How to know what version of android I have installed on my phone

How to know what version of android I have installed on my phone

Many android versions are now available for smartphones. Many previous version of android cannot run latest updated apps. As you know that many apps don’t work on android 2.3.7 now because apps are now heavy in use this version cannot handle this.

Like WhatsApp can’t work with this version of android in smartphones. So it’s better to know that which version of android you are using in your smartphones. It’s not very much complicated to discover this we will tell this with the few steps which you can follow to check which android version you have.

Many ask the question why we need to check which version of android we have in our phone. So the simple answer is that when new update will come you will first need to know which current version you have.

Moreover if you face any technical issue you will contact with your representative to solve your problem so for this you firstly tell the representative which android version you have so it’s important for you to know which version you have currently in your smart phones. Each brand has its own momentum to launch the version of android. Latest android version is android 10 Q which not every phone has. 

How to know the android version of your phone:

 The process of checking the android version of your phone is exceptionally simple. You don’t need to install any software and application to check this. 

  • Open the setting from your phone.
  • After this all the setting option will come in front of you.
  • Look for the ABOUT MY PHONE option.
  • After these click this, android version will be shown on your smartphone screen. 
  • You will clearly see your android version. Common and famous version includes Marshmallow, Oreo, Pie, and lollipop as well. Gingerbread, Ice cream sandwich etc. are older version of android. 


So whenever your phone notifies you that you have a pending update then go an update your version because update will fix bugs and other issue which the users were facing with the previous version. Therefore the update will make your device more secure than before.


The first version of android starts from 2.3.3 – 2.3.7 which named as Gingerbread and then 4.0.3 – 4.0.4 come which is known as Ice cream sandwich and after this 4.1.x – 4.3 come in the market which usually named as Jelly Bean and after this all that 5.0, 6.0 7.0 8.0 and 9 were come.

Updates make the device more smooth and fast in use. Bugs will be fixed and other issues will be solved after the update. So it’s better to update your phone with the latest version of android. For this you must know which version of android you are using right now.

The procedure of checking the version is simple as we told before so don’t worry at all you doesn’t need to download any application and software to know which version you are using. Follow these few steps to know about the Android version. 

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