Google has released an Android 12 developer support image that allows developers to roll back the Android 13 update on your Pixel 6, 6 Pro, or 6a device. Google made rollback impossible due to a vulnerability in the bootloader on these devices.
This vulnerability in the bootloader according to google It should be fixed in the image of Android 12. However, the company does not recommend using the developer support image as a full Android version on devices. After all, Google writes that the Android 12 developer support image will not receive any updates in the future, nor will it contain any bug fixes or patches added to Android 13.
Google also reported that the Android 12 developer support image does not meet the requirements compatibility test group. This is a test environment for Android that can be used to check whether the operating system is rooted or not and can be considered “trustworthy” by apps. For this reason, it is possible that some online banking apps or games will not work on this Android 12 developer support image.
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