Samsung Galaxy S22 series phones are the first to grab the May 2022 Android security patch update in India. Recently, the company has dispatched fresh software for these device owners in the United Arab Emirates and Malaysia.
This update comes with better system security and stability alongside enhancing the device performance. Also, it carries a package size of 630MB, which indicates that it might bring some minor changes and improvements for the owners.
- Galaxy S22 – S901EXXS2AVDD
- Galaxy S22+ – S906EXXS2AVDD
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXS2AVDD
April 25, 2022: India
And yes, the world’s first May 2022 security patch begun releasing from the Samsung laboratory, beating the Android maker – YET AGAIN! The Galaxy S22 Ultra has become the first smartphone to receive the May 2022 security update with fixes for various CVEs from Google and SVEs from Samsung.
In addition to the Galaxy S22 Ultra, the standard Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ devices might also be receiving the same treatment. To be noted, the company has begun the initial May 2022 security patch rollout in the Indian market.
Consumers can identify the latest Samsung May 2022 security update through the version numbers: S908EXXS2AVDD, S906EXXS2AVDD, and S901EXXS2AVDD for the Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 respectively.
Like always, Samsung has not yet detailed the latest security patch package, however, it’s expected to go official in the first week of next month. Well, the May 2022 update brings a lot of improvements to the overall system and functions for a better overall user experience.
You can check for the software updates manually by swiftly navigating to your phone’s Settings, followed by Software updates and Download and install. Since the update rollout is taking place in a gradual manner, the availability will expand respectively.
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.