On February 22, Samsung announced that it will deliver at least four years of security updates for the Galaxy devices launched since 2019. Over the past decade, Samsung has made a notable improvement in speeding up its security updates.
Furthermore, the Korean tech giant stated that it has closely worked with partner chipmakers and OS as well as over 200 carriers globally to provide the latest security patches to billions of Galaxy phones/tablets. Besides, the company again promised to send security updates as quickly as possible.
Seungwon Shin, VP & Head of Security Team at Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said – “Mobile devices play such an important role in our lives, it’s only natural that we want to hold onto them longer. That’s why, thanks to the latest technology advancements, we’re committing to securing Galaxy devices for even longer, so that everything that should be kept protected stays protected.”
Samsung also brings three Android upgrades:
Back in August 2020, Samsung stated that it will give at least three major Android OS updates to its flagship smartphones. Not only flagships, but the company has also listed some A series phones that will also get three years of Android updates support.
Coming back to the latest news, you can check the list of eligible Galaxy devices for the new security update policy below. These Galaxy smartphones/tablets are eligible to receive four years of regular security updates.
Eligible Galaxy Devices Include:
Galaxy Foldable devices:
- Galaxy Z Fold 2
- Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G
- Galaxy Fold
- Galaxy Fold 5G
- Galaxy Z Flip
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G
Galaxy S series:
- Galaxy S21 5G
- Galaxy S21+ 5G
- Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy S20,
- Galaxy S20 5G
- Galaxy S20+
- Galaxy S20+ 5G
- Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy S20 FE
- Galaxy S20 FE 5G
- Galaxy S10
- Galaxy S10+
- Galaxy S10e
- Galaxy S10 5G
- Galaxy S10 Lite
Galaxy Note series:
- Galaxy Note 20
- Galaxy Note 20 5G
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
- Galaxy Note 10
- Galaxy Note 10 5G
- Galaxy Note 10+
- Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
- Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Galaxy A series:
- Galaxy A11
- Galaxy A21
- Galaxy A21s
- Galaxy A31
- Galaxy A41
- Galaxy A51
- Galaxy A51 5G
- Galaxy A71
- Galaxy A71 5G
- Galaxy A12
- Galaxy A32 5G
- Galaxy A42 5G
- Galaxy A10
- Galaxy A10e
- Galaxy A10s
- Galaxy A20
- Galaxy A20s
- Galaxy A30
- Galaxy A30s
- Galaxy A40
- Galaxy A50
- Galaxy A50s
- Galaxy A60
- Galaxy A70
- Galaxy A70s
- Galaxy A80
- Galaxy A90 5G
- Galaxy A02s
Galaxy M series:
- Galaxy M10s
- Galaxy M20
- Galaxy M30
- Galaxy M30s
- Galaxy M40
- Galaxy M11
- Galaxy M12
- Galaxy M21
- Galaxy M31
- Galaxy M31s
- Galaxy M51
Galaxy XCover series:
- Galaxy XCover4s
- Galaxy XCover Field Pro
- Galaxy XCover Pro
Galaxy Tab series:
- Galaxy Tab S5e
- Galaxy Tab S6
- Galaxy Tab S6 5G
- Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
- Galaxy Tab S7
- Galaxy Tab S7+
- Galaxy Tab Active Pro
- Galaxy Tab Active 3
- Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019)
- Galaxy Tab A with S Pen
- Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020)
- Galaxy Tab A7
- The availability of security updates may vary by device and market.
- The lists of security update models are subject to change and will be reviewed on a periodic basis.
Your Samsung Galaxy A72 is ready to install September 2022 security update
Samsung Galaxy A72 smartphone users have started installing the September 2022 Android security patch alongside the latest software update. This update brings some performance enhancements to the devices as well as fixes common issues that affect user experience.
According to Samsung’s September 2022 Android security patch details, the latest update brings fixes for a bunch of privacy and security-related issues and exposures. These include 21 high levels and 3 moderate levels of CVEs and 29 SVE items from Google and Samsung, which helps in boosting the device’s performance.
In addition to this, the Samsung Galaxy A72 September 2022 security patch update brings some usual changes in order to maintain the users’ experience. The Galaxy A72 devices are getting system security enrichment that protects your files and documents from bugs and viruses and saves them safe on your phone.
Besides this, the latest update also improves the system stability to deliver customers seamless functionality over their smartphones. It ensures that all your phone’s features are working correctly and uninterruptedly.
Other than these, there is nothing major that this device is getting with the latest update. However, a major software update – Android 13-based One UI 5.0 is developing to install on Galaxy A72 that will bring a slew of new features, customization options, and various improvements.
It is worth mentioning that stable One UI 5.0 will release on October 12. It will first reach the premium Galaxy smartphones and then the mid-range devices the Galaxy A series.
Moving ahead, Samsung is releasing the September 2022 security patch for Galaxy A72 with One UI build version A725MUBU4BVI1. It is released for some Central American markets at this time, however, will soon reach other region users.
You can check out the latest software update on your Galaxy smartphone by reaching its Settings apps and then going to Software update >> Download and install. Meanwhile, to bring it, tap on the Download button and finally, the install option.
Samsung Galaxy A13 gets performance boost with September 2022 patch
Samsung has dispatched a new software update for the low-cost Galaxy A13 smartphones that install the September 2022 Android security patch. This is the company’s most up-to-date security patch that boosts the device’s performance.
According to the information, Samsung is releasing the Galaxy A13 September 2022 security patch update with the One UI build version A135MUBS2AVI1. It is rolling out for Brazil customers at the moment however, it will soon reach other region users.
