Samsung has already rolled out the January 2023 update to a bunch of Galaxy devices and now it is the turn of the Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Xcover Pro, and Galaxy Xcover 5 to receive the latest security patch.
The latest January 2023 update comes with fixes for a handful of issues and vulnerabilities found in Google’s Android operating system and Samsung’s One UI software. These include 52 CVEs and 20 SVEs, which were majorly affecting the phone’s security and its users’ privacy.
In addition, the current software update also focuses on enhancing the system’s stability to reduce errors like crashing, lagging, or freezing. Aside from this, you might also notice some performance improvements after installing this update.
Updated Software Version
- Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro: G715U1UESFDWA2
- Samsung Galaxy XCover 5: G525FXXS5CWA2
- Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 4G: G780GXXS3DWA3
- Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: G781BXXS4GWA3
January 2023 update is rolling out for carrier-locked Galaxy XCoverPro models in the US and International variants of Galaxy XCover 5.
On the other side, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE January 2023 security patch is available in Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, and the UK.
It is an initial rollout so it may take hours/days to reach your device, you can manually check the update by opening the Settings app on your smartphone >> Tap on the Software Update >> Click on the Download and install option.
Google Play System October 2023 Update Arrives: What’s New and How to Get It
Google has kicked off an October 2023 update for its Play System, which is responsible for managing the core functionality and security of Android devices. The update arrives with improvements and bug fixes to the system, as well as some new features for the Google Play Store app.
One of the new features of this update is a redesigned app details page, which will help users discover and learn about apps that are compatible with their non-phone devices, such as tablets, smartwatches, or TVs.
Moreover, the October 2023 update for Play System brings the ability to add apps to the Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality. These features are available through Google Play Store v37.8.
Google Play Store
- [Phone] New design on the app details page to help you discover and learn about apps for your non-phone devices.
- [Phone] You’ll be able to add apps to your Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality.
To get the update on Samsung smartphones, you just need to visit Settings >> Security and Privacy >> Updates >> Google System Update.
Samsung Galaxy A23 gets new firmware update in the US
The new update for the Samsung Galaxy A23 smartphone comes with PDA version A236USQU4CWHC. The update is rolling out for locked models of Galaxy S23 on the T-Mobile network in the US and other carriers could get this update soon.
August 2023 security patch fixes over 70 issues, mainly related to Samsung Members, the Internet, the Galaxy Store, and more to provide a seamless and bug-free experience.
If you have received a notification of the latest update, then check and install it now through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
US unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE receiving September 2023 update
Samsung is rolling out the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone in the US, following India and Europe. The update is available for unlocked models of Galaxy S21 FE in the US with One UI build version G990U1UES9EWH2.
September 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in the US brings bug fixes and functional enhancements to provide a better and seamless experience. It fixes over 60 security flaws found in smartphones and tablets.
The Korean tech giant will soon make this update available for all Galaxy S21 FE models. If you have received this update, then you can install it through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install.