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New security update available for Galaxy M42 5G and Galaxy A31 with bug fixes

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Nowadays, Samsung is rolling out the January 2023 update for its Galaxy devices; there are several Galaxy devices have received the latest security updates now. Notably, the Korean giant has only released the update for the limited regions for some devices, which will be expanded to other countries in the next few days.

Galaxy M42 5G

At the moment, Samsung is rolling out the latest security update for Galaxy M42 5G update. The update is now available in India and limited to it because the device is only sold in India only. Users can identify the update by the build number M426BXXU4CWA2. If we talk about the previous updates, the device received the Android 13 with November 2022 security patch and then grabbed the December 2022 security update.

Galaxy A31

Samsung Galaxy A31 was released in 2020. The device comes with Android 10. However, it hasn’t received the Android 13 update till now, but most probably, it will get the update soon. Back to the latest update, currently, the A31 device is receiving the January 2023 update, which is based on Android 12. Users can identify the update by the firmware version number A315FXXS2DWA2. According to Samsung’s official documentation, the device is listed under the biannual update category.

January 2023 update fixes

January 2023 security patch is a part of the security update which Samsung provides for its Galaxy devices; it is a monthly maintenance update that fixes the software issues which Galaxy device users often report. As the name suggests, the update also resolves the problems which can be dangerous for your device security.

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Moreover, you should install the update because it is fully focused on device security, which ultimately strengthens your device mechanism so it can provide a shield that protects your valuable data and privacy.


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Samsung expands May 2024 Security update to Unlocked Galaxy devices in the US

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Earlier this month, Samsung rapidly delivered the May 2024 security patch update for the eligible devices, but at the same time, due to the distribution of One UI 6.1, the company has slowed down the expansion of the latest patch update, resulting in the fact that the month is almost over and the Korean giant is still expanding the update to the remaining devices.

May 2024 security patch is live for Unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 3, Flip 3, Flip 5G, S21 series, S20 FE, Note 20 series, and A54 in the US

In the last few days, Samsung has made the May 2024 security patch available for various Galaxy devices, but it was limited to the locked units. Now, the company has expanded the availability of the update to the unlocked devices, including the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Note 20 series, and Galaxy A54.

Firmware Version details :

  • Galaxy Z Fold 3: F926U1UES6IXE5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3: F711USQS7IXE5
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G: F707U1UES8IXE2
  • Galaxy S21 series: G99xU1UESBGXE1
  • Galaxy S20 FE: G781U1UESGGXE2
  • Galaxy Note 20 series: N98xU1UES7HXE3
  • Galaxy A54: A546U1UES7CXE1


With the latest May 2024 security patch, users will not get any significant changes for the devices, but it is expected to bring some improvements to the functionalities. The update may be more useful for devices that have recently grabbed the One UI 6.1 update, as it may bring improvements to the newly added features. So update your device as soon as it is available on your device.

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Galaxy S23 FE Receives May 2024 Security Patch in Europe

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Samsung is continuously moving forward with the May 2024 security patch to distribute it to more eligible devices, and now the update is live for the European units of the Galaxy S23 FE. It is a normal security patch that does not bring any specific changes, but it is still useful to bring strengths to your device security.

Galaxy S23 FE gets a May 2024 security patch in Europe

The May 2024 security patch for the Galaxy S23 FE is live in Europe. Users can identify the update by the firmware version number, S711BXXS3CXE4. With the latest update, the company aims to provide some enhancements to get rid of external threats.

According to the official documentation, the May 2024 security patch has brought more than 50 fixes; more specifically, Google has added 31 fixes that will improve the functioning of the Android OS. Meanwhile, Samsung has also brought 25 patches that exclusively address the issue related to the security vulnerabilities.

Moreover, the latest update may improve the overall performance and stability of the device by fixing some crucial internal bugs, so if you are getting some issues while using the device since the last update, then you should go for the latest update.

To install the latest update on your device, just follow some simple steps: Go to the system settings, then tap on the software update menu. If it shows a new update available, tap on the download button.

Galaxy S23 FE is eligible to get an update for five years

Samsung introduced the Galaxy S23 FE last year in October. The device came with Android 13 preinstalled. Within a month, the device has grabbed its first major software update in the form of UI 6.0 and Android 14. For the future, the Korean giant is committed to serving three more major updates up to Android 17. Along with this, the device will also frequently get security patches.

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Samsung Expands One UI 6.1 Rollout for Galaxy A52 5G to More Regions

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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G has received the One UI 6.1 update in several regions, including Canada and the USA. Now that the update is rolling out to the European and Asian units, the One UI 6.1 update will bring several new features that will level up the user experience of the devices.

The Galaxy A52 5G gets the One UI 6.1 update

The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is getting a new update in several countries, including the UK, Ireland, Romania, Germany, Greece, Singapore, and Australia. Users can identify the attest update by the firmware version number A526BXXU7GXD3. It is still using the April 2024 security patch while it has started rolling out the May 2024 security patch update. In the coming days, it will be expanded to more regions.

One UI 6.1 features

The One UI 6.1 update will provide you with some new features for editing good photos, such as. You will be able to copy and paste from one image to another. To make use of the image clip, the tool is now more accurate, and it will also provide continuity in editing videos from one device to another.

Along with this, you will get some more customization features under several existing features, like new wallpaper editing features, more widgets for your lock screen, customized alarm and reminder alerts, and many more. To get the full information about the changelog, you can check out this article.

If you are using the Galaxy A52 5G device in the above-mentioned countries, then you can now install the latest update manually by going to the software update menu in the system settings. Don’t be disappointed if the update is not available for your device; you have to wait until it starts to expand to more devices.

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