Galaxy M13 owners, rejoice! Your smartphone has now started receiving the One UI 5.0 update based on Android 13. Right now, the update is rolling out to the Galaxy M13 (SM-M135F) across Europe, and we expect it to reach more countries by the end of this month. Samsung is definitely making good on its promise by rolling out Android 13 to all eligible phones by the end of 2022.
Galaxy M13 Android 13 update is rolling out in Europe with a firmware version M135FXXU1BVL2. In addition to One UI 5.0, the update also brings the November 2022 security patch, which fixes about four dozen security vulnerabilities. If you live in Europe and use the Galaxy M13, you can install the Android 13 update on your smartphone by going to: Settings » Program update and clicking on Download and install. You can also download the new firmware file from our database and flash it manually.
The Galaxy M13 5G received Android 13 a few days ago. More high-end smartphones released over the past few years will soon receive the Android 13 update.
Galaxy M13 Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update. what’s up:
The update brings an updated UI design with an expanded Color Palette feature, Stacked Widgets, improved widgets and larger icons in the notification area. Samsung has also improved all of its stock apps with better designs and more features. The built-in OCR feature in One UI 5.0 can extract text from images stored on the phone or via live camera feed. This feature can be found in the stock Camera, Gallery, and Keyboard apps. Samsung Internet has improved privacy, performance and new widgets.
The Galaxy M13 also gets improved performance and smoother animations with the Android 13 update. There are different ringtones for each contact and better multitasking gestures. Bixby Routines has been renamed to Modes & Routines and the app has been simplified to make it easier for new users to use. Bixby and Routines got new features. Bedtime Mode has been renamed to Sleep Mode.
The Settings app has been simplified. There is now a Connected Devices menu where you can see all the devices connected to your phone. The Privacy and Security sections have been merged into one section. The camera app has been simplified, offering easier ways to zoom and record videos. It also got a watermark option, improved Single Take and zoom support in Food mode.
Stories have been improved and filters are now easily customizable. The built-in image and video editors have been improved with One UI 5.0. You can edit GIFs more easily, draw perfect shapes on pictures, create stickers from any image, save portrait mode even after editing the picture and add more stickers to pictures and videos. When you share photos that contain personal information, such as a phone number, email address, etc. mail ID or credit card number, the software notifies you and allows you to blur that part of the image while sharing it with others.
Samsung Keyboard now has more emoticons, AR emojis, animated emoji pairs and kaomojis. You can customize the layout of the Samsung keyboard space bar. Android 13 brings opt-in notifications, which means any new app you install must get your permission before sending you notifications. Notification layout controls have also been improved. There are per-app language settings, Do Not Disturb exceptions, and RAM Plus customizations.
Various other features have been introduced with One UI 5.0. You can go through the full list in the official changelog of your phone once it receives the One UI 5.0 update.