Last updated: Jan 24, 2023 18:08 UTC+01:00
The Galaxy A51 gets the last major Android OS upgrade in the US. Specifically, Android 13 is now rolling out in the US for the unlocked Galaxy A51, with the new firmware coming with One UI 5.0 and December 2022 security patches.
The Galaxy A51 shipped with Android 10 in 2019. This phone is eligible for 3 major Android OS upgrades. So version 13, along with One UI 5.0, is the last major firmware release for this midrange phone.
Thankfully, support for new OS upgrades is ending with a bang. One UI 5.0 is a great update with a focus on performance optimizations and UI cleanups. At the same time, it adds quality-of-life features and improves customization options with stacked widgets and a new lock screen selection menu.
Updates also bring new “Connected devices” A section within the Settings app and an easy way to monitor and close background apps from the Recent apps screen. Also new is the multi-window his gesture. This makes multi-view multitasking a much more important part of the One UI experience.
Android 13 One UI 5.0 update available for model number Galaxy A51 SM-A515U1 Includes firmware version A515U1UEU8EWA6.
To update a factory unlocked Galaxy A51 in the US, tap when you receive a notification or Configuration mobile phone apps, access “Software updates,” and tap “Download and install.” As usual, if you want to update manually via PC, you can download the official firmware files from our website.