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This month, Samsung released a number of new and surprising software updates to a group of older Galaxy devices, most of which are 4-5 years old. Following the episode, another older Galaxy device, better known as the first Samsung smartphone having triple rear cameras, started getting a new s/w update.

According to the info, the 2018’s Galaxy A7 began receiving a new firmware update in India, which is not just a security update as it includes a massive feature. Along with the April 2021 security patch, the Galaxy A7 update comes with Google RCS support (Rich Communication Service).

Apart from this, the latest OTA brings improvements to the performance of the Camera for better imaging alongside fixes for some unknown bugs. In India, the Galaxy A7 (2018) smartphone users can identify this update via PDA build number A750FXXU5CUD3. You can also check the new update log below.

  • Added new feature. – Google RCS(Rich Communication Service)
  • The stability of Camera has been improved.
  • The security of your device has been improved.

Back in April, Samsung announced that the company is working with Google since 2018 to bring Google’s Rich Communication Services (AKA RCS) support for Galaxy devices to make conversations more seamless.

Samsung Messages app with RCS allows users to do chat over mobile data and Wi-Fi, receive and send high-resolution photos and videos, create feature-rich group chats, and receive read receipts. Furthermore, this application also available on desktop for easier and seamless transition across devices.

To check for software updates manually, just open device Settings >> Software updates >> Download and install>> Install now.

Thanks for the tip – Sajal 🙂

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Z Fold 4 get May 2024 update in Europe

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Galaxy Z Fold 4 S21 FE May 2024 update

Samsung is expanding the May 2024 security update for Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphones in Europe. This update enhances the security and stability to enhance the overall performance.

The update focuses on security improvements, addressing critical and non-critical vulnerabilities in both the Android OS and Samsung’s One UI. It also enhances some functions to provide a better experience.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is getting a May 2024 security update with One UI build version G990B2XXU7GXE1 and 332.10MB. Users of this smartphone already received a fresh security patch in the US.

Identified via version F936BXXU7FXE5, the fresh update for Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphone brings advanced 4G band support to improve connectivity options for users. This update is already out in India and the US. The installation package of this update is around 442.53MB

Notably, there’s a limitation for German users. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 models bought in Germany will not support LTE TDD band signals in certain countries, including Belgium, Denmark, France, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.

Users can check new software updates manually with 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.

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May 2024 security update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S20 series

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Samsung S20 May 2024 update

Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphones are getting a new update with May 2024 security patch. The fresh update is live in some European countries including Switzerland.

The update enhances the security and stability of the system by installing the latest Android security patch. It includes fixes for 45 vulnerabilities, comprising 33 from Google and 12 specific to Samsung, including 3 critical and 26 high-level CVEs.

Samsung is releasing the May 2024 security update for the Galaxy S20 series smartphone with the One UI build version ending with HXEA. It is an initial rollout and the Korean tech giant plans to release this update in other countries soon.

Users of these smartphones can check for the May 2024 update in Europe by going to the device’s settings, selecting ‘Software update’, and then ‘Download and Install’.

It is recommended to install the update as soon as it is available to ensure the device remains secure and functions efficiently.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE users in the US are already enjoying this fresh security patch. Notably, this update is available on the Verizon network carrier.

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Samsung Galaxy A33 receiving One UI 6.1 update in Korea

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Samsung galaxy A33 One UI 6.1 update Korea

Samsung has kicked off the Android 14-based One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy A33 smartphone in Korea. The update is already rolled out for users in Europe and the company will soon make it available in more countries.

One UI 6.1 update brings new features and improvements over the previous UI. This update adds new features to Gallery, Calendar, Widgets, Lock screen, Security, Clock, and more apps to provide a seamless and intuitive experience.

Moreover, the update installs the May 2024 security patch to improve system security and stability to enhance the overall performance.

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G users are getting One UI 6.1 update in Korea with build version A336NKSU7EXE3 and an installation package size of around 2GB. It updates security and apps to the latest version.

If you have received the notification of the update then install it now to get a bug-free experience. You can also check the update by visiting the Settings app on your smartphone and opening the Software Update section.

Now, click on the Download and install option. If any update is available, you can follow the on-screen instructions to install the update on your Galaxy smartphone.

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