[Updated] U.S. carriers T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint & AT&T Android 12 update tracker: List of supported or eligible devices, release date & more

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on May 06, 2021) follows:

Most Android smartphone vendors have already rolled out the Android 11 update for over fifty percent of eligible devices from their portfolios.

Matter of fact, a report in December highlighted the fact that Android 11 has the fastest adoption rate of any version yet.

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While that’s indeed good news, there are still some bottlenecks in the way Android updates are released to the public, and smartphone carriers are one of them, possibly even the biggest bottlenecks of all.

Carriers such as Verizon and T-Mobile first test system updates independently before giving OEMs the green light to send out software updates to their phones.

This adds an extra layer of work which results in updates being delivered to carrier-locked units later than unlocked models in some cases, as seen with the Android 11 rollout in the U.S.

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That said, Google is now on the verge of kick-starting the Android 12 beta program, making Android 11 seem like a relic of the past.

This means that carriers such as T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint (now part of the Magenta carrier) will be responsible for testing Android 12 for devices before they give OEMs the nod to push the update to users.

So in this article, we’ll be keeping tabs on all developments surrounding the availability of Android 12 from the major U.S. carriers — U.S. T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint & AT&T.

T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint and AT&T Android 12 release date

While carriers do play a role in the rollout of software updates, OEMs are the ones responsible for developing and planning rollout schedules.

This means smartphone brands such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, and OnePlus that sell devices through carriers in the U.S. will be responsible for the availability of Android 12 for their devices.

That said, Google is expected to release the Android 12 beta this month and will continue testing the new Android OS until the end of August or early September after which it will release the stable update.

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Android 12 release schedule

Hence, we can expect to see OEMs along with carriers start rolling out the update towards the end of the year. But we’ll simply have to wait and see.

Eligible devices

Not all carriers in the U.S. sell the same smartphones. Hence, each carrier has a slightly different set of devices that are — or at least should be — eligible for the update to Android 12.

So we’ve curated lists of eligible devices that may get Android 12 from Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint that you can check out below.

Verizon

– Samsung Galaxy S21
– Samsung Galaxy S21+
– Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
– Samsung Galaxy Note 20
– Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

– Samsung Galaxy S20
– Samsung Galaxy S20+
– Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
– Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW
– Samsung Galaxy Fold

– Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
– Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2
– Samsung Galaxy S10
– Samsung Galaxy S10+
– Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

– Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW
– Samsung Galaxy A51
– Samsung Galaxy A21
– Samsung Galaxy A01
– Motorola Edge

– Motorola Edge+
– LG Velvet 5G UW
– LG V60 ThinQ 5G
– LG Wing
– LG K51

– LG Stylo 6
– LG Q70
– OnePlus 8 5G UW
– Nokia 8 V 5G UW
– Google Pixel 3

– Google Pixel 3 XL
– Google Pixel 3a
– Google Pixel 3a XL
– Google Pixel 4
– Google Pixel 4 XL

– Google Pixel 4a
– Google Pixel 4a 5G
– Google Pixel 5

AT&T

– Samsung Galaxy S21
– Samsung Galaxy S21+
– Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
– Samsung Galaxy Note 20
– Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

– Samsung Galaxy S20
– Samsung Galaxy S20+
– Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
– Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
– Samsung Galaxy Fold

– Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
– Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2
– Samsung Galaxy S10
– Samsung Galaxy S10+
– Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

– Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
– Samsung Galaxy A51 5G
– Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
– Samsung Galaxy A12
– LG K92

– LG WING 5G
– LG Velvet 5G
– LG V60 ThinQ 5G
– Motorola One 5G
– Google Pixel 3

– Google Pixel 3 XL
– Google Pixel 3a
– Google Pixel 3a XL
– Google Pixel 4
– Google Pixel 4 XL

– Google Pixel 4a
– Google Pixel 4a 5G
– Google Pixel 5

T-Mobile/Sprint

– Samsung Galaxy S21
– Samsung Galaxy S21+
– Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
– Samsung Galaxy Note 20
– Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

– Samsung Galaxy S20
– Samsung Galaxy S20+
– Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
– Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
– Samsung Galaxy Fold

– Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
– Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2
– Samsung Galaxy S10
– Samsung Galaxy S10+
– Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
– Samsung Galaxy Note 10
– Samsung Galaxy Note 10+

– Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
– Samsung Galaxy A32 5G
– Samsung Galaxy A51 5G
– Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
– Samsung Galaxy A12

– OnePlus 9
– OnePlus 9 Pro
– OnePlus 8 5G
– OnePlus 8T 5G
– Motorola One 5G Ace

– Motorola Razr 5G
– LG Stylo 6
– LG K51
– LG WING 5G
– LG Velvet 5G

– LG V60 ThinQ 5G
– Google Pixel 3
– Google Pixel 3 XL
– Google Pixel 3a
– Google Pixel 3a XL

– Google Pixel 4
– Google Pixel 4 XL
– Google Pixel 4a
– Google Pixel 4a 5G
– Google Pixel 5

These lists have been created based on past trends and not official confirmations. Hence, the information shared here should be taken with a pinch of salt.

Further, if you believe we’ve left out a device(s), feel free to drop a comment below letting us know.

Update 1 (October 02)

08:56 am (IST): T-Mobile has shared information regarding the status of Android 12 for select devices from Samsung, OnePlus, Google, and its in-house REVVL V+.

According to the magenta carrier’s official page, Android 12 is in development for the following devices:

OnePlus 7T
OnePlus 7T Pro 5G
OnePlus 8
OnePlus 8T+ 5G
OnePlus 9

OnePlus 9 Pro
OnePlus Nord N200
Pixel 3a
Pixel 3a XL
Pixel 3

Pixel 3 XL
Pixel 4
Pixel 4 XL
Pixel 4a 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21

Samsung Galaxy S21+
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
T-Mobile REVVL V+

Update 2 (October 21)

11:25 am (IST): Samsung is rolling out Android 12-based One UI 4 beta 3 to users of the Galaxy S21 devices in S.Korea.

Update 3 (November 16)

11:25 am (IST): Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is bagging the much-awaited update to Android 12-based One UI 4. This brings the November patch and bears software version SP1A.210812.016.G998USQU4BUK7.

Update 4 (November 26)

11:12 am (IST): T-Mobile has updated its Android 12 tracker to reflect the current status of its eligible devices. More on that here.

    NOTE: Clicking/tapping on a concerned section in the index below will take you to the section/table of your interest.

INDEX for the US carrier trackers
Carriers (Click/tap to access the carrier’s tracker)
Verizon
T-Mobile
Sprint
AT&T

    Note: The tables below are being updated regularly as and when a new update rolls out for any of the eligible devices.

Carrier: Verizon

Sr. No. Device name Release status
1. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Released

Carrier: T-Mobile

Sr. No. Device name Release status
1. Samsung Galaxy S21 Released
2. Samsung Galaxy S21+ Released
3. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Released
4. Pixel 4 Released
5. Pixel 4 XL Released
Sr. No. Device name Release status
6. Pixel 3 Released
7. Pixel 3 XL Released
8. Pixel 3a Released
9. Pixel 3a XL Released
10. Pixel 4a 5G Released
Sr. No. Device name Release status
1. Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Under Testing
2. Galaxy Z Flip3 5G Under Testing
3. OnePlus 7T Development
4. OnePlus 7T Pro 5G Development
5. OnePlus Nord N200 Development
Sr. No. Device name Release status
6. OnePlus 8T+ Development
7. OnePlus 9 Development
8. OnePlus 9 Pro Development
9. REVVL V+ Development
10. Galaxy A52 5G Development
Sr. No. Device name Release status
11. Galaxy S20 Development
12. Galaxy S20+ Development
13. Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Development
14. Galaxy Z Fold2 5G Development
15. Galaxy Tab S7 Development
Sr. No. Device name Release status
16. Galaxy Tab S7+ 5G Development
17. Galaxy Note 20 5G Development
18. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Development
19. Galaxy Z Flip 5G Development
20. OnePlus 8 Development

Carrier: Sprint

Sr. No. Device name Release status

Carrier: AT&T

Sr. No. Device name Release status

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