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Samsung Galaxy S20 Update

On February 11, 2020, Samsung launched its new Galaxy S flagship series, consisting of three handsets – Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20. These devices came with Android 10-based One UI 2.1 out of the box and become the first to get the Android 11 Beta and Stable update last year.

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Last month, Samsung upgraded the Galaxy S20 series devices to the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 operating system. Apart from big software updates, these devices are also eligible for new security patch updates on a monthly basis until 2024, thanks to the new Samsung update policy.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Latest Update

[September 14, 2022]

T-Mobile locked Galaxy S20 series smartphones are receiving the August 2022 security patch update in the US. It can be identified via PDA version numbers G981USQU3FVH1, G986USQU3FVH1 and G988USQU3FVH1 for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus and Galaxy S20 Ultra, respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Update

[September 03, 2022]

Samsung is releasing the second August 2022 security update for Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra in Germany. The update brings system stability and security improvements to enhance user experience.

In addition to this, this update also upgrades some stock apps including Samsung Notes, Internet, Health, SmartThings, Members, Wallet, Smart Switch, Calculator, and Voice recorder.

Updated Versions

  • G980FXXUEFVH3  – Galaxy S20
  • G985FXXUEFVH3  – Galaxy S20+
  • G988FXXUEFVH3  – Galaxy S20 Ultra

Installation Package Size:

  • 200MB approx.


July 19, 2022

Samsung is expanding the July 2022 Android security patch update in India. The update comes with improvements for system security and stability while fixing the common issues that affect users’ experience.

The update holds the One UI build version G980BXXSEFVF4, G985BXXSEFVF4, and G988BXXSEFVF4 for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra respectively.

 


 

June 30, 2022

The carrier-unlocked models of the Samsung Galaxy S20 trio is getting the June 2022 Android security patch update in the US.

The update comes with 60 privacy and security-realted issues and exploits to improve the overall device’s performance and maintain users’ experience.

You can identify it through One UI build version G980U1UES2FVE5, G985U1UES2FVE5, and G988U1UES2FVE5 for S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra in the US.

If you want to manually check for the latest update, head to your device Settings, tap on Software updates, and finally hit the Download and install button.

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June 29, 2022

The Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone users are now receiving the June 2022 Android security patch update in the Indian market.

The update installs June 2022 patch with fixes for over 60 bugs and issues in order to provide you with a better overall user experience and stable software system.

 


 

June 27, 2022

Samsung Galaxy S20 carrier-locked models are getting June 2022 security update in the US. It improves system security by installing the latest patch.

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

Updated Software Version

  • Galaxy S20 – G980USQU2FV1
  • Galaxy S20+ – G985USQU2FV1
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988USQU2FV1

 


 

June 21, 2022

Samsung is releasing the June 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra smartphone users in India.

This update installs improvements for system security and stability alongside boosting the overall device’s performance to provide users with seamless performance.

Software versions:

  • Galaxy S20 – G980FXXSEFVE6
  • Galaxy S20+ – G985BXXUEFVDB
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988BXXUEFVDB

 


 

May 26, 2022

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra smartphone owners are getting the May 2022 Android security patch update in UAE. This update upgrades 9 stock apps to boost the phone’s performance in every aspect.

Additionally, the update also aims at improving the security and stability of the system to main the users’ experience.

Software versions:

  • Galaxy S20 – G981BXXUEFVDB
  • Galaxy S20+ – G986BXXUEFVDB
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988BXXUEFVDB


 

May 04, 2022

May 2022 security patch – Europe

Samsung May 2022 Android security patch update is rolling out to the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra smartphone users in Germany. It comes with 7 Critical, 23 High, and 3 Moderate levels of CVEs to boost the overall device functionality.

Update versions:

  • Galaxy S20 – G981BXXUEFVDB
  • Galaxy S20+ – G986BXXUEFVDB
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988BXXUEFVDB

May 02, 2022

April 2022 security patch – Brazil, Europe, and India

Samsung Galaxy S20 April 2022 security update is rolling out in Brazil and Europe. This update comes with better system security and stability alongside bringing fixes for 88 privacy-related vulnerabilities to enhance the overall device performance. Read the full story here.

Along with this, the company is also releasing April 2022 security update for Galaxy S20 LTE in India. It carries the One UI build version G985FXXSDFVC9. Read more here.


 

March 06, 2022

February 2022 security patch – US [Carrier Locked]

Samsung is now expanding its February 2022 security patch to the carrier-locked Galaxy S20 series smartphone in the US.

Identified via PDA release number EVB3, the update enhances overall system security and stability. It might also bring new updates to stock applications.

The update is rolling out by various carriers including AT&T, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellular South, Comcast, Sprint, Verizon, and Xfinity Mobile.


February 21, 2022

February 2022 security patch – US

Samsung is now expanding its February 2022 security patch update to more Galaxy S20 series smartphone users in the US.

In the latest development, the company has started to rollout the February 2022 security patches to the T-Mobile and Sprint carrier-branded Galaxy S20 units in the US.

  • Galaxy S20 – G981USQS2EVB3
  • Galaxy S20+ – G986USQS2EVB3
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988USQS2EVB3

 


 

January 30, 2022

February 2022 security patch – India

Samsung started rolling out the February 2022 security patch to the Galaxy S20 series smartphone models in the Indian market.

