It’s the third week of July and according to previous reports, Samsung can release the first Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta for Galaxy S22 series anytime. After the Galaxy S22, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series is most eligible to get the One UI 5.0 beta update, and reportedly the company has started testing it in the UK.
In the meantime, the company is also gearing up to release Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 which is confirmed to debut on August 10. This version is especially meant for large-screen devices and will provide some of its functionalities to regular Galaxy phones too.
In a recent development, a Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra user spotted the test build of the next major update on a hidden application called Checkfirm. However, it can’t be clarified whether it’s Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta/stable or Android 12-based One UI 4.1.1.
Going by the information shared by the user, Samsung Galaxy S21 One UI 5.0/One UI 4.1.1 update is testing in the UK and it carries the One UI build version G998BXXU5DVGA. It should also be mentioned that the test build did not reveal the release time of the update. Although it suggests that the company will not take much time to deliver any of these updates to the users.
Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1
Samsung has officially confirmed to hold a Galaxy Unpacked event on August 10 to unveil Galaxy Z4 foldable phones running One UI 4.1.1. Since the new custom OS is based on Android 12L, it will introduce some new features including a new two-column interface for the notification shade and a new taskbar UI for improved multitasking.
Android 13-based One UI 5.0
One UI 5.0 on the other hand is based on the brand new Android 13 OS. It will bring smoother animations and new customization options along with multiple new features like swipe gestures for multitasking, redesigned notification panel, improved Material You, etc.
Samsung releases September 2023 update for Galaxy S20 series [US Unlocked]
Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra users are receiving a new update with a September 2023 security patch in the US to improve system security. The update is already rolled out for the Galaxy S20 series in Europe.
According to official details, the September 2023 security patch fixes over 60 flaws found in smartphones and tablets in the previous version. The update improves the device’s system security, stability, and overall performance.
September 2023 update for the Samsung Galaxy S20 series in the US can be identified through One UI build version G98xU1UES7HWI1. The update is rolling out for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S20 devices.
However, this update does not include any new features or changes. The update is rolling out gradually, so reaching all eligible devices may take some time. You can install the latest update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE starts getting September 2023 security update
Samsung has finally started pushing the September 2023 security update for Galaxy S20 FE smartphone users. The Korean tech giant has already rolled out this update to a bunch of eligible Galaxy devices and is currently releasing it for unlocked models of Galaxy S20 FE.
The update primarily focuses on enhancing the system security of the device by including the latest Android security measures. Additionally, the update addresses various bugs and stability optimizations, which brings a better overall user experience.
September 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with One UI build version G781U1UESDGWI2. The new update is available with an installation package size of 265.90MB in the US. The company will expand this update to more countries in the coming days or weeks.
Users can check and install the update by visiting the Settings app on their device, tapping on the Download and install option following the Software Update option.
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Samsung Galaxy A14 5G September 2023 update live in the US
Samsung already started releasing the September 2023 security update for Galaxy A14 5G in Malaysia and the company is now expanding this update for locked models in the US. The update fixes over 60 security flaws found in the Galaxy smartphones and tablets, according to the official details.
It is a regular update, so it does not bring any new features or changes except security maintenance. However, it optimizes system stability to offer you uninterrupted and seamless functionality on your device.
September 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy A14 smartphone arrives with PDA version A146USQU4BWH4 in the US. To install the latest update, you just need to open Settings, press on the Software Update option, and then click on the Download and install option. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the latest update.