Samsung is expanding the January 2022 Android security update for the Galaxy A71 smartphone users that improves system security and stability. The update is currently released in UAE and will soon reach more users.
Identified via One UI build version A715FXXU8BVA2, the update comes with fixes for numerous privacy and security-related vulnerabilities including 2 critical, 36 high, and 5 moderate levels of CVEs for the device’s performance enhancement.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsungUpdatess) February 21, 2022
You can download this software update by visiting your phone’s Settings. From here tap on System updates and then click on Download and install. Wait for the phone to check for available updates, finally, tap on Download now to bring it to your phone.
February 8: Galaxy A71 January 2022 (India)
Samsung Galaxy A71 smartphones are getting the January 2022 Android security update in India. This update improves the security and stability of your device’s system along with fixing 2various privacy and security-related vulnerabilities for better system performance.
Aside from these, the Galaxy A71 January 2022 update may also bring new features or other changes to provide you seamless performance. Moreover, the update comes with One UI build version A715FXXU8BVA2 and heavy package size of around 1.3GB.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsungUpdatess) February 8, 2022
January 29: Galaxy A71 January 2022 (Brazil)
Samsung released a new software update to the Galaxy A71 smartphone users in Brazil, bringing a newer security patch dated January 2022. The update rollout is currently in the initial stage, therefore, only a random number of consumers can access it.
Identified via PDA version number – A715FXXS8BVA4, the new Galaxy A71 update installs the January 2022 security update as part of further increasing the system’s reliability. In addition, you can expect improved apps performance after upgrading to the new OTA.
While Samsung is fulfilling its promise of regularly providing new security updates to the Galaxy A71 smartphone, consumers wondering about a major shift i.e. Android 12-based One UI 4.0. The device launched with Android 10 and is eligible for major updates three times.
The Galaxy Note 20 phones are already receiving the February 2022 security patch, while Samsung’s official software update support page still mentioned details for January 2022’s patches. For your information, the new s/w update for your Galaxy A71 brings fixes for 2 critical, 36 high, and 5 moderate levels of CVEs.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsungUpdatess) January 29, 2022
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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S23 grabs December 2023 security update
Samsung has pushed the December 2023 security update for unlocked models of Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphones in the US. The update is already rolled out for locked models in the US.
The company is dispatching the latest software update with system security improvements to keep your files and data safe on your phone. It also optimizes system stability to offer you uninterrupted and seamless functionality on your device.
December 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra models can be identified through One UI build versions S911U1UES2BWKA, S916U1UES2BWKA, and S918U1UES2BWKA respectively. The installation package size of this update is 421.40MB
December 2023 Security Patch Details
The newest security patch fixes over 60 vulnerabilities mainly related to buffer overflow, AR Emoji, KnoxCustom Service, bootloader, SmartManager, Knox Guard, and Contacts. Check the full details here.
Users can check for the update manually by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install.
Verizon Samsung Galaxy A14 5G, Tab A7 Lite receive November 2023 update in the US
Samsung is rolling out a new update with a November 2023 security patch for Galaxy A14 5G and Galaxy Tab A7 Lite devices on the Verizon network carrier in the US. The fresh update brings system security improvements, stability optimization, functional enhancement, and bug fixes to offer a better performance.
November 2023 security update includes patches from Google and Samsung. It update addresses 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung.
- Galaxy A14 5G – A146USQS5BWK1
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite – T227USQS8CWK7
How to Update:
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.
Samsung One UI December 2023 Updates List
Starting with the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung initiated its December 2023 One UI updates rollout. The company dropped patch details and a new update roadmap for Galaxy devices in the first week. Throughout the month, Samsung will release various new One UI updates.
December 2023 One UI update for Samsung devices contains a total of 75 fixes for known security vulnerabilities. It includes 54 CVEs related to the Android operating system from Google and the rest for the One UI software system from the manufacturer itself.
In particular, Samsung Semiconductor (for Exynos-related issues) offered four security fixes, while the software division fixed 16 security flaws with the December patch. Of the 54 fixes offered by Google, 7 are deemed critical, while 43 fixes are marked as high priority.
On the other hand, 9 are marked as high priority of the 16 fixes from Samsung, while 6 are of moderate priority. One UI fixes include Knox, memory and integer overflow, AR Emoji, bootloader, Smart Clip, and the Contacts app. You can read more about them here.
Samsung One UI December 2023 Updates List
- The Galaxy S23 series begins getting the latest patches in the United States.