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T-Mobile Galaxy Z Fold 2 gets November 2020 security update with improvements

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

T-Mobile has begun to roll out a new firmware update for the second-generation foldable phone of Samsung, Galaxy Z Fold 2 in the US. It comes with some improvements and brings the latest security patch.

The official changelog mentions that this update for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 adds improvements to the stability of system functions to increase the user experience.

READ MORE: One UI 3.0 beta program starts for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

This new software update is identified with build version F916USQU1BTJE. It also installs the latest November 2020 security patch to increase the security level of your device for better protection.

What’s new in the changelog:

  • Overall stability of functions improved.
  • The security of your device has been improved.

Just recently, T-Mobile has also provided the latest November 2020 security patch to the older flagship smartphones of Samsung including the Galaxy Note 9 and S10 series.

Meanwhile, the South Korean tech giant has announced the One UI 3.0 beta program for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 phones in its home country. But the rollout has currently paused due to some technical issues. The company will also start the One UI 3.0 beta program for these foldable smartphones (without carrier branding).

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After the completion of several beta testing phases, once the stable rollout begins, the carriers will also start providing the latest One UI 3.0 update with a set of new features and a refreshed user interface for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 devices.

If you’re from the United States and have chosen T-Mobile as your network service provider, then check for the latest update manually by following the steps given below.

  • Settings
  • Software updates
  • Download and install.

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July 2024 update for Galaxy A54, A52s live in more countries

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Samsung Galaxy A52s July 2024 update

Samsung is expanding the July 2024 security update for Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A52s smartphones in more countries. This update fixes several issues to make your Galaxy smartphone more secure, reliable, and stable.

Talking about the Galaxy A54, the July 2024 security update is already available in Korea and the company is now making it available in the US on Trackfone network carrier. Users are receiving this update with One UI build version S546VLUDS9CXG2 and 266.37MB  software package.

On the other side, Samsung Galaxy A52 smartphone users are getting a fresh security patch with PDA version A528BXXS9GXF8 in Latin America. Users will have to download around 320MB package to install the update.

This update will bring improved functions to your Galaxy device, mainly related to One UI Home, System UI, and Secure Folder, further improving device security.

Both devices are getting this new update based on Android 14 and One UI 6.1. Samsung will expand the July 2024 security update to more Galaxy A52s and Galaxy A54 users in the coming days or weeks.

To install the update, users should navigate to the Software Update section found within the device’s Settings. They can select ‘Download and install’ from there to initiate the update process.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Note 20 Ultra receiving July 2024 security update

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Samsung Note 20 July 2024 update

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones are getting the July 2024 security update in the US. The update is rolling out for locked models on the Verizon network and the company will soon expand it.

The Korean tech giant is releasing the latest software update with system security improvements to keep your files and data safe on your phone. It also optimizes system stability to offer you uninterrupted and seamless functionality on your device.

July 2024 patch brings fixes for 4 critical and 21 high-priority Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) identified by Google, alongside 33 Samsung-specific Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVEs).

These fixes are mainly related to components like One UI Home, System UI, Secure Folder, and more, further enhancing device security. The update improves overall performance for a better experience.

Users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones can verify the July 2024 security update in the US with version N986USQS8HXFC and N986USQS8HXFC respectively.

To check new software updates manually, you just need to follow a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s “System Settings,” once done, scroll down and tap the “Software update” tab, followed by the “Download and install” button.

Before you download the update, make sure to connect your device to a Wi-Fi network, or make sure it has a strong Verizon wireless network connection. In addition, ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update.

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More Galaxy S23 models getting July 2024 security update

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Galaxy S23 July 2024 update

Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra users already received the July 2024 security update in Europe, and for locked variants in the US. Now, the company is making it available in more countries including UAE, India, Panama, and Australia.

Users of the Galaxy S23 series can identify the July 2024 update with the One UI build versions mentioned below.

  • Galaxy S23 – S911BXXS6CXFC
  • Galaxy S23 Plus – S916BXXS6CXFC
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra – S918BXXS6CXFC

July 2024 security patch addresses over 55 issues including 4 critical and 21 high-level vulnerabilities in Android, although 2 are irrelevant to Samsung devices. In addition, Samsung has fixed 33 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) to strengthen device security further.

These vulnerabilities mainly impact components such as One UI Home, System Property, System UI, Filter Provider, Secure Folder, Configuration Message, IMS service, Knox, MTP app, and others. Beyond security enhancements, the update delivers performance improvements and stability-boosting fixes.

Users of Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones in the above-mentioned countries can easily check and install the update via a few easy steps:

  • Navigate to Settings.
  • Open the Software Update section from the menu.
  • Click on the Download and Install option to initiate the update process.
  • If the update is available, proceed to install it.

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