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Latest Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Update: One UI 4.1 rolling out in Switzerland

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

The Galaxy S20 FE 5G is Samsung’s last year’s flagship killer smartphone, which comes with several flagship-grade capabilities at comparatively lesser pricing. Launched back in September 2020, the S20 FE came pre-installed with One UI 2.5 on top of Android 10 operating system.

Later on, the Korean tech giant confirmed its software update support which includes three major OS upgrades and four years of regular security patches. When it comes to security updates, the Galaxy S20 FE is eligible to get updated to newer Android patches every month. Hence –

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In this article, we will cover every latest (major + minor) software update released for the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE anywhere across the globe.

 

March 03

One UI 4.1, March 2022 patch – Switzerland”

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The Galaxy S20 FE 5G handsets have reportedly started grabbing the new One UI 4.1 update in select European markets including Switzerland.

Identified via PDA release number – G781BXXU4FVC2, the Galaxy S20 FE One UI 4.1 firmware installs the March 2022 security patch too.

One UI 4.1 is based on Android 12, which brings additional features to the Galaxy devices including a better Colour Palette, customizable RAM Plus and more.

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If you want to check for the latest update manually, head to your device Settings tap on Software updates and finally hit the Download and install button.

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Tip: You can check the latest security patch content on the official Samsung security update page and eligibility on the scope page.

March 03

RCS features, February 2022 patch – Verizon”

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Following the Android 12 update rollout, Verizon has now started rolling out a major firmware update to the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE smartphones in the US.

This hefty OTA update comes with PDA build version G781VSQU5EVAA and February 2022 security patch for enhanced system stability.

In addition, it brings all the anticipated RCS (Advanced Messaging) features. You can check the changelog below, while our entire reporting here.

What’s changing:

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  • This update introduces Advanced Messaging (RCS) for your Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW. It also includes performance improvements and the most up to date Android security patches on your device.

Advanced Messaging features include

  1. Send larger text messages: Create larger messages up to 8000 characters long. With Advanced Messaging you’re no longer limited to 160 characters.
  2. Typing indicators: See when your contact is typing in a conversation.
  3. Read receipts: See when your message has been read.
  4. Large group chats: Create group chats with up to 100 participants.*
  5. High-quality media sharing: Share pictures and videos in high-quality.
  6. Chat over Wi-Fi: You can send messages over Wi-Fi, even when you don’t have a cellular connection.
  7. Transfer larger files: Send larger attachments than ever before.
  8. Location sharing: Share your location as you travel.

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February 23

February 2022 patch – Expanding”

Over the past three weeks, Samsung delivered the February 2022 security patch to most of the eligible Galaxy phones and tablets.

Now, the Korean tech giant is expanding the most up-to-date security patch to the Galaxy S20 FE LTE and 5G variants in Latin America and Europe.

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  • G780GXXS3BVB3
  • G781BXXS4DVB1

 


February 22

February 2022 patch – Brazil

Samsung started rolling out the February 2022 security patch update to the Galaxy S20 FE smartphones in Brazil. It carries PDA version number – G780GXXS3BVB3.

 


January 27

Android 12 One UI 4.0 – Germany (Snapdragon)

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Though a bit late, Samsung has finally started rolling out the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S20 FE devices in Germany.

Usually, Germany becomes the initial market whenever Samsung pushes a new software update, but, this time, the company has not followed the same way.

  • Firmware versions
    • G780GXXU3BUL9

In addition to the new One UI 4.0 features, Samsung also included the December 2021 security patch, which brings system stability enhancements.

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January 19

Android 12 One UI 4.0 – US (locked, unlocked)

Samsung is now expanding the One UI 4.0 update based on Android 12 to the Galaxy S20 FE smartphone users in the US.

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The company has seeded the major software update for both, carrier-locked and unlocked Galaxy S20 FE 5G models.

  • Firmware versions
    • G781U1UEU6EULD – Unlocked
    • G781USQU6EULI – Carrier

Alongside the new One UI 4.0 features, Samsung included the December 2021 security patch as well, which brings system stability enhancements.

