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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 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.


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 September 2022 security update reaches T-Mobile unit in the US



T-Mobile Samsung Flip 4 September 2022 update 

Last week Samsung started rolling out the September 2022 Android security patch update for the all-new Galaxy Z Flip 4 smartphones on Verizon’s network. Now T-Mobile is expanding the Galaxy Z Flip 4 September 2022 update in the US.

While this is just a minor software update, Samsung is preparing a major Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for the devices. Yesterday, the company has opened the One UI 5.0 Beta forum for these devices, which suggets that the beta version is coming soon.

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The Android 13 is the first major OS switch that the Galaxy Z Flip 4 will make in the coming months. After this, the device will receive three more big Android OS updates to provide customers with the most advanced features and technologies.

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T-Mobile Samsung Flip 4 September 2022 update 

Furthermore, the latest September 2022 software update for this flagship device improves its security and stability in order to provide you with a safer and seamless user experience. Now you do not have to worry that bugs and viruses can attack your system.

Not only this but Samsung has also resolved a bunch of vulnerabilities and exposures to completely boost your phone’s performance. These fixes include 24 CVE items from Google Android OS and 29 SVE items from Samsung One UI software.

Other than these, there is nothing that the update brings with it. It’s with mentioning that T-Mobile is releasing Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 September 2022 update with One UI build version F721U1UEU1AVIA.

And, you can install it by navigating to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install. Just follow a couple of instructions mentioned on your screen and you can enjoy the latest changes.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 October 2022 security update rolling out now!



Verizon Samsung Note 20 September 2022 update

Samsung’s October 2022 security update is now rolling out for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra in various markets. The new Android and One UI security patches are included in the latest software update packed for the Note 20 duo.

Users of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra “LTE” can identify October 2022 security update via PDA version numbers: N980FXXS5FVI4 and N985FXXS5FVI4.

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On the other hand, consumers having 5G models can identify the same update via build versions: N981BXXS5FVI4 and N986BXXS5FVI4 for the Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra.

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Yesterday, the South Korean tech giant announced the October 2022 security patch details. According to the information, the October update brings fixes for over 40 security vulnerabilities; CVEs and SVEs.

October 2022 security patch now available for Galaxy Note 20 series in these markets:

  1. Caucasus countries
  2. Albania
  3. GernauGermany
  4. Greece
  5. Poland
  6. Portugal
  7. Tom Ukraine
  8. Southeast Europe
  9. Kazakhstan
  10. The Baltic region
  11. The Netherlands
  12. Uzbekistan.

Back in 2020, the company unveiled the Galaxy Note 20 series, which comes pre-loaded with Android 10-based One UI 2.5. It’s expected that the lineup will get its third and final major upgrade – Android 13-based One UI 5.0 later this year or early next year.

One UI 5.0 Beta

A few days ago, the company has started the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta testing program for the Galaxy S20 series, meanwhile, there’s no similar treatment for the 2020 Note flagship owners.

One UI 5.0 Beta Program is an opportunity that allows users to experience the new features and user interface of the upcoming Android 13 update. We expect, the company will soon announce the Beta program for the Note 20 series as well.

One UI 5.0 Features

Samsung’s One UI 5.0 iteration is based on the Android 13 operating system. It brings various new features and major improvements in the customization functionality such as Color Palette and Themed Icons.

Now, you have more choices in the Color Palette alongside plenty of new basic colors. Moreover, the Themed Icons are now not only available for select Samsung apps but also apply to Google & third-party apps too.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 at T-Mobile grabs September 2022 security patch



Samsung Galaxy S10

T-Mobile has now released the September 2022 security patch for Samsung Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ devices in the US. The update rollout is currently happening for a small amount of Galaxy S10 owners, while the carrier will expand its availability soon.

According to the changelog, the Galaxy S10 September 2022 update brings improvements to the overall stability of the devices locked on T-Mobile, in addition to improving the security with new security patch. It’s worth mentioning that Verizon has also rolled out the same patches to its branded devices 2 days ago.

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  • Overall stability of your device has been improved.
  • The security of your device has been improved.

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Samsung’s September 2022 security update fixes various critical, high, and moderate levels of CVEs and SVEs in order to ensure security on Galaxy devices. Furthermore, you can check the software versions for all Galaxy S10 series devices, below.

Software versions:

  • G970USQU7IVH3 – Galaxy S10e
  • G973USQU7IVH3 – Galaxy S10
  • G975USQU7IVH3 – Galaxy S10 Plus

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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