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November 2020 security patch is now rolling out for Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has already started receiving the Android 10 based One UI 2.5 update which brings plenty of new features. Still, various users of the Galaxy Note 9 are waiting for the One UI 2.5 update in their countries.

According to the latest information, the South Korean tech giant started to roll out a new firmware update for the Galaxy Note 9 smartphones in Germany. It installs the latest Android security patch released in November 2020 to enhance the security of your device.

It should soon be available in other smartphone markets in the coming days/weeks.

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The update is identified with build version N960FXXU6FTK1. The November 2020 security patch fixes different levels of exploits and issues within Samsung phones including 5 Critical, 29 High, and 31 Moderate levels of CVEs.

WHAT’S NEW IN THE CHANGELOG:

  • The security of your device has been improved.

Check for the latest update manually by following the steps given below.

Settings > Software update > Download and install.

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August 2022 update for Galaxy S21 expands to T-Mobile unit in the US

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Samsung has recently rolled out the first Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta for Galaxy S22 in the US and other select regions. The Galaxy S21 customers are next in the queue to grab this update and can receive it anytime this month. Ahead of this, the Galaxy S21 owners are receiving the August 2022 update in the US.

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Since it is just a security update, it does not carry any new features or major changes with it, however, there are fixes for various severe bugs that will further enhance your user experience. It should be mentioned that this update is released for the T-Mobile and Sprint-locked Galaxy S21 users while others will collect it shortly.

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You can identify this update through the One UI build version G991USQU5CVGB, G996USQU5CVGB, and G998USQU5CVGB for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. And, to grab it, simply move to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install.

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August 2022 update Galaxy S21 US

Samsung Galaxy S21 August 2022 update:

Samsung’s August 2022 security patch update for Galaxy S21 comes with improvements for system security and reliability so that users can effortlessly operate their phones and perform various tasks on them.

In addition to this, it also brings fixes for 1 critical and 23 high levels of CVEs from Google and 31 SVEs from Samsung in order to enrich the overall device’s performance. These fixed vulnerabilities are mainly related to Bluetooth connectivity, Samsung Dex, Samsung Dialer, Wi-Fi service, DesktopSystemUI, and more.

Besides these, there’s nothing that the latest firmware brings for the corresponding device owners. However, users will not have to wait for too long to get access to a handful of major changes as the One UI 5 beta is coming soon for these devices.

Considering the Galaxy S22 One UI 5 beta, the Galaxy S21 will receive 16 color palette options, a Camera watermark feature, per-app language support, multitasking swipe features, a new help icon for pro camera mode, and much more.

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Samsung August 2022 update rolling out to Galaxy devices

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Samsung August 2022 update

Samsung started releasing the world’s first August 2022 security update for Galaxy devices, when July was about to end. Similar to the past few months, the company has released the latest security patch first as compared to other OEMs. The latest update has firstly rolled out for Samsung Galaxy S22 series smartphones.

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Shortly after the initial rollout with the Galaxy S22 series, the South Korean tech giant will gradually roll out the August 2022 security update to other Samsung devices that are eligible. The new patch surely fixes various vulnerabilities and bugs to enhance stability, security, and performance.

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Samsung August 2022 update

Previous reports suggest that Samsung has started testing One UI 5.0 beta internally. The company will soon begin the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta program for Galaxy devices. On the other hand, Google is ready to release the Stable Android 13 update, which may arrive later this month.

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In this article, you can see which Samsung devices have received the August 2022 security patch, along with the region and updated version.

