Samsung is expanding the Galaxy A70 March 2022 Android security patch update to the carrier-locked models in the US markets. Identified via the One UI build version A705USQS2DVC1, the latest update enhances the security and stability of the device’s system in order to provide users with a seamless performance.
March 19, 2022: UAE
Samsung has rolled out the March 2022 Android security patch updates to a bunch of Galaxy devices. Meanwhile, the Galaxy A70 is the latest to grab it. This update is currently released in UAE, however, it will reach other users in the coming days or weeks.
Further, the Samsung Galaxy A70 March 2022 update fixes a total of 62 vulnerabilities, exploits, and threats to provide you with seamless performance. However, the official support page mentions that it fixes 2 critical, 29 high, and 19 moderate levels of CVEs.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsungUpdatess) March 19, 2022
At the same time, it also improves the security and stability of your device alongside protecting it from bugs and viruses. The device is currently running on Android 11 OS and you can identify the latest software update via the build version A705FNXXU5DVB3.
How to download:
Make sure that you backup your important data, so you won’t lose any important files. Although the upgrade procedure won’t replace or remove any of the corresponding data from your smartphone, it’s recommended to do so for extra safety measures.
- Go to the Settings of your smartphone.
- Click on Software update.
- Tap on Download and install.
- The system will check for available update
- Click on Download now, if available.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Samsung Galaxy A03s, M11 grabbing November 2023 security update
The fresh software brings system security improvements, stability optimization, functional enhancement, and bug fixes to deliver a better performance. The latest patch fixes 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung.
- Galaxy M11 – M115FXXS5CWK3
- Galaxy A03s – A037FXXS5CWK3
Users can check new software updates manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s System Settings, once done, scroll down and tap the Software Update tab, followed by the Download and install button.
Verizon releases One UI 6.0 with Android 14 update to Galaxy S21 in the US
In an exciting development, Verizon started to release Android 14 and One UI 6.0 update to the Galaxy S21 family in the US. The major firmware also installs the November 2023 Android patches, as part of enhancing system security and stability.
Verizon-locked Galaxy S21 lineup’s Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update can be identified via the PDA build version ending with FWK5. The carrier’s support page reads “This software update includes the latest Android OS 14 (U) and One UI 6.0, with improvements for user experience and performance.”
The Quick Settings layout has been updated to enhance usability. Talking about the Weather Widget, a new weather widget was added to provide weather forecasts and insights. You can now check the local weather on a map without adding a current location.
It also adds a Bixby text call button to easily switch to text calling. Bixby Text call must be first enabled in Call settings. In the Camera department, the One UI 6.0 brings a separate picture resolution button in the Camera quick settings menu. Now you can easily change picture resolution by tapping the 12M button.
Additionally, there’s a new separate video size button in the Video Quick settings menu. Select Video mode and tap the FHD 30 button at the top to show more options. Moreover, Samsung’s Android 14 release has a Custom camera widget to quickly launch the Camera with your saved settings.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra One UI Software Update Tracker
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is eligible for new software update until February 2028. Within its five-year software update lifespan, the Galaxy S23 Ultra will receive several new security patches, and feature drops as well as a total of 4 Android upgrades by Samsung.
The company listed the Galaxy S23 Ultra along with the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus for new software updates every month. This means, your device will get the latest Android patches every month until February 2027 (at least four years).
S23 Ultra Software — Current Status
- [Stable] Android & One UI — Android 14 & One UI 6.0 | US Carriers
- [Next UI] Android & One UI — Android 14 & One UI 6.1
- [One UI] Security Patch — November 2023
- [Android] Google Play System — October 2023
Future Software Update [Expected]
Samsung will provide a total of four major OS upgrades and five years of security patches.
- One UI 6.1, powered by Android 14 – February 2024
- November 2023 Android security patch — Rolling out to Public
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