January 31 — Samsung Galaxy A40 January 2022 security patch rolling out
Samsung started releasing the January 2022 security patch update to the Galaxy A40 smartphone users in the European market. The latest OTA comes with new Android and One UI patches for better system stability and reliability.
The new January 2022 One UI security patch 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, the company also included various SVEs fixes for the eligible models.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsungUpdatess) January 31, 2022
HOW TO CHECK FOR UPDATES:
- Open device’s Settings
- Scroll down and select Software updates
- Hit the Download and install option.
Original Story — May 7, 2021
In late March, Samsung had updated the Galaxy A40 smartphone to the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 version. Now, this device started to receive a new firmware update with a newer security patch for enhanced system security.
According to the latest information, Samsung has begun improving the security level of the Galaxy A40 smartphone by installing the newer Android and One UI patches released in April 2021.
This update is currently rolling out in France, which bears firmware version A405FNXXU3CUD3. According to the info, April 2021’s security update brings fixes for 30 critical CVEs from Google and 23 CVEs from Samsung.
Other than the security improvements, this update doesn’t include any new feature or major system optimizations. However, the installation of new security updates is necessary as they keep your device protected against various threats.
Apart from this, the company has also started sending the May 2021 security update to the eligible Galaxy devices. So far, the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 20, and more devices have joined the party with the latest security update.
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