Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus received the August 2022 Android security patch update in Europe earlier this month. The company is now expanding this update and its new changes to the Indian unit.
The primary work of a monthly security patch is to improve the security and stability of the phone’s system in order to keep your private files and documents safe. It also helps in protecting the device from bugs and viruses so that it can offer you the best performance.
Meanwhile, Samsung is releasing the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus August 2022 patch along with 9 stock app upgrades. The company is improving the reliability and some features of these Samsung One UI applications and updating them with the latest functionalities.
The list of applications includes Quick measure, Galaxy Wearable, PENUP, Samsung Health, Samsung Members, Samsung Pay, Calculator, Smart Switch, and Voice Recorder. However, exactly what new is coming with these apps haven’t been mentioned in the changelog, you will better learn about them after you will have hands-on it.
It should be mentioned that these app updates will be automatically replaced with their older versions as soon as you install the August patch on your Note 10, you will not have to separately install each.
As far as the software version is concerned, the Galaxy Note 10 update holds the One UI build version N970FXXU8HVGA whereas, the Galaxy Note 10 Plus users can identify it via firmware version N975FXXU8HVGA in India.
The Galaxy Note 10 series is three years old with the Android 12-based One UI 4.1, it has completed its major software update cycle. Maybe the company brings Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 to it but these are not eligible for the Android 13-based One UI 5.
If you are feeling done with your phone, you can switch to other flagship Samsung phones that are way better in terms of hardware as well as software. Samsung is launching two new foldable smartphones – Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Fold 4 on August 10, the sale will begin on August 25.
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.
US unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE receiving September 2023 update
Samsung is rolling out the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone in the US, following India and Europe. The update is available for unlocked models of Galaxy S21 FE in the US with One UI build version G990U1UES9EWH2.
September 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in the US brings bug fixes and functional enhancements to provide a better and seamless experience. It fixes over 60 security flaws found in smartphones and tablets.
The Korean tech giant will soon make this update available for all Galaxy S21 FE models. If you have received this update, then you can install it through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.