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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Updates

Last August, Samsung launched its last Note lineup, the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. At the Unpacked event, the company announced that all the Galaxy flagships launched with Android 9 or later will get three years of Android upgrade support!

Debuted with Android 10-based One UI 2.5, the Galaxy Note 20 range entered the Android 11/One UI 3 beta trial last October. In December 2020, Samsung released the stable One UI version 3.0 via a software update, followed by One UI 3.1 in February 2021.

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Although the Galaxy Note 20 series received its first Android OS upgrade in the form of Android 11, it is officially confirmed to get four major upgrades. It’s running on Android 12 at the moment and will receive updates till Android 14. Also, Samsung is committed to delivering four years of regular security updates from the date of the device’s initial release.

Here we will cover every major and minor software update that will arrive for the Galaxy Note 20 series flagships.

Stay tuned here: Samsung One UI 4.1 Update Tracker

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Updates

 

August 23

August 2022 Security Update – Brazil

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra users are getting a new update with the August 2022 security patch in Brazil.

The latest update can be identified via the One UI version N986BXXU4FVH4 and N981BXXU4FVH4 for Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Galaxy Note 20. The installation package size of this update is 249.20MB.

In addition to the security patch, the company has updated several apps including Galaxy Wearable, Samsung Kids, Health, Internet, SmartThings, Galaxy Shop, Samsung Members, Calculator, Samsung Pay, Smart Switch, and Voice Recorder.

 

July 25

July 2022 update – India

Samsung is expanding the July 2022 Android security patch update for Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in Indian markets.

This update improves system security and reliability while fixing various privacy and security-related issues and exploits in order to enhance the overall device’s performance.

You can identify this update through the One UI build version N986BXXS4FVG1 for the Galaxy Note Ultra and N981BXXS4FVG1 for the Galaxy Note 20.


 

June 22

June 2022 update – Canada

Samsung June 2022 Android security patch update is rolling out to the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra customers in Canada. This update improves system security and stability.

On the other side, it also fixes some common system issues such as system lagging, app cracking and others to provide users with seamless performance.

Software version:

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981WVLU2FVEB
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986WVLU2FVEB


 

June 21

June 2022 update – India

Samsung is sending the June 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in India.

This update fixes a bunch of privacy and security-related issues and exploits to enhance the overall device’s performance.

Software version:

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXS4FVEA
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986BXXS4FVEA

Galaxy Note 20 June 2022 update

 


 

June 8

Enhanced Night Portrait mode – Asia

Samsung is releasing the May 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphone users. This improves system security and stability.

Additionally, it adds an enhanced night portrait mode camera feature to the smartphones that will let users capture stunning pictures in dark areas as well.

Software version:

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXS4FVE7
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N988BXXS4FVE7

 


 

June 1

May 2022 security update – Malaysia

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphones are getting the May 2022 Android security patch update in Malaysian markets.

It brings improvements to system security and stability. You can identify it through the following build version:

Software version:

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXS4FVD6
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N988BXXS4FVD6

 

May 25

May 2022 security update – Europe

Samsung is sending a new software update for Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in Germany that installs the May 2022 Android security patch.

The update comes with better system security and stability, fixes for various privacy and security-related issues and exploits as well as 10 stock app upgrades to enhance the overall device performance.

Software version:

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXU4FVE7
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986BXXU4FVE7

 


 

May 23

May 2022 security update – Canada

Samsung is releasing the May 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra phones in Canada.

It fixes various privacy and security-related issues and exploits including 7 critical, 23 high, and 3 moderate levels of CVEs from Google and Samsung.

Software versions:

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981USQS2FVE6
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986USQS2FVE6

 


 

May 13

May 2022 security update – United Kingdom

Samsung has dispatched the May 2022 Android security patch update for the carrier-unlocked Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in the UK.

The update comes with improved system security and stability alongside fices for various bugs that slow down the device’s performance and affect users’ experience.

Software versions:

  • Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXS4FVD6
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986BXXS4FVD6

 


 

March 18

One UI 4.1 rolling out in Europe

Samsung started releasing the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 update to the Galaxy Note 20 series devices in Switzerland.

The update can be identified via PDA version numbers: N980FXXU3FVC5 and N985FXXU3FVC5 for the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra.

Exclusively introduced with Galaxy S22, the Google Duo Live Sharing feature is now reaching Galaxy Note 20 devices, thanks to One UI 4.1

Other noteworthy features that Samsung One UI 4.1 is bringing to your device are Object eraser, Enhanced Quick Share, the Grammarly-Powered Keyboard, and many more.

 


 

January 05

Verizon rolling Android 12 update

Major US carrier – Verizon started releasing the official One UI 4.0 update based on Android 12 OS to the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 carrier-locked units in the US.

This update brings various new features to the consumers alongside privacy improvements as well as additional tools for a better user experience. Software versions are mentioned below:

 


December 28

Official One UI 4.0 rolling

Samsung just released the Android 12-based stable One UI 4.0 update to the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones in various European countries. [Source]

 

 


 

December 21

One UI 4.1 coming in February 2022

A Samsung representative said that the One UI 4.1 update will be rolled out to the Galaxy S21 Ultra in February 2022. In addition to the Galaxy S21 series, the same treatment will be given to the Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones. Read more

 


 

December 16

One UI 4 Beta 4 – South Korea

Samsung just released the fourth One UI 4 Beta update for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in South Korea.

The fourth One UI 4 Beta update solves the error that disappears the bubble icon while minimizing the KakaoTalk app’s window.

