Which version of Android we are using?


From the birth of Android, which took place in 2008 with version 1.0, you have been published many versions of what is currently one of the most popular operating systems for mobile devices in the world. To find out what version of Android we are using smartphones or tablet can use two different methods: Follow the steps in method 1 or go to whatismyandroidversion site to perform the automatic identification as described in Method 2.

method 1

Touch the icon Applications .
Touch the icon settings .
Scroll down the list and touch information on the device .
Depending on the model used this entry it may be indicated by a different name: Device Information , About phone , About tablet or About tablet .
Scroll down the list and look for the Android version . The number of the version of Android that we are using will be shown immediately below this entry.

method 2

Connect site whatismyandroidversion to automatically see which version of Android we are using. Android
Under Your version of Android is: will indicate the version used by our device.
If the message Android not detected means that we’re not using Android but another operating system.

Android Versions

Below is a list of the latest Android versions (in chronological order).

  1. Android (codenamed) Cupcake 1.5 was released on April 27, 2009 3 Discontinued;
  2. Android (codenamed) Donut 1.6 was released on September 15, 2009 4 Discontinued;
  3. Android (codenamed) Eclair 2.0 – 2.1 was released on October 26, 2009 5 – 7 Discontinued;
  4. Android (codenamed) Froyo 2.2 – 2.2.3 was released on May 20, 2010 8 Discontinued;
  5. Android (codenamed) Gingerbread 2.3 – 2.3.7 was released on December 6, 2010 9 – 10 Discontinued;
  6. Android (codenamed) Honeycomb 3.0 – 3.2.6 was released on February 22, 2011 11 – 13 Discontinued;
  7. Android (codenamed) Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 – 4.0.4 was released on October 18, 2011 14 – 15 Discontinued;
  8. Android (codenamed) Jelly Bean 4.1 – 4.3.1 was released on July 9, 2012 16 – 18 Discontinued;
  9. Android (codenamed) KitKat 4.4 – 4.4.4 was released on October 31, 2013 19 Discontinued;
  10. Android (codenamed) Lollipop 5.0 – 5.1.1 was released on November 12, 2014 21 – 22 Discontinued;
  11. Android (codenamed) Marshmallow 6.0 – 6.0.1 was released on October 5, 2015 23 Ongoing;
    Android (codenamed) Nougat 7.0 – 7.1.1 was released on August 22, 2016 24 – 25 Ongoing.