Samsung released Android 14-based One UI 6.1 last month. The company continues to roll out updates, and the Galaxy A72 has received its latest major update. Regarding updating Android devices, Samsung is among the best at keeping its devices up-to-date, even older ones.

The device was launched in March 2021, powered by Android 11, with a promise from Samsung to offer three major OS upgrades. Since the launch, updates have been rolled out for Android 12 in late 2021, Android 13 in late 2022, and Android 14.

The Galaxy A72 received an update with the latest December 2023 security patch. The firmware version is A725FXXU6EWL4, and it weighs 2GB. If you haven’t received the update, you can manually check for it by heading over to device settings > Software Update > and then downloading and installing the update on your device. Before updating, ensure you have at least 2GB of free storage. Also, keep your device charged to at least 50% in case of failure.

Galaxy A72 Android 14: Last Major Update – What’s New?

There are a lot of new things. Android 14-based One UI 6.0 brings the Quick Panel Layout, bigger album art, and further improvements to customisation, such as the lock screen, widgets, and more. In addition to the redesigned Quick Panel, some subtle changes include the new font. Under the hood, the camera has also received improvements, including the Stock apps like Notes, Health, Members, Calculator, and Voice Recorder being updated to the latest version.

Improvements include extracting text from images and videos, switching to Bixby Text Call during a voice call, quick app actions, routines when an app is playing media, keyboard settings adjustments, and more. It also brings some camera improvements and app enhancements. The built-in video editor has been renamed Samsung Studio, and Samsung Health and Calendar have also been updated.

This update will further expand. Other regions will start receiving the update in the coming weeks to enjoy the new features and improvements.

  • Model: SM-A725F
  • Country: India (INS)

We can also expect the device to receive One UI 6.1, which debuted with the launch of the Galaxy S24 Series. Samsung continues to offer Android 14 to devices launched since 2021, as they have four years of major Android updates.