Install Android 12 on your Samsung Galaxy A22 5G: Samsung shipped the Galaxy A22 5G with Android 11 out of the box. However, the company has rolled out the Android 12 update for the Galaxy A2 5G phones. So, you can download and install Android 12 on your Samsung Galaxy A22 5G.
The Android OS update for the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G is currently available in Malaysia and Thailand. We expect Galaxy A22 5G phones in other countries and regions to get the update in the coming weeks. The firmware version of the Android 12 update for the Galaxy A22 5G is A226BXXU4BVF7.
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Features of Android 12 on Galaxy A22 5G
The new update comes with One UI 4.1 and a security patch for June 2022. Once you install Android 12, your Galaxy A22 5G will get a new UI design. The Android 12 update also brings a better Dark Mode, more lock-screen widgets, new widget designs, and thicker sliders for screen brightness and volume for the Galaxy A22 5G.
Stock apps such as Camera, Gallery, My Files, Samsung Internet and Keyboard are all updated by Samsung. So, you get new designs and some extra features in these stock apps. For the keyboard, Samsung has included Grammarly-powered writing suggestions and corrections. You also now have faster access to stickers and animated emojis.
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The Samsung Internet app now features better anti-tracking measures and a new widget for searching the internet from the home screen. You can now also start the web browser directly in the Secret Mode. Features such as Edge Panels, Picture-in-Picture mode, and accessibility have been improved.
Android 12 has doubled the security and privacy of Android users and this feature is well utilized in the update coming to the Galaxy A22 5G. Once you install Android 12 on your Samsung Galaxy A22, you will have a Dashboard to manage the privacy and security of the device.
Using the Security and Privacy Dashboard, you can see details of apps that have access to your data such as location, phone contact, etc. You can also decide to easily restrict apps from getting access to some of your data.
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Download Android 12 on your Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
You can download and install the Android 12 Update on your Galaxy A22 5G by going to Settings » Software update and clicking on Download and install. You can also download the new update from here and install it manually.
Note: Please remember to back up your data before you start the installation of a new update.