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Verizon Pushes August 2022 Security Update For Galaxy S22 And S21 Trio In USA

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A few weeks ago, the Galaxy S22 and S21 Series collection received the August update, and now they will get the most recent upgrade Security Patch Level: August 2022 for Verizon. The overhaul is for the carrier-locked models of the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 devices in the USA.

Following are the three models for the Galaxy S22 and S21 Trio and their upgraded Firmware construct no. Verizon:

Galaxy S22 Trio:

  • Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908U) S908USQU2AVG8
  • Galaxy S22+ (SM-S906U) S906USQU2AVG8
  • Galaxy S22 (SM-S901U) S901USQU2AVG8

Galaxy S21 Trio:

  • Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U) G998USQS5CVGA
  • Galaxy S21+ (SM-G996U) G996USQS5CVGA
  • Galaxy S21 (SM-G991U) G991USQS5CVGA

This program upgrade gives execution advancements and the most recent Android security patches for the device, bearing two standard improvements;

  • Overall stability of functions improved.
  • The security of the device has been improved.
  • The Google patch fixes many vulnerabilities known as CVEs along with Samsung’s Security Maintenance Release (SMR) for the device-specific UI improvements.

Samsung disclosed 1 critical, 24 High, 0 moderate & 2 Already included in previous updates, also 10 Not applicable to Samsung devices, level CVEs.

These are called CVE Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures to identify, define, and catalog publicly disclosed cyber security vulnerabilities. The Android Security Bulletin contains detailed information about security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. 

The USA-organized carriers such as Verizon, as a rule, give the software program overhaul to the clients, not at all like the unlocked smartphones that gadget manufacturers provide.

The carrier-locked smartphones get the computer program overhaul after 3 step process: Manufacturer testing, Inner Network Testing, and Administrative approval.

This takes a bit, whereas the standard OTA upgrades are released by the gadget manufacturers. For being the precursor and flagbearer of Samsung, the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S21 array are qualified fora for a year-long time of major android and UI overhauls as per Samsung’s four-year upgrade program.

This upgrade overhaul has been tried to optimize for gadget execution, resolve known issues and apply the most recent security patches. Please check your devices and turn on notifications for updates.

Users can also check for the latest software update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install or turning auto-updates or notifications on in your device’s settings.


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Galaxy Z Fold 4, Z Flip 4 and Galaxy A53 receiving April 2024 update on more US carriers

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Samsung has already rolled out the April 2024 security patch update to the Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, and Galaxy A53 in the US, but the update was available for limited users. Now the update is available on more carriers.

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 devices are spotted getting new updates on several carriers, including MetroPCS, Comcast, and Spectrum Mobile. Users can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers F936USQS4EXD1 and F721USQS4EXD1

Meanwhile, the Galaxy A53 is getting the firmware update with the firmware version number A536USQS9DXDA. It has been spotted on two carriers, including T-Mobile and MetroPCS, and is expected to be available on more carriers in the next few days.

The April 2024 update brings the latest security patches for the Galaxy devices. Going into details, the update has brought more than 40 fixes, and Google has added 27 patches that will improve the security of the Android OS. Meanwhile, Samsung has also added 17 more patches, which will exclusively bring more improvements for Galaxy devices.

If you are having issues while using your device in the last version, then you should update your device to the latest version. To do that, you just need to go to the software update menu through the system settings.


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Samsung expands the April 2024 Security update for Galaxy Note 20 Series in Europe

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series devices were the last contenders in their lineup, but the company has stopped working to bring new phones under the Note series. It has already been four years since the device was released, but the company is still providing new updates. The Galaxy Note 20 series will receive an April 2024 security patch, according to the latest development.

Earlier, the April 2024 update for the Galaxy Note 20 was spotted in some countries, including the US and Brazil. The company has now expanded into the European market as well. Users who own the LTE units of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra can identify the latest update with these firmware version numbers: N980FXXSAHXD1 and N985FXXSAHXD1.

Meanwhile, the 5G variants of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 are receiving the update with the firmware version numbers N981BXXSAHXD1 and N981BXXSAHXD1, respectively. As of writing, the update has been spotted in Germany and France, and it is expected that the update will soon be available in more countries in the next few days.

For your information, the April 2024 security patch update will not bring any new features, but it will provide some internal improvements for the system that could enhance the performance and stability of the devices. In a nutshell, the update has provided more than 40 fixes, with Google adding 27 fixes and Samsung adding 17 more, which will provide some extra security improvements for the Galaxy devices exclusively.

Moreover, the update may also provide some improvements that will level up the performance of your Galaxy device. To check the update, go to the system software update, and if you don’t receive it, you have to wait some more time. 


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European units of Galaxy S20 FE started getting April 2024 security update

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Recently, Samsung distributed the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S20 FE devices, but it was limited to some Asian countries. Now, the company has begun expanding the same update to the devices’ European units.

Notably, the Galaxy S20 FE is spotted getting the April 2024 security patch in the Czech Republic, carrying the firmware version number G781BXXSAHXC6. The update is coming in a standard software package of 280 MB. It is expected that the update will be available in more countries in the next few days.

The April 2024 security patch is a part of the Android maintenance program that aims to provide solutions or fixes for issues related to security. This is a Google-owned program that aims to strengthen the security mechanisms of devices.

For your information, with the April 2024 security patch update, users will get a refreshed security enhancement for the devices. Going into the details, the latest security patch will provide more than 40 fixes. Google has added 27 fixes, which provide improvements for the Android OS security. Along with this, Samsung has also added 17 more patches, which will provide some extra engagement for the security of the device.

The April 2024 security patch may also provide some extra improvements, which will enhance the performance and stability of the devices. If you are facing any issues while using the device, then you should try the latest update.

If you are using the Galaxy S20 FE device in Europe, then you should start getting a new update on your device. If you received the notification, tap on it, which will redirect you to the software update page. Here, hit on the download option, which will start the process and install the update automatically.


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