Galaxy S21 and Galaxy A52 receive new Android 13 beta updates

Samsung has released new Android 13 beta updates for the Galaxy S21 series and Galaxy A52. This is the third beta version for the first and the second for the second. The Korean company has been beta testing the new version of Android as well as its One UI 5.0 custom software since August. The stable Android 13 update is scheduled to roll out later this month.

As you’d expect, the latest builds fix several bugs that were discovered in previous Android 13 betas for the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy A52 phones. Samsung’s official changelog for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra mentions a fix for a sleep mode bug that caused it to activate automatically (Going through). Another bug prevented the screen from turning on if sleep mode was active. The company also repaired it. Samsung has also fixed crashes that occur when accessing the app folder, changing the wallpaper, or using S Pen air controls on compatible models. Vibration feedback issues have also been fixed.

Additionally, on the Galaxy A52, Samsung fixed an issue with the two-finger swipe gesture for split-screen mode. Other known issues such as Bluetooth not showing up in quick toolbar, fingerprint errors, drawing option not working in photo editor, and Settings app crashing when of opening Connections have also been fixed.

The latest Android 13 betas for the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy A52 phones still contain known issues. Samsung will fix them with later versions. Or maybe we will directly get the stable version now.

Samsung is approaching the stable version of Android 13

Samsung is also running One UI 5.0 beta programs based on Android 13 for the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S20 series. The former has already picked up four betas and could get one more next week before the stable release. The beta program for the latter only started a few weeks ago. It will probably get a few more betas.

As previously reported, Samsung is expected to start rolling out the stable Android 13 update to its devices later this month. The Galaxy S22 series is expected to receive it first, followed by other models. We expect the company to install the new version of Android on most of its eligible flagship models before the end of this year. Some high-end mid-range ones, such as the Galaxy A53 and Galaxy A52, may also get the update before 2023. We’ll keep you posted on any such updates.