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[Released in Australia] Samsung Galaxy S22 at Verizon US gets March 2022 patch, GOS management tool



Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

March 30, 2022

Samsung is expanding March 2022 update for Galaxy S22 series smartphones in Australia. The latest update brings n ”Alternate Game Performance Management” option that allows third-party apps to bypass GOS. It optimizes system stability and security to enhance performance. Users can identify the latest update via the PDA version mentioned below.

  • Galaxy S22 – S901EXXU1AVC9
  • Galaxy S22 Plus – S906EXXU1AVC9
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXU1AVC9

Aside from this, this march patch also updated some Samsung’s app including Notes Add-ons, Galaxy Wearable, Notes, SmartThings, Samsung Members, Samsung Pay, Calcualtor and Voice Recorder.

March 20, 2022

Around a month ago, Samsung debuted its March 2022 security patch for the Galaxy S22 series devices. Later on, the update released a new firmware that brings a new tool for the Game Booster app called “Alternate Game Performance Management”.

Now, as per the latest info, Verizon has started rolling out the new March 2022 security patch to the Samsung Galaxy S22 series device in the US. The update installs the anticipated “Alternate Game Performance Management” option so that the Game Booster doesn’t limit third-party games’ performance.

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According to Verizon, the new Galaxy S22 March 2022 update adds a new option, “Game Booster Labs” under Game Booster settings. Consumers can turn “Alternate game performance management” on for better gaming performance. When enabled, “Game optimization” will be disabled for games and apps.

Aside from this, the carrier has also included the March 2022 security update in order to enhance the Galaxy S22 smartphones’ system security and reliability. As confirmed by Samsung, the latest patch brings fixes to around 50 CVEs for the Android operating system. Read more

Verizon is releasing the March 2022 firmware update to Samsung Galaxy S22 devices gradually, so that the actual availability timeline may differ. Meanwhile, you can check for the software update manually by navigating to your phone’s Settings >> Software updates >> Download and install.

Software Versions:

  • S901USQU1AVC8 – Galaxy S22
  • S906USQU1AVC8 – Galaxy S22+
  • S908USQU1AVC8 – Galaxy S22 Ultra


  • This software update provides the latest Android security patch and other enhancements for your device.
  • Game Booster settings in Game Launcher
    • A new option, “Game Booster Labs”, has been added under Game Booster settings. You can turn “Alternate game performance management” on for better gaming performance.
    • When you enable “Alternate game performance management”, “Game optimization” will be disabled.
    • Alternate game performance management can be found under the Game Booster settings > Labs > Game Booster Labs > Alternate game performance management

Verizon Galaxy S22 March update

Source – Verizon

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues 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.


Google Play System October 2023 Update Arrives: What’s New and How to Get It



Google Play System October 2023 update

Google has kicked off an October 2023 update for its Play System, which is responsible for managing the core functionality and security of Android devices. The update arrives with improvements and bug fixes to the system, as well as some new features for the Google Play Store app.

One of the new features of this update is a redesigned app details page, which will help users discover and learn about apps that are compatible with their non-phone devices, such as tablets, smartwatches, or TVs.

Moreover, the October 2023 update for Play System brings the ability to add apps to the Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality. These features are available through Google Play Store v37.8.


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  • [Phone] New design on the app details page to help you discover and learn about apps for your non-phone devices.
  • [Phone] You’ll be able to add apps to your Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality.

To get the update on Samsung smartphones, you just need to visit Settings >> Security and Privacy >> Updates >> Google System Update.

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Samsung is releasing a fresh firmware update for Galaxy A23 smartphone users in the US. This update installs the Android security patch released in August 2023 to improve system security.

The new update for the Samsung Galaxy A23 smartphone comes with PDA version A236USQU4CWHC. The update is rolling out for locked models of Galaxy S23 on the T-Mobile network in the US and other carriers could get this update soon.

August 2023 security patch fixes over 70 issues, mainly related to Samsung Members, the Internet, the Galaxy Store, and more to provide a seamless and bug-free experience.

If you have received a notification of the latest update, then check and install it now through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.

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US unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE receiving September 2023 update



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Samsung is rolling out the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone in the US, following India and Europe. The update is available for unlocked models of Galaxy S21 FE in the US with One UI build version G990U1UES9EWH2.

September 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in the US brings bug fixes and functional enhancements to provide a better and seamless experience. It fixes over 60 security flaws found in smartphones and tablets.

The Korean tech giant will soon make this update available for all Galaxy S21 FE models. If you have received this update, then you can install it through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.

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