After Galaxy S10 4G, Samsung has started releasing the January 2022 Android security update for Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. This update comes with One UI build version G977BXXUBGVA4. It is currently released in Europe and will soon reach other users.
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Original article: January 27, 2022
Last week, Samsung Galaxy S10 series smartphones started receiving the January 2022 Android security patch in a few European countries. Now the company is expanding the fresh software update for Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ users in UAE.
This update enhances the security and stability of your device. In addition, the January 2022 Android security patch brings fixes for a number of SVEs and CVEs from Samsung and Google, thus improving the device’s performance.
Further, aside from the latest security enhancements, the latest firmware also updates 8 stock applications for a better overall user experience. The list of applications is as follows.
- Samsung Notes
- Samsung Members
- Smart Switch
- Voice Recorder
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Moreover, the Samsung Galaxy S10 January 2022 update is currently released for UAE users. However, it will expand to countries in the coming days or weeks. Further, the update comes with the following One UI build versions.
- Samsung Galaxy S10 – G973FXXUEGVA4
- Samsung Galaxy S10e – G970FXXUEGVA4
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ – G975FXXUEGVA4
You download the fresh firmware on your smartphone by visiting the Settings. From here, tap Software updates >> Download and install. Wait for the device to check the latest update, finally, click Download now (if available).
Samsung Galaxy S10:
In February 2019, Samsung introduced the flagships Galaxy S10 series smartphones. This lineup consists of many phones including the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10+. Since this is a flagship lineup, these devices come with a set of impressive and noticeable specs.
While considering the software, the Galaxy S10 came pre-installed with Android 9 based One UI OS out of the box. Later the device received Android 10 based One UI 2 and Android 11 based One UI 3 updates. Currently, the devices are running on the Android 12 based One UI 4 version in several regions.
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The fresh software brings system security improvements, stability optimization, functional enhancement, and bug fixes to deliver a better performance. The latest patch fixes 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung.
- Galaxy M11 – M115FXXS5CWK3
- Galaxy A03s – A037FXXS5CWK3
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.
Verizon releases One UI 6.0 with Android 14 update to Galaxy S21 in the US
In an exciting development, Verizon started to release Android 14 and One UI 6.0 update to the Galaxy S21 family in the US. The major firmware also installs the November 2023 Android patches, as part of enhancing system security and stability.
Verizon-locked Galaxy S21 lineup’s Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update can be identified via the PDA build version ending with FWK5. The carrier’s support page reads “This software update includes the latest Android OS 14 (U) and One UI 6.0, with improvements for user experience and performance.”
The Quick Settings layout has been updated to enhance usability. Talking about the Weather Widget, a new weather widget was added to provide weather forecasts and insights. You can now check the local weather on a map without adding a current location.
It also adds a Bixby text call button to easily switch to text calling. Bixby Text call must be first enabled in Call settings. In the Camera department, the One UI 6.0 brings a separate picture resolution button in the Camera quick settings menu. Now you can easily change picture resolution by tapping the 12M button.
Additionally, there’s a new separate video size button in the Video Quick settings menu. Select Video mode and tap the FHD 30 button at the top to show more options. Moreover, Samsung’s Android 14 release has a Custom camera widget to quickly launch the Camera with your saved settings.
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 several 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 every month. 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 14 & One UI 6.0 | US Carriers
- [Next UI] Android & One UI — Android 14 & One UI 6.1
- [One UI] Security Patch — November 2023
- [Android] Google Play System — October 2023
Future Software Update [Expected]
Samsung will provide a total of four major OS upgrades and five years of security patches.
- One UI 6.1, powered by Android 14 – February 2024
- November 2023 Android security patch — Rolling out to Public
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