Samsung Galaxy devices have already started picking up the new March 2022 security patch through a software update, starting February 25. The company picked the Galaxy S22 series as the initial receiver of its all-new March 2022 Android patch update.
This new security update aims to improve the overall stability and reliability of the Galaxy devices. At the same time, consumers will receive this firmware with fixes for a lot of CVEs from Google and additional SVEs content from Samsung.
Samsung rolls out the regular security updates via three methods; monthly for flagships, quarterly for mid-range, and budgets, while biannually to the Galaxy phones older than 3 years. It’s worth noting that Samsung devices launched after 2019 are compatible with four years of regular software updates.
Since Samsung releases every new software in various phases, the availability for your region/country may likely differ. Therefore, we will keep a track of Samsung devices receiving the latest Android security update worldwide in addition to the March 2022 security patch details & schedule.
March 2022 Android security patch details
You can check the list of CVE items below.
- CVE-2021-30317, CVE-2021-39708
Already included in previous updates
Not applicable to Samsung devices
Samsung disclosed, 2nd May 2022 update fixes two severe Galaxy S22 Ultra issues
Earlier, Samsung started bringing the 2nd May 2022 update to the Galaxy S22 series devices in South Korea, which includes the latest Android security patches. Going ahead, Samsung just confirmed that the new May 2022 security update package includes fixes for two severe Galaxy S22 issues that were reported last month.
According to a 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.
Samsung disclosed that the Galaxy S22 Ultra users reported having suddenly disconnecting issues with S Pen in certain scenarios. In order to fix this issue, the company has also shared a quick fix with the Galaxy S22 Ultra users which you can check below.
Galaxy S22 Ultra S Pen suddenly disconnects
This may occur if the Near Device/Physical Activity access permission settings of the S Pen Air Command app are reset on Android 12 OS. Please do one of the following to fix it.
If you see the S Pen disconnected notification in the notification window after removing and reinserting the S Pen. Select the S Pen disconnected notification in the notification window, and then reconnect the S Pen by allowing the Air Command’s Nearby Device item permission to do it.
- Notification window → Select S Pen disconnected notification → Allow permission
Select Reset S Pen in your phone’s settings, then allow permission and connect again.
- Settings → Useful Features → S Pen → Air Actions → More (three vertical dots) → Reset S Pen → Allow permission and reconnect
Intermittent video recording
After installing the first May 2022 security update, some Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series users reported that they are having issues with intermittent video recording while using the camera or third-party app. Samsung later acknowledged that the issue happened due to compatibility issues with recently released firmware.
If video recording does not work properly, restart your phone. How to restart? Just swipe down the top bar > Power icon > Power off or restart.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite gets May 2022 security update in Europe
Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite last year. It is an affordable tablet that equips some of the most advanced internals of its age including a MediaTek Helio P22T processor, 5,100mAh battery with 15W fast charging, 8MP rear, 5MP front camera, Dual Stereo Speakers, Dolby Atmos, and many more.
While considering its software, it runs the Android 11 operating system out of the box. The device hasn’t yet received any major software update but is expected to get an Android 12-based One UI 4 update in the coming weeks.
This is an update tracker for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite. Inside, we’ll be putting every major and minor software-related information about the device.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite Updates
May 20, 2022: May 2022 patch [Europe]
Samsung has begun rolling out the May 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite tablets. This update improves the security and stability of your device alongside protecting it from bugs and viruses.
Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy A7 Lite May 2022 update also fixes various privacy and security-related issues and exploits including 7 critical, 23 high, and 3 moderate levels of CVEs from Google and Samsung.
The official changelog for the update also mentioned 3 stock app upgrades – Samsung Notes, Samsung Members, and Calculator.
Further, this update comes with One UI build version T225XXU1AVE1. It is accessible in German markets at the moment and will soon reach other users. To download it navigate Settings >> Software update >> Download and install.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) May 20, 2022
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite receiving May 2022 security update in India
Samsung has dispatched the May 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy Note 10 Lite phone users in Indian markets. The update comes with better system security and stability for device performance improvements.
Additionally, it fixes various privacy and security-related issues and exploits including 7 Critical, 23 High, and 3 Moderate levels of CVEs from Google and Samsung. It also upgrades some stock applications to enrich the overall device functionality in every aspect.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) May 20, 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.
May 20, 2022: May 2022 security patch (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
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.