In the midst of the global launch of the Galaxy S24, Samsung remains committed to enhancing the security features of its smartphones and tablets. The Galaxy A73 has become the latest addition to receive the January 2024 security update, with the rollout currently underway in various European countries.
Galaxy A73 Update: Strengthened Security for January 2024, Starting in Europe
Presently, the Galaxy A73 is being updated with the latest firmware version A736BXXS6DXA1, initially debuting in Turkey and expected to reach other European regions in the coming days. Boasting a file size of less than 500MB, users can conveniently download the update even using their cellular connections. This January 2024 security patch addresses approximately 75 security vulnerabilities identified in the previous software version.
For Galaxy A73 users residing in Europe, now is the opportune moment to check for the latest update on your smartphone. Simply navigate to Settings » Software update and tap Download and install. Alternatively, you can access the newest firmware file for your device from our database, allowing for manual installation using Odin and a Windows-operated computer. Remember to back up all essential data before initiating the process.
Samsung introduced the Galaxy A73 with Android 12 in early 2022, committing to delivering four major Android OS updates. Having already released the Android 13 update in late 2022 and the Android 14 update in late 2023, two more Android OS updates are on the horizon for the Galaxy A73. Anticipate the potential release of the One UI 6.1 update in the coming months, with an exploration of its new features available in our video below.