BREAKING: Samsung rolls out stable Android 13 with One UI 5 for Galaxy S20 series

Samsung has been diligently working on providing the Android 13 update to the eligible models. Today, the company has released the new Android 13 update with One UI 5 for Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy S21 series phones. Yes, the Galaxy S-series from 2020 started receiving its third major software upgrade at the same time as the last year’s S-series phones. Obviously, the upgrade is rolling with a slew of new features, UI changes, smoother animations, privacy features, and more. Read along to know all details about the Galaxy S20 Android 13 stable update.

If you own the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, or Galaxy S20 Ultra, then you can now upgrade your phone’s software to Android 13. Samsung is pushing the new upgrade to the 4G-enabled Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20 Plus with the G98xFXXUFGVJE firmware version. However, the Galaxy S20 Ultra received the new firmware with the G988BXXUFGVJE version number. Since this is a major update, you can expect the file size to weigh anywhere between 1.5GB and 2GB, also, make sure you have enough space on your phone.

At the time of writing, the OTA is seeding in select European countries that include Germany and Switzerland, it will be available in other regions soon. Samsung is pushing the updates in a staged manner and for the time being the OTA is in a rolling phase and will be available to everyone in the next couple of days.

Moving to the changes and features, the Android 13-centric One UI 5.0 update for Galaxy S20 comes with a flurry of new features including new lock screen personalization features, new wallpapers, widget stacking, new modes and routines, improved multitasking, smoother animations, and many more. As of now, the release notes of the One UI 5 update for Galaxy S20 is not available, but you can head over to this article to know more about One UI 5.0.

If you are a proud Galaxy S20 owner and want to upgrade your phone to the Android 13 update, then you can navigate to Settings, scroll down and select Software Update, then tap on Download and Install option, 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’ve received the Android 13 One UI 5.0 update for your Galaxy S20, do share your thoughts and the new features that you like about the new Android 13 One UI 5.0 update for the Galaxy S20 series.

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