Carrier-locked Galaxy A23 5G getting Android 13 and One UI 5.0 update in the US


In October 2022, Samsung started updating its Galaxy devices with Android 13. Still, having a large number of devices which are available all around the world, the company is gradually updating the devices. It has covered almost all of the devices, but because of carrier restrictions, several Galaxy devices are left behind and getting the updates very late.

The same is happening with Galaxy A23 5G’s carrier-locked by T-Mobile and MetroPCS device; it is currently receiving the Android 13 and One UI 5.0 updates. However, the unlocked variant of the device has already received the One UI 5.0 update at the end of December, while the international variant of the device got the update in early December.

Users who own the Galaxy A23 5G can easily identify the latest update by the firmware version number A236USQS1BWA2. The update also includes a new security patch update in the form of January 2023.

Android 13 comes with several new features and UI enhancements

The update brings the new Android 13-based One UI 5.0; it is the latest skin introduced by Samsung for Galaxy devices. As per the official changelog of Android 13(One UI 5.0), the update includes some improvements to the UI design, which makes it smoother as well as faster than before; the update brings some new features that add more utility to the device. Like extracting text from the image, Auto optimization, stacked widgets, and more.

Some new customization features are also introduced, such as you can fully customize your lock screen from the edit mode without unlocking the phone, and more options are now available for your colour palette.

Additionally, it comes with some new features which offer some improvements to its existing functions, including a Samsung keyboard, Call backgrounds, Samsung Dex, and more. If you want to experience a fresh UI as well as interesting features on your device, you should install the latest One UI 5.0 update.

The Galaxy A23 5G was launched in August 2022, it came with Android 12, and it has now received its first major update, Android 13, and will also receive three more Android updates in the future.

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