Second-generation Samsung foldable smartphones – Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G are getting the October 2022 Android security patch update. Besides installing the most up-to-date monthly patch, the latest software update also resolves some common issues.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 getting the October 2022 security update with One UI build version F916BXXS2HVI8. This update is released in some European countries including Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Southeast Europe, the Czech Republic, and the Baltic region.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G October 2022 security update can be identified through the firmware version F707BXXU7HVI3. It is also rolling out in European areas, such as the Baltic region, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the UK.
October 2022 update:
Samsung is releasing the October 2022 security update for these foldable devices with improvements for the system’s security and stability. With these optimizations, the company wants to provide you with the most advanced privacy features and seamless performance over your phone.
In addition to this, the company’s official support page also mentions fixes for over 4 dozen of vulnerabilities and exposures such as 18 SVE items and 1 critical, 29 high, and 2 moderate levels of CVEs. These SVEs and CVEs are related to the privacy and security of the One UI system.
One UI 5.0:
Both Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G are eligible for the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. Samsung suggested releasing the stable version of One UI 5.0 at SDC22 on October 12 and these foldable phones will get it before the end of 2022.
Samsung Galaxy F41 joins November 2023 security update party
Samsung is rolling out a new update for the Galaxy F41 smartphone, which installs a November 2023 security patch to improve system security and stability. This update is currently live in Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Guatemala.
November 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy F41 can be identified through One UI build version F415FUBS3CWK2 and an installation package size of 300 MB. It is an initial rollout so it may take some hours/days to reach all models.
The latest patch fixes dozens of security flaws that were discovered in the previous version of the software running on phones and tablets. However, it does not bring any new features or changes but makes your device more secure and reliable.
You can check and install the update by visiting Settings >> Software update >> Download and install to get error-free and enhanced performance.
3 more Samsung Galaxy smartphones getting November 2023 security update
Samsung has started releasing the November 2023 security update for three more Galaxy smartphones including Galaxy M12, Galaxy A21s, and Galaxy M31. The company aims to deliver an error-free and smoother experience through new update.
November 2023 security patch fixes 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung. It provides improved security and optimized stability to the device.
The latest update for Samsung Galaxy M12, Galaxy A21s, and Galaxy M31 smartphones is currently rolling out in Latin American countries and the company will soon make it available for all models.
- Galaxy M12 – M127FXXS6DWK1
- Galaxy A21s – A217MUBSBDWK2
- Galaxy M31 – M315FXXS4CWK3
How to Update:
Users can check new software updates manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s System Settings, once done, scroll down and tap the Software Update tab, followed by the Download and install button.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 gets Android 13 based November 2023 update
November 2023 security update for Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphone arrives with One UI build version F936BXXS4DWJ4. The update is currently rolling out for Z Fold 4 models in Latin American countries and the company will expand it soon.
The latest security patch fixes over 60 security flaws to provide an error-free and better experience. It includes 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung.
If you are a Galaxy Z Fold 4 user, you might have received the notification to install the latest update. In case you have not, you can check and download it manually by navigating Settings >> Software update >> Download and install.