Two weeks back, Samsung delivered the August 2022 security patch to the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 series devices in European countries. Now, Verizon, one of the major US carriers, pushed a new firmware update to the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 lineup, which installs the August 2022 security patch.
According to Verizon, the August 2022 update provides the most up-to-date Android security patches on your Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra, S21, S21+, or S21 Ultra device. Other than enhancing the system’s security level, the new OTA does nothing for the corresponding smartphones.
Starting this month, the South Korean tech giant shared the details of the August 2022 security patch. As per the information, the new security release brings fixes to dozens of CVEs and SVEs including 1 critical, and major Samsung Phone app bug.
Are you angry?
T-Mobile opened the Android 13-based One UI 5 Beta testing program for the Galaxy S22 series devices in the US. In case you don’t have an unlocked S22 smartphone, you might be angry or disappointed as the Beta activity is only available for Unlocked and T-Mobile consumers.
Samsung has started the procedure to bring stability to its new Android 13-based One UI 5.0 software through Beta testing. It’s expected that the company will seed the Public One UI 5.0 firmware to the Galaxy S22 series, sometime in October this year.
It’s time for an upgrade!
On August 10, Samsung released new foldable smartphones: Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 for Global consumers. At the same time, Verizon announced pre-order and trade-in benefits for new and existing consumers that includes free memory upgrade, price cuts, and more.
How to check for update
- Open Settings
- Access Software updates
- Tap Download and install
Samsung Galaxy A21 receives lots of new features with Android 12/One UI 4.1 update in the US
Samsung is curring busy preparing the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 upgrade for its eligible Galaxy devices. In the meantime, the company is also upgrading its old devices with the Android 12 builds. In a recent development, Samsung started rolling out the Galaxy A21 One UI 4.1 update in the US.
This major update brings a bunch of new features along with various improvements, and customization options in order to provide users with complete control over their phones. But unfortunately, it only installs a two-month-old July 2022 security patch.
Furthermore, Samsung is releasing the Galaxy A21 Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update with the build version A215USQU7CVI3 and it’s currently available for carrier-locked models in the US. On the other hand, it is already released in some other global markets.
The most prominent change that Android 12-based One UI 4.1 brings is the Color Palette which lets you completely revamp the look of your phone by applying a colorful theme to the whole system UI, app icons, app UI, Settings page, quick panel, and others.
It further gets an enhanced quick share feature that helps you easily edit and share your content, a Grammarly-powered Samsung keyboard to make sure that you will not make any typing mistakes, and Gallery with a built-in object and shadow eraser so that you don’t need to go to any third-party editing apps.
Other than this, there’s a customizable RAM Plus feature, new camera features with lots of improvements, a Smart Calendar that lets you write on dates, Google Duo Live Sharing so that you can share your screen with others on video calls, and much more.
Besides these, the company has significantly improved Samsung Notes, Samsung Internet, Samsung Gallery, Dark mode, AOD, lock screen widgets, as well as third-party app interactions.
Well, if you haven’t received the update notification, head over to the Settings of your phone and enter the Software update section followed by Download and install option.
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.