Samsung surprised Galaxy S22 beta users with a stable Android 14/One UI 6 update on November 16. Subsequently, the update is now rolling out globally, commencing in Europe, for Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra devices running Android 13.
The stable Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update has initiated its rollout in Europe, as confirmed by users in the Netherlands. This rollout is staged, not reaching every country simultaneously. Samsung anticipates a few weeks for a global release to all Galaxy S22 users, delivering firmware version S908BXXUDWK4, weighing around 3.1GB and including the November 2023 security patch.
Previously confined to beta testers, the Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update is now accessible to all Galaxy S22 users in Europe. The rollout will progressively expand to other regions in the coming weeks. To check for the update, navigate to Settings » Software update and tap Download and Install. The update size is approximately 3.1GB (Source: Sammobile).
This event marks the second major Android OS update for the Galaxy S22 series, fulfilling Samsung’s commitment to four major Android OS updates. Expect the Android 15 update in late 2024 and the Android 16 update in late 2025.
One UI 6 introduces an array of features, notably visual changes to the Quick Settings panel, Lockscreen, and Notification panel. Additionally, it brings a new Studio video editor app, an Auto Blocker setting for enhanced security, and various minor improvements.
For further details about One UI 6 features, explore here.