Samsung has kicked off a big-size update with an August 2023 security patch for Galaxy S23 series smartphones in Europe. The latest patch is already available in Korea, India, Canada, the US, and the Middle East.
The latest update improves system security and stability to provide a seamless and better performance. Users of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series in Europe can identify the latest August 2023 security update through the One UI build versions mentioned below.
- Galaxy S23 – S911BXXU3AWGJ
- Galaxy S23 Plus – S91B6XXU3AWGJ
- Galaxy S23 Ultra – S918BXXU3AWGJ
The installtion package size of this update is around 1.3GB, which is much larger than a regular security patch. However, no new changes or features are mentioned in the changelog the package size of this update is big, so it brings new camera features.
August 2023 Android security patch brings fixes for over 60 security flaws including different levels of CVEs. In addition, several stock apps including Clock, Samsung Members, Calculator, Smart Switch, and Voice Recorder will be updated to the latest version after the new software update.
You can check the update by navigating to the device’s Settings, then a Software update, and Download and install. If you have received the update, install it now to get enhanced features.
More Samsung Galaxy A52 4G users getting Android 14 One UI 6.0 update
Samsung is expanding an Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update to more Galaxy A52 4G smartphone users. This major update was previously limited in Russia and the company is now making it available in India and Ukraine.
One UI 6.0 update for Samsung Galaxy A52 4G smartphone installs January 2024 security patch to improve system security. Users will have to download around 2.1GB package to install the update and can identify through One UI build version A525FXXU6EXB3.
The major One UI update brings a bundle of new features and improvements. Some of the highlights include a redesigned interface, enhanced privacy controls, improved performance, and more.
In addition, the fresh software also updates several stock apps to available latest version such as Samsung Notes Addons, Kids, Notes, Internet, Health, SmartThings, Members, Wallet, and more.
If you are using a Galaxy A52 4G smartphone, then you can get the latest update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G February 2024 update reaches India
Following the initial rollout in the US, the enhancements and fixes of the February 2024 security update for Galaxy A53 5G have now reached India. However, the remaining region users will also acquire the patch in the coming days or weeks.
Notably, the South Korean tech giant is also testing the One UI 6.1 iteration of Samsung’s custom skin for this model. Hence, the owners of Galaxy A53 5G will soon be able to enjoy the optimizations and features of the Android 14-based One UI 6.1 software version.
Coming back to the topic, the changelog of the February 2024 security patch didn’t mention any new features or major changes for your Galaxy A53 5G smartphone. But it offers improved protection against malicious threats, viruses, and other issues.
The update also provides enhanced security for the system and improves core mechanisms, resulting in boosted and more secure interpretation. Last but not least, the security maintenance release of February 2024, also mentions fixes for over 80 vulnerability exposures.
Consequently, the February 2024 security update has arrived with a One UI build version A536EXXS8DXA8 and the consumers of Galaxy A53 5G will need to download a package of around 249.71MB in India. Therefore, to install the patch manually visit Settings > Software Update > Download & Install.
Samsung’s Good Lock adds Terrace tab to note progress of features, issues
Since the successful launch of Good Lock, it has gained popularity among Samsung users who want to personalize their user interface, lock screen, navigation bar, and more. The Good Lock now offers three main categories – Make Up, Life Up, and Terrace.
Terrace is the latest one, which allows users to track important announcements and progress updates of upcoming features. It contains the following functionalities:
- Users can check the latest news and updates related to Good Lock apps and features.
- Users can learn more about how to use Good Lock apps and features effectively, as well as find answers to common questions.
- Users can track the development and status of upcoming Good Lock features that are planned to be released in the future.
- Users can participate in surveys and polls that solicit their feedback and opinions on existing or potential Good Lock features.
Samsung states that Terrace is designed to promote closer communication with its users and to introduce exciting features. The company promises to actively seek out and feature relevant and beneficial posts from Samsung Members on Terrace.