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Unlocked Galaxy Z Flip 4 gets December 2022 security update in the US

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Samsung is now adding one more device to the December 2022 security update list; the Korean giant is seamlessly updating its devices over the past few weeks, as compared to the previous month, the latest security update is introduced very late because nowadays the company is also busy in rolling out the Android 13 update.

Users who own the Galaxy Z Flip 4 device can identify the December 2022 update by checking the firmware version number F721U1UEU1BVKB. Currently, the update is available in the US for the unlocked variant. However, it is expected that the update should come in other countries in the next few days.

The December 2022 security update includes several patches which fix most of the security-related issues reported previously; the update also includes lots of improvements that give your working of the device and enhances the device’s stability.

Moreover, you should download the latest security update because, with the help of the new update, your device gets a strong security system, so it will be ready to protect you from threats on the internet.

December 2022 Security Patch Fixed These Vulnerabilities:

According to the Samsung documentation, the latest patches include the fix to as many as 93 vulnerabilities, 67 of them common to (almost) all Android devices. Of the long list, 5 vulnerabilities are defined as critical, 63 high priority, and 12 moderate. Most of these vulnerabilities affect Galaxy smartphones and tablets with Android 10, Android 11, and Android 12, but some also touch the latest version of the robot. Among the latter, one concerns the RCS system, which would allow malicious actors to access the phone number of an incoming call. It also required action on the vulnerability that would allow access to the contents of the toast notifications of the Personal Area through the Nice Catch app (it is part of the Good Lock package).

Galaxy Z Flip 4 was launched in august this year, it comes with Android 12 out of the box, and recently, the device has received a major Android OS update as Android 13 based One UI 5.0. According to Samsung policy, the device is eligible for 4 android updates and five-year security updates.


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Samsung Galaxy A53 grabs One UI 6.1 update

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Samsung is dropping back-to-back the One UI 6.1 update to eligible devices. Earlier, it had already rolled out the update to several Galaxy A series devices, including the Galaxy A54Galaxy A73, and Galaxy A15 5G. Now, a member in the form of the Galaxy A53 is joining the update.

One UI 6.1 for Galaxy A53 is spotted in some Asian countries

As of writing, the Galaxy A53 has been spotted getting the One UI 6.1 update in some Asian countries, including Indonesia and Singapore, and is expected to reach more countries in the next few days. 

The update has arrived in Asian countries with the firmware version number A536EXXU9EXDE. With the latest major update, users will not receive new security patches and will continue to use April 2024.

The One UI 6.1 update has brought several new features that will improve the overall existing features of the Galaxy devices. For instance, the One UI 6.1 update has introduced several new customization options under the different functions, including lock screens, alarms, calendars, reminders, reorder modes, a new routine, and many more. To explore the full changelog, check out this article.

If you are using the Galaxy A53 device in the mentioned countries, then now you can update your Galaxy device to the latest version by going to the system settings, going to the software update menu, and installing the update. But if you don’t receive the update yet, then wait for a few hours, as it may take time to reach every unit of the devices.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 series received the May 2024 security update

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After introducing the May 2024 security patch to the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2022), Samsung has now rolled out the update for the latest flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S9 series. The update was spotted in Europe.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 getting a May 2024 security patch in Europe

Users who own the Galaxy Tab S9, Galaxy Tab S9+, and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers X716BXXS3BXE3, X816BXXS3BXE3, and X916BXXS3BXE3, respectively. The update is currently spotted in Europe for the cellular variants, and it is expected that Wi-Fi variants will get the same update in the next few days. According to the official changelog, the update doesn’t bring any visual changes, but it will fix some internal issues. 

According to the official documentation, the latest update will provide more than 50 foxes, whereas as usual, Google and Samsung have both actively added patches to improve the overall performance of Galaxy devices against security flaws.

Moreover, recently these devices have grabbed the One UI 6.1 update, so if you are getting any issues after installing the update, then you should update the device to the latest version as it may improve the working of the devices.

If you are using the Galaxy Tab S9 device in Europe, then you can now take advantage of the new software by going to the software update menu from the system settings. 

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Samsung One UI May 2024 security Patch released for these Galaxy devices so far

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Since the start of the month, Samsung has been busy providing the One UI 6.1 update to eligible Galaxy devices, so it has delayed providing the May 2024 security patch to them. However, it still successfully started rolling out the update for the Galaxy S24 series, and then it expanded the update to more devices. 

The May 2024 security patch update for Galaxy devices doesn’t bring any significant changes for the devices, but it will provide some enhancements for the security of the devices. According to the official documentation, the latest patch has brought more than 50 fixes. More specifically, Google has introduced 31 patches that enhance the functioning of the Android system, and along with this, there are 25 extra patches included by Samsung that address the issues found in the last update.

Moreover, the May 2024 update is part of a monthly security patch program run by Google, which only aims to make the device capable against the different types of cyber scams that may steal personal data, so if you are conscious of your data, then you should keep your device up to date with the latest version.

The list of Galaxy devices that received the May 2024 security patch till now


Note: As Samsung is gradually rolling out the update, the listed devices have not received the update in every country, but it is expected to expand the update to all the devices soon.

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