Samsung started releasing the September 2022 security update for Galaxy A52s smartphones. This device is reportedly testing the One UI 5.0 beta based on Android 13. Now, the latest information from Checkfirm reveals that Galaxy A52s is testing a major One UI version with PDA version A528BXXU1CVH6. However, the testing for a major One UI update is conducted for the UAE variant as XSG is the CSC code of UAE.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) September 10, 2022
September 7, 2022
Samsung is internally testing the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for various eligible Galaxy devices in which the Galaxy A52s is included too. Well, ahead of the major upgrade, Samsung is bringing the September 2022 security update to Galaxy A52s users, which can be identified through release number A528BZTU1CVH6.
The Galaxy A52s is a pricey mid-range phone that is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G processor. Out of the box, it brings the Android 11-based One UI 3.1 software and upgraded to the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 earlier this year.
As the device is eligible for major upgrades up to Android 14, the owners are currently wondering to grab the new features that the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update brings. Meanwhile, it’s not too easy as Samsung’s currently running the One UI 5.0 Beta program and facing issues in animations.
For your information, the new One UI 5.0 upgrade brings various new features such as a powerful Color Palette with Themed Icons, RAM Plus disabler, enhanced Privacy and Permission functions, better control over Connected Devices and a lot more.
Aside from this, the new September 2022 update just installs the latest security patches in order to safeguard your Galaxy A52s from various threats and exposures. The release embeds fixes for 21 high levels, and 3 moderate levels of CVEs, meanwhile, there is no critical level of CVE mentioned in the document.
How to update?
Open the system Settings, now scroll down, and hit the Software updates option. Once done, you should see a button entitled Download and install, just tap it and let your phone fetch a new OTA on Samsung’s server for your CSC and region.
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Samsung bringing Stable Android 13 update to Galaxy A52 in Australia [U]
[Dec. 04] Update – Australia…
Samsung expands the Stable Android 13 update for Galaxy A52 smartphone users in Australia. The new software package brings One UI 5 features and user interface tweaks along with a newer Android security patch.
[Nov. 22] Initial story – India…
Finishing the beta program, Samsung has begun rolling out the Stable Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for Galaxy A52 LTE smartphones in India. This update is currently live for the beta participants, however, the company should soon release it publically.
Identified via build version A525FXXU4CVJB, the Samsung Galaxy A52 One UI 5.0 stable update has arrived with the November 2022 Android security patch in India. Alongside this, it addresses the issues and errors that customers were facing in the beta phase and further improves new features and functions for enhanced performance.
As far as the features are concerned, the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 brings a slew of goodies to the Galaxy A52 smartphones. The company has given its One UI skin a minor visual refresh with new app icons, reorganized menus, and smoother animations.
Moreover, it installs 16 color palettes and basic color options to let customers choose the perfect theme for their phone, a new and improved picture/video editing tools in Gallery so that you don’t have to go to third-party apps to give a finishing touch to your content, and more advanced features to Camera that will guide you to capture perfect shots.
The update further adds new accessibility options to Quick Settings many, Stack Widgets features, Per-app language that lets you choose different languages for different apps, Notification permission to provide users will more control over their notifications, and many more.
The Settings page is also getting significant changes with the addition of new Connected devices, Modes and Routines, and Security and Privacy menus that will let you manage all related functions in one place.
- For more information: One UI 5.0 Changelog for Samsung Galaxy A Series
How to download:
You don’t need to perform any extra steps to upgrade to the stable version from the beta. Just enter the Settings of your phone and navigate to Software update >> Download and install. After you wait for a while, an update will appear on your screen saying that the beta program is ended. Finally, hit the Download button, complete the installation function and enjoy.
— Samsung One UI Software Updates (@SamSWUpdate) November 22, 2022
Carrier-locked Samsung Galaxy S21 grabs November 2022 security update in the US
Carrier-locked models of Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra have started grabbing the November 2022 Android security patch update in the US. The latest update comes with improvements in system performance and various bug fixes.
As per the official support page, the Korean company has addressed 3 Critical Google vulnerabilities which were highly affecting the Galaxy phone’s security and privacy with the November 2022 patch.
Additionally, it fixes 32 high, and 1 moderate level of CVEs as well as 26 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items. Aside from these, the update optimizes the system security to keep safe your files and data on the device.
Whereas, the enhanced stability ensures that you won’t face any irritating issues like app crashing, system lagging, screen flickering, and more.
It’s worth mentioning that this update is currently live for Xfinity Mobile’s network customers. However, other carrier-locked models will also grab it very soon. Samsung is rolling out the November 2022 security update for Galaxy S21 series phones with the following build version in the US:
- Galaxy S21: G991USQS5DVK7
- Galaxy S21+: G996USQS5DVK7
- Galaxy S21 Ultra: G998USQS5DVK7
If you are using Xfinity Mobile’s Galaxy S21 in the US, you can now navigate to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install to get access to the fresh software update on your phone.
One UI 5.0:
Carrier-unlocked models of the Samsung Galaxy S21 series have already got access to the stable Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update in the US. This update brings plenty of new features, improvements, and customization options alongside various user interface changes.
It’s expected that the carrier-locked models of the devices will also get it very soon. Till then, you can check the official One UI 5.0 update changelog here.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update rolling out for carrier-locked models in the US
Carrier-locked units of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series have started installing the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update in the US. The latest update is rolling out for Xfinity Mobile’s customers at the present time, however, will reach other users very soon.
Moreover, Samsung is releasing the Galaxy Tab S8 Android 13 update with One UI built version ending with BVK4 in the US. It brings a handful of new features and improvements to the users as well as the November 2022 patch for security enhancements.
The major update brings some notable tweaks to the user interface, such as bolder app icons, revamped Notification Panel and Quick Settings Panel, smoother animations, and more. It comes with 16 Color Palettes and Basic color options that will now more perfectly apply to your phone.
The new iteration of Samsung’s software also installs more customization tools to bring your phone closer to you. Now you can change your wallpaper and lock screen directly from the lock screen and can add more tweaks to it.
The update further adds various new Camera functions including Picture watermark, Historogram, Help guide, improved Single Take, and many more. Whereas, the Gallery app is getting new editing tools, the Notes app receiving more powerful searches, and more.
In addition to these, Samsung makes it easy to keep your device protected and your sensitive information private with the new “Security and Privacy” dashboard in the settings. “Connected devices” and “Modes and Routines” are also new to Settings, which offers you better functions and faster access to them.
How to download:
Xfinity Mobile customers of Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 can now get access to the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update in the US. To do so, visit the Settings >> Software update >> Download and install option. Download the update and finally complete the installation procedure.