Samsung announced Android 13 with One UI 5 at its annual Samsung Developer Conference, and now we’ve got all the details on the latest features coming to Samsung phones in the coming weeks. Samsung has confirmed that One UI 5 will be available to users in stable builds for Galaxy flagships such as the S22 series, Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 in the coming weeks.
It starts with the redesigned lock screen which now lets you customize your wallpaper, watch face and color palette. Another neat addition is the video wallpaper option that lets you put a short video on your lock screen.
One UI 5 screen lock options
Samsung is also introducing new smart suggestions for gadgets and apps based on your usage. One UI 5 features new detection options to help start automation. Modes is a new feature that lets you set custom settings and app features for different parts of your day — like when you’re going to sleep or during a workout.
Smart suggestions for gadgets
Bixby Text Call is Samsung’s answer to Google’s Screen Call and lets you call via text when you don’t want to talk.
When you answer a call with Bixby Text, the person on the other end of the phone will be notified and type what you want Bixby to say, transcribing what the other person is saying in real time. An English version of Bixby Text Calling for users in South Korea is planned for early 2023.
Samsung Gallery now lets you extract text from images in your photos.
There’s also a new Connected Devices menu and Privacy Center with security and privacy dashboards. Samsung also added a new notification in the Share panel that warns you when you try to share photos with sensitive information like your passport or bank card.