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Samsung Galaxy Android 13 Update Status [2022]

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Looking for the Android 13 update information for your Samsung Galaxy smartphone, you are now in the right place. As Google made Android 13 official, we Samsung fans are now eagerly waiting for the One UI 5.0 upgrade.

Currently, Samsung is rolling out the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update to the Galaxy devices including phones and tablets. Meanwhile, the company is expected to start Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta by July this year.

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We don’t have any Android 13 upgrade rollout plan or roadmap for Samsung devices, meanwhile, it’s likely to happen later this year, starting with the Galaxy S22 series flagships.

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With the Samsung Galaxy Android 13 Update Status [2022] page, we are providing our readers the latest insights related to the Android 13-based One UI 5 upgrade for their Galaxy devices such as phones and tablets.

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This page mentions all the updates released ahead of the Android 13 update, new features, eligible Samsung devices for Android 13, One UI 5 Beta program, release date, rollout plan, roadmap, and everything you need to know.

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Samsung Galaxy Android 13 Update

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Aside from the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 updates, Samsung also rolls out new firmware updates with new features and security patches to the Galaxy devices. You can directly jump to the topics through the table of contents below.

Samsung Galaxy May 2022 Update

Starting April 25, Samsung is releasing the May 2022 Android security patches to various eligible Galaxy devices. So far, various Galaxy devices have received the latest security patch with firmware updates, however, you can check the updated devices that are mentioned below.

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May 2022 Patch: Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+, Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, Galaxy Note 10 Lite, Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy A52s, Galaxy A33, Galaxy M33, Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.

Samsung’s May 2022 security patch is available for a lot of Galaxy devices, however, the company will continue to distribute this software update until the next two months due to a staged rollout strategy and updates eligibility.

Aside from this, the Korean tech giant publishes the latest Security Patch Bulletin in the first week of each month. If you want to check the security patch contents, you can access them all on the official Samsung security website.

It’s important to mention that we will update this section with the latest month’s security patch as soon as any Samsung model starts receiving it. Meanwhile, you can check out all the security updates released by Samsung here.

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These devices are eligible for new monthly, quarterly, or biannual software updates from Samsung:

Current Models for Monthly Security Updates

  • Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G, Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
  • Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20+ 5G, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S21 FE 5G, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note10, Galaxy Note10 5G, Galaxy Note10+, Galaxy Note10+ 5G, Galaxy Note10 Lite, Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 5G, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
  • Enterprise Models: Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s 5G, Galaxy A53 5G, Galaxy XCover4s, Galaxy Xcover FieldPro, Galaxy Xcover Pro, Galaxy Xcover5

 

Current Models for Quarterly Security Updates

  • Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy Note9
  • Galaxy A40
  • Galaxy A01 Core, Galaxy A21, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A41, Galaxy A51 5G
  • Galaxy A02, Galaxy A02s, Galaxy A12, Galaxy A22, Galaxy A22 5G, Galaxy A22e 5G, Galaxy A32, Galaxy A32 5G, Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy A72, Galaxy A82 5G
  • Galaxy A03, Galaxy A03s, Galaxy A03 core, Galaxy A13, Galaxy A13 5G, Galaxy A23, Galaxy A33 5G, Galaxy A73 5G
  • Galaxy M01, Galaxy M21 2021, Galaxy M31s, Galaxy M51, Galaxy M12, Galaxy M22, Galaxy M32, Galaxy M32 5G, Galaxy M42 5G, Galaxy M52 5G, Galaxy M62, Galaxy M23 5G, Galaxy M33 5G, Galaxy M53 5G
  • Galaxy F12, Galaxy F22, Galaxy F42 5G, Galaxy F52 5G, Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy Tab A7, Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, Galaxy Tab A8, Galaxy Tab Active Pro, Galaxy Tab Active3
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7+, Galaxy Tab S7 FE, Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • W21 5G, W22 5G
  • Enterprise Models: Galaxy A50

Current Models for Quarterly Security Updates

  • Galaxy S8 Lite
  • Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A7 (2018), Galaxy A8 Star, Galaxy A8s, Galaxy A9 (2018)
  • Galaxy A10, Galaxy A10e, Galaxy A10s, Galaxy A20e, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30, Galaxy A60, Galaxy A70, Galaxy A80, Galaxy A90 5G
  • Galaxy A11, Galaxy A31, Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy A20s, Galaxy A30s, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A70s, Galaxy A01, Galaxy A51, Galaxy A71
  • Galaxy J4, Galaxy J6, Galaxy J6+, Galaxy J7 Duo, Galaxy J8
  • Galaxy M10, Galaxy M10s, Galaxy M20, Galaxy M30, Galaxy M30s, Galaxy M40, Galaxy M11, Galaxy M21, Galaxy M31
  • Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018), Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019), Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019), Galaxy Tab A with S pen, Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)
  • Galaxy Tab S4, Galaxy Tab S5e, Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Tab S6 5G
  • W20 5G

Back in 2019, Samsung announced that all the Galaxy devices launched in/after 2019, will be having 4 years of regular security updates. However, the company has further expanded this support to five years for select models.