Samsung August 2022 Security Update

These Galaxy devices have received the latest Android and One UI security patches:


Galaxy S Series

  • Galaxy S22 – S901EXXU2AVG6 [Europe]
  • Galaxy S22 Plus – S906EXXU2AVG6
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXU2AVG6

 

  • Galaxy S22 – S901BXXU2AVG6 [India]
  • Galaxy S22 Plus – S906BXXU2AVG6
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908BXXU2AVG6

 

  • Galaxy S22 – S901NKSU2AVG6 [Korea]
  • Galaxy S22 Plus – S906NKSU2AVG6
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908NKSU2AVG6

 

  • Galaxy S22- S901USQU2AVG6 [The US]
  • Galaxy S22 Plus – S906USQU2AVG6
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908USQU2AVG6

 

  • Galaxy S22 series [T-Mobile]

 

  • Galaxy S21 – G991BXXU5CVGB [Europe]
  • Galaxy S21 Plus – G996BXXU5CVGB
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXU5CVGB
  • Galaxy S21 FE – G990EXXU3CVG7 [India]

 

  • Galaxy S20 – G981BXXUEFVG5 [Europe] | G981U1ES2DUG6 [US Unlocked]
  • Galaxy S20 Plus – G986BXXUEFVG5 | G986U1ES2DUG6 [US Unlocked]
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988BXXUEFVG5 | G988U1ES2DUG6 [US Unlocked]
  • Galaxy S20 FE – G780FXXU9DVG5 [Russia]

Galaxy Note Series

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXU4FVGA [Europe]
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986BXXU4FVGA

 

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981U1UEU2FVG5 [The US]
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986U1UEU2FVG5

 

  • Galaxy Note 10 – N970FXXU8HVGA [Europe]
  • Galaxy Note 10 Plus – N975FXXU8HVGA

 


Galaxy Z Series

  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G – F707BXXU6GVG5 [Europe]

 

  • Galaxy Z Flip 3 – F711BXXU2CVG8 [Europe]

 

  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
    • Europe – F926BXXU1CVG8
    • T-Mobile – F926U1UES1DVG3
    • Verizon – F926U1UES1DVG3

 


Galaxy A Series

  • Galaxy A52s – A528NKSU1CVG5 [South Korea]
  • Galaxy A73 5G – A736BXXU2AVG3 [Asian Countries]

 


Galaxy M Series

  • None

 


Galaxy F Series

  • None

 


Galaxy XCover Series

  • None

 


Galaxy Tab Series

  • None

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Samsung One UI 5.0 (Android 13) Early Info – Beta/Stable, Bugs/Issues, Release Date, Eligible Devices, Features

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Samsung’s One UI major and minor updates policy for August 2022 is here

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Samsung One UI August 2022 updates policy

Samsung smartphones run its self-developed software system – One UI atop Android OS. Samsung offers different types of One UI firmware updates including major Android OS and minor security OTAs, well, we now have the latest policy dated August 2022.

The South Korean tech giant delivers two OS upgrades to mid-range and budget devices, while 3 OS upgrades to select mid-range phones and four to flagships launched in and after 2021. Similarly, flagships are eligible for monthly security patches for up to five years, while others are on quarterly span for up to four years.

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With the August 2022 One UI updates policy, Samsung shifted the Galaxy XCover 4s from monthly to quarterly and Galaxy A21 from quarterly to biannual. Moreover, the Galaxy A8 Star is no longer eligible for any more software update support from the company.

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Samsung One UI August 2022 updates policy

The South Korean tech giant promised Monthly Security Updates for 41 Galaxy devices, while Quarterly Security Updates for 62 Galaxy devices. In addition, there are 48 more Galaxies that are still eligible for the extended Biannual Security Updates support.

Samsung has almost concluded the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update rollout for the Galaxy devices. And it’s now preparing to start the One UI 5 Beta activity as part of adapting the Android 13 OS for the Galaxy handsets. As speculated, the One UI 5 Beta program might go live in the next few days.

August patch release notes

Aside from the new updates policy, Samsung also published the August 2022 security patch details. The info suggests that the August 2022 security patch comes with fixes for 1 critical CVE. Besides, it also includes fixes for 23 high levels of CVEs, while there is no moderate level CVE found.

In addition to fixes from Google, the smartphone manufacturer pointed out that the August update for Galaxy devices comes with 31 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items, which are described here, to improve the security and reliability of devices.

You can check the Monthly, Quarterly and Biannual Software updates policy below.

Samsung One UI August 2022 updates policy

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