How to download Android 12 and 12L for Google Pixel and other Android devices

The wait is finally over — Android 12L is here as Google has officially kicked off the update rollout via a stable channel. If you’re the lucky owner of a Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, or the Pixel 3a XL, then you can have the opportunity to try out the latest iteration of Android right now. During the beta phase, Generic System Images (GSI) are also available, which means the early builds can be booted on non-Google Project Treble compatible devices as well.

Alongside the supported Google Pixel devices, Android 12 as a major version is also available on a wide range of devices from different OEMs — either in the form of beta or stable builds. In case you’re looking for the answer to the question “when will my phone get Android 12?“, take a look at the following OEM-specific trackers to find out:

This page will serve as a one-stop download index for all the Android 12/12L stable, Beta, and Developer Preview releases. We will keep the page updated with the latest OTAs and factory images for the supported Pixel series of devices. You can learn how to install the Android 12/12L on Google Pixel smartphones by visiting our dedicated guide here.

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Download Android 12 QPR Beta for Google Pixel devices

QPR3 Beta 3 (S3B1.220420.005)

For eligible Google Pixel devices, you can download the third beta build of Android 12 QPR3 from the index below:

You can also download the official Generic System Image (GSI) packages from the index below:

GSI Downloads


QPR3 Beta 2 (S3B1.220318.003)

For eligible Google Pixel devices, you can download the second beta build of Android 12 QPR3 from the index below:

You can also download the official Generic System Image (GSI) packages from the index below:

GSI Downloads


QPR3 Beta 1.1 (S3B1.220218.006)

For the Google Pixel 6 series, you can download the Android 12 QPR3 1.1 from the index below:


QPR3 Beta 1 (S3B1.220218.004)

For eligible Google Pixel devices, you can download the first beta build of Android 12 QPR3 from the index below:

You can also download the official Generic System Image (GSI) packages from the index below:

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 and 12L Stable for Google Pixel devices

May 2022 release (SP2A.220505.002)

For eligible Google Pixel devices, you can download the latest stable Android 12L build with the May 2022 security patches from the index below::


April 2022 release (SP2A.220405.003 || SP2A.220405.004 for the Google Pixel 6 series)

For eligible Google Pixel devices, you can download the stable Android 12L build with the April 2022 security patches from the index below::


March 2022 release (SP2A.220305.012 || SP2A.220305.013.A3 for the Google Pixel 6 series)

For eligible Google Pixel devices, you can download the first stable build of Android 12L with the March 2022 security patches from the index below:


Mid-February 2022 release (SQ1D.220205.004)

The Google Pixel 6 series has received a special mid-February build that brings along some smaller, under-the-hood changes.


February 2022 release

For Google Pixel devices, you can download the stable Android 12 build with the February 2022 security patches from the index below:

Additionally, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have also received their final update in February. The new build is still on the October 2021 security patch level.


January 2022 release

For Google Pixel devices, you can download the stable Android 12 build with the January 2022 security patches from the index below:

Additionally, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have also received a bug fix update in January. It doesn’t bump up the security patch level, though.


Older builds from 2021

December 2021 release

For Google Pixel devices, you can download the stable Android 12 build with the December 2021 security patches from the links below:

Keep in mind that Google doesn’t offer the Pixel 6/6 Pro’s December 2021 builds anymore due to the buggy nature of them. Although you can still download the packages using the aforementioned links, it is highly recommended to stay away from this release.


Mid-November 2021 release

The Google Pixel 6 series has received a special mid-November build to improve the fingerprint sensor’s performance.


November 2021 release

For Google Pixel devices, you can download the stable Android 12 build with the November 2021 security patches from the links below:


October 2021 release

For Google Pixel devices, you can download the first stable Android 12 build with the October 2021 security patches from the links below:



Android 12/12L Beta and Developer Preview builds

If you need to download older beta and/or Developer Preview builds, you can find them listed below:

Beta and Developer Preview builds

It is worth mentioning that the beta/preview builds don’t have all the new software features you can associate with the final release of Android 12 and 12L. To be precise, Google gave developers the chance to test their apps against new Android platform APIs months before the new Android version became available for the general public. Hence, the builds mentioned below are aimed at the developer community only and are not intended to be used by end-users.

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Android 12L Beta 3

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Android 12L Beta 2

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Android 12L Beta 1

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Beta 5

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Beta 4.1

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Beta 4

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Beta 3.1

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads

Architecture GSI Package
x86_64+GMS Download Link
ARM64+GMS Download Link
x86_64 Download Link
ARM64 Download Link

Download Android 12 Beta 3

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Beta 2.1

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Beta 2

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Beta 1

Google Pixel

GSI Downloads


Download Android 12 Developer Preview 3


Download Android 12 Developer Preview 2.2


Download Android 12 Developer Preview 2.1


Download Android 12 Developer Preview 2


Download Android 12 Developer Preview 1.1


Download Android 12 Developer Preview 1

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