Apart from this, the Korean tech giant is bringing up to 4 years of major Android upgrades to all flagships launched in/after 2021, which means, security updates will be available for one more year after major updates completion.

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What’s new with Samsung Galaxy Android 13

Samsung introduced the Android 12-based One UI 4 software with no radical design and UI changes. However, Google did just the opposite as the Android 12 features the biggest user interface changes in history.

This year, Samsung might bring changes to the overall look of the One UI with the Android 13 upgrade for the Galaxy devices. For sure, the upcoming version of the One UI won’t look like Google’s Android 13 operating system.

It’s expected that the One UI 5, based on Android 13, will come with significant design changes, improvements to the existing features/functions, new add-ons, better 3rd party app performance, and a lot more.

Google revealed several new features of the Android 13 operating system, and all of them will surely reflect with the One UI 5 upgrade for the Galaxy devices, at the same time, we don’t have any info regarding One UI 5 features.

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Android 13 development is still underway and we are hoping new features arrive with the public version of this new OS. Google is almost ready to begin the Android 13 Public rollout to Pixel devices by the end of this year.

Will my Samsung Galaxy get Android 13?

Usually, every Samsung phone and tablet is eligible for at least two major Android upgrades, while mid-rangers and older flagships for three upgrades and the latest flagships and select mid-rangers for up to four OS upgrades.

Significantly, the South Korean tech giant has improved its software offerings for the Galaxy consumers, which defeats Google itself. Well, Samsung officially disclosed which Galaxy devices will be getting four generations of Android upgrades that you can check below.

Samsung Four Android Upgrades List

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  • Galaxy S Series: Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S21 FE and upcoming S series devices.
  • Galaxy Z Series: Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3 and upcoming Z series devices.
  • Galaxy A Series: Galaxy A53, Galaxy A73 and upcoming Z series devices.
  • Galaxy Tablets: Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra and upcoming Tab S series devices.

In case you don’t find your Galaxy phone in the list mentioned above, no need to panic about that as there are a number of phones and tablets that will be surely getting the Android 13 upgrade.

 

Samsung Galaxy Android 13 Beta

Google announced the Android 13 Public Beta last month after releasing a handful of Developer Preview builds to Pixel smartphone owners. As of now, the Android 13 Beta is available for various devices from non-Google OEMs.

There are a lot of Chinese phones that can now download and install the Android 13 Beta 2 build ahead of the Stable release. At the same time, Samsung is out of the race the testing of the Android 13 mobile platform.

Google Android 13 Release Timeline

And unquestionably, Samsung will run its independent One UI Beta program to let Galaxy users grow the new Android operating system as well as apps and new features optimization.

The latest flagship devices will be eligible for the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta testing, while the company might also join some mid-rangers and budget phones for such activity.

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Samsung One UI Beta program will be limited to seven markets including South Korea, the US, India, Germany, UK, Poland, and China. And the Galaxy S22 series devices will be the first to get the stable and beta of One UI 5.

According to a recent report, Samsung is likely to start the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta testing activity by July 2022. However, we can expect the official rollout should begin later this year, possibly October/November.

 

Samsung Galaxy Android 13 Release Date

As per the Android 13 Development Roadmap, Google will release the Public version of Android 13, sometime in August this year, and Samsung can’t beat the US tech giant when it comes to the fastest Android deployment.

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Last year, Samsung managed to start distributing the stable One UI 4.0 update for general Galaxy S21 series users just a month after the official Android 12 rollout for Google’s Pixel devices.

This year, things will be a lot better and we can surely assume that the Korean phone maker will amaze consumers with an even boosted Android 13-based One UI 5 update distribution for the flagship Galaxy devices.

Samsung might release the stable Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update to Galaxy S22 series devices in late October or early November, meanwhile, we are taking it as just a rumor until the vendor officially confirms.

First published on – May 14…

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Samsung will give farewell to Galaxy Note series with Android 13 upgrade

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After receiving the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 and One UI 4.1 updates, Samsung fans are getting bored with regular security patches. While Google showcased the new Android 13 OS, Samsung Galaxy S and Note flagship owners are eagerly waiting for it along with One UI 5.0.

Google’s new mobile platform brings new features and privacy tools for the Pixel smartphone owners alongside minor tweaks in the user interface. All of the changes that Google is making in Android 13 will be seen in the One UI 5.0 except for the UI.

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Aside from this, the Korean tech giant is likely to introduce a third variant of the Android 12-based One UI alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 in August. The anticipated One UI 4.1.1 update might bring some new features, better system optimization, and stability.

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Thanks to Samsung’s software upgrades policy, we’ve plenty of ideas over which Galaxy devices will be getting the next major OS upgrade. At the same time, the previous rollout timelines help us accurately speculate the release timeline every year.

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Samsung stopped making new Galaxy Note phones, after the launch of the Galaxy Note 20 series. Therefore, the Android 13 will be like a farewell gift to the Samsung Galaxy Note series as it will be their third and last major upgrade for eligible Notes.

