This update has arrived with minor improvements for system security and stability to maintain the users’ experience. March 2023 patch makes sure that you don’t meet and shutter, lag, crash, freeze, or have other problems while driving the phone.
In addition to these minor optimizations, Samsung further resolves over 60 issues and exposures that were harming the system’s security and users’ privacy. More specifically, it fixes 5 critical and 35 high levels of Google CVEs and 23 Galaxy-specific issues and vulnerabilities.
For Galaxy devices, the Korena tech fixed the issues with Settings, SystemUI, Bluetooth, Galaxy Themes Service, Exynos baseband, Samsung Keyboard, Call application, and other One UI apps and services.
Battery drain issue:
There are multiple reports on the community and Reddit that March 2023 update has fixed the battery drain issue for Galaxy S22 phone users. Consumers are reporting that they are experiencing the best battery life and performance since they purchase the phone.
I hope that Samsung has also resolved the battery-related issues for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 devices as well. The corresponding device owners are encountering battery drain issues after installing the One UI 5.1 update.
March 2023 software version:
- Galaxy S22 – S901EXXS3CWB5
- Galaxy S22+ – S906EXXS3CWB5
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXS3CWB5
- Galaxy Z Fold 4 – F936BXXS2CWB6
- Galaxy Z Flip 4 – F721BXXS2CWB6
If you are using a Samsung Galaxy S22 series phone, Galaxy Z Fold 4, or Galaxy Z Flip 4 in India, you can now head over to your phone’s Settings and enter the Software update section. Now when you tap on the Download and install option, the available update will appear on your screen.
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S23 grabs December 2023 security update
Samsung has pushed the December 2023 security update for unlocked models of Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphones in the US. The update is already rolled out for locked models in the US.
The company is dispatching the latest software update with system security improvements to keep your files and data safe on your phone. It also optimizes system stability to offer you uninterrupted and seamless functionality on your device.
December 2023 security update for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra models can be identified through One UI build versions S911U1UES2BWKA, S916U1UES2BWKA, and S918U1UES2BWKA respectively. The installation package size of this update is 421.40MB
December 2023 Security Patch Details
The newest security patch fixes over 60 vulnerabilities mainly related to buffer overflow, AR Emoji, KnoxCustom Service, bootloader, SmartManager, Knox Guard, and Contacts. Check the full details here.
Users can check for the update manually by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install.
Verizon Samsung Galaxy A14 5G, Tab A7 Lite receive November 2023 update in the US
Samsung is rolling out a new update with a November 2023 security patch for Galaxy A14 5G and Galaxy Tab A7 Lite devices on the Verizon network carrier in the US. The fresh update brings system security improvements, stability optimization, functional enhancement, and bug fixes to offer a better performance.
November 2023 security update includes patches from Google and Samsung. It update addresses 48 CVEs related to the Android operating system, 15 SVEs related to One UI software, and 2 CVEs related to Samsung.
- Galaxy A14 5G – A146USQS5BWK1
- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite – T227USQS8CWK7
How to Update:
Users can check new software updates manually with a handful of simple steps. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s System Settings, once done, scroll down and tap the Software Update tab, followed by the Download and install button.
Samsung One UI December 2023 Updates List
Starting with the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung initiated its December 2023 One UI updates rollout. The company dropped patch details and a new update roadmap for Galaxy devices in the first week. Throughout the month, Samsung will release various new One UI updates.
December 2023 One UI update for Samsung devices contains a total of 75 fixes for known security vulnerabilities. It includes 54 CVEs related to the Android operating system from Google and the rest for the One UI software system from the manufacturer itself.
In particular, Samsung Semiconductor (for Exynos-related issues) offered four security fixes, while the software division fixed 16 security flaws with the December patch. Of the 54 fixes offered by Google, 7 are deemed critical, while 43 fixes are marked as high priority.
On the other hand, 9 are marked as high priority of the 16 fixes from Samsung, while 6 are of moderate priority. One UI fixes include Knox, memory and integer overflow, AR Emoji, bootloader, Smart Clip, and the Contacts app. You can read more about them here.
Samsung One UI December 2023 Updates List
- The Galaxy S23 series begins getting the latest patches in the United States.