Samsung is rolling out a new software update for Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones in Europe. The update installs improvements for system security and stability as a part of the May 2022 security patch as well as adds a new camera feature.
According to the changelog, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series gets Galaxy S22’s Enhanced Night Portrait mode that lets users capture bright portraits in low-light environments. You can even take pictures outside when it is dark through the rear as well as the front lens.
At the same time, the update log also mentions 9 stock app updates such as Galaxy Wearable, PENUP, Samsung Notes, Samsung Health, SmartThings, Samsung Members, Smart Switch, Calculator, and Voice recorder.
Besides these, the update fixes various privacy and security-related issues and exploits including 7 Critical, 23 High, and 3 Moderate levels of CVEs from Samsung and Google. These vulnerabilities are related to Weather app, Galaxy Themes, Setup Wizard, and others.
As mentioned, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Enhanced Night Portrait mode is released in European markets at the moment. However, it will soon reach other users in the coming days or weeks.
As of now, you can identify the fresh update via One UI build version N981BXXU4FVE7 and N986BXXU4FVE7 for the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra respectively. This update carries a package size of 1.6GB, we suggest you use an unmetered connection or WiFi while downloading it.
In case you haven’t yet received the update notification, you can check and download the update manually through the Settings >> Software update >> Download and install. Now follow the instructions mentioned on the screen to get access to the latest changes.
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Samsung July 2022 Security Patch Update Tracker
Samsung has almost finished delivering the One UI 4.1 updates to its eligible devices. The company is now working on One UI 4.1.1 which will debut alongside the new foldable series in August as well as the One UI 5.0 whose first beta will go live next month.
Coming to Samsung’s security patches, the company sends the new security patch update only in the last week of the current month. There are only a couple of days left for this (June) month and possibly Samsung is on its way to releasing the July 2022 Android security patch update for its compatible devices.
At this moment, it can’t be clarified if this update will roll out for the flagship Galaxy S22 series first or any other Galaxy phone or tablet. However, it is clear that Samsung will be bringing fixes to lots of issues and exploits to further enhance the device’s performance.
This is a dedicated Samsung July 2022 Security Patch Updates Tracker to keep you updated with the latest corresponding information. Inside, we’ll add every Galaxy phone and tablet’s July patch update details as soon as they receive it.
Samsung July 2022 Security Updates
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Samsung Galaxy A51 June 2022 security update is live in the US
Galaxy A51 is one of the famous Samsung mid-range smartphones that launched with Android 10 OS. The device is currently running on Android 12-based One UI 4.1 and will next receive the One UI 4.1.1 update. Also, according to the company’s software update policy, it will receive Android 13-based One UI 5.0 later this year or earlier next year.
Well, there’s still time for a major update to be released and the company is currently releasing the latest Android security patch for the month of June. This update improves the security and stability of the system to provide users with uninterrupted performance.
Samsung’s June 2022 security patch details on the other hand mention fixes for over 60 privacy and security-related issues and exploits to maintain the users’ experience. These include 5 Critical, 39 High, and 1 Moderate level of CVEs from Google and Samsung.
Besides these, there’s nothing that the official changelog mentions. However, you might notice some minor changes and improvements regarding reduced system lagging and app crashing after installing the Samsung Galaxy A51 June 2022 update.
Furthermore, the Samsung Galaxy A51 users can identify the June 2022 security patch update for their phones through the One UI build version A515U1UES7DVF1. It should be mentioned that the latest update is released for the carrier-unlocked version of the device in the US and will reach more users shortly.
You might have received the update notification. In case you have not received any notification or missed it, you can go to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install to check the update manually. Now follow the mentioned patch to install it on your device.
Samsung improves Galaxy Buds 2 performance via new update
Update – June 28, 2022
Samsung is now rolling out a new minor firmware update for the Galaxy Buds 2 earbuds over that air. Identified via PDA build version R177XXU0AVF1, the update brings system stability and usability improvements for a better overall user experience.
How to install:
You can check the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 update status by opening the Galaxy Wearable app on your connected smartphone searching for the Earbuds software update, and clicking on Download and install.
Before you begin:
- You will not be able to use your headphones while installing the update.
- Some settings on your headphones may be changed.
- Connect to both headphones to update your software.
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The update seems minor, however, it aims that improve the security and stability of the device. Also, the firmware could be responsible for your buds’ better performance, so you should install it.
Last month, the buds received the 360-degree audio feature that delivers a theatre-like sound experience so you won’t feel which direction the sound is coming from. Additionally, it improved call quality as well as Bluetooth connectivity and stability.
The new Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 update comes with build version R177XXU0AVE1 and a package size of only 3MB. It’s currently released in the South Korean market and other users are likely to receive it in the coming days.