There comes a time in every Android user’s life when an important question has to be answered: is my device running a 32- or 64-bit operating system? It can be a rough, troubling time if you’re not sure how to answer that question. But we’re here for you, and we’ll help walk you through what to do should such a scenario arise. Just breathe, it’s going to be fine.

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Let’s do this.

So, the first thing you’ll want to do is download and install AnTuTu Benchmark. We’re not going to run any benchmarks here, just use it to get some processor information.

Once you have it installed, go ahead and open it, then tap the “Info” tab at the bottom.

Find the line labeled “Android” in this list—it should be the third entry. To the right of this, it will show the Android version you’re running and what bit the OS is.

Yeah, that’s it. That is literally it. See? You were stressed for nothing.

While it’s not necessarily something you’ll need to know or reference often, it’s always good to know how to access this sort of info in case you do need it. For example, if you’re downloading a third-party app and it’s version-specific.

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