Note: Verizon and T-Mobile carriers had already given the same treatment to their network branded Samsung Galaxy S20 FE models. Know more


 

January 15

January 2022 security patch – Europe

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After updating a number of Galaxy devices to the January 2022 security patch, Samsung’s train reached Europe to update the Galaxy S20 FE 5G variants with the latest Android patch.

  • Firmware version: G781BXXS4DVA2

January 2022 security patch brings fixes for different categories of issues and exploits including 2 critical, 36 high, and 5 moderate for better device stability. Read more

 

January 14

Android 12 One UI 4.0 update: LTE/5G – India

Samsung has finally released the most-anticipated Android 12 update to the Galaxy S20 FE smartphones users in the Indian market.

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Yesterday, the company impressed the consumers of S20 FE’s 5G model, and today, it’s the turn of Exynos-based 4G variants. Read more

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  • Firmware version: G780FXXS8DUL6/G781BXXU4DUL9

The latest Galaxy S20 FE 5G software update brings fixes for 5 critical, 22 high, and 3 moderate levels of CVEs from Google.


December 22

December 2021 Security Patch – 5G/Spain

The 5G variant of the Galaxy S20 FE model is now receiving the December 2021 security patch. Currently, the software update rollout is happening in Spain.

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  • Firmware version: G781BXXS4CUL3

 


 

December 16

December 2021 Security Patch – US/NZ

Samsung started rolling out December 2021 security patch to the Galaxy S20 FE 5G/LTE phones in the US and New Zealand. Read more here

 

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October 21

October 2021 Security Patch – India

Samsung’s October 2021 security patch update is now rolling out for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone users in India. The update comes with the version number – G781BXXS4CUI1, while the changelog shows just a single revision that is – The security of your device has been improved. [Source]

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James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Samsung will give farewell to Galaxy Note series with Android 13 upgrade

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After receiving the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 and One UI 4.1 updates, Samsung fans are getting bored with regular security patches. While Google showcased the new Android 13 OS, Samsung Galaxy S and Note flagship owners are eagerly waiting for it along with One UI 5.0.

Google’s new mobile platform brings new features and privacy tools for the Pixel smartphone owners alongside minor tweaks in the user interface. All of the changes that Google is making in Android 13 will be seen in the One UI 5.0 except for the UI.

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Aside from this, the Korean tech giant is likely to introduce a third variant of the Android 12-based One UI alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 in August. The anticipated One UI 4.1.1 update might bring some new features, better system optimization, and stability.

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Thanks to Samsung’s software upgrades policy, we’ve plenty of ideas over which Galaxy devices will be getting the next major OS upgrade. At the same time, the previous rollout timelines help us accurately speculate the release timeline every year.

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Samsung stopped making new Galaxy Note phones, after the launch of the Galaxy Note 20 series. Therefore, the Android 13 will be like a farewell gift to the Samsung Galaxy Note series as it will be their third and last major upgrade for eligible Notes.

Samsung Galaxy Note Series Android 13 Upgrade

  1. Galaxy Note 20 LTE
  2. Galaxy Note 20 5G
  3. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra LTE
  4. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
  5. Galaxy Note 10 Lite

Note: SammyFans compiled the Galaxy Note series Android 13 eligible device list on the basis of Samsung’s upgrade policies. The parent Galaxy Note 10 series won’t get One UI 5.0, while its affordable variant is even compatible with another major upgrade.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Android 13 update, One UI 5.0 release date, Beta and more

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Android 13 One UI 5.0 Update

The Galaxy S22 series devices debuted with the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 iteration, back in February 2022. All the Samsung Galaxy S22 lineup phones are first in line to receive the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update on both Beta and Stable channels.

The 2022 Galaxy S flagship models come with support for 4 generations of Android OS upgrades. Starting with the Android 13, the Korean tech giant has promised Galaxy S22 consumers to deliver major upgrades up to Android 16, alongside 5 years of regular security patches.

