Samsung Galaxy A14 5G gets January 2023 security patch with its first software update

Samsung launched the Galaxy A14 5G in India, the US, and a few other markets this month, and the smartphone has now started getting its first software update. In some markets, the device hasn’t even reached consumers, so those buying the device will find the phone ready to install a new update as soon as they boot it up.

The latest Galaxy A14 5G (SM-A146B) software update comes with firmware version A146BXXU1AWA2. The new update brings the January 2023 security patch that fixes dozens of security vulnerabilities, including those in Samsung Knox and Secure Folder. The update might also include general bug fixes, performance improvements, and additional optimizations.

If you have bought the device recently, be sure to check out the latest software update for it. You can do that by heading to Settings » Software update and tapping Download and install. You can also download the new firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.

Samsung launched the Galaxy A14 5G a few days ago, and it is the company’s first smartphone launch for 2023. The device comes with Android 13-based One UI 5.0 out of the box. It will get at least two major Android OS updates and at least four years of security updates.

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chayan singha
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Chayan reports on gadgets, technology and you will occasionally find him testing the latest smartphones at However, his love affair with tech and futurism extends way beyond, at the intersection of technology and culture.

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