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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE receives October 2022 security update in the U.S.



Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Update

October 26 – October 2022 patch – US Unlocked

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 FE smartphone users in the U.S. can now download and install the new October 2022 security update. The new firmware bears version number G781U1UEU9EVI8 and is available for carrier-unlocked devices in the US.

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October 2022 Android patches bring fixes for different kinds of vulnerabilities and exposures including 1 critical, 29 high, and 2 moderate levels of CVEs, while, 8 CVEs were already included in previous updates, and 11 are not applicable to Galaxy devices.


October 13 – 2nd October 2022 patch – India

Samsung started to kick off the 2nd October 2022 firmware update for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone users in India. Similar to the earlier update, the new one brings systems security improvements with the latest patches and a handful of newer app versions.

  • PDA version number – G781BXXU4FVJ1

The Galaxy S20 FE 5G is Samsung’s flagship killer smartphone, which comes with several flagship-grade capabilities at comparatively lesser pricing. Launched back in September 2020, the S20 FE came pre-installed with One UI 2.5 on top of the Android 10 operating system.

Later on, the Korean tech giant confirmed its software update support which includes three major OS upgrades and four years of regular security patches. When it comes to security updates, the Galaxy S20 FE is eligible to get updated to newer Android patches every month.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE



October 10 – October 2022 patch – Snapdragon 4G

Samsung has now released the October 2022 Android security update for the Galaxy S20 FE 4G devices, powered by Snapdragon chipset. The update is currently available in Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines, while, the build version is G780GXXU3CVI4.


August 26 – 2nd August October 2022 patch – Brazil

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE users are grabbing another August 2022 security update in Brazil. After installing the previous update, users are facing some issues.

With this new update, the company brings bug fixes and stability enhancement. In addition, Samsung Members, Calculator, and Voice recorder are also updated. You can identify the latest update via version G780GXXU3CVH3.


August 12

August 2022 security patch – “Germany

Samsung started bringing the August 2022 security update to the Galaxy S20 FE smartphone users in Germany.

The new security patch offers fixes for around 3 dozen of CVEs from Google and the same from Samsung for better system security.

In addition, there are new versions included for various Samsung stock apps including Wearable, Global Goals, Kids, Notes, Internet, Health and Smartthings.



July 13

July 2022 security patch – “Brazil

Samsung July 2022 Android security patch update has begun reaching the Galaxy S20 FE LTE smartphone users in Brazil. This update fixes multiple privacy and security-related issues and exploits.

Additionally, it helps in improving your phone’s system security and stability. It holds the One UI build version G780GXXS3CVF3.

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



June 20

June 2022 security patch – “India

June 2022 Android security patch update is released for Samsung Galaxy S20 FE LTE users in Indian markets. This update fixes various privacy and security-related issues and exploits.

Additionally, it upgrades some stock apps to further enhance the device’s performance and maintain users’ experience. You can identify it through One UI build version G780FXXU9DVE7.

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



June 10

May 2022 security patch – “India

Samsung is expanding the May 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy S20 FE LTE users in India. It comes with improved system security and stability alongside fixing various bugs and viruses.

You can identify the latest update via the One UI build version G780FXXS9DVE3 and can download it in around 190MB.


Previous updates

March 03

One UI 4.1, March 2022 patch – Switzerland”

The Galaxy S20 FE 5G handsets have reportedly started grabbing the new One UI 4.1 update in select European markets including Switzerland.

Identified via PDA release number – G781BXXU4FVC2, the Galaxy S20 FE One UI 4.1 firmware installs the March 2022 security patch too.

One UI 4.1 is based on Android 12, which brings additional features to the Galaxy devices including a better Colour Palette, customizable RAM Plus and more.

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March 03

RCS features, February 2022 patch – Verizon”

Following the Android 12 update rollout, Verizon has now started rolling out a major firmware update to the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE smartphones in the US.

This hefty OTA update comes with PDA build version G781VSQU5EVAA and February 2022 security patch for enhanced system stability.

In addition, it brings all the anticipated RCS (Advanced Messaging) features. You can check the changelog below, while our entire reporting here.

What’s changing:

  • This update introduces Advanced Messaging (RCS) for your Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW. It also includes performance improvements and the most up to date Android security patches on your device.

Advanced Messaging features include

  1. Send larger text messages: Create larger messages up to 8000 characters long. With Advanced Messaging you’re no longer limited to 160 characters.
  2. Typing indicators: See when your contact is typing in a conversation.
  3. Read receipts: See when your message has been read.
  4. Large group chats: Create group chats with up to 100 participants.*
  5. High-quality media sharing: Share pictures and videos in high-quality.
  6. Chat over Wi-Fi: You can send messages over Wi-Fi, even when you don’t have a cellular connection.
  7. Transfer larger files: Send larger attachments than ever before.
  8. Location sharing: Share your location as you travel.

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February 23

February 2022 patch – Expanding”

Over the past three weeks, Samsung delivered the February 2022 security patch to most of the eligible Galaxy phones and tablets.

Now, the Korean tech giant is expanding the most up-to-date security patch to the Galaxy S20 FE LTE and 5G variants in Latin America and Europe.

  • G780GXXS3BVB3
  • G781BXXS4DVB1


February 22

February 2022 patch – Brazil

Samsung started rolling out the February 2022 security patch update to the Galaxy S20 FE smartphones in Brazil. It carries PDA version number – G780GXXS3BVB3.


