Samsung Galaxy A12 Android update status
Currently: Android 12
When Samsung Galaxy A12 launched, it shipped with Android 10, but has since been updated to Android 12 (18 Aug 2022).
Expected: Android 13 (last version ever)
Samsung has promised that Samsung Galaxy A12 will get Android 13. The expected release for this version is 01/2023. However, this is only the manufacturer's promise, as far as we know - Samsung might release even further updates to the phone later or might end support earlier on.
Based on what we currently know, the expected Android 13 will be the last Android update for Samsung Galaxy A12. After this update, the device might get security patches, but wont get any new major Android versions to it.
Samsung Galaxy A12 update history
Samsung has promised the phone will eventually get Android 13. This will be the phone's last and final Android update. (Expected: 01 / 2023)
Official, stable version of Android 12 released for Samsung Galaxy A12.
Official, stable version of Android 11 released for Samsung Galaxy A12.
Samsung Galaxy A12 gets released, ships with Android 10.
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Why my phone still has the older Android version...?
Please note that most of the time the new Android versions get rolled out relatively slowly: manufacturers don't deliver over-the-air (OTA) Android updates to all users at the same time, but instead, roll out the update in cycles.
Additionally, if your phone has been bought from an operator, this complicates things. While the unlocked phones might get the updates, the operator-specific, so-called "locked phones" might be out of luck. Typically, the large operators have their own customizations in place for the phones sold through them and due those customizations, the update schedule for operator locked phones can be totally different than those that are unlocked.
You can try to manually check if there's an update available for your phone by visiting your phone's Settings. There, you can find a place for System updates. Visit that section: it will check whether there's updates available for your phone right now.
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