Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 and Galaxy F13 receive Android 13 stable update

Samsung’s great job on the Android 13 rollout is now in its final stages. The OEM now starts pushing the anticipated software to the pending Galaxy devices. Today, Samsung has started rolling out the new Android 13-centric One UI 5.0 upgrade to the Galaxy Tab A8 and Galaxy F13. Obviously, the update will hit eligible devices with a slew of new features, changes, and improvements.

The South-Korean tech giant plants the new firmware on the Galaxy F13 with the E135FXXU1BVL2 build number and the Galaxy Tab A8 receives the new update with the X205XXU1CVL6 software version.

As always the upgrade is currently available in select countries, for Galaxy F13, the firmware is seeding in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Whereas the Galaxy Tab A8 Android 13 upgrade goes live in India and a dozen of European countries – Austria, Bulgaria, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

Android 13 based One UI 5.0 is a major software upgrade for the two new Galaxy devices. As a major upgrade, it needs a huge chunk of data for downloading, so make sure you have enough data for downloading.

Talking about the features, then Samsung is pushing the new firmware to two new phones with features such as lock screen personalization features, new wallpapers, widget stacking, new modes and routines, improved multitasking, smoother animations, and many more. You can head over to this article to know more about One UI 5.0.

Whether you own the Galaxy Tab A8 or Galaxy F13, you can update your Galaxy to the new One UI 5.0 update. All you need to do is, head over to Settings > Software Upgrade > Download and Install, now if there’s a new update, then you can install it on your phone or you can wait for a few days and check back later.

If you are in a hurry, then you can manually sideload the firmware on your phone. Where you want to update your phone through OTA or want to sideload the firmware, check out this story for more information about updating Galaxy phones to the new update.

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By Haneet Singh

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