How to Check Current Android Version of your Device

There will be several situations where you have to check the current android version of your smartphone, tablet or phablet devices. When you have to check the latest version to update your android, When you have to download a suitable application, or Even for telling your friends which android version you have. In all these situations, you should check current android version installed on your device.

So in this article, we are going to provide the solution for checking the current android version of your device. Here we listed only the basic method for checking it without depending an extra application to do the job. So, if you know the basic method to know the android version, this article is not for you.

Steps to Check Current Android Version of the Device

  1. Open the Settings of your device.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap About phone or About tablet option which may vary according to the device you are using.
  3. On the screen, under “Android version,” the number shown is your device’s Android version number. For example, it may look like 4.2, 4.4, 5.0, etc.

After getting the number, you could easily find out the android version with the tag name. For example, if you have found that the android version number is 5.0, it means, the android version installed on your smartphone is Lollipop. Like that, if you have seen 4.4, it is the KitKat. Refer our article on What is Android to know more about the versions of android.

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Once you have successfully found the android version of your smartphone, you could easily select the appropriate apps for your android smartphone from various downloading sources. You could also find the latest android version and update to it. If you have any more queries regarding the android version, feel free to leave a comment in the following comment area.


Muhammed Swalih is a Blogger by profession who also has a great taste in Web Development, SEO, Graphic Designing, etc.

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