Earlier in August, Samsung launched Galaxy Watch 5 series along with Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 at Galaxy Unpacked event 2022. Now, the company has started releasing the first software update for Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro users on the Verizon network in the US.
Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 update fixes Wireless Emergency Alert messages issues, where users couldn’t get it if the message has more than 255 characters. Aside from this, the update does not contain any new features or changes.
WEA (Wireless Emergency Alert) is a public safety notification system that delivers free alert notifications to your device. These alert notifications are designed to inform you of imminent threats to safety or missing person alerts in your area.
Users in the US can identify the latest update of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 series via the version number mentioned below.
- R905USQU1AVH2 – Galaxy Watch 5 (40mm)
- R915USQU1AVH2 – Galaxy Watch 5 (44mm)
- R925USQU1AVH2 – Galaxy Watch 5 Pro (45mm)
You can manually install the latest update of the Galaxy Watch 5 series by connecting Galaxy Wearable app on your smartphone. Open Watch settings followed by the Watch software update.
Your watch will display a Home tab, swipe to and tap Watch software update. Finally hit the Download and install option to see the available software update.
Samsung Android 13 Coverage:
- Samsung Android 13 One UI 5.0 Eligible Devices
- One UI 5.0 Update Progress Report
- One UI 5.0 Beta – Registration Guide
- One UI 5.0 Beta – Rollback Guide
- One UI 5.0 Beta ROM – Download Link
- One UI 5.0 Features and Tweaks
Samsung Galaxy M22 picks up its Android 13 update with One UI 5.0
The Galaxy M22 is the latest Samsung phone to receive the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. The company has released this major software update for this budget phone in Europe initially, whereas, a global rollout should happen shortly.
This update contains plenty of exciting features for Galaxy M22 users. The company has revamped its user interface and improved system animations for a smoother navigation experience. At the same time, it also installs the October 2022 security patch for privacy enhancements.
Furthermore, the Samsung Galaxy M22 Android 13 One UI 5.0 update has arrived with One UI build version M225FVXXU4CVK3 in Europe. Interested customers can now navigate to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install to check and install this update.
Android 13 One UI 5.0 features:
Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update brings a slew of new features to your low-cost Galaxy M22 smartphone. These include 16 color palette options to provide you more control over your phone’s look, Extract text that allows you to copy text from images, Per-app language, a new Lockdown mode for privacy, and Notification permission.
It further brings the Picture watermark feature and other improved functions to Samsung Camera. Whereas, the Gallery app is getting a new interface along with improved video/picture editing tools.
For multitasking, Samsung brings two new swipe gestures for easier access to the Split screen and Pop-up view. It further adds four new accessibility tools to the quick settings panel to let you effortlessly access those functions.
On the other side, the lock screen customization options are way too smart. You can now edit every element of your lock screen from the lock screen itself. If these personalization functions are not enough, you can head to the Good Lock app which is getting many new modules.
Samsung serves December 2022 security update to Galaxy S20 in Europe
Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra phones have started installing the December 2022 Android security patch update in Europe. This update improves the device’s performance and fixes some unwanted issues and errors.
The company recently released its December 2022 patch details, which mention fixes for dozens of privacy and security-related issues and vulnerabilities. These include five critical, sixty high, and two moderate levels of CVEs along with thirteen SVEs from Google and Samsung.
Aside from these, the update commonly improves the system security to maintain your files and data protected on your phone and keep them away from viruses. Additionally, the optimized stability ensures an uninterrupted performance without any crashes or lagging.
Furthermore, the Galaxy S20 smartphones have recently grabbed the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update, which installed plenty of new features and improvements to the devices. However, if you are facing any issues after bringing Android 13 to your phone, you should install the latest security patch as it might have resolved some of those errors.
Moreover, Samsung is releasing the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra December 2022 update with One UI build version ending with GVK7. Presently, it’s available in European countries including Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Southeast Europe, Spain, Switzerland, the Baltic region, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, and the UK.
If you are using Galaxy S20 in any of these countries, you can now bring the Dec 22 patch on your phone through its Settings. From here, go to Software update >> Download and install. Follow a couple of on-screen instructions and it’s done.
These Samsung Galaxy devices start getting December 2022 security update
Samsung finally introduced December 2022 security update for Galaxy devices starting with Galaxy Z Fold 4. The latest patch’s rollout started in the US and will expand to more models in different regions soon.
Through the December 2022 security patch, the company aims to improve the Galaxy experience and provide a bug-free service. The new patch brings fixes to some issues that users were facing in the last update, as well as improves the security and stability of the device.
According to the December 2022 security patch details, the latest update brings fixes for five critical CVEs, sixty high levels of CVEs, and two moderate for Samsung phones and tablets.
Aside from the security patch, Samsung is regularly working to provide the Android 13-based One UI 5 update to all its eligible Galaxy devices at the earliest. However, users of many flagship, mid-range, and low-budget smartphones have already received this major update and are enjoying its features.
Like every month, the Korean tech giant is all set to release security patches, system improvements, new features, fixes, and OS upgrades to its smartphones. Below you can check the latest insights of all One UI-based December 2022 updates.
Samsung December 2022 Update News
December 06 | Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphones are getting December 2022 update in Europe.
December 06 | Like last month, Samsung kicked off the December 2022 security patch firstly to Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphone in the US.