A Galaxy S20+ owner confirmed the arrival of the February 2022 security patch by sharing the screenshot after installing the latest OTA.

  • Galaxy S20
    • G980FXXUDEVA9
  • Galaxy S20+
      • G985FXXUDEVA9
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
      • G988BXXUDEVA9

 


 

November 08

November 2021 Security Patch – India

The Galaxy S20 series smartphones now receiving the November 2021 security patch in India through new firmware updates. This update brings fixes for a lot of CVEs and SVEs from Google and Samsung.

Software Versions

  • Galaxy S20 – G980FXXSCDUJ5
  • Galaxy S20 Plus – G985FXXSCDUJ5
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988BXXSCDUJ5


 

October 31

November 2021 Security Patch – GermanySamsung is already rolling out the November 2021 security patch update for the last year’s Galaxy S20 flagship lineup in Europe (Germany). Read more here

 


 

October 14

October 2021 Security PatchThe Galaxy S20 series devices had already received the October 2021 security patch update in South Korea and Europe.

Now, the company is releasing the latest security improvements to the devices without carrier bounding in the US [Source].

The update can be identified via PDA version numbers:

  • Galaxy S20 – G981U1UES2DUI5
  • Galaxy S20+ – G986U1UES2DUI5
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988U1UES2DUI5

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You can check the latest security patch content on the official Samsung security update page and eligibility on the scope page.

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Galaxy S24 series gets July 2024 update in Brazil, awaited for Indian models

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Samsung Galaxy S24 july 2024 update Brazil

Samsung has pushed the July 2024 security update for the Galaxy S24 series in Brazil. This update installs the latest Android security patch to make your smartphone more stable, secure, and reliable.

July 2024 security update is rolling out for Samsung Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24 Plus, and Galaxy S24 Ultra smartphones in Brazil with One UI builds S921BXXS3AXFC, S926BXXS3AXFC, and S928BXXS3AXFC respectively. The installation package size of this update is around 533.29MB.

The fresh security patch for Galaxy S24 models is already available in Europe, South Korea, Australia, and the US. The company is releasing it in Brazil, however, users in India are still waiting for this update.

The Korean tech giant is releasing the latest software update with system security improvements to keep your files and data safe on your phone. It also optimizes system stability to offer you uninterrupted and seamless functionality on your device.

July 2024 patch brings fixes over 55 issues mainly related to components like One UI Home, System UI, Secure Folder, and more, further enhancing device security. The update improves overall performance for a better experience.

Users are advised to check for the availability of the July 2024 security update by navigating to the Settings app >> Software Update >>> Download and install option on their Samsung smartphones. The company will soon make this update available for all models.

Aside from this, Samsung is working on a major software update based on One 6.1, which will be similar to One UI 6.1.1. This major update brings new features and enhancements along with improved Galaxy AI functions to provide an intuitive experience.

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Samsung releases Galaxy A54 July 2024 update in the US

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Samsung Galaxy A54 July 2024 update US

Samsung has pushed the July 2024 security update for Galaxy A54 5G in the US. The update is available for both carrier-locked and unlocked models of this smartphone. However, this update is already out for users in Korea and US Trackfone network carrier.

July 2024 security update for the Samsung Galaxy A54 smartphone in the US can be identified through the One UI build version mentioned below.

  • Locked: A546USQS8CXG2
  • Unlocked: A546U1UES8CXG2

The installation package size of this update is around 280MB. This update enhances the security and stability of the Galaxy A54 smartphone by fixing a bunch of issues. These issues are mainly related to One UI Home, System UI, and Secure Folder, further improving device security.

Notably, the patch fixes 4 critical and 21 high-level vulnerabilities in Android and 33 SVEs from Samsung. In addition, the update improves some functions and enhances performance.

If you have received the notification of the update then install it now to get a bug-free experience. You can also check the update by visiting the Settings app on your smartphone and opening the Software Update section.

Now, click on the Download and install option. If any update is available, you can follow the on-screen instructions to install the update on your Galaxy smartphone.

July 2024 update for Galaxy A54, A52s live in more countries

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Exynos Galaxy S21 FE models grab July 2024 update in India

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exynos Galaxy S21 FE july 2024 update

Samsung is making the July 2024 security update available for Exynos variants of Galaxy S21 FE in India, following the Snapdragon variants. Users can identify the update through One UI build version G990EXXSAFXG1.

The fresh update improves system security and stability to enhance the overall performance. It protects against security threats by incorporating the latest security patches for Android. Also, it improves some functions to provide a better user experience.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Exynos model users will have to download a 274.81MB package to install the July 2024 security update in India. The update is based on One UI 6.1 and Android 14.

To install the update, users should navigate to the Software Update section found within the device’s Settings. They can select ‘Download and install’ from there to initiate the update process.

July 2024 Security Patch Details

July 2024 update contains the Security Maintenance Release (SMR), combining patches from Google and Samsung. Google addresses 4 critical and 21 high-level vulnerabilities in Android.

Samsung has also addressed 33 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) related to components like One UI Home, System UI, Secure Folder, and more, further enhancing device security.

Facing a Green line issue?

Samsung India is offering free display replacement if your S21 FE display has a green line. If you own a Galaxy S21 series including Galaxy S21 FE and are frustrated with a green line, you can change the display free of cost.

The company has proposed a free display replacement policy for affected Galaxy S21 models purchased within the last three years. This offer is valid for devices experiencing the green line issue until September 30, 2024.

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