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Upgrade to Nothing OS 1.5. Powered by Android 13.

Upgrade to Nothing OS 1.5. Powered by Android 13.

Let’s go. We’re officially rolling out Nothing OS 1.5, powered by Android 13. Our most significant upgrade yet.

It’s our smoothest, most secure user experience. With exciting new custom features, just for Nothing.

Here’s what’s on offer:

App improvements

  • New custom Nothing weather app.
  • More refined camera app interface.
  • Up to 50% increase in app loading speed.


  • New Glyph sound pack. More Glyph ringtones and notification sounds.
  • More “Material You” colour schemes available for matching icons to wallpaper.
  • Lockscreen shortcut customisations. Create shortcuts for camera, torch, device controls, and wallet.

Improved experience

  • Easily switch data usage when using dual SIM with the improved network Quick Settings panel.
  • New QR code scanner in Quick Settings and in the camera app.
  • Multi-language support that allows different languages for different apps.
  • Clipboard preview. Copied text appears on the clipboard in the bottom corner of the screen. So you can directly edit the text before pasting.
  • Foreground services. Close active background apps directly from the notification centre to save battery. 

Visual enhancements

  • New look for Media Control. Puts album artwork on full display with a wider set of music controls.
  • Improved volume control. Easily adjust individual volume sliders without unlocking the screen (e.g. music vs alarm).
  • Less distracting notifications whilst in Game Mode. Now with Google Game Dashboard. Dashboard supports screenshots, screen recording, FPS display, and Do Not Disturb.
  • Live caption: detects speech on your device and automatically generates captions.
  • Smoother animations when transitioning the display between on and off.

Privacy upgrades

  • Photo picker. Choose which images you want to share with each app. 
  • Media permissions. Group the types of media you want to share e.g., photos and videos, music and audio, files. 
  • Alerts when an app accesses your clipboard. Then cleared history after a period of time to prevent unwanted access.
  • Added Personal Safety app.

System performance

  • Increased background memory. Reducing the wait for frequently used apps to load.
  • New self-repair feature that keeps Phone (1) running like it’s new. By clearing unused cache and expired system dumps.
  • Increased system stability. 
  • General bug fixes.
  • Fingerprint unlock accuracy has improved by up to 12%.
  • App startup speed has increased by up to 71%.
  • Standby power consumption has reduced by up to 50%.
  • Smart 5G has been optimised to improve network stability and reduce
  • wasted battery & data consumption.
  • Overall battery life has improved.

Phone (1) has never been better. Learn more about it here.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates this year.

The Nothing Team