Samsung is expanding the Galaxy S22 series August 2022 Android security patch alongside a new software update in the US. This update is released for the carrier-unlocked unit in the United States, however, it will reach the carrier-locked models very soon.
It’s worth mentioning that Samsung has recently rolled out the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta update for these carrier-unlocked models. This update brought a slew of new features along with countless improvements to take the Galaxy experience to the next level.
Well, the One UI 5 Beta is a topic for another post, the latest Galaxy S22 August patch mainly focuses on fixing various vulnerabilities and exposures to further enhance the device’s performance. These exposures also include a severe Samsung Dialer bug that allowed local attackers to access ICCID via logs.
Enhancing security is another aspect of the latest software update so that you can ensure that your data is kept safe and private. On the other hand, the update also brings new stability improvements, feature enhancements, and performance optimizations.
Samsung is expanding the Galaxy S22 series August 2022 update with the following One UI build versions in the US:
- Galaxy S22: S901U1UEU2AVG8
- Galaxy S22+: S906U1UEU2AVG8
- Galaxy S22 Ultra: S908U1UEU2AVG8
If you are one of the eligible users, you can check and download this update by navigating to the Settings of your phone. From here enter the Software update section and tap the Download and install option. After waiting for a while, a new update will appear, hit the download button to download it.
In case you haven’t yet installed the Galaxy S22 One UI 5 Beta update in the US, you register and download it in a few handy clicks, which are mentioned here.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Flip 5G users can now install October 2022 security update
Second-generation Samsung foldable smartphones – Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G are getting the October 2022 Android security patch update. Besides installing the most up-to-date monthly patch, the latest software update also resolves some common issues.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 getting the October 2022 security update with One UI build version F916BXXS2HVI8. This update is released in some European countries including Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Southeast Europe, the Czech Republic, and the Baltic region.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G October 2022 security update can be identified through the firmware version F707BXXU7HVI3. It is also rolling out in European areas, such as the Baltic region, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the UK.
October 2022 update:
Samsung is releasing the October 2022 security update for these foldable devices with improvements for the system’s security and stability. With these optimizations, the company wants to provide you with the most advanced privacy features and seamless performance over your phone.
In addition to this, the company’s official support page also mentions fixes for over 4 dozen of vulnerabilities and exposures such as 18 SVE items and 1 critical, 29 high, and 2 moderate levels of CVEs. These SVEs and CVEs are related to the privacy and security of the One UI system.
One UI 5.0:
Both Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G are eligible for the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. Samsung suggested releasing the stable version of One UI 5.0 at SDC22 on October 12 and these foldable phones will get it before the end of 2022.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite September 2022 patch rolling out for Carrier-unlocked units in the US
Samsung has started rolling out a new software update for Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone users that installs the September 2022 Android security patch in the US. At present time, this update is released for the carrier-unlocked units of the corresponding device in the country while the global variants have already grabbed it.
Going by the new information, Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite September 2022 security patch improves the security of your phone, which will keep your personal files and data safe and protected and maintain user privacy.
Enhancing system stability is another aspect that this software update focuses on. You will now get a flawless experience while using your phone and its features.
Other than these, the company’s September patch details also mention fixes for a bunch of vulnerabilities and exposures that are related to system privacy. These include 21 high levels and 3 moderate levels of CVE items and 29 SVE items from Google Android OS and Samsung One UI software.
Samsung is releasing the latest software update for your carrier-unlocked Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone that bears the One UI build version G770U1UEU6GVI1. It is available on all carrier networks, including Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, Bluegrass Cellular, Xfinity Mobile, Comcast, C Spire, and Tracfone.
Samsung October 2022 patch:
Samsung has started delivering the October 2022 Android security patch update to its compatible smartphones. Many Galaxy device owners have already installed this update while many are about to.
This update resolves 18 SVE items from Samsung and 1 critical, 29 high, and 2 moderate levels of CVEs from Google, and these are related to improper access control to call information, MAC address leaks, configuration data, and others.
October 2022 security update brings performance improvements to Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
Samsung started releasing its October 2022 Android security patch update in late September. So far, various Galaxy devices have had their hands on this software update, whereas, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is the latest to grab the October 2022 update.
Furthermore, the company is releasing a fresh firmware update for your Galaxy S20 FE smartphone with the One UI build version G781BXXU4FVI4. It resolves a bunch of privacy and security-related issues and vulnerabilities to improve the overall device performance.
As per the Samsung software support page, these exposure fixes include 18 SVE items and 1 critical, 29 high, and 2 moderate levels of CVEs. These correspond to device serial numbers, configuration data, MAC address leaks, improper access control to call information, and others.
In addition to these, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is also getting improvements for the stability of the system with the new October 2022 update. It ensures that you get an uninterrupted performance while using your phone. At the same time, with enhanced security, the company wants to protect your files and data from bugs and viruses.
It’s worth noticing that the high-end models of the Galaxy S20 series are yet to get the October patch update, it’s only rolling out for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G customers in European countries including:
- The UK
- Nordic countries
- The Baltic region
- The Czech Republic
- The Netherlands
If you are using a Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone in any of the countries mentioned above, go to the Software update section from your phone’s Settings to Download and install this update.