Samsung Galaxy S23 series – which includes the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+And this Galaxy S23 Ultra — India and other regions are receiving the Android 14 update. The South Korean smartphone maker’s flagship handsets for 2023 are its first models to be updated to the latest version of Android and come with a revised One UI 6 interface with improvements to the quick panel, multitasking, and a new default font. Users should receive a notification to download the update, or can manually check from the Settings app.
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S23, Samsung’s latest software update is available to download with build number S918BXXU3BWJM for users who have opted to receive the update through the beta channel. This is a 350MB update for beta testersWhile users who are updating to Android 13-based One UI 5.1 will have to download a larger 3GB update.
The update to the latest version of Android is now available for users in India, Some? countries in Europe, and uk, However, it appears that users in the US will have to wait for some more time as there are no reports of the update arriving in the country. Meanwhile, Samsung’s support page reveals that the Android 14 update for the Galaxy S23 series will be available “soon” in the US, along with a list of other smartphones that have been confirmed to receive the update.
As part of the One UI 6 update based on Android 14, Samsung has introduced a newly redesigned quick settings panel with a modern media player in the notification area. While you still get circular toggles for various settings, the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth buttons are larger and located at the top of the screen. You can also access quick settings by swiping down from the top right corner, while swiping from the top left will reveal the notification area.
Samsung has also updated the default font on One UI 6, replacing the font that has been used since One UI was introduced in 2018. You can also go back to the old font, and changing this setting affects how all your apps appear. Meanwhile, all of Samsung’s emojis from One UI 5.1 have been redesigned and are a bit brighter.
Under the hood, the Android 14 update for the Galaxy S23 series also adds improvements to the Gallery app with new AI features, a redesigned camera button, and support for preset widgets with configuration that can be placed on the home screen. . Samsung has also introduced customizations to the home screen and app drawer, as well as the ability to customize the position of the clock on the lock screen.
If you have not received any notification to download and install the Android 14-based One UI 6 update on your Samsung Galaxy S23 series smartphone, you can follow these steps to check for the update manually.
How to Download Android 14 Update on Samsung Galaxy S23
- Charge your smartphone to more than 50 percent and connect to a Wi-Fi network.
- Open the Settings app and tap software update,
- Tap Download and install To start checking for updates.
- Follow the steps on your screen to complete the installation of the update.
- Wait until your smartphone restarts and the update process is completed.