei launched its first Android smartphone, Nothing Phone (1), with a futuristic design and unique features like the Glyph Interface. Launched with Android 12 (Nothing OS 1), the company promised three years of Android upgrades and four years of security updates for Nothing Phone 1. The first major software update, Android 13, will arrive shortly on the device.

Carl Pei announced the Nothing OS 1.5 based on the Android 13 update for Nothing Phone (1). The first public beta of the Android 13 update probably will reach the device by mid-December (2022). If you are waiting for the update, you can sign up for the open Beta program and be one of the first to test Android 13 on your Nothing Phone 1.


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Android 13 Beta for Nothing Phone (1)

You can sign up for the Android 13 public beta (Nothing OS 1.5 Beta) update for Nothing Phone 1. Follow the below instruction to apply for the update.

How to Join for Android 13 (Nothing OS 1.5) Beta Program for Nothing Phone 1?

1. Go to this page (link) and fill up the application form.

2. Agree to the terms of the Open Beta program.

3. Confirm that you have a Nothing phone by entering your IMEI number.

4. Wait for the confirmation, and you will receive the Android 13 beta OTA update once it is ready.

5. A full backup is necessary as the new software may wipe the phone.

After launching the Nothing Phone (1), the company released many software updates with several improvements and bug fixes. The latest update that the Phone 1 received is the Nothing OS 1.1.7, based on Android 12 for Global and European variants.

Nothing OS 1.5 (Android 13) will bring updated Nothing Camera, Gallery, Files, Nothing Launcher, and other apps, and more customization with the new Material You design. You will also get Android 1 goodies, such as enhanced privacy and security, improved Copy and Paste, fewer Notifications, better Tablet support, smart-Home Controls on the Lock Screen, encrypted Group Chats, per app languages, new Google Wallet, and more.

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