Furthermore, the latest software update for your smartphone improves the security of its system in order to protect it from bugs and viruses and keep your private files and documents safe.
Stability enhancement is another aspect that the company focuses on. With this, it ensures you a seamless and uninterrupted user experience. It helps in reducing annoying problems like app crashing, system lagging, screen flickering, and others.
Besides these, Samsung on its official support page mentions fixes for a bunch of privacy and security-related issues and vulnerabilities. These include 21 high levels and 3 moderate levels of CVEs from Google and 29 SVE items from Samsung.
If you are using a Galaxy A13 smartphone in Brazil, you can now have your hands on the September 2022 security update by heading to Settings followed by the Software update and Download and install options.
One UI 5.0 coming?
Samsung is running the One UI 5.0 Beta program for Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 series devices and will soon expand it to more customers. Although the Galaxy A13 is not eligible for the beta program, it will get a chance to receive run Android 13-based One UI 5.0 when the stable update arrives in mid-October.
This major upgrade will provide users with lots of flagship-grade features and customization options to such a budget smartphone. To know more about the One UI 5.0 features and changes, check out the complete change here.
September 2022 patch: Samsung rolled out the latest security update for these Galaxy devices
Samsung finally debuted its September 2022 security update for the Galaxy devices on the 6th of this month. The new patch’s rollout has begun in Germany, and the Galaxy S21 series became the initial receiver. The update will expand to more models, and here you can get all the latest insights.
Various Samsung devices are eligible to get the latest September 2022 security patch through OTA update. Notably, all the recent flagship phones from Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Z and select Galaxy A series phones will surely get the September 2022 update this month.
Samsung’s September 2022 security update for Galaxy devices comes with 21 high levels, and 3 moderate levels of CVEs. At the same time, there is no critical level of CVE mentioned on the list by the company, while, 2 CVEs are already fixed with previous updates and 4 aren’t applicable.
Samsung September 2022 Security Update Tracker
Sep. 23 – Galaxy A13
Samsung begins pushing the September 2022 security patch to the Galaxy A13 smartphone users in Brazil with version number – A135MUBS2AVI1.
Sep. 21 – Galaxy Z Flip
The first generation Galaxy Z Flip is getting the latest Android security patch released in September 2022 with a new firmware update in the United States. You can identify the new build via version number – F700U1TBU5GVHA.
Sep. 21 – Galaxy M12
Samsung now pushed the September 2022 security update for the budget Galaxy M12 smartphone in Latin America with version number M127FXXS3BVI1.
Sep. 20 – Galaxy S10
Samsung Galaxy S10 series getting the September 2022 security patch. The firmware versions of the latest update are G970FXXSGVI1, G973FXXSGVI1 and G975FXXSGVI1 for the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus, respectively.
Sep. 16 – Galaxy Tab S6 Lite
The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite started getting the September 2022 Android security update in France, which can be identified via PDA version number – P615XXU4EVI1.
Sep. 15 – Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite smartphone users have started getting the latest September 2022 security patch with a new software update in France.
Sep. 15 – Galaxy S20 Series
After several devices including Galaxy S22, Galaxy S21, Galaxy A33, Galaxy A52, and Galaxy S21 FE, Samsung is releasing the latest September 2022 security patch for Galaxy S20 series devices via a new update.
Sep. 14 – Galaxy Z Flip, Flip 5G, A33 and A52
The first generation clamshell foldable smartphone, Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Z Flip 5G getting the latest Android security patches released in September 2022.
Samsung is now rolling out the September 2022 security update for mid-range smartphones as well. Recently, the Galaxy A33 and Galaxy A52 received the September 2022 patch that can be identified via PDA build versions: A336EDXU4AVH9 and A525FXXS4BVI2, respectively.
Sep. 14 – Galaxy Z Flip 3, Fold 3
Verizon branded Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 devices started getting the September 2022 security update in the US.
- Galaxy Z Fold 3: SP2A.220305.013.F926USQS2DVHE
- Galaxy Z Flip 3: SP2A.220305.013.F711USQS3DVHD
- The current software update provides the most up-to-date Android security patches on your device.
Sep. 13 – Galaxy S22 – Expanding
Samsung has again started the September 2022 Android security patch rollout for the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus and Galaxy S22 Ultra phones in various regions and markets that are as follows:
- AVHL – Unlocked: AT&T, Bluegrass Cellular, Comcast, and Xfinity Mobile.
- AVHD: Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey, and the UAE.
Sep. 13 – Galaxy S10 Lite
Samsung’s September 2022 security update is now making its way to yet another Galaxy device – the Galaxy S10 Lite with version number G770FXXU6GVH6.
Sep. 13 – Galaxy S21 FE
The Brazillian consumers of the Galaxy S21 FE are now eligible to upgrade their device to the latest Android September 2022 security patch, which bears build version – G990EXXU3CVH7
Sep. 13 – Galaxy A53
- A536USQU3AVH1 (carrier-locked)
- A536U1UES4AVH4 (carrier unlocked)
Sep. 11 – Galaxy S22 – Pulled
Samsung reportedly pulled the September 2022 security patch update for the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Plus devices in Europe.
Sep. 8 – Galaxy S22
Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphone users who have not participated in Android 13/One UI 5.0 Beta program started getting September 2022 security update in Germany.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) September 8, 2022
Sep. 7 – Galaxy A52s
Sep. 7 – Galaxy S20 FE, Note 20
The Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra users have also started getting the September 2022 security update.
Sep. 6 – Galaxy S21
Samsung released the latest September 2022 security patch for the Galaxy S21 series devices in Germany.