Released back in Q2 2020, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is Samsung’s 2nd-gen foldable phone, which was shipped with Android 10-based One UI 2.5 out of the box. In December 2020, the company delivered the Android 11-based three One UI 3 updates in 2021, followed by the first Android 12-based One UI 4 update on Dec. 30.
Since the Z Fold 2 is a flagship Galaxy smartphone, the Korean tech giant is committed to bringing regular security updates on a monthly basis. Furthermore, the device will also get major upgrades up to Android 13-based One UI 6.0 (tentative name).
In this article, we will cover every latest (major + minor) software update released for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 anywhere across the globe.
December 31, 2021
How to check for updates manually
- Open device Settings
- Scroll down and tap on Software updates
- Hit the Download and install button.
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Samsung rolling out October 2023 security update to the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5
Samsung has finally begun rolling out the October 2023 security update for Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones. These fifth-generation foldables are the first ones to get the latest patch.
October 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones can be identified through One UI builds versions F731USQS1AWI3 and F946USQS1AWI3 respectively. The update is currently available for locked models on the Verizon network in the US.
The company will soon expand this update to more Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 models. Other Galaxy smartphones and tablets are also expected to receive the October 2023 security update in the following days or weeks.
Importantly, this update focuses mainly on security fixes and functional improvements to provide a better and enhanced experience. However, Samsung has yet to disclose the details of security flaws of the latest patch.
Users can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
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.