January 27

Android 12 One UI 4.0 – Germany (Snapdragon)

Though a bit late, Samsung has finally started rolling out the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S20 FE devices in Germany.

Usually, Germany becomes the initial market whenever Samsung pushes a new software update, but, this time, the company has not followed the same way.

  • Firmware versions
    • G780GXXU3BUL9

In addition to the new One UI 4.0 features, Samsung also included the December 2021 security patch, which brings system stability enhancements.



January 19

Android 12 One UI 4.0 – US (locked, unlocked)

Samsung is now expanding the One UI 4.0 update based on Android 12 to the Galaxy S20 FE smartphone users in the US.

The company has seeded the major software update for both, carrier-locked and unlocked Galaxy S20 FE 5G models.

  • Firmware versions
    • G781U1UEU6EULD – Unlocked
    • G781USQU6EULI – Carrier

Alongside the new One UI 4.0 features, Samsung included the December 2021 security patch as well, which brings system stability enhancements.

Note: Verizon and T-Mobile carriers had already given the same treatment to their network branded Samsung Galaxy S20 FE models. Know more


January 15

January 2022 security patch – Europe

After updating a number of Galaxy devices to the January 2022 security patch, Samsung’s train reached Europe to update the Galaxy S20 FE 5G variants with the latest Android patch.

  • Firmware version: G781BXXS4DVA2

January 2022 security patch brings fixes for different categories of issues and exploits including 2 critical, 36 high, and 5 moderate for better device stability. Read more


January 14

Android 12 One UI 4.0 update: LTE/5G – India

Samsung has finally released the most-anticipated Android 12 update to the Galaxy S20 FE smartphones users in the Indian market.

Yesterday, the company impressed the consumers of S20 FE’s 5G model, and today, it’s the turn of Exynos-based 4G variants. Read more

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  • Firmware version: G780FXXS8DUL6/G781BXXU4DUL9

The latest Galaxy S20 FE 5G software update brings fixes for 5 critical, 22 high, and 3 moderate levels of CVEs from Google.

December 22

December 2021 Security Patch – 5G/Spain

The 5G variant of the Galaxy S20 FE model is now receiving the December 2021 security patch. Currently, the software update rollout is happening in Spain.

  • Firmware version: G781BXXS4CUL3



December 16

December 2021 Security Patch – US/NZ

Samsung started rolling out December 2021 security patch to the Galaxy S20 FE 5G/LTE phones in the US and New Zealand. Read more here


October 21

October 2021 Security Patch – India

Samsung’s October 2021 security patch update is now rolling out for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone users in India. The update comes with the version number – G781BXXS4CUI1, while the changelog shows just a single revision that is – The security of your device has been improved. [Source]

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.


June 2024 update live for unlocked Galaxy S23 models in the US



unlocked Galaxy S23 June 2024 update

Samsung is rolling out the June 2024 security update for unlocked variants of the Galaxy S23 series in the US, following the locked models. The update makes the smartphone more secure, stable, and reliable.

June 2024 security patch fixes 37 high-level CVEs for the Android operating system and 22 SVE items for Samsung’s One UI. It improves the grid image display, battery statistics services, call verification, the Samsung Dialer app, and more.

In addition, the latest security patch brings system security improvements, stability optimization, bug fixes, and functional enhancements to deliver a better user experience.

Latest Firmware:

  • Galaxy S23 – S911U1UES3CXЕЗ
  • Galaxy S23 Plus – S916U1UES3CXЕЗ
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra – S918U1UES3CXЕЗ

To access the new update on your Samsung Galaxy S23, go to the Settings app, tap on Software Update, and then select Download and Install. This will initiate the update process, and once completed, you’ll enjoy a more efficient smartphone experience.

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Samsung boosts Galaxy Z Fold 4 security with June 2024 update



Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 June 2024 update

Samsung is enhancing the security of its Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphone with the release of the June 2024 security update. This update is rolling out for locked models in the US and will soon be available to more countries.

Users of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphone are getting a June 2024 security update with One UI build version F936USQS5FXF1. The update improves system security and stability to provide an enhanced performance.

June 2024 security patch fixes over 55 vulnerability exposures from Google and Samsung to maintain the device’s reliability and offer users secure and error-free services. It also enhances some functions for a better user experience.

It is an initial rollout so it may take hours or days to reach all eligible devices. To check and install the update, open the Settings app >> Software Update >> Download and install.

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Samsung One UI Software Update app gets new update in June 2024



Samsung Software app June 2024 update

Samsung has pushed the June 2024 update to its Software Update app with version 4.2.43. This update is available on the Galaxy Store with a file size of 9.52MB. It enhances the firmware updating process for Samsung devices.

The latest version brings improvements to the app’s functionality and resolves issues found in previous versions. By focusing on these enhancements, Samsung ensures that users have a more efficient and error-free experience when updating their device’s firmware.

Software updates are essential for maintaining device performance, security, and feature packs. The updated Software Update app by Samsung provides an effortless way for users to keep their devices up-to-date.

Users are advised to download and install the June 2024 update of the Samsung Software Update app. This update promises to enhance the overall functionality of Samsung devices, ensuring they operate at their best.

To install the update, you just need to visit Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates. With the installation of the latest software, this app update automatically upgrades to the newest version. Also, you can download the update via the third-party app source link mentioned here.

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