This update further addresses around six dozen privacy and security-related issues to boost the overall device functionality. As per the official support page, these fixes include 52 CVEs which are a part of Google’s Android OS, and 20 SVEs from Samsung’s One UI software.
Samsung introduced the Maintenance mode feature with its One UI 5.0 and it’s now only reaching Galaxy A52s users. This feature helps protect your privacy when someone else is using your phone, such as when you send it in for repairs.
It prevents your pictures, messages, accounts, and other personal data from being accessed when you are not around your phone. When turned on, it automatically switches your phone to a new guest user account that doesn’t have access to any of your data.
Samsung is rolling out the Maintenance mode and January 2023 security patch software update for Galaxy A52s users with One UI build version A528BXXU1DWA4 in Europe.
Galaxy A52s One UI 5.1 is being ready:
Samsung will introduce the new One UI 5.1 software for Galaxy smartphones on February 1. Ahead of this, the company has internally started testing the new version so that users don’t face any instability when it gets official, and the Galaxy A52s is one of them.
CheckFirm app has recently detected the new A528BXXU2EWA6 firmware for Galaxy A52s smartphone which is One UI 5.1 based on Android 13. It suggets that the company should not take much time to release the update after the first introduction with Galaxy S23 next week.
Samsung Galaxy S22 grabs September 2023 update in India
Samsung is releasing the September 2023 update for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphones in India. The new update installs the latest security patch to improve system security and stability.
September 2023 security update for the Samsung Galaxy S22 series in India arrives with the One UI build version mentioned below.
- Galaxy S22 – S901EXXS7CWH6
- Galaxy S22 Plus – S906EXXS7CWH6
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXS7CWH6
The installtion package size of this update is 389.60MB. This update focuses mainly on security fixes and does not introduce any new features or changes. According to the changelog, the update fixes over 60 issues found in smartphones and tablets in the previous version.
You can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
Samsung Galaxy S20 series getting a massive firmware update in the US
Samsung is rolling out a new update for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, which comes with a big-size installation package of 1.3GB. The update installs the August 2023 security patch to improve system security.
However, the changelog of this update does not include any new feature or change except system security maintenance, stability optimizations, and bug fixes. Moreover, it updates several stock apps including Samsung Notes Add-ons, Galaxy Wearable, Kids, Notes, Health, SmartThing, Members, Wallet, Calculator, and Smart Switch to the latest version.
Users of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series can identify this massive update through One UI build version G98xU1UEU6HWHD. The update is currently rolling out for unlocked models in the US.
To install this update, you just need to visit Galaxy Store >> Software Updates >> Download and install.
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Samsung releases Galaxy S23 September 2023 update in Brazil
Samsung is pushing a new update with the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphones in Brazil. This update is already available in the US, Canada, and Europe.
September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S23 series comes in Brazil with the One UI build version mentioned below.
- Galaxy S23 – S911BXXS3AWI3
- Galaxy S23 Plus – S916BXXS3AWI3
- Galaxy S23 Ultra – S918BXXS3AWI3
Users will have to download around 331.46MB package to install the update. The latest firmware fixes over 60 flaws found in smartphones and tablets in the previous version. The update improves the device’s system security, stability, and overall performance.
However, this update does not include any new feature or change. The update is rolling out gradually, so reaching all eligible devices may take some time. You can install the latest update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.