Samsung started releasing the world’s first August 2022 security update for Galaxy devices, when July was about to end. Similar to the past few months, the company has released the latest security patch first as compared to other OEMs. The latest update has firstly rolled out for Samsung Galaxy S22 series smartphones.
Shortly after the initial rollout with the Galaxy S22 series, the South Korean tech giant will gradually roll out the August 2022 security update to other Samsung devices that are eligible. The new patch surely fixes various vulnerabilities and bugs to enhance stability, security, and performance.
Previous reports suggest that Samsung has started testing One UI 5.0 beta internally. The company will soon begin the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta program for Galaxy devices. On the other hand, Google is ready to release the Stable Android 13 update, which may arrive later this month.
In this article, you can see which Samsung devices have received the August 2022 security patch, along with the region and updated version.
Samsung August 2022 Security Update
These Galaxy devices have received the latest Android and One UI security patches:
Galaxy S Series
- Galaxy S22 – S901EXXU2AVG6 [Europe] | S901U1UEU2AVG8 [USA]
- Galaxy S22 Plus – S906EXXU2AVG6 | S906U1UEU2AVG8
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXU2AVG6 | S908U1UEU2AVG8
- Galaxy S22 – S901BXXU2AVG6 [India]
- Galaxy S22 Plus – S906BXXU2AVG6
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908BXXU2AVG6
- Galaxy S22 – S901NKSU2AVG6 [Korea]
- Galaxy S22 Plus – S906NKSU2AVG6
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908NKSU2AVG6
- Galaxy S22- S901USQU2AVG6 [The US]
- Galaxy S22 Plus – S906USQU2AVG6
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908USQU2AVG6
- Galaxy S22 series [T-Mobile]
- Galaxy S21 – G991BXXU5CVGB [Europe] | G991USQU5CVGB [US] | Verizon
- Galaxy S21 Plus – G996BXXU5CVGB | G996USQU5CVGB
- Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXU5CVGB | G998USQU5CVGB
- Galaxy S21 FE – G990EXXU3CVG7 [India]
- Galaxy S20 – G981BXXUEFVG5 [Europe] | G981U1ES2DUG6 [US Unlocked]
- Galaxy S20 Plus – G986BXXUEFVG5 | G986U1ES2DUG6 [US Unlocked]
- Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988BXXUEFVG5 | G988U1ES2DUG6 [US Unlocked]
- Galaxy S20 FE – G780FXXU9DVG5 [Russia]
- Galaxy S10e [HVG4]
- Galaxy S10
- Galaxy S10 Plus
Galaxy Note Series
- Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXU4FVGA [Europe]
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986BXXU4FVGA
- Galaxy Note 20 – N981U1UEU2FVG5 | USA – Locked/Unlocked
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986U1UEU2FVG5
- Galaxy Note 10 – N970FXXU8HVGA [Europe] | HVH1 – US
- Galaxy Note 10 Plus – N975FXXU8HVGA
Galaxy Z Series
- Galaxy Z Flip 5G – F707BXXU6GVG5 [Europe]
- Galaxy Z Flip – F700FTBS9GVH1
- Galaxy Fold – F900FXXU6HVG5
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 – F711BXXU2CVG8 [Europe]
- Galaxy Z Fold 3
- Europe – F926BXXU1CVG8
- T-Mobile – F926U1UES1DVG3
- Verizon – F926U1UES1DVG3
Galaxy A Series
- Galaxy A52s – A528NKSU1CVG5 [South Korea] | A528BXXU1CVG7
- Galaxy A52 – A525MUBU4BVG5 [Brazil]
- Galaxy A73 5G – A736BXXU2AVG3 [Asian Countries]
- Galaxy A23 – A235FXXU1AVG2
- Galaxy A33 – A3360ZHU3AVGA, A336EDXU3AVH1, and A336NKSU1AVH1
- Galaxy A32 – South Korea
- Galaxy A02s – US Verizon
- Galaxy A51
- Galaxy A53
Galaxy M Series
- Galaxy M31
- Galaxy M20
Galaxy F Series
- Galaxy F22
Galaxy XCover Series
Galaxy Tab Series
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Android 13 update is expanding in the US [One UI 5]
Last week, Samsung released the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 stable update for the Verizon-locked models of the Galaxy S21 FE smartphones in the US. This big update is now expanding to US Cellular network users.
While Samsung has begun dispatching the December 2022 Android security patch to its customers, the major Android 13 update to Galaxy S21 FE comes with the November 2022 patch for security enhancements.
Furthermore, the Korean company is releasing this software update with One UI build version G990USQU4DVK5 for US Cellular customers. It’s expected to expand to other carrier network customers very soon.
Galaxy S21 FE Android 13 One UI 5.0:
While the Google Android 13 installs a bunch of new features to Galaxy S21 FE, Samsung’s One UI 5.0 brings plenty of customization options, a new user interface, bolder app icons, smoother animations, and faster performance.
Some top-listed new features include 16 Color palette options, Notification permissions, Extract text from images, Stack widgets, Camera watermark, LockStar-like lock screen customization options, Per-app language, the ability to turn off RAM Plus, and much more.
In addition, the company adds four new accessibility toggles to the Quick settings panel, three new Settings menus: Connected devices, Modes and Routines, Security and Privacy, three new Good Lock modules, etc.
- There’s much more to know about the update, check the complete official changelog.
Samsung Galaxy A90 is being served with December 2022 security patch
Samsung has begun rolling out its latest December 2022 Android security patch update to a three-year-old Galaxy A90 smartphone. This update slightly improves the device’s performance as well as fixed over five dozen security and privacy-related vulnerabilities.
As per the official support page, this update addresses five critical, sixty high, and two moderate levels of CVEs along with thirteen SVEs from Google and Samsung in order to provide customers more confidence toward their phone’s security.
In addition to these, the Samsung Galaxy A90 December 2022 security patch further improved the stability of your phone to deliver a seamless user experience and optimizes the security to keep your files and data safe on your phone.
Moreover, this update is rolling out in Australia and New Zealand at present time and will reach more users in the coming time. As of now, users can identify it through One UI build version A908BXXS5EVK4.
Meanwhile, to get access to it, simply head over to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install.
Samsung’s new update for Galaxy S10 improves camera, stability
Samsung starts rolling out a new firmware update for the Galaxy S10 series smartphones. The latest Galaxy S10 s/w update includes November 2022 security patch, and improvements for camera, stability, reliability, and security.
According to Samsung’s support page, the Galaxy S10 November 2022 patch update also brings camera stability improvements. Moreover, the changelog lists stability and reliability enhancements for the device’s behavior.
Adding to this, the new November 2022 security patch is included in the package which ensures your Galaxy S10 series device stays secure against threats, bugs, and CVEs discovered over the past few months.
Users can identify the update via build versions: G970FXXUGHVK1, G973FXXUGHVK1, and G975FXXUGHVK1 for the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus, respectively.
Since the update deployment has just begun in Germany, the Korean tech giant may expand the availability to more European markets shortly. We guess this OTA update would be available for S10 smartphone users worldwide.
- The stability has been improved.
Stability and reliability
- Device behavior has been improved.
- The device is protected with improved security.
S23 will be a worthy upgrade
Next year, Samsung’s going to unveil the Galaxy S23 series flagships, with only a Snapdragon processor, a new power-efficient display, an upgraded camera system, and a lot more. In case you are wondering to upgrade your Galaxy this time, the Galaxy S23 will be a worthy upgrade.