Till now, Samsung has successfully seeded its several Galaxy devices with the latest Android 13 update in many regions. Meanwhile, today Verizon has come up with a surprise, the bunch of Galaxy devices has now received the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update in the US.
As per the information, Verizon has now rolled out an Android 13 update for various smartphones and tablets in the US, including Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy A53 5G and Galaxy Tab S8.
Verizon-locked models of these mentioned devices are now eligible to experience the offerings of the latest OS, along with the monthly security patches released in October and November 2022. Whereas, these devices have already got the update in other regions.
Now let’s have a look at the detail of the update one by one for every Galaxy device, additionally, we recommend you install the latest version on your Verizon locked models to get a more enhanced user experience and improved performance.
Verizon-locked Samsung Galaxy devices – Android 13 Update
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2/ Fold 3 / Flip 3
Verizon locked foldables including Galaxy Z Fold 2, Fold 3 and Flip 3 are getting the major Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update in the US along with the November 2022 security patch. The version number for the particular update are mentioned below.
- Galaxy Z Fold 3: F926USQU2EVK3
- Galaxy Z Flip 3: F711USQU3EVK3
- Galaxy Z Fold 2: F916USQU2IVK3
Samsung Galaxy S21 Series
Samsung earlier released the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for Galaxy S21 series owners in several countries, now it’s turning for the Verizon locked models to experience it in the US, along with October 2022 security patch. The update can be identified via the One UI build version mentioned below.
- Galaxy S21: G991USQU5DVK3
- Galaxy S21 Plus: G996USQU5DVK3
- Galaxy S21 Ultra: G998USQU5DVK3
- Galaxy S21 FE: G990USQU4DVK5/G990U2SQU2DVK5
Samsung Galaxy S20 Series
Verizon-locked Samsung Galaxy S20 users will get this latest Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update with the November 2022 monthly security patch. You can check the build version below.
- Galaxy S20: G981USQU3GVK1
- Galaxy S20 Plus: G986USQU3GVK1
- Galaxy S20 Ultra: G988USQU3GVK1
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Along with the flagship devices, Verizon has also seeded the mid-range Galaxy A53 5G smartphone with a major Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update which carries the November 2022 security patch in the US. The update can be determined via the firmware mentioned below.
- Galaxy A53 5G: A536VSQU4BVJ4.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8
Verizon has released the Android 13-based One UI 5 update currently for the plus model of Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, however, others could get it soon. It contains the November 2022 patch for system stability, below you can check the build version.
- Galaxy Tab S8 Plus: X808USQU2BVK4.