Samsung released the April 2022 Android security patch update for Galaxy Note 20 smartphone owners in various regions. Now the company is rolling out the latest security patch update for these devices in the United States.
Identified via the One UI build version N981USQS2FVC8 and N986USQS2FVC8 for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra respectively, the fresh software update is released for the Verizon locked users in the US at the moment.
Further, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 April 2022 update desires at protecting your phone from bugs and viruses. At the same time, it enhances the security and stability of your device’s system in order to boost its all-over functionality and provide you with seamless performance.
Besides these, Samsung’s April 2022 security patch details mention fixes for 88 privacy and security-related vulnerabilities and exploits from Google and Samsung. These include 27 high and 18 moderate levels of CVEs.
These vulnerabilities are related to improper access controls in S Secure, Samsung Contacts app, Knox Manage, StroageManager, StroageManagerService, One UI Home, Samsung DeX Home, and more.
It should be mentioned that the April security patch has already reached various regions and will expand to more countries shortly. To check and download it head over to the Settings >> Software update >> Download and install. Now follow the on-screen instructions to get access to the latest changes.
Samsung rolling out October 2023 security update to the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5
Samsung has finally begun rolling out the October 2023 security update for Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones. These fifth-generation foldables are the first ones to get the latest patch.
October 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones can be identified through One UI builds versions F731USQS1AWI3 and F946USQS1AWI3 respectively. The update is currently available for locked models on the Verizon network in the US.
The company will soon expand this update to more Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 models. Other Galaxy smartphones and tablets are also expected to receive the October 2023 security update in the following days or weeks.
Importantly, this update focuses mainly on security fixes and functional improvements to provide a better and enhanced experience. However, Samsung has yet to disclose the details of security flaws of the latest patch.
Users can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
Google Play System October 2023 Update Arrives: What’s New and How to Get It
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.
Google Play Store
- [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.
Samsung Galaxy A23 gets new firmware update in the US
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.