how to find out your Smartphone's Android version number - Premiumstech: Tech News, How-Tos, Science and Health Tips

Breaking

2018-01-08

how to find out your Smartphone's Android version number



Android versions of smartphones play important roles in today's mobile devices, one of the key functions is that they help in accessing high level Programs and Applications both online and offline. In most cases, Users of Android devices use Android versions to determine the capabilities and level of data processing of their smartphones.

 see-how-to-find-Smartphone's-Android-version-number

The hierarchy in Android versions signifies that the recent version is proudly built to surpass its predecessors in all dimensions. For example, it is unwise to compare Android 1.5: Cupcake with Android 7.0: Nougat.

See Also|HOW TO STOP UNAUTHORIZED DEVICES FROM CONNECTING TO YOUR WI-FI

It is not only the Smartphone's Android version that you are going to be shown how to find but also, the name of your device, manufacturer, carrier, the Linux kernel version and the recent “Android security patch level”.
 see-how-to-find-Smartphone's-Android-version-number

so let's start. Open the “app drawer” where the entire list of apps are installed on your phone and tap on the "Settings" icon. The App drawer is a button located at the bottom of your Home screen mostly at the center but sometimes at the corner.
see-how-to-find-Smartphone's-Android-version-number

Go to the “About phone” or “About tablet” tab in "settings" screen.
see-how-to-find-Smartphone's-Android-version-number

There, you will see your android version number with no name included. For instance, “Android 7.0” is displayed instead of “Android 7.0 Nougat”.
see-how-to-find-Smartphone's-Android-version-number

Also in that section, you will see the “Build number” and “Kernel version”. That tells you about the exact build of Android on your device and its Linux kernel version with build date. This information determines whether your device has the latest security patches.

In addition, you can see what each android version is represented with by tapping the “Android version” repeatedly.

Also Read|NANOPHONE: 'SMALLEST PHONE IN THE WORLD' LAUNCHED

LIST OF ANDROID VERSIONS WITH THEIR CODE NAMES

  • Android 7.0: Nougat
  • Android 6.0: Marshmallow
  • Android 5.0 – 5.1.1: Lollipop
  • Android 4.4 – 4.4.4: Kit Kat
  • Android 4.1 – 4.3.1: Jelly Bean
  • Android 4.0 – 4.0.4: Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Android 3.0 – 3.2.6: Honeycomb
  • Android 2.3 – 2.3.7: Gingerbread
  • Android 2.2 – 2.2.3: Froyo
  • Android 2.0 – 2.1: Eclair
  • Android 1.6: Donut
  • Android 1.5: Cupcake 

No comments:

Post a Comment