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Well, talking about the first OS switch, the Galaxy S22 phones will be getting the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta and Stable update sometime in July and later this year, respectively. Google introduced the Android 13 OS, as Developer Preview, in February 2022, it’s not available for any Samsung device.

Galaxy S22 Android 13 Beta Status

We are expecting the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta activity for the Galaxy S22 line sometime in July or August this year. The program should be available in 7 countries like previously, letting consumers experience the new OS and features months ahead of its Public release.

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  • On April 7, it was reported that Samsung will first showcase the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta ROM for the Galaxy S22 series devices. Read more

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Galaxy S22 Android 13 Release Date

If Samsung starts the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta program in July, we can expect the Public rollout within two or three months, by October. While the initial rollout is likely to begin from the Korean market, the OEM will gradually expand its reach to the US and Europe.

  • Release Date – October 2022 [Expected]

Samsung Galaxy S22 Android 13 One UI 5.0 Update

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May 21

As confirmed by the Samsung community moderator, the Galaxy S22 May 2022 update that bears firmware version ending VE4 includes major fixes for two issues that were recently announced as an easy fix, as well as increases the security patch level. Read more

 

May 21

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Several users are facing multiple types of issues while using the Camera on their Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, or Galaxy S22 Ultra in which the most common issue is Camera shutter lag. Read more: Samsung’s way to fix Galaxy S22 Camera shutter lag

 

May 20

We’ve recently checked the Beta Operations Manager’s activity webpage, which has had no changes since January this year. We will continue to provide the latest insights regarding the Android 13 and One UI 5.0 update development for your Samsung devices.

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April 29

Samsung has started releasing the May 2022 security patch to the Galaxy S22 series smartphone users starting April 25. As of now, the update is available in various Asian countries, while today reached the T-Mobile variants in the United States. Read more

 

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April 21

In February 2022, Google released the Android 13 Developer Preview for eligible Pixel devices, however, the stable version may likely debut in October this year. However, the US tech giant will share more details about the new OS at its annual conference AKA Google I/O 2022.

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These 15 Samsung Galaxy S series phones will get Android 13 upgrade

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Over the past six months, Samsung released two major One UI updates to its flagship Galaxy devices including the Galaxy S21, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 10, and Galaxy S10 series, alongside the eligible foldable smartphones.

The One UI 4.0 and One UI 4.1 software are based on Google’s Android 12 operating system. While the former included the major Android 12 OS upgrade in the OTA package, the latter brings additional features and improvements to the Galaxy flagship phones.

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Well, Samsung is expected to bring another One UI variant on the same Android 12 OS, which will make its debut with the fourth-gen foldable phones sometime in August. The One UI 4.1.1 update is likely to come with some new features, better system optimization, and stability.

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Meanwhile, Samsung’s flagship smartphone users are wondering about a big switch as Google announced the 13th major generation of its mobile platform. The Korean tech giant has a solid software upgrade mechanism that leaves no confusion in the mind of its consumers.

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We are here talking about the Android 13 update eligibility for your Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone. The Galaxy S22 series will be, unquestionably!, getting the major One UI 5 update based on Android 13 later this year, while the 2020’s Galaxy S10 Lite is also eligible.

Samsung Galaxy S Series Android 13 Upgrade

  1. Galaxy S22 Ultra
  2. Galaxy S22 Plus
  3. Galaxy S22
  4. Galaxy S21 Ultra
  5. Galaxy S21 Plus
  6. Galaxy S21
  7. Galaxy S21 FE
  8. Galaxy S20 Ultra
  9. Galaxy S20 Plus LTE
  10. Galaxy S20 Plus 5G
  11. Galaxy S20
  12. Galaxy S20 5G
  13. Galaxy S20 FE LTE
  14. Galaxy S20 FE 5G
  15. Galaxy S10 Lite

Note: SammyFans compiled the Samsung Galaxy S series Android 13 eligible device list on the basis of the company’s upgrade policies. The parent Galaxy S10 series won’t get Android 13, while its affordable variant is still compatible with another major upgrade.

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