In android phones generally, you will be getting updates only for 1 to 2 years. After that, you will not get any updates. Different companies give updates according to their convenience.

If you're a android user then one question was came in your mind, Could I upgrade android version of my android phone manually? Does it really work? Is it safe? The answer to all these questions is here in this article.

Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any damage/harm to your mobile. Read the whole article before making decisions.

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Yes, You can upgrade your mobile Android version to the next or next to next version manually. You just need to unlock your bootloader and install TWRP recovery. Bootloader settings give you access to change the internal directory of your phone.

To unlock bootloader settings different companies have different methods to unlock bootloader settings. Remember unlocking bootloader settings may destroy your phone warranty.

TWRP recovery can be download from the internet but it is different for every device. Such as Moto G5 (Cedric) has a different TWRP than Moto G5 Plus (Potter). To install TWRP recovery you need a PC and data cable to connect your phone to your PC.

Here's what you need

  1. Android SDK installed in your machine(PC/ Laptop) with fastboot and ADB command successfully
  2. USB cable to connect your machine and mobile.
  3. Bootloader should be unlocked.
  4. 7zip or a similar program that can handle .tgz and .tar files.

Steps to Unlock bootloader

  1. Turn on developer options by going to “About Phone” and tapping “Build Number” seven times.
  2. Enable USB debugging and OEM unlock on your device in the “Developer options” section.
  3. Plug in the Pixel to your PC with a USB cable.
  4. Open the command window on your PC.
  5. Boot your Pixel device into bootloader mode using the following command: adb reboot bootloader (if it requests you to authorize this, say yes).
  6. When your device boots into bootloader mode, type in this command: fastboot flashing unlock.
  7. A confirmation screen will pop up. Press the volume up key to highlight yes and the power button to start the bootloader unlocking process.
  8. Once unlocked, your device will reboot into bootloader mode. Now you simply need to type in fastboot reboot to finish the process.

Steps to flash new android version

  1. Head into the bootloader menu to test that your device and PC are communicating by typing in fastboot devices — if it comes back with your device’s serial number, you’re good to go.
  2. Prepare the factory image you downloaded earlier. Use 7zip to extract the .tgz file you downloaded and then again to extract the .tar file you extracted from the .tgz. This will create a folder with several files in it.
  3. Copy all those files and paste them in the platform-tools folder in the Android SDK on your computer. You should find it in the Program Files (x86) folder on Windows.
  4. There are two flash-all files. Windows users should double-click the one that has the gear logo and says “Windows Batch File” on the right. If you’re on Linux, double-click the
  5. A box will pop up and you should see the installation taking place. While this is going on, do not unplug your device for any reason!
  6. When the installation process has finished, your device will automatically reboot. You can then disconnect your device from your computer and start playing with Android 10.

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