While Samsung’s high-end phones received the Android 14 update two months ago, most of its entry-level smartphones started getting the update last month. The carrier-locked versions of those phones received the new update even later. The Galaxy A13 is now getting the Android 14 update in the US.
Two weeks ago, the global model of the Galaxy A13 received the Android 14 update. Now, the carrier-locked version of the Galaxy A13 has started getting the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update in the USA. The new update comes with firmware version A135USQU7DXA2 and includes the December 2023 security patch. Unfortunately, the update doesn’t bring the January 2024 security update to the device.
Watch all the features that Android 14 (One UI 6.0) brings to Samsung’s smartphones in our video below.
If you have the carrier-locked version of the Galaxy A13 in the US, you can now check for the Android 14 update on your device. To do that, navigate to Settings » Software update » Download and install. Alternatively, you can download the appropriate firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually using the Odin tool and a computer running the Windows operating system.
One UI 6.0, which is based on Android 14, brings a new Quick Panel layout, more lock screen clock widget fonts, a new media player widget in the notifications and lock screen areas, new designs for all new emojis, and a new default font. Samsung has improved all the stock apps that come with One UI. The Gallery app shows editing suggestions, while the built-in Photo Editor has more prominent editing. The video editor has been renamed to Samsung Studio, and it now supports drafts.