[UPDATE: Rolling out in India]
Samsung has started to roll out a surprising update for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones from later October 2020. Now, the company has begun sending the same update for the Galaxy S7 models in India.
The latest software update improves the security of Galaxy S7 and S7+ with the September 2020 security patch.
- Galaxy S7 – G930FXXU8ETI2
- Galaxy S7 Edge – G935FXXU8ETI2
[ORIGINAL ARTICLE: OCTOBER 24, 2020]
Samsung is committed to providing 2 years of Android updates and 4 years of the latest security patch updates. The South Korean tech giant has recently changed its update policy to give three major upgrades, an increase from two years.
Now, we are talking about the old Galaxy S7 series devices. Both Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge was eligible to get two major OS upgrade and 4 years of a security patch update. So that the company has followed its commitment and provided one more update to its Galaxy S7 series devices.
These two devices are receiving the latest update, which comes with a software version of G930FXXU8ETI2 and G935FXXU8ETI2 for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge respectively. The latest update comes with September 2020 security patch, weighs 69MB, fixes some bugs, and improves the performance of your device.
The update is currently spotted in the United Kingdom and Canada, it should soon be widely available in several countries. Moreover, I think it could be the last update for both of these devices.
- Galaxy S7 – G930W8VLS8CTI1
- Galaxy S7 Edge – G935W8VLS8CTI1
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If you want to check for the update manually, just head into the device Settings and tap on the Software update menu and go for the Download and install option.
Google Play System October 2023 Update Arrives: What’s New and How to Get It
Google has kicked off an October 2023 update for its Play System, which is responsible for managing the core functionality and security of Android devices. The update arrives with improvements and bug fixes to the system, as well as some new features for the Google Play Store app.
One of the new features of this update is a redesigned app details page, which will help users discover and learn about apps that are compatible with their non-phone devices, such as tablets, smartwatches, or TVs.
Moreover, the October 2023 update for Play System brings the ability to add apps to the Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality. These features are available through Google Play Store v37.8.
Google Play Store
- [Phone] New design on the app details page to help you discover and learn about apps for your non-phone devices.
- [Phone] You’ll be able to add apps to your Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality.
To get the update on Samsung smartphones, you just need to visit Settings >> Security and Privacy >> Updates >> Google System Update.
Samsung Galaxy A23 gets new firmware update in the US
The new update for the Samsung Galaxy A23 smartphone comes with PDA version A236USQU4CWHC. The update is rolling out for locked models of Galaxy S23 on the T-Mobile network in the US and other carriers could get this update soon.
August 2023 security patch fixes over 70 issues, mainly related to Samsung Members, the Internet, the Galaxy Store, and more to provide a seamless and bug-free experience.
If you have received a notification of the latest update, then check and install it now through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
US unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE receiving September 2023 update
Samsung is rolling out the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone in the US, following India and Europe. The update is available for unlocked models of Galaxy S21 FE in the US with One UI build version G990U1UES9EWH2.
September 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in the US brings bug fixes and functional enhancements to provide a better and seamless experience. It fixes over 60 security flaws found in smartphones and tablets.
The Korean tech giant will soon make this update available for all Galaxy S21 FE models. If you have received this update, then you can install it through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.