Samsung is rolling out the May 2023 security updates to Galaxy devices. May is a hot month for the tech industry and enthusiasts as Google is sharing the details and arrival of Android 14 at I/O 2023, introducing new Pixel Fold and Pixel 7a smartphones.
This page helps you get the latest insights about Samsung’s updates that are releasing in May 2023, as well as developments in Android, One UI, and Wear OS worlds. This time, we’ve also mentioned patch details for Android, One UI, and Wear OS, which April 2023 Updates List lacks.
May 2023 Patch – One UI / Android
Samsung detailed the contents of its May 2023 security maintenance release, which mentions fixes for 21 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items alongside over 58 common vulnerability exposures for the Android OS by Google.
Android CVEs and Patch
Samsung’s May 2023 includes Android CVE items discovered and patched by Google. Per the details, it solves 4 critical, 48 high, and 3 moderate levels of common vulnerability exposures, however, you can check Pixel May update changelog below.
- Touch: Improvements for touch screen response in certain conditions [only for Pixel 7 Pro]
- User Interface: Fix for issue occasionally causing lock screen UI elements to overlap with the home screen launcher interface
Wear OS 3.5 Patch
In addition to Pixel phones, Google delivered the Wear OS 3.5 May 2023 patch to Pixel Watch as well. This update should be rolled out for Galaxy Watch models too running the Wear OS. We’ve listed what’s new with Wear OS 3.5’s May 2023 patch below.
- The May 2023 software update includes the latest security patches for Pixel Watch users.
- Device Applicability
- Updates are available for all supported Pixel Watch devices.
- Device Applicability
Samsung May 2023 Updates – Recent Entries
May 27, 2023:
- Samsung’s Galaxy A20s, A53 and A73 are receiving the May 2023 Android patches.
May 26, 2023:
- The Galaxy A33, A02 and A34 5G also updated to the latest One UI patches released in May 2023.
May 25, 2023:
- The Galaxy A42 5G and M31 have started to receive the May 2023 security update.
May 23, 2023:
- The Galaxy A21s installs the May 2023 security patch.
May 21, 2023:
- Verizon releases May 2023 update to Samsung Galaxy S23, S22, S21, S20, Z Flip 3 and Fold 3/2
May 20, 2023:
- Samsung Galaxy A14 5G gets May 2023 security update
May 19, 2023:
- New Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite update installs May 2023 security patch
May 18, 2023:
- Samsung Galaxy M52 May 2023 update starts rolling out
- Samsung Galaxy A22 5G grabs May 2023 security update
May 17, 2023:
- May 2023 security update reaches Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite now getting May 2023 security update
May 16, 2023:
- Samsung Galaxy M51 gets new update in May 2023
May 13, 2023:
- Samsung released the May 2023 patches for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G and Galaxy A52s smartphone users.
May 12, 2023:
- Verizon starts rolling out May OTA to the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus in the United States.
May 11, 2023:
- Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S7 series also join the latest Galaxy Tab S8 series with May 2023 patches.
May 10, 2023:
- The Galaxy S21 series begins grabbing the latest Android patches, while the Galaxy A54 getting it with Image Clipper.
May 9, 2023:
- The Galaxy A13 and Galaxy A53 receiving the May software update with latest Android patches.
May 8, 2023:
- Galaxy S21 FE grabs the May 2023 firmware alongside the Galaxy A73 smartphone.
May 7, 2023:
- Verizon updated its Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 with latest May patches.
May 6, 2023:
- Galaxy Note 20 series and Galaxy S22 series begin to get the most up-to-date Android patches.
May 5, 2023:
- May patches now available for the 2nd-gen Galaxy Fold and Z Flip 3.
May 4, 2023:
- Samsung updated Galaxy Tab S8 series, A52, A52 5G and A33 with the latest Android patches.
May 3, 2023:
- The Galaxy A23 smartphone gets May 2023 Android patches today.
- Samsung’s May update expanded to Galaxy S23 in India and the US.
May 2, 2023:
- Samsung’s Galaxy S23 lineup starts grabbing the May 2023 One UI patch in various countries.
April 29, 2023:
- 2019’s Galaxy A10e smartphone received the May 2023 security patch in South Korea.
Samsung Galaxy M32 gets a major update in September 2023 [1.1GB]
Samsung Galaxy M32 smartphone is getting a big size update, which installs the latest Android patch released in August 2023 to improve system security. At the moment, the update is rolling out in Brazil and the company will expand it soon.
Major August 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy M32 smartphone arrives with One UI build version M325FVXXU8DWH3 and a massive installation package size of 1194.42MB.
Although no new changes or features are mentioned in the changelog except for security and stability improvements but the package size of this update is big, so it is expected to bring new features.
Moreover, it updates several stock apps to the latest version such as Samsung Adds-ons, Kids, Notes, Internet, Members, Calculator, and Voice Recorder.
You can install and download the firmware through your smartphone’s Settings >> Software Update >> Download and Install. If you have received the update, then follow the on-screen instructions to install the latest update.
— Samsung Software Updates (@SamsungSWUpdate) September 27, 2023
5 One UI 5.1.1 enhancements now available for Samsung Galaxy A51, Galaxy A71
Samsung has started releasing One UI 5.1.1 update for Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G smartphones. The update is rolling out on the Verizon network in the US. The latest update installs the August 2023 security patch to improve system security and stability.
One UI 5.1.1 update for Samsung Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G update brings new features and enhancements to Gallery, Samsung Health, Hotspot, Device Care, and Quick Share.
- Galaxy A71 5G – A716VSQU8GWH2
- Galaxy A51 5G – A516VSQU8GWH2
This software update provides One UI 5.1.1, with enhancements to Gallery, Samsung Health, and Hotspot. For more information, open the Tips app > “What’s new in One UI 5”. The latest Android security patch is also included in this update.
- Added more date/time styles for watermarks.
- Copy/paste effects.
- Remaster picture: Added Focus view to highlight individuals.
- When paired with Galaxy Watch, Samsung Health now provides upgraded sleep management, including Sleep Score Factors, Sleep Consistency and Sleep Animal Symbols. You can also access Sleep Coaching from your Galaxy Watch to track your progress and stay motivated throughout the day.
- Added Private Sharing to set time limits and prevent recipients from resharing files.
- Added Share to contacts to quickly find your contacts and share files.
- Enhanced memory management.
- Added option to clear app cache.
- Added Memory resident apps option for managing processes.
- Added dashboard for hotspot mobile data usage.
- Added data limits and time limits for managing hotspot usage.
- Added one-time password to provide temporary access to hotspot.
Samsung releases September 2023 update for Galaxy S20 series [US Unlocked]
Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra users are receiving a new update with a September 2023 security patch in the US to improve system security. The update is already rolled out for the Galaxy S20 series in Europe.
According to official details, the September 2023 security patch 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.
September 2023 update for the Samsung Galaxy S20 series in the US can be identified through One UI build version G98xU1UES7HWI1. The update is rolling out for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S20 devices.
However, this update does not include any new features or changes. 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.