Samsung released the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 software update for the Galaxy S21 series devices back in November 2021. Later on, the S21 trio received the January 2022 patch, which adds further security enhancements to the system.
Now, the latest security update has reached the United States as Verizon bounded Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra devices receiving the new OTA which installs the January 2022 Android security patches. FYI, T-Mobile and Sprint already rolled out the latest security update.
January 2022 Android security patch details
Earlier this month, Samsung revealed that the January 2022 update for Galaxy devices brings fixes for different categories of issues and exploits including 2 critical, 36 high, and 5 moderate for better device stability. At the same time, 9 CVEs are not applicable on Samsung devices.
- Read more – Samsung January 2022 security bulletin
You can download this software update by visiting the Settings > from here tapping on System updates > and then click on Download and Install (if available).
- The current software update provides performance improvements and the most up-to-date Android security patches on your device.
Samsung updated 11 stock apps in Europe
Three weeks ago, Samsung released the January 2022 update for the international Galaxy S21 units in Europe. Aside from the system security improvements, the company included updates for several stock apps. Below, you can check the list of apps that had updated with the January 2022 software update.
- Galaxy Wearable
- Samsung Kids
- Samsung Internet
- Samsung Health
- Galaxy Shop
- Samsung Members
- Smart Switch
- Voice Recorder
Samsung May 2022 security update is now rolling out to these Galaxy devices
Starting with the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung has begun distributing the May 2022 security patch update. A thing to be remembered is that this is the world’s first May 2022 patch, which was released on April 25, nearly an entire week ahead of the month of May.
Following the initial release, the Korean tech giant has begun to expand the availability of the May patch to more Galaxy flagships and mid-rangers, globally. Meanwhile, some devices are expected to get the May patch with a major Android and One UI upgrade.
Read more: Everything about Samsung May 2022 SMR
Through this page, we are going to keep you updated with all the details of Samsung’s May 2022 security patch update for various Galaxy devices. This page will be updated regularly as soon as the company rolls it out to a new Galaxy.
At the Galaxy S22 series launch event, the company confirmed that the flagship devices launched in/after 2021 will be having four major OS upgrades alongside five years of security patches. At the same time, select newly launched Galaxy A series phones are also listed for the same treatment.
Samsung May 2022 Security Patch
These Galaxy devices have received the latest Android and One UI security patches:
Galaxy Z Series
Galaxy S Series
- Galaxy S22
- Galaxy S22+
- Galaxy S22 Ultra
- Galaxy S21
- Galaxy S21+
- Galaxy S21 Ultra
- Galaxy S21 FE
- Galaxy S20
- Galaxy S20+
- Galaxy S20 Ultra
- Galaxy S20 FE
- Galaxy S20 FE LTE
- Galaxy S10
- Galaxy S10e
- Galaxy S10+
Galaxy Note Series
- Galaxy Note 20
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
- Galaxy Note 10
- Galaxy Note 10+
- Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
- Galaxy Note 10 Lite
Galaxy A Series
Galaxy M Series
Galaxy F Series
- To be added.
Galaxy Tab Series
Galaxy XCover Series
- To be added.
Galaxy Watch Series
Samsung May 2022 patch details
May 2022 Android security update brings fixes for 7 Critical, 23 High, and 3 Moderate levels of CVEs for better system stability. Along with this, the company disclosed that it has already fixed 7 vulnerabilities with previous updates, while 6 are not applicable on Galaxy devices.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite May 2022 security update improves camera stability in Europe
Samsung is releasing the May 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy Note 10 Lite smartphone users in Germany. This update enhances the system’s security and stability alongside upgrading some stock apps.
At the same time, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite May 2022 update also boosts the camera performance by improving its stability. You can identify this update through the firmware version N770FXXU8GVE4.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) May 19, 2022
To download it, go to Settings of your smartphone followed by Software update and Download and install. You can now follow the on-screen instructions to get access to the latest changes.
April 27, 2022: April 2022 security patch (Asia)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite April 2022 security update is expanding in some Asian markets including Vietnam. It improves the security and reliability of your device’s system as well as upgrades three stock apps to further boost the device’s performance.
These apps include:
- Samsung Members
- Voice Recorder
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) April 27, 2022
April 20, 2022: April 2022 security patch (Europe)
Samsung has dispatched a new software update for Galaxy Note 10 Lite smartphone owners in Europe. This update primarily installs the April 2022 Android security patch in order to enhance the security of your phone and provide you with seamless performance.
Further, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite April 2022 security update comes with fixes for 88 privacy and security-related vulnerabilities and exploits from Google and Samsung. These include 27 high and 18 moderate levels of CVEs.
Besides these, there’s nothing that the latest update comes with. You might notice some minor changes and improvements after having hands-on on this update.
Previously, the device owners received the Android 12 Based One UI 4.1 update that installed Google Duo Live Sharing, a Grammarly-powered keyboard, customizable RAM Plus, Galaxy S22-inspired camera features, and much more. Check the complete changelog.
Moving on, the fresh software update for the phone comes with One UI build version N770FXXU8GVD5. It’s currently rolling out in France and is expected to reach more European markets as well as other region users in the coming days or weeks.
As soon as your Galaxy Note 10 Lite gets the update, it will notify you. In case you want to check it manually, enter the Settings of your smartphone. Now tap on Software update and then the Download and install option.
If the update is available and you want to install it, click Download now, and once downloaded install it on your phone. Finally, the phone will reboot and start initial app optimizations.
Samsung May 2022 security update rolling out to carrier-locked Galaxy S20 FE 5G in the US
Samsung released the May 2022 Android security patch update for the carrier-unlocked Galaxy S20 FE 5G models in the US last week. Now the company is expanding the fresh firmware update for the carrier-locked Galaxy S20 FE 5G devices in the US.
Identified via One UI build version G781USQS7FVD4, the latest update is released only on Sprint’s network in the region. However, other US carriers are expected to release the update in the coming days.
Furthermore, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE May 2022 update comes with fixes for various privacy and security-related bugs and issues. These vulnerabilities include 7 Critical, 23 High, and 3 Moderate levels of CVEs from Google and Samsung, which are related to the Weather app, Galaxy Themes, Setup Wizard, and others.
Additionally, the newest update also improves the security and stability of your device as well as some minor functionalities in order to enrich the overall device performance and provide users with seamless performance.
Besides these, there’s noting major mentions in the update changelog. You might some minor changes and improvements after installing the update on your device.
How to install?
If you are a Galaxy S20 FE 5G user in the US, you can check the fresh firmware update by navigating Settings >> Software update >> Download and install. Meanwhile, to download it, click on the Download now button and then install the update to get access to the new optimizations.
When will Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G get Android 13 One UI 5.0 update?
Google has released 2 Android 13 beta updates for its Pixel devices. However, we don’t have any Android 13 upgrade rollout plan or roadmap for Samsung devices at this moment, meanwhile, the company might begin One UI 5.0 beta testing in July, starting with the Galaxy S22 series flagships.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G will also get this update before the end of this year. This update will bring an array of new features and enhancements to your device. Check out the list of some Samsung Android 13-based One UI 5.0 features here.