The South Korean tech giant has started rolling out Android 13 with dozens of devices becoming eligible for the highly anticipated new patch. The update, which also adds One UI 5.0, is currently available for recently released devices like the Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 as well as older Galaxy handsets like the Galaxy S20 series. By the end of this year, all of Samsung’s 2022 and 2021 flagships are expected to receive the Android 13 update.
The Android 13 and One UI 5.0 update brings new ways to customize your Samsung devices and much more.
Improved lock screen customization means you can make one of the most ubiquitous screens on your phone even more personal.
Just touch and hold the lock screen to set the wallpaper, as well as change clock styles and notification settings, and you’ll get a live preview to show you what it looks like.
The lock screen and home screen can be decorated with ready-made images, videos, filters, gradient color background and many more.
Widgets can also be stacked on the Home screen and a new Smart recommendations widget serves apps and functions based on content and your habits.
Elsewhere, One UI 5.0 saves you time in other ways with improved multitasking features.
This includes being able to quickly enter split-screen multitasking or use a gesture to place apps in a floating window.
One UI 5.0 brings camera improvements, more options when editing photos, improved animations and more.
Speaking about the update Samsung said: “One UI 5 with its powerful new features makes your everyday life effortless, allowing you to easily do things across all your Galaxy devices. Be more expressive and enjoy the experience improved customization.”
If you’re wondering if you can download Android 13 and One UI 5.0, here’s a list of all the devices that have received the update so far, as reported by SamMobile.
Samsung S series: Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S21 FE
Samsung Note series: Galaxy Note 20/Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Note 10 Lite, Galaxy S10 Lite
Samsung foldable phones: Galaxy Z Flip 4, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Flip Z, Galaxy Flip Z 5G
Samsung A series: Galaxy A53 5G, Galaxy A33 5G, Galaxy A73 5G, Galaxy A52, Galaxy A71
Samsung Tablets: Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S7 series
Other Samsung phones: Galaxy Xcover 6 Pro, Galaxy M52 5G, Galaxy M32 5G, Galaxy F62, Galaxy M53 5G