Vivo V23 5G Software Update | PD2167BF_EX_A_13.1.14.0 (January 2023)

Vivo V23 5G launched in India which is claimed to change colors when hit by UV rays in sunlight. The device is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 920  and paired with up to 12GB of RAM. The device features 5G connectivity, full-HD+ AMOLED displays, and dual selfie cameras with a 50 MP primary sensor.

It is promised to get a regular software update and security patch. However, it’s not a new case when some of the users haven’t received the latest firmware OTA update notification. Meanwhile, some of the Vivo V23 owners also look for the stock ROM to install mostly. On this page, we will share all the latest Vivo V23 software update details track.

As mentioned, the firmware OTA updates always rollout in batches region-wise which also depends on the server and carriers. So, it’s one of the common issues to not receive any OTA update notification. Therefore, some of the keen users may also miss out on the important or much-awaited updates in some cases. Now, if you also feel the same and have a doubt in mind that you’ve missed out on any important update or you want to manually install the stock firmware on your Vivo V23 model, then the update tracker list with the software update guide will help you a lot.

Vivo V23 5G Software Update Tracker

Vivo V23 Device Overview:

The Vivo V23 features a 6.44 inches panel with a 90 Hz refresh rate. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Under the hood, we get the MediaTek Dimensity 920 processor built on a 6 nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.5 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G68 MC4. The smartphone comes with Android 12 out of the box with Function 12 skin running on top.

In optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a dual selfie camera at the front. The triple camera setup consists of a 64MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.9 lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, and a 2 MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. At the front, we get a 50 MP primary sensor with an f/2.0 lens and an 8MP ultrawide sensor with an f/2.3 lens. The front and the rear camera setup can do a 4K video recording at 30 fps.

The smartphone comes with two storage options: 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM and 256 GB internal storage + 12GB RAM. We do not get a MicroSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C. And for sensors, we get an under-display optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 4200 mAh battery that can be topped up quickly using a 44W power adapter. The smartphone is available in two color options: Sunshine Gold and Stardust Black. We get a color-changing back panel when exposed to sunlight on this smartphone.

Software Update Tracker

Updated on October 11, 2022: Vivo started seeding September 2022 security patch update for the device with software version PD2167F_EX_A_12.0.14.4. The update is based on Android 12.

Whenever a new official firmware update is available for the Vivo V23 model, we will keep updating the update tracker list here with the changelog and download links below.

Software Version Changelog


  • Android 13 Update
  • December/January 2022/23 Security Patch


September/October 2022 Security Patch


May/June 2022 Security Patch


March/April 2022 Security Patch


December 2021 Security Patch

How to Check Software Update on Vivo V23

Before going to the manual firmware upgrade process, if you feel that your device isn’t receiving the OTA update notification for a while, then you can check for the software update manually. In order to do this:

Go to the device Settings > System updates. It will search for the software update and you will get notified if a new update is available on your device. Simply grab the firmware version by downloading and installing it.

Additionally, it’s recommended to maintain the phone charge at least up to 50%-60% and connect your device to Wi-Fi for a faster and stable download.

Update Guide: How to Flash Vivo Firmware on your device [Software update guide]

Now, let’s assume that you’ve successfully upgraded your Vivo V23 device to the latest software version. Facing any issues with the software update guide? Comment below.


  1. after my vivo v23 5g latest update was done the spotlight on my camera that changes its light colors doesnt work.. how can I fix it?

  2. after my vivo v23 5g latest update was done the spotlight on my camera that changes its light colors doesnt work.. how can I fix it??

  3. Can help me with update my smart phone system v23 5g because my smart phone has been attack by virus Trojan that i accendently open my old Gmail account to third Patty…

  4. Can help me with a new system update v23 5g becouse my smart phone was has been attack by virus trojan that i accidently open my old gmail account to third party

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