The Galaxy S21 FE smartphone users in Germany are now getting the October 2022 Android security update. The new OTA comes with system security improvements as well as brings fixes for several critical and high levels of CVEs and SVEs for a better user experience.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) October 12, 2022
In order to download this update, do visit your phone’s Settings >> tap on Software updates >> and then click on Download and install. Now, wait for the phone to check for the available software rollout and fetch it on your smartphone.
October 2022 security update – Brazil
Samsung has now expanded the October 2022 security patch update to the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone users in Brazil. The update carries additional improvements for the system’s security as well as functional usability. Other than this, the update changelog mentions no notable changes.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) October 4, 2022
September 2022 update – India
In addition to security, this new update also enhances stability and reliability. Moreover, it upgrades Galaxy Wearable, Global Goals, Notes, Kids, Health, Internet, SmartThings, Members, Pay, Calculator, Smart Switch, TV Plus, and Voice Recorder to the latest version.
Identified via One UI build G990EXXU3CVH7, the September 2022 security update for Galaxy S21 FE weighs 573.76MB. If you have received this update, you can install it for a better experience.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) September 15, 2022
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE July 2022 update – Verizon
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE locked on Verizon carrier is now receiving the latest July 2022 Android security patch update in the US. Consumers can identify the most up-to-date Android security update through PDA release number G990USQU3CVF7.
Verizon’s July 2022 update provides performance improvements and the most up-to-date Android security patches on your Samsung Galaxy S21 FE smartphone. Other than this, the changelog page doesn’t mention any new feature or additional performance improvements.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE July 2022 update – Brazil
Samsung is sending the July 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone users in Brazil. The update comes with improvements for system security and stability.
At the same time, it also fixes over 50 privacy and security-related issues and exploits as well as upgrades multiple stock apps to enhance the overall device’s performance. You can identify this update through the One UI build version G990EXXU3CVG4.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) July 21, 2022
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE June 2022 update – Europe
At the same time, it fixes over 60 privacy and security-related issues and exploits in order to improve the overall device’s performance. The update holds the One UI build version G990BXXU2CVF1.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE June 2022 update – India
Samsung is rolling out the June 2022 Android security patch update for Galaxy S21 FE smartphone users in India. It installs improvements for system security and stability to enhance the phone’s functionality.
At the same time, it upgrades various stock apps to boost the overall device performance. You can identify it through the One UI build version G990EXXU2CVF1.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) June 23, 2022
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE May 2022 update – India
Samsung is sending the May 2022 Android security patch alongside a new software update for the Galaxy S21 FE users in UAE. The update fixes many privacy and security-related bugs as well as enhances system security and stability.
At the same time, the fresh software update also upgraded 8 stock apps in other to improve the overall device’s performance. It holds the One UI build version – G990EEXXU2CVDA.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) May 26, 2022
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE May 2022 update – Middle East
Additionally, it comes with fixes for over a dozen of CVEs and upgrades for 7 stock apps in order to improve the phone’s performance in every aspect.
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) May 18, 2022
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE May 2022 update – Asia, Europe
At the same time, it fixes over a dozen of CVEs from Google and Samsung to enrich the overall device performance. You can identify it via One UI build version G990BXXU2CVD9 in Europe and G990EXXU2CVDA in Asia.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE February 2022 update – India
Identified via the One UI build version G990EXXS1BVB8, the update improves the security and stability of your device. At the same time, it also protects your phone from bugs and viruses to deliver seamless performance.
Moreover, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE February 2022 update also fixes around 60 vulnerabilities and exploits. However, the official support page mentions that this update brings fixes for 2 critical, 29 high, and 15 moderate levels of issues and exploits.
You can download this software update by visiting your phone’s Settings >> tapping on Software updates >> and then clicking on Download and install. Now, wait for the phone to check for the available software rollout and fetch it on your smartphone.
Furthermore, the installation procedure may take some time to complete the package unpacking. So, keep patience and let the phone install this software update. Once, installed the phone will reboot and start initial apps optimizations.
January 2023 Google Play System update for Samsung Galaxy S22 has arrived, yours to download now
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.
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.
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.
Google detailed the Play System update, which also includes:
- [Phone] Improve user experience for auto filling passwords.
- [Phone] Visual and infrastructure updates to Wallet mobile web experience.
- [Phone] Adds contactless data transfer (NFC) restrictions for passes.
- [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.
- [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.
T-Mobile releases Android 13 One UI 5.0 update for Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in the US
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.
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.
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.
— Samsung One UI Software Updates (@SamSWUpdate) January 31, 2023
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 gets One UI 5.1 Camera controller zoom, Self-diagnose features in India
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.
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.
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.
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
— Samsung One UI Software Updates (@SamSWUpdate) January 31, 2023