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Samsung pushed October 2022 security update for Galaxy A52s in India and Germany

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Samsung’s October 2022 security update has reached various Galaxy devices, and it’s now released for the Galaxy A52s. The update rollout is initially happening for the Galaxy A52s owners in Germany, and the company will expand its availability to more markets gradually.

The Galaxy A52s users are recommended to download and install the October 2022 security update as soon as it arrives on their smartphone. The latest security patches are crucial for Android and Galaxy devices as the package brings fixes for various critical and high levels of CVEs.

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For the Android operating system, the October 2022 update includes patches for different kinds of vulnerabilities and exposures – 1 critical, 29 high, and 2 moderate levels. Meanwhile, some of the CVE items are not applicable on Galaxy devices and Samsung fixed some of them in previous updates.

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Aside from fixes to Android OS, the South Korean tech giant discovered and provided additional threat fixes, called SVE (Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures) items in order to give an additional safeguard to the Galaxy devices. Some of the main SVE items are listed below:

  1. SVE-2022-1782z): Improper access control vulnerability in imsservice application
  2. SVE-2022-1655: Improper access control vulnerability in FACM application
  3. SVE-2022-1406: Improper access control in knox_vpn_policy and mum_container_policy services
  4. SVE-2022-1253: Use after free vulnerability in set_nft_pid and signal_handler function of NFC driver
  5. SVE-2022-1212: Leak of MAC address of connected Bluetooth device in MouseNKeyHidDevice

Google brings fixes for critical bugs and viruses with the October 2022 security patch, while Samsung makes it even more impactful before it arrives on Galaxy devices. The update’s changelog mentions security improvements and functional enhancements, while no optimization or new feature is noted.

If you have the Galaxy A52s in Germany, right now, you can get access to the October 2022 update and install it. To do so, open your phone’s system Settings, scroll down and tap Software update, once done, you will see an option entitled Download and install, hit the button and it’s done!

Galaxy A52s October 2022 security update rollouts:

October 12: The Galaxy A52s users in India confirmed that Samsung pushed the new October 2022 security patch via a new firmware update. The version number of this OTA is CVI6, and the changelog contains regular security enhancements and some unknown bug fixes.

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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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January 2023 Google Play System update for Samsung Galaxy S22 has arrived, yours to download now

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Samsung S22 S21 One UI 5.1

Samsung Galaxy S22 series begins getting the latest January 2023 Google Play System update. At present, the update rollout is happening in the Indian market, with Europe and the United States will follow shortly.

January 2023 Google Play System update for Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a package size of 58MB. Notably, the Android manufacturer skipped rolling out the December 2022 Play System update for devices.

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The latest Play System update comes with fixes for some critical bugs in various scenarios including Account Management, Security & Privacy, System Management & Diagnostics, and Utilities related services.

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In addition, the latest version further enhances the Device Connectivity function of Android smartphones and makes it possible to discover devices even when the screen is off.

The update also expands the range of users and use cases supported by the Play Games profile. Not that all, there are various new changes and improvements in the Google Play Store itself, which are as follows:

  • New Features to help you discover the Apps & Games you love.
  • Optimizations allowing faster and more reliable download and installation.
  • Continuous improvements to Play Protect to keep your device safe.
  • Various performance optimizations, bug fixes and improvements to security, stability and accessibility.

Moreover, Password manager helps you save different passwords to your Google account and allows you to use them across various websites and devices. Now, you will be able to add notes to your existing and new passwords.

Samsung Galaxy S22 January 2023 Google Play System Update

Google detailed the Play System update, which also includes:

Utilities

  • [Phone] Improve user experience for auto filling passwords.

Wallet

  • [Phone] Visual and infrastructure updates to Wallet mobile web experience.
  • [Phone] Adds contactless data transfer (NFC) restrictions for passes.

Developer Services

  • [Phone] New developer features for Google and third party app developers to support Device Connectivity, Location & Context, Machine Learning & AI, Maps, and System Management & Diagnostics related developer services in their apps.
  • [Phone] Update the platform QR scanner with the ability to select an existing photo and add support for handling Matter and UPI codes from OEM cameras.

System Management

  • [Phone] Updates to System Management, and Usability services that improve Device Connectivity, Device Performance, Network Usage, Privacy, Security, Stability, and Usability.

How to download and install Play System update:

Open Settings >> Security and privacy >> Updates >> Google Play system update.

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T-Mobile releases Android 13 One UI 5.0 update for Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in the US

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Carrier-unlocked models of Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone at T-Mobile are now getting the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 software update in the US. Whereas, the US carrier-unlocked devices and internal variants have already grabbed it in late 2022.

Samsung is releasing this update with One UI build version G781U1UEU9FWA7. It installs plenty of new features alongside a lot of new improvements, customization capabilities, and a revamped user interface.

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The Quick settings panel, Notification Panel, Recent menu, Home screen, Lock screen, and other compartments are getting various notable tweaks. Whereas, the app icons are now bolder and look great compared to the older ones.

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Galaxy S20 FE Android 13 Update US

As far as the new features are concerned, the Galaxy S20 FE Android 13 update brings 16 Color Palette options, Stack widgets, Notification Permission, Lockdown mode, Maintenance mode, Per-app languages, a new Smart Suggestion widget, a Smart Text extraction feature, new swipe features for easier multitasking, and much more.

Meanwhile, the Camera app is receiving various new changes and features including Picture, Historogarm in Pro mode, Help guide in Pro mode, Food Mode support in Telephoto camera, improved Single Take, and others.

At the same time, the Gallery app is receiving a new interface alongside improvised editing tools, and more. You will also notice major changes in the Edge Panels, Good Lock, Samsung Internet, Samsung DeX, Samsung Notes, Smart View, and other One UI apps and services.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 gets One UI 5.1 Camera controller zoom, Self-diagnose features in India

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Samsung Watch 4 One UI 5.1 features

After the Galaxy Watch 5, Samsung began rolling out the January 2023 feature-packed update to Galaxy Watch 4 users last week. This update was limited to South Korea but now, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 customers living in India are also getting access to One UI 5.1 Camera controller zoom and Self-diagnose features with the new software update.

As per the information, the new Camera controller zoom feature will let the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 5 customers remotely zoom the camera by pinching in or out the watch’s screen or through the rotating bezel.

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It is noteworthy that Samsung is only releasing this Camera Controller zoom feature for the flagship phones released after Galaxy S20 or Galaxy Z Flip driving at least One UI 5.1 software. It means you will not be able to use it at present. However, you can have hands-on this feature once your Galaxy phone will receive the One UI 5.1 update.

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Samsung Watch 4 One UI 5.1 features

Moreover, the January 2023 software update for Galaxy Watch 4 further brings the ability for Self-diagnose. It installs a new “Connected device diagnostics” option that will allow you to check the proper performance of your wearable’s battery status, touch screen function, and more on the connected phone.

You can now use this feature by updating your Galaxy Watch 4, Samsung Members app, and Galaxy Wearable app to their latest version.

Software version:

Samsung is currently rolling out the One UI 5.1 Camera controller zoom and Self-diagnose features for the LTE version of Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. You can determine it through the built version:

  • Galaxy Watch 4 (40mm) – R865FXXU1GWA3
  • Galaxy Watch 4 (44mm) – R875FXXU1GWA3
  • Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (42mm) – R885FXXU1GWA3
  • Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (46mm) – R895FXXU1GWA3

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