What version of Android am I using?

Updated: 02/01/2021 by Computer Hope

This page shows you how to determine which version of Android is currently installed on your device.


Unlike the iPhone and iPad that utilize iOS, there are many different Android variants based on the phone's manufacturer. As such, the instructions for your device may differ a bit.

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
  2. In your apps list, tap the Settings Settings gear on an Android device. icon.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and select About phone (or something similar on a tablet).

About phone selector on Android.

  1. Locate the section labeled Android version.