[December 1] Update – New BVKD build…
T-Mobile released the 2nd November 2022 security patch for the Galaxy S22 series smartphones in the US. Samsung’s server listing suggests that the new build for Galaxy S22 series phones improves the overall stability of functions as well as security.
- Build versions:
- Galaxy S22: S901USQU2BVKD
- S22 Plus: S906USQU2BVKD
- S22 Ultra: S908USQU2BVKD
How to download:
In order to check and download the update manually on your Galaxy phone, visit its Settings. After entering the Software update menu, tap the Download and install option and hit the Download button as soon as the update appears.
[November 17] Initial story…
Carrier-locked models of Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra smartphones have begun collecting the November 2022 Android security patch update in the US. The latest update is currently rolling out to T-Mobile and Comcast customers, while users of other carrier networks should get it soon.
Furthermore, the November 2022 Android security patch update for the Galaxy S22 devices comes with a minor performance boost. It improves the security of your device’s system in order to protect your files and data from bugs and viruses and keep them safe.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series November 2022 Android security update comes with the following build version in the US:
- Galaxy S22: S901USQU2BVK1
- Galaxy S22+: S906USQU2BVK1
- Galaxy S22 Ultra: S908USQU2BVK1
Additionally, it also enhances the system stability to deliver smooth and uninterrupted functionality over your Galaxy S22. It ensures that problems like app crashing or freezing, system lagging, and others will not affect your experience.
Aside from these, the security patch details of this month additionally mention fixes for multiple privacy and security-related issues and vulnerabilities. These include three critical Google exposures that were highly impacting users’ privacy.
Alongside these, the company also addresses 32 high-level and one moderate-level of CVEs and 26 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVEs) in order to improve customers’ confidence in security.
Besides these, there is nothing that the current firmware update brings. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S22 devices have recently installed its first major upgrade – Android 13-based One UI 5.0, which brings a slew of new features as well as improvements in many sectors, advanced customization options, and notable user interface changes.
Carrier-locked Samsung Galaxy A53 grabs Android 13 update in the US
The feature-rich Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update is now making its way to Samsung Galaxy A53 5G customers in the US. This update is rolling out to select carrier-locked models including Comcast’s network in the United States.
As of now, you can identify the Samsung Galaxy A53 Android 13 update for carrier-locked models with build version A536USQU4BVK3 in the US. However, the company will not take much time to spread it to other network providers in the country.
Furthermore, the latest update has arrived with the November 2022 patch for system security and stability enhancements. It installs various user interface changes for the Quick settings panel, Notification panel, Recent menu, as well as app icons.
Additionally, it brings a slew of new features and countless improvements that will completely enhance your Galaxy experience. Some most noted One UI 5.0 features include 16 Color palette options, Notification permission, Per-app languages, Stack widgets, the ability to turn off RAM Plus, two new multitasking gestures, and many more.
The Camera app is getting various new functions like Picture Watermark, Help guide in Pro mode, improved Single Take, and more. At the same time, the Gallery app is getting an Extract text from image feature, new and improved editing tools, and more.
Meanwhile, the Connected devices, Modes, and Routines, and Security and Privacy are new compartments in the Settings app. Many other applications like Samsung Notes, Samsung Internet, Good Lock, Samsung Keyboard, and others are also getting significant improvements.
Launched earlier this year, Samsung Galaxy A53 is a famous mid-range smartphone that offers various flagship-level functions including faster performance, impressive cameras, a long-lasting battery, IP67 water and dust resistance ratings, and others.
The device was introduced with the Android 12-based One UI 4.1 software and is eligible for Samsung’s new software update policy. It means it will get four major Android upgrades along with five years of security patches.
[5G too] Samsung Galaxy A23 Android 13/One UI 5.0 update is out, download now!
The update is currently available for Galaxy A23 5G users in Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The company will soon make it available in more countries.
If you are using a Samsung Galaxy A23/5G smartphone and are excited about its first major software update, you can now visit its Settings to check the update now. From here, enter the Software update section and tap on the Download and install option.
December 6, 2022
Samsung Galaxy A23 has joined the company’s rapidly-growing list of Galaxy devices getting the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. Along with a handful of new features and multiple improvements, this update also brings the November 2022 security patch for privacy enhancements.
The company is releasing the Android 13 update for Galaxy A23 with build version A235FXXU1BVK8. Currently, it is dispatching in a few countries including Ukraine and Russia, however, Samsung should not take much time to spread it to more customers all over the world.
However, it only supports two major Android upgrades and the current Android 13 is one of them. Next, it should only receive the Android 14 update and security patches for three more years.
One UI 5.0 features:
Samsung brings a lot of changes to the Galaxy user interface. It brings revamped Quick settings panel and Notification panel, new and bolder app icons, and smoother animations.
The company further adds a set of new customization functions including 16 Color Palettes, new tools to personalize the lock screen, Stack widgets for the home screen, and others.
As far as the features are concerned, there is the Extract text from images feature, Per-app languages, Notification permissions, swipe gestures for easier multitasking, the ability to disable RAM Plus, Camera watermark, Lockmown mode, and more.
The company further provides more convenience for using certain functions that comes under new Connected devices, Modes and Routines, and Privacy and security menus in the Settings.
- For more information – One UI 5.0 Changelog for Samsung Galaxy A Series
Samsung releases Galaxy S20 Android 13/One UI 5.0 update in Canada
Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra smartphone users in Canada have begun collecting the major Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update. This update comes with a bunch of new features, improvements, and user interface changes.
As per the official changelog, One UI 5.0 brings various Lock screen customization options, you can now personalize wallpaper, clock style, notification settings, and more, with live preview all in one place.
It further brings users more wallpaper choices with the revamped Wallpaper and Style section. At the same time, it’s now easy to find the right theme for your phone with 16 color palettes and basic colors.
Moreover, multitasking is very easy with One UI 5.0 software, now you just need to swipe your screen to open any apps in a split-screen view, or pop-up window. Additionally, managing certain useful settings is also getting effortless with new Connected devices, Modes and Routines, and Security and Privacy menus.
Other than these, the latest update also brings a new stack widgets feature, Picture Watermark, Help guide in Pro mode, Extract text from images, Notification permission, the ability to disable RAM Plus, Per-app languages, and more.
Aside from these, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Android 13 update in Canada installs the November 2022 Android security patch that addresses 3 critical, 32 high, and 1 moderate level of CVEs and 26 SVEs. It’s worth mentioning that the Galaxy S20 series customers in Europe have already started grabbing the latest December 2022 security patch.
- Galaxy S20 5G – G981WVLU3GVK3
- Galaxy S20+ 5G – G986WVLU3GVK3
- Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G – G988WVLU3GVK3