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Galaxy Tab S8 European users can install the December 2022 security firmware

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Samsung has now released the latest security update for its flagship tablet, Galaxy Tab S8, in the form of the December 2022 security update. It is the first Tablet to receive the security update. As per the information currently, the update is available in some European countries.

Users who own the Galaxy Tab S8 device can identify the December 2022 security update by its build numbers X706BXXU3BVL2, X806BXXU3BVL2, and X906BXXU3BVL2 for Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8 Plus, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra respectively. Notably, the update is available for cellular versions of the tab, while it is expected that the Wifi variant of the device should get the same update soon.

According to Samsung’s official page, the December 2022 security patch includes several 93 fixes that were added by Samsung and Google together, from those 80 fixes targeting the Android OS system, while Samsung added the other 13 for their Galaxy devices. Moreover, the update brings several improvements that enhance the overall security of the device.

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).

How to install

Users who own the Galaxy Tab S8 device in above mentioned countries can easily update their devices by following these steps

  1. On your Galaxy devices, head into your settings.
  2. Scroll to the bottom and click on Software update.
  3. Tap Download and install.
  4. Wait for your device to check for updates.
  5. If a security update is available, you can hit Install now.

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June 2024 security is now live for Galaxy Z Flip 5 devices

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After introducing the June 2024 security patch to the Galaxy S series flagship devices, the company has now started rolling out the update to Galaxy Z Fold 5 devices; it is worth noting that the update has been spotted in the Central American regions.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 June 2024 Security Update: What’s New In This Update

As per the information, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is spotted getting a June 2024 security patch update in Guatemala with the firmware version number F731BXXS2CXEA. With the latest update, you will get some new features that will improve the overall performance of the devices. The update is expected to be available to more units in the coming days.

The June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy device will provide nearly 60 fixes, and Google has addressed 37 security vulnerabilities in the Android ecosystem. Meanwhile, Samsung has also brought 22 more patches that will improve the security of the Galaxy devices.

Additionally, the update may provide some new features that will improve the overall performance and enhancement of the devices. Along with this, the update may also offer some differences, which will enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices.

If you use the Galaxy Z Flip 5 in the Central American region, you should receive new update notifications on your device. If you haven’t received an update, you can manually check for it.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 was launched back in 2023; the device came with Android 13, and later, it grabbed its first significant update in the form of Android 14 and One UI 6.1. According to the Samsung software policy, it will get a new update till five years from the launch, so the device, where the device will get four major OS update and several security patch updates for five years

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Carrier locked Galaxy Z Fold 4 getting June 2024 security patch in the US

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Samsung is gradually expanding the June 2024 security patch update to more devices. Now, in the latest development, the company has started rolling out the update for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 devices in the US.

Carrier locked Galaxy Z Fold 4 June 2024 Update

According to the information, the update is spotted on the locked variant of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 device with the firmware version number F936USQS5FXF1. The update is spotted on the MetroPCS network and is expected to be available in more Carina in the next few days.

The June 2024 security patch update doesn’t bring any new features. Still, it will provide some new changes to the different existing functions, which aim to enhance the overall security of the devices. 

For your information, the June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S24 device will bring nearly 60 fixes, improving the devices’ internal functioning and overall security. In detail, 37 patches were included by Google, and 22 patches were added by Samsung exclusively for its Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the update may provide some more fixes that will improve the functioning and stability of the devices. It is worth noticing that some users faced some battery-related issues in the last patch update, so we hope that this update may address those issues and make them eligible for resolution.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Fold 4 device in the US that is locked to MetroPCS, you should start getting new update notifications on your device. If you haven’t received an update yet, you can check for it manually.

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Samsung One UI Home gets updated with June 2024 security patch

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Samsung has already started introducing the June 2024 security patch update for the eligible devices; as of writing, the update is available for the flagship devices, including Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S23 devices; with this update, the company hasn’t reached specific changes for the devices. However, a tipster has noticed that One UI Home has been updated to a new version.

For your information, earlier, the One UI Home was running with version 15.1.01.3, but after the update, it was updated to version 15.1.03.41. This indicates that users will get some visible changes to the home screen functionality that enhance the overall experience of the device interface.

As the new update for One UI Home comes with the June 2024 patch, you don’t have to do anything manually as usual. When you update your device to the latest version, it will push a new update and update the device to the latest version, automatically updating the One UI Home.

If you want to check whether a new update is available for your device, you can do that by following simple steps: On the Home screen, perform the pinch-out gesture, tap on the setting icon, and tap on the About Home screen. Alternatively, you can check the update from the Galaxy store app. It is worth noting that the new update for One UI Home has arrived for Galaxy S24 devices, and it is expected to be available to more devices with the update.

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