New Android 13 patch fixes battery drain issue and more for Pixel phones

Android 13 is getting its first update since launching in August via a Pixel security patch and a slew of fixes for Android devices.

The September patch will affect several Pixel 4 series devices (the 4, 4 XL, 4a and 4a 5G) as well as the Pixel 5 (the 5, 5a and 5a 5G) and Pixel 6 (the 6 and 6 Pro) . According to Google (opens in a new tab), the rollout begins today and “will continue over the next week in phases depending on carrier and device.” The update will also be available on Pixel 6a devices later this month. Device owners will receive a notification informing them to download the patch once it becomes available.

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