  • Software version: ZULB
  • Changelog
    • Minimize KakaoTalk window, bubble icon does not disappear
    • Fix booting into safe mode or entering recovery mode after update
    • Link does not open in some apps such as Instagram and Facebook
    • Kiwoom Securities app does not run

 


 

December 07

One UI 4 Beta 3 – South Korea, the US

Samsung started releasing a new One UI 4 Beta update for the Galaxy Note 20 series smartphone users. The third Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta update is currently rolling out for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Korean and US unlocked variants. [Source]

  • Bugs that have been fixed
    • Fixed the issue of Fingerprint authentication in some apps
    • Fixed the issues that are no effective when choosing the items of Quick panel
    • Fixed data display errors about a volume monitor
    • Fixed the dimming issue about the brightness of the screen after rebooting
    • Fixed the issue of resets when the lockscreen is not resolved quickly
    • Fixed crashes on Galaxy Watch 4
    • Fixed the issue that battery runs out quickly
    • Improved disconnected operations about USB connection with Windows PC
    • Fixed minor issues

 


November 25

One UI 4 Beta 2, December 2021 security patch

Samsung rolling out the 2nd One UI 4 Beta update to the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra models in the US, India and South Korea, which brings the most up-to-date security patch dated December 01, 2021, as well as some bug fixes.

Changelog

  • Fixed errors that don’t work at adaptive refresh 120Hz
  • Fixed Quick share icon errors
  • Fixed errors that don’t work at Samsung’s Clear View Display Cover
  • Improved the operations of phone frame rate
  • Improved operations while searching in messages app

 


 

November 09, 2021

Samsung announced the One UI 4 Beta program based on Android 12 for the Galaxy Note 20 series in Europe. Accordingly, the company has already started rolling out the One UI 4 Beta 1 for the Galaxy Note 20 series devices in Europe. Read more

 


 

November 03, 2021

Samsung released the November 2021 security patch for the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in Europe and the US. Still, we are waiting for the Android 12-based One UI 4 Beta announcement that could happen this month.

 


 

October 13, 2021

Samsung started sending the October 2021 security patch update for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in several European countries. [Source]

 


 

May 06, 2021

Samsung released Dual Recording camera mode for Galaxy Note 20 alongside May 2021 security patch in Korea. Read more here

 


 

February 18, 2021

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 One UI 3.1 update brings new smart camera features and more. Read more here

 


 

December 17, 2021

Samsung starts Android 11 One UI 3.0 global rollout for Galaxy Note 20. Read more here

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More Galaxy Z Flip 5, Fold 5 models getting July 2024 update

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold Flip 5 July 2024 update Canada

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphone users in Europe recently received a July 2024 security update and the company is now expanding the update to more countries. Users of these Galaxy devices are receiving the latest firmware update in Canada.

The fresh update addresses over 55 security issues and vulnerabilities. This update also promises enhanced system stability, ensuring that users experience no interruptions, crashes, or lags. It improves some functions to provide smoother performance.

The update does not include any new features or changes as it is just a regular patch. Samsung will soon make it available for all Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 models.

Software Details:

July 2024 security update for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 in Canada can be identified through One UI build version F731WVLS4CXG2 and F946WVLS4CXG2 respectively. The installation package size of the update is around 450MB.

Users are advised to install the update promptly to benefit from the improved security measures. To install the update, open the Settings app, select ‘Software Update’, and then ‘Download and install’.

The update shouldn’t affect your personal data but Samsung advises users to make a backup on your important data. Some settings may change after the update.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 July 2024 security update arrives in Canada

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Samsung Galaxy S22 July 2024 update Canada

Samsung has begun rolling out the July 2024 security update for the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphones in Canada. This update follows earlier releases in Europe and the US.

July 2024 security update for the Samsung Galaxy S22 series can be verified through One UI builds given below.

  • S901WVLS6EXF8 – Galaxy S22
  • S906WVLS6EXF8 – Galaxy S22 Plus
  • S908WVLS6EXF8 – Galaxy S22 Ultra

The update package is approximately 389MB, so users should ensure adequate storage space on their devices. The fresh update improves system security and stability, which are important for delivering a better user experience. It helps protect user data and improve the device’s overall performance by fixing over 55 vulnerabilities.

To check and install the update, users just need to visit the Software Update section in their device settings and press the Download and Install option. It is advisable to connect to a Wi-Fi network and ensure that the device has sufficient battery life before starting the download and installation process.

Users can take advantage of the latest security features and enhancements by keeping their devices updated. The Korean tech giant encourages all Galaxy S22 series users in Canada to download this update to enjoy enhanced features.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5, Fold 5 get July 2024 update in the US

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold Flip 5 July 2024 update

Samsung has released a new update with the July 2024 update for Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones. The update is available for unlocked models on the T-Mobile network in the US and the company will soon make it available in more countries.

July 2024 security update for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones can verified through One UI build version F731U1UES4CXG2 and F946U1UES4CXG2 respectively. The installation package size of this update is around 430MB.

Users of these foldable devices can check the update through Settings >> tap on Software Updates >> click on Download and Install. If you have received the fresh update download it now to enjoy enhanced features. Ahead of that, check what’s new Samsung brings with the July 2024 security patch.

According to the official details, the July 2024 security patch fixes around 55 privacy and security-related issues and exploits, which include 4 Critical and 21 High levels of CVEs in addition to 2 not applicable on One UI.

Other than these, the firmware only brings improvements to system security and stability, which further helps in enhancing the device’s performance. You might also notice improvements for common issues such as app crashing, system lagging, etc.

The update is rolling out gradually so it may take some hours or days to reach all models. Available in the US, the company will soon expand the update to more countries.

Aside from this, Samsung recently launched Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Galaxy Z Flip 6 smartphones with the next level of functionalities, impressive design, IP48 rating, and more.

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