Samsung Galaxy Note Series Android 13 Upgrade

  1. Galaxy Note 20 LTE
  2. Galaxy Note 20 5G
  3. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra LTE
  4. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
  5. Galaxy Note 10 Lite

Note: SammyFans compiled the Galaxy Note series Android 13 eligible device list on the basis of Samsung’s upgrade policies. The parent Galaxy Note 10 series won’t get One UI 5.0, while its affordable variant is even compatible with another major upgrade.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Android 13 update, One UI 5.0 release date, Beta and more

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Android 13 One UI 5.0 Update

The Galaxy S22 series devices debuted with the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 iteration, back in February 2022. All the Samsung Galaxy S22 lineup phones are first in line to receive the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update on both Beta and Stable channels.

The 2022 Galaxy S flagship models come with support for 4 generations of Android OS upgrades. Starting with the Android 13, the Korean tech giant has promised Galaxy S22 consumers to deliver major upgrades up to Android 16, alongside 5 years of regular security patches.

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Well, talking about the first OS switch, the Galaxy S22 phones will be getting the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta and Stable update sometime in July and later this year, respectively. Google introduced the Android 13 OS, as Developer Preview, in February 2022, it’s not available for any Samsung device.

Galaxy S22 Android 13 Beta Status

We are expecting the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta activity for the Galaxy S22 line sometime in July or August this year. The program should be available in 7 countries like previously, letting consumers experience the new OS and features months ahead of its Public release.

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  • On April 7, it was reported that Samsung will first showcase the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta ROM for the Galaxy S22 series devices. Read more

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Galaxy S22 Android 13 Release Date

If Samsung starts the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta program in July, we can expect the Public rollout within two or three months, by October. While the initial rollout is likely to begin from the Korean market, the OEM will gradually expand its reach to the US and Europe.

  • Release Date – October 2022 [Expected]

Samsung Galaxy S22 Android 13 One UI 5.0 Update

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May 21

As confirmed by the Samsung community moderator, the Galaxy S22 May 2022 update that bears firmware version ending VE4 includes major fixes for two issues that were recently announced as an easy fix, as well as increases the security patch level. Read more

 

May 21

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Several users are facing multiple types of issues while using the Camera on their Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, or Galaxy S22 Ultra in which the most common issue is Camera shutter lag. Read more: Samsung’s way to fix Galaxy S22 Camera shutter lag

 

May 20

We’ve recently checked the Beta Operations Manager’s activity webpage, which has had no changes since January this year. We will continue to provide the latest insights regarding the Android 13 and One UI 5.0 update development for your Samsung devices.

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April 29

Samsung has started releasing the May 2022 security patch to the Galaxy S22 series smartphone users starting April 25. As of now, the update is available in various Asian countries, while today reached the T-Mobile variants in the United States. Read more

 

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April 21

In February 2022, Google released the Android 13 Developer Preview for eligible Pixel devices, however, the stable version may likely debut in October this year. However, the US tech giant will share more details about the new OS at its annual conference AKA Google I/O 2022.

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These 15 Samsung Galaxy S series phones will get Android 13 upgrade

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Over the past six months, Samsung released two major One UI updates to its flagship Galaxy devices including the Galaxy S21, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 10, and Galaxy S10 series, alongside the eligible foldable smartphones.

The One UI 4.0 and One UI 4.1 software are based on Google’s Android 12 operating system. While the former included the major Android 12 OS upgrade in the OTA package, the latter brings additional features and improvements to the Galaxy flagship phones.

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Well, Samsung is expected to bring another One UI variant on the same Android 12 OS, which will make its debut with the fourth-gen foldable phones sometime in August. The One UI 4.1.1 update is likely to come with some new features, better system optimization, and stability.

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Meanwhile, Samsung’s flagship smartphone users are wondering about a big switch as Google announced the 13th major generation of its mobile platform. The Korean tech giant has a solid software upgrade mechanism that leaves no confusion in the mind of its consumers.

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We are here talking about the Android 13 update eligibility for your Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone. The Galaxy S22 series will be, unquestionably!, getting the major One UI 5 update based on Android 13 later this year, while the 2020’s Galaxy S10 Lite is also eligible.

Samsung Galaxy S Series Android 13 Upgrade

  1. Galaxy S22 Ultra
  2. Galaxy S22 Plus
  3. Galaxy S22
  4. Galaxy S21 Ultra
  5. Galaxy S21 Plus
  6. Galaxy S21
  7. Galaxy S21 FE
  8. Galaxy S20 Ultra
  9. Galaxy S20 Plus LTE
  10. Galaxy S20 Plus 5G
  11. Galaxy S20
  12. Galaxy S20 5G
  13. Galaxy S20 FE LTE
  14. Galaxy S20 FE 5G
  15. Galaxy S10 Lite

Note: SammyFans compiled the Samsung Galaxy S series Android 13 eligible device list on the basis of the company’s upgrade policies. The parent Galaxy S10 series won’t get Android 13, while its affordable variant is still compatible with another major upgrade.

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