April 21, 2022: Australia
Samsung is now expanding the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update to the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone users in Australia. In addition to the new One UI 4.1 features, the update brings a newer security patch for better system stability and reliability.
To download it, navigate Settings >> Software update >> Download and install. Now follow the on-screen instruction to access the latest changes.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) April 21, 2022
April 12, 2022: South Africa
Samsung is expanding the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update for Galaxy S20 smartphone users in South Africa. It brings various new features as well as improved customization and privacy capabilities which give users control over many aspects and allows them to create their own optimized mobile experience.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) April 12, 2022
April 4, 2022: India
Samsung is releasing the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update for Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra smartphone users in Indian markets. This update brings many new features for different uses and functionalities as well as improves the old ones too.
Additionally, the fresh software update installs the March 2022 Android security patch for better system security and upgrades 10 stock apps in order to enhance the overall device performance.
- Galaxy S20: G980FXXUDFVC7
- Galaxy S20+: G985FXXUDFVC7
- Galaxy S20 Ultra: G988BXXUDFVC7
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) April 4, 2022
March 23, 2022: Germany
At the same time, the Samsung Galaxy S20 One UI 4.1 update also installs the March 2022 Android security patch for better system security and stability as well as upgrades 9 stock apps in order to enhance your device performance.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) March 23, 2022
Moreover, the latest update comes with One UI build version G980FXXUDFVC7, G985FXXUDFVC7, and G988BXXUDFVC7 for Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra respectively.
You can download it by heading to Software update in your phone’s Settings. Now click on Download and install and wait for the device to check available updates. Finally, tab on Download now and then install the fresh changes.
Samsung Galaxy S20 One UI 4.1: What’s new
Based on Android 12, One UI 4.1 comes with features like Google Duo Live Sharing, Grammarly-based Samsung Keyboard, Smart Widgets, improved Color Palette, customizable RAM Plus, and better low-light portrait images.
Further, the Bixby Routines gets the option to automatically change the watch face and other settings on the Galaxy Watch 4. Enhanced Quick Share show image edit history so receivers can revert on edits. While the built-in gallery app gets Reflection Eraser and Shadow Eraser features.
On the other hand, your Galaxy S20 phone additionally gets various Galaxy S22 inspired Camera features including Night portrait functions, Pet recognition, and Light position editing to enhance your photography experience.
Big boom for Google Pixels, Samsung debuts October 2022 security update ahead!
Samsung was late in releasing the September 2022 update for Galaxy devices. But this time around, Samsung grabbed its first place again by releasing the October 2022 Android security patch update before anyone else.
It’s September 26 today and Samsung has started rolling out the October 2022 Android security patch update for its Galaxy customers. The famous mid-range smartphone – Galaxy A52 became the world’s first device to install the next month’s security patch alongside the One UI 5.0 beta builds.
Yes, you read that right. Samsung has started the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta program for Galaxy A52 customers in India. The device is not flagship by the price but its features and internals can easily compete with affordable flagship smartphones and that’s the reason it is worth installing the latest Beta update.
Coming back to the topic, Samsung provides its own custom OS for Galaxy devices known as One UI which is based on Google’s Android OS. Google Pixel smartphones obviously get the latest generation Android Operating System ahead of any other brand’s phones but Samsung always defeats Google Pixels when it comes to providing the most up-to-date security patch.
Samsung rolled out the September 2022 security patch for Galaxy devices on October 6, a bit later than usual. Still, Google started its September patch update rollout later than the Korean tech.
Meanwhile, Samsung is already letting its Galaxy customers install the October 2022 patch in the month of September and Google is far away, it will release the latest security patch for Pixels in the first week of next month.
September 2022 update for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 expands to T-Mobile unit in the US
T-Mobile is expanding the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 September 2022 Android security patch update in the US. This update slightly improves the device’s performance in order to maintain the users’ sexperience.
Going by the new information, this update bears the One UI build version F926U1UEU2DVI2. And, you can download it by navigating to the Software update and Download and install section through the Setting of your phone.
Furthermore, T-Mobile is releasing the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 September 2022 Android security patch with improvements for the security of the system. With this, the company wants to ensure that your private files and documents are saved securely on your device.
In addition to security enhancements, Korean tech also enriches the stability of your phone so that you can get a seamless performance over your smartphone and that too without any interruptions of crashing and lagging.
Lastly, Samsung’s September 2022 security patch is itself installing fixes for over two dozen of privacy and security-related vulnerabilities and exposures including 21 high and 3 moderate levels of CVEs and 29 SVE items from Google and Samsung.
It is worth mentioning that Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has started installing the latest Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 update in some countries. Although it hasn’t yet reached the T-Mobile customers, it will not take much time to come to these users.
The Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 is a notable upgrade for Galaxy Z Fold 3 users as it brings a lot of new features and customization options, especially for large-screen devices. It brings a Taskbar feature, advanced multitasking options, improved pop-overs, extract text from image feature, and much more.
Not only this, but the device is just a few weeks away to receive the One UI 5.0 beta update on top of Android 13 OS. This will further bring a slew of new features, improvements, changes, and customization options.
Samsung October 2022 Security Update – Live status
So finally, Samsung is back on track of releasing the most up-to-date Android security patch ahead of rivals like Google. Firstly, Samsung released the October 2022 security update for the Galaxy A52 smartphone users, while it will expand to more devices and countries.
There are a number of Samsung Galaxy devices that are eligible to receive the latest October 2022 security update over the air. Meanwhile, all the recent flagship phones from Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Z and select Galaxy A series devices will be getting the October patch in the next few days for sure.
Note: Samsung has not yet released the October 2022 security patch details on its official support page.
Samsung September 2022 Security Update Tracker
Galaxy A52 – Sep 26
- With Android 13-based One UI 5.0 Beta 1, Samsung deployed the October 2022 security patch for the Galaxy A52 smartphone users in India.