Last week, Samsung started rolling out the much-awaited Android 13-centric One UI 5.0 update to the Galaxy S22. Initially, the update hits the Galaxy S22 models in Europe, South Korea, and India. Yesterday, the news comes out that an update goes live for the unlocked models in the US. And now there’s a good piece of news for the carrier-locked Galaxy S22 models. Verizon and T-Mobile have started pushing the stable Android 13 to the Galaxy S22 series phones in the US, read along to know more details about the update.
Both carriers (T-Mobile and Verizon) have officially confirmed the rollout on the Galaxy S22 support page. As per the information shared by Verizon, the stable build hits the Galaxy S22 with the TP1A.220624.014.S901USQU2BVJA software version. The update will bump up the monthly security patch to October 2022. T-Mobile didn’t mention the details for the firmware version or security patch, but Galaxy S22 owners have confirmed the rollout on Reddit. Currently, the update is in a rolling phase and will be available to everyone in the coming days.
If you are on the T-Mobile or Verizon network in the US, then you can now upgrade your Galaxy S22 to the Android 13-based One UI 5 software update. Speaking about the features, then Samsung is pushing the new One UI 5 update with a bunch of new features including the new 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.
You can also check out the complete list of changes coming with One UI 5 on the Galaxy S22, by moving to this page.
Whether you own the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, or S22 Ultra from T-Mobile or Verizon, then you can now upgrade your phone to the new Android 13 stable update. All you need to do is navigate to Settings > Software update, it will start searching for new updates if available tap on Download and install that’s it.
In case the update is not available on your device, you can wait for a few days, it is rolling in a staged manner and will be available to everyone soon. Before updating your phone to Android 13, make sure to take a backup and also charge your phone to at least 50%.