Samsung Galaxy S21 gets its first software update after upgrading Android 12/One UI 4.0
The Galaxy S21 is the first Samsung smartphone lineup that had upgraded to the stable Android 12-based One UI 4.0. Now, the company started releasing a new One UI 4.0-based firmware update to the Galaxy S21 series devices with regular improvements.
Identified via PDA firmware version ending BUKG, the latest Galaxy S21 update is making its way to the European market, starting with Germany. Unlike the recent release, this new OTA brings just improvements to the system functions for a better user experience.
- Galaxy S20 – G991BXXU3BUKG
- Galaxy S21 Plus – G996BXXU3BUKG
- Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXU3BUKG
To be mentioned, this new improvements update arrived ahead of December 2021 security update, therefore, it’s expected to fix some unknown errors and issues and further enhance the system functions. Following the initial rollout, the update will soon be expanded to more regions.
Recently, Verizon released a new One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S21 lineup in the US. The changelog mentions improvements to the system performance and enhancements to the device’s stability. Though, consumers claimed that it fixes the display refresh rate issue.
If you want to check for the latest update manually, head to your device Settings tap on Software updates and finally hit the Download and install button.
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T-Mobile brings March 2023 security update to Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
T-Mobile is now rolling out the new update for the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G smartphone in the US and it comes with March 2023 security patch. Don’t forget the device already received this update in Europe.
Looking at the latest firmware, the March 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy A52 5G in the US on the T-Mobile network comes with One UI build version A526USQS7EWC1. Currently, the firmware is available releasing for carrier-locked Galaxy A52 on T-mobile and Metro, other carriers may soon get it in a few days.
Earlier this month, the company revealed that its March patch brings fixes for five critical common vulnerability exposers. Moreover, there are fixes for about three dozen high-level CVEs for the Android operating system by Google.
For additional reliability, the Korean tech giant has included 26 SVE (patches to One UI). These Galaxy-exclusive patches include improvements for the native Phone app, System UI, Samsung Keyboard, Galaxy Themes, and more.
Also, Samsung is improving Galaxy A52 5G’s stability, resolving some known issues to provide an uninterrupted user experience. Notably, the March 2023 security patch for Galaxy A52 5G comes with 253.20 megabytes. You should install the update now to get better smartphone performance.
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
Samsung launched Galaxy A52 5G smartphone in mid-March 2021. The smartphone comes with a 6.5 inches Super AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor, 64 MP primary camera, 32 MP selfie camera, 4500 mAh battery with 25W charging support, and more.
Samsung Galaxy F62 gains March 2023 One UI 5.1 update
The month of April is about to start and Samsung is still releasing the March patch for many of its devices. At the moment, Samsung Galaxy F62 users have begun receiving March 2023 security update based on One UI 5.1.
You can identify the March 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy F62 through One UI build version E625FDDU3CWC2 and an installation package of 189.58 megabytes. The rollout is ongoing for Indian users and may soon be available for all Galaxy F62 models.
March 2023 security patch brings fixes for over 40 critical and high levels of CVEs, and 23 Galaxy-specific Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures, which are affecting One UI apps and services. This update ensures that you are getting a seamless and bug-free performance on your device.
In addition, several stock apps including Samsung Notes Add-ons, Kids, Notes, Internet, Members, Calculator, and Voice Recorder also updated to the newest version after the software version.
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The latest software update for the Galaxy F62 comes only after One UI 5.1. However, the update won’t erase your personal data but it is suggested that you back up any important files ahead of the installation.
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You can install the update easily through your smartphone’s Settings >> open Software Update section >> Download and install.
Samsung Galaxy S22 may also get S23-like big camera update in April 2023
Just recently, Samsung has begun serving the latest April firmware to its topmost flagship models. The April 2023 update comes with important camera-related improvements and the Samsung moderator has just hinted at its arrival for the Galaxy S22 series as well.
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Samsung Korean community’s camera in charge revealed that the Galaxy S23-like big camera update would be available for the Galaxy S22 series later on (April 2023?). Although the moderator didn’t reveal anything about the OTA content, it may be inspired by fixes and improvements applied to the S23 lineup.
Earlier, the company’s camera moderator published an update changelog article in the community, which lists all the new stuff included in April firmware for the Galaxy S23 series. Meanwhile, a consumer having Galaxy S22 questioned when the Galaxy S22 will be updated.
On the user’s query, the software team member denied committing exact release date of April 2023 firmware for the Galaxy S22 series. But thankfully, the official confirmed that the Focus priority feature will be delivered to the S22 as well, which just released to the S23 phones.
In a recent development, Samsung released a new Camera Assistant plugin update, which brings support for the “Focus priority over speed” feature to the S23 flagships. For older models, the same app update includes the function that unlocks “auto lens switching” while using the camera app.
Earlier, a community person revealed that the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 series is preparing for Galaxy S23’s Image Clipper feature. Hopefully, the most awaited function, which even lacked in the One UI 5.1 update will be coming to the corresponding phones in April 2023.
One last Exynos modem flaw left:
One more thing. Samsung US community manager said that the April 2023 firmware update will address the last remaining Exynos modem vulnerability. Since the Galaxy S22 is on Google’s list of affected models, the upcoming software becomes a crucial deal for consumers.