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



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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.


Samsung Galaxy Note 20 May 2024 update reaches Europe



Samsung Note 20 May 2024 update Europe

Samsung is sending the May 2024 security update for Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones in Europe. This update is already out for locked models of these devices in the US.

The Korean tech giant is rolling out a May 2024 security update for the Galaxy Note 20 series in Europe with the One UI build version ending with HXE9. The company will soon make this update in more countries.

The latest security patch resolves 45 vulnerabilities, including 33 from Google. It includes 3 Critical and 26 High-level CVEs. The update also features 25 Samsung-specific fixes.

Moreover, the update brings system security improvements, stability optimization, functional enhancements, and bug fixes. With this update, the company aims to provide an enhanced and better user experience.

Users of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphones can check and install the latest update by following a few easy steps mentioned below.

  • Open Settings
  • Scroll and tap Software update
  • Finally, hit the Download and install

If you have received the latest update, then follow the on-screen instructions to install the update on your smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G grabs May 2024 security update in the US



Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G May 2024 update US

Samsung is rolling out a new update for the Galaxy Z Flip 5G smartphone, which installs the May 2024 security patch. The update improves system security and stability to enhance the overall performance of the device.

At present, the May 2024 update is available for locked Galaxy Z Flip 5G models in the United States. It is expected to become available in other regions soon. Users can verify it through the One UI build version F707USQS8IXE2.

The fresh security update is essential as it incorporates the latest patches for Android, protecting the smartphone against emerging security threats. Additionally, the update resolves several bugs for a smoother and more efficient user experience.

Users with Galaxy Z Flip 5G can check and install the update by going to the Settings menu, selecting ‘Software Update’, and then choosing ‘Download and install’.

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Samsung Galaxy S24, S23 get second firmware update in May 2024



Samsung Galaxy S24 S23 second May 2024 update

Samsung is advancing its software support for Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S24 series smartphones by releasing the second update in May 2024. This update has started in Thailand and is expected to be available in more regions shortly.

Owners of the Galaxy S24 series are getting the update with the build version S92xBXXU2AXE4, which is about 450MB in size. This update is significant as it reportedly addresses the video rattle issue to enhance the video experience for users.

For the Galaxy S23 series, the update comes with the build version S91xBXXU5CXE1 and is nearly 430MB. Although the details of the improvements are not specified, it is likely to include security enhancements and fixes for better device performance.

Users of the Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S24 series are advised to install the second May 2024 update to take advantage of the latest security measures and improvements.

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