Samsung has recently clarified its new four-year security update plan for the Galaxy devices. As per the news, the company will deliver only two security patches to the eligible Galaxy phones/tablets in the extended fourth year. However, the flagship and enterprise models will get new patches on monthly basis for two years after the initial release. Read in detail
Alongside this, the South Korean tech giant is continuously sending new security updates to the eligible Galaxies without forgetting their schedules. Following this episode, Samsung’s older and popular flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have started receiving the March 2021 security update in India.
Identified via firmware versions: G965FXXSFFUB3 and G960FXXSFFUB3 for the Galaxy S9+ and Galaxy S9 respectively, this update comes with a package size of just 118MB. Other than the new security improvements, this FOTA doesn’t bring any new features or optimizations.
March 2021 Security Patch Details:
- Critical Bug Fixes: 4
- High-Level Bug Fixes: 26
- Moderate Level Bug Fixes: 0
HOW TO CHECK FOR UPDATES MANUALLY:
- Open device Settings
- Select Software updates menu
- Finally hit Download and install button.
YOU ARE GETTING FOUR YEARS OF SECURITY UPDATES!
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, the company has made a notable improvement in speeding up its security updates.
SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9 USERS CAN NOW GET ANDROID 11-BASED ONE UI 3.1:
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 owners can now manually install the latest Android 11-based One UI 3.1 port ROM. Named as Noble ROM, the One UI 3.1 port properly works with both single-SIM (SM-N960F) and dual-SIM (SM-N960FD) variants. The developer took the Galaxy Note 10 Lite’s ROM and further added some components from the Galaxy Note 10 Plus’ One UI 3.1 firmware. Read more
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More Samsung Galaxy A53 users getting September 2023 security update
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G smartphone users already got the September 2023 security update in Europe. Now, the company has started releasing this update for Galaxy A53 5G in more countries including India.
September 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy A53 5G smartphone in India comes with One UI build version A536EXXS7CWIS and an updated package size of 216.68MB.
The new firmware improves the system security, stability, and performance of your smartphone to provide a seamless and uninterrupted user experience without any lagging or freezing errors. It fixes over 60 issues to improve the security of the device.
— Samsung Software Updates (@SamsungSWUpdate) September 23, 2023
If you have received a notification of the latest update, then check and install it now through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra One UI Software Update Tracker
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is eligible for new software update until February 2028. Within its five-year software update lifespan, the Galaxy S23 Ultra will receive a number of new security patches, and feature drops as well as a total of 4 Android upgrades by Samsung.
The company listed the Galaxy S23 Ultra along with the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus for new software updates on a monthly basis. This means, your device will get the latest Android patches every month until February 2027 (at least four years).
S23 Ultra Software — Current Status
- [Stable] Android & One UI — Android 13 & One UI 5.1
- [Beta 4] Android & One UI — Android 14 & One UI 6
- [One UI] Security Patch — September 2023
- [Android] Google Play System — August 2023
Future Software Update [Expected]
Samsung will provide a total of four major OS upgrades and five years of security patches.
- [Beta 5] Android 14 & One UI 6 — October [Download Page]
- [Stable] Android 14 & One UI 6.0 — October 2023
- October 2023 Android security patch — Rolling out with Beta 4
- September 2023 Android security patch — Rolling out in several countries
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Samsung Galaxy S22 grabs September 2023 update in India
Samsung is releasing the September 2023 update for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphones in India. The new update installs the latest security patch to improve system security and stability.
September 2023 security update for the Samsung Galaxy S22 series in India arrives with the One UI build version mentioned below.
- Galaxy S22 – S901EXXS7CWH6
- Galaxy S22 Plus – S906EXXS7CWH6
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXS7CWH6
The installtion package size of this update is 389.60MB. This update focuses mainly on security fixes and does not introduce any new features or changes. According to the changelog, the update fixes over 60 issues found in smartphones and tablets in the previous version.
You can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.