Samsung Galaxy S20 FE receives October 2022 security update in the U.S.
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.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE October 2022 Security Patch – US Unlocked #samsung #galaxys20fe #US pic.twitter.com/nmjSiipuay
— Samsung One UI Software Updates (@SamsungSWUpdate) October 26, 2022
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
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE October 2022 Security Update – India [New Build] #Samsung #GalaxyS20FE pic.twitter.com/FwFT7sHcbK
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) October 13, 2022
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.
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.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 2nd August 2022 update – Brazil pic.twitter.com/oar6APTaIl
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) August 26, 2022
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 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 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.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE LTE June 2022 update – India #Samsung #GalaxyS20FE pic.twitter.com/d1byVQx6fF
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) June 20, 2022
Tip: You can check the latest security patch content on the official Samsung security update page and eligibility on the scope page.
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.
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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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.
- 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
- Send larger text messages: Create larger messages up to 8000 characters long. With Advanced Messaging you’re no longer limited to 160 characters.
- Typing indicators: See when your contact is typing in a conversation.
- Read receipts: See when your message has been read.
- Large group chats: Create group chats with up to 100 participants.*
- High-quality media sharing: Share pictures and videos in high-quality.
- Chat over Wi-Fi: You can send messages over Wi-Fi, even when you don’t have a cellular connection.
- Transfer larger files: Send larger attachments than ever before.
- Location sharing: Share your location as you travel.
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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.
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.
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
In addition to the new One UI 4.0 features, Samsung also included the December 2021 security patch, which brings system stability enhancements.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Android 12 One UI 4.0 update – Germany pic.twitter.com/ODtneeBAxy
— Samsung One UI Updates (@SamsonUpdate) January 27, 2022
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 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
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 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 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 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]
Samsung One UI March 2023 Updates List
On March 6, Samsung released the March 2023 Android plus One UI patch details for Galaxy devices and the updates started to roll out on the 7th. Within February, Samsung updated most of the Galaxy devices with One UI 5.1 and February 2023 security patch.
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Samsung’s monthly software updates arrive as part of the security maintenance release. Hence, we recommend you install the latest firmware to keep your Galaxy device up to date with the latest security solutions. Besides security patches, Galaxy updates may also offer performance improvements.
One UI 5.1
One UI 5.1 debuted on February 1st and all the flagship Galaxy models received it within 20 days of launch. For the next major upgrade, Galaxy users have to wait longer, while this incremental feature-rich firmware will be helping you with improved performance further.
Galaxy A54, A34
On March 15, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 smartphones. These devices use Exynos 1380/MediaTek processor and run the S23-like Android 13-based One UI 5.1 out of the box. As expected, these devices are set to hit market shelves later this month in Southeast Asia and Europe.
Throughout March 2023, we will continue to get new updates, and official announcements, as well as leaks and rumors about upcoming phones and software. You can stay up to date with the Galaxy ecosystem by following us on Google News, and below, we will keep you updated with March 2023 updates rollout by Samsung.
March 26, 2023:
- Samsung Galaxy devices getting March 2023 Google Play System update in select countries including Germany and India.
March 25, 2023:
- The Galaxy M42 smartphone users started grabbing the latest Android patches via OTA.
March 24, 2023:
- The Galaxy A54 4G is also receiving the March patch.
March 23, 2023:
- The Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7 Plus users collecting the latest Android security patches from Samsung.
- Samsung released the March 2023 update to Galaxy A30s mid-range phone.
March 22, 2023:
- Samsung’s Galaxy S21 FE smartphone grabbing March 2023 security patch.
March 18, 2023:
- The Galaxy A52s started getting this newest security patch.
March 17, 2023:
- Samsung expanding Mar. patch to more Galaxy Z Fold 3, Flip 3, S22 and Note 20 users.
- The Galaxy A53 starts getting latest security update.
- Severe Exynos modem vulnerabilities discovered, read more
March 16, 2023:
- The S20 FE LTE and 5G smartphones started to get the March patch.
March 15, 2023:
- The Galaxy Tab S8 series also joins flagships receiving March security maintenance release.
March 12, 2023:
- Samsung’s Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10 Plus start getting the March patch.
March 11, 2023:
- The new security patch is now available for Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 in the US.
March 09, 2023:
- The Galaxy S22, S21, Note 20 series, and Galaxy Z Fold 3 started getting the latest security update in the US.
March 08, 2023:
- The company pushed March 2023 Android patches to the Galaxy S20 series.
March 07, 2023:
- Samsung starts the latest security patch’s rollout for Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 series.
T-Mobile releases March 2023 update for Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
T-Mobile has started pushing the March 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G users in the US. The latest security update mainly focuses on improving the security and privacy of your device.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone users on the T-Mobile network are grabbing March 2023 update with One UI build version G781USQS9HWB6. The latest update is based on One UI 5.1 so your device must be updated to this major version then only your mobile will get a notification of this latest monthly patch.
The March 2023 update for the Galaxy S20 FE smartphone is already available in India, Europe, and on some US mobile network carriers such as Verizon. The company will soon this update available for all Galaxy S20 FE models.
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To install the latest update, visit your smartphone’s Settings and tap the Software Update. Now, click on Download and install option to get access to the latest update.
March 2023 security patch details
According to the official details, March 2023 security patch fixes different kinds of bugs and issues patched by Google and Samsung, listed in the Android and One UI security bulletin. A bunch of vulnerability exposures listed in the document that falls into different ranges including:
- Critical – 5
- High – 35
- Moderate – 0
- Already fixed – 4
- Not applicable – 5
Aside from this, the March 2023 patch also includes 23 One UI patches which Samsung calls SVE (Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures). Together with Android and One UI patches, the latest software update ensures the best security and privacy on Galaxy devices.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 gets March 2023 update in Brazil
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7 Plus are grabbing a new update with March 2023 security patch in Brazil. This update is already available for several countries in Latin America.
Samsung’s March 2023 security update fixes dozens of security bugs in Android OS and One UI to improve the security and stability of the devices. However, the latest update does not accompany any noticeable changes for the Galaxy Tab S7 but it carries the freshly released monthly patch.
Users of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 series in Brazil can identify the March 2023 update via the version number mentioned below.
- Galaxy Tab S7 –T875XXS2DWC1
- Galaxy Tab S7 Plus – T975XXS2DWC1
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If you haven’t already received the OTA update notification, expect to get it in the next day or so. The rollout happens rapidly so it shouldn’t be long before you’re able to get the update. You can manually check the update via your device’s Settings, Download and install option under Software Updates.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 March 2023 update – Brazil #Samsung #GalaxyTabS7 pic.twitter.com/08v5fVgKMA
— Samsung Software Updates (@SamsungSWUpdate) March 24, 2023