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Samsung served January 2023 update to its 5 more smartphones

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Samsung is certainly one of the companies that guarantee software support constantly and at a fast time, obviously second only to Google—confirming this, after the first wave of updates continues, the distribution of new versions on smartphones of different price ranges, including Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy XCover Pro, XCover5, and Galaxy A52s. It indicates that the Company wants to cover its devices’ overall markets as soon as possible.

All mentioned devices are receiving the January 2023 update in various countries. Let’s find out more about the update.

Galaxy A52s 5G

Galaxy A52s was launched in 2021 and came with Android 11. However, the device has received the Android 13-based One UI 5.0. Currently, the device is receiving the latest security update in the form of a January 2023 update; it comes with version number A528BXXU1DWA4.

Galaxy XCover Pro and XCover5

The Galaxy XCover series phones are the most rugged device of Samsung. The Company has launched these devices in limited countries of Europe; being less popular devices still, the Korean giant fully supports them in terms of security updates, and most of the time, they receive the updates in the ideal timing. Now moving this continuity forward, the South Korean giant has released the January 2023 update. The update carries a new firmware version number G715U1UESFDWA2 and G525FXXS5CWA2 for Galaxy XCover Pro and XCover 5, respectively.

Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung launched the Galaxy S20 FE back in 2020, and then the Company released it in two more models: LTE and the other 5G; both of the device’s variants have already received the Android 13, which may be the last major update for them. However, the device is still eligible for some new security updates in the future; as of now, the update brings the latest security patch of the year. Notably, the update is available for both of the variants of the devices; it can identify the build version G780GXXS3DWA3 and G781BXXS4GWA3 for the LTE variant and 5G variant of the device, respectively.

Galaxy Z Fold 4

Yesterday, we reported that Galaxy Z Fold 4 had received the January 2023 update in the US. Now Samsung is expanding the update to more countries in different continents, including Africa, Asia, and Europe. As the device belongs to one of the premium flagship devices, it is eligible for monthly security updates. Users can identify the update by build number F936BXXS1BWA2 if they don’t receive the update notification yet, so they can manually check the update through the device’s settings.

What will the January 2023 update bring for your Galaxy devices?

The January 2023 security patch update has several fixes, which Google and Samsung include. In detail, there are 52 patches added by Google which are marked as High priority. Along with these, Samsung has also included 20 other patches which are specially designed for its Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the update may carry some different features for the devices because, as per the observing few updates of Galaxy devices, it has been identified that the update brings some minor features as well that improve the overall performance and stability of the Galaxy devices.


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Galaxy A34 and Galaxy A54 get the April 2024 security patch worldwide

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Samsung Galaxy A34 and Galaxy A54 are mid-range devices that target users who want a premium experience with affordability. These devices provide high-end hardware and also bring a seamless software experience. To maintain a seamless experience, the company regularly provides new software updates for the device at the ideal time.

Earlier, Samsung rolled out the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 devices in Europe. Now, these devices are getting updates in more countries belonging to Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

According to Sammobile, the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 is getting updated in Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Thailand, the Philippines, Uruguay, and Vietnam. In Chile and Thailand, the update is coming with the firmware version number A546EXXS7BXD4.

The Galaxy A34 is grabbing the April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number A346EXXS6BXD6 in the Philippines, while in other countries including Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UAE, and Tunisia, the update comes bearing firmware version A346EXXS6BXD7. In more countries, including Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, the phone is getting a new update with firmware version A346EXXS6BXD9.

The April 2024 security patch belongs to the security update menu, which doesn’t bring any new features but will provide some fixes that enhance the overall security mechanism of the Galaxy devices. In a nutshell, the update will bring more than 40 fixes for addressing issues related to the system settings.

If you are using the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 devices and belong to the above-mentioned countries, you should start getting new updates. To check the latest update, you can check the latest update from the software update menu via system settings.


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Galaxy Z Flip 5G gets April 2024 security patch in the USA

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Samsung has recently introduced the April 2024 security patch to several Galaxy Z Flip 5G devices in several countries,including Australia, Canada, and some European countries. Now the US units of the device are getting the update.

The locked version of the Galaxy Z Fllp 5G is getting an April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number F707USQS7IXC1. As of writing, the update has been spotted on the Sprint network. Meanwhile, the unlocked units for the device come with the firmware version number F707U1UES7IXC1.

The new update for the April 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any new features, but, being a security update, it will enhance some internal functions and aim to provide some improvements for the update.

For your information, the April 2024 security patch fixes more than 40 fixes; specifically, Google has introduced 27 fixes that will improve Android OS functionalities. Along with this, Samsung has also added 17 fixes that will enhance the functionalities for Galaxy devices exclusively.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Flip 5G in the US, you can now install the latest update. To do that, you just need to go to the software update menu via system settings. If you haven’t received the update yet on your device, then you have to wait for some time, as it may take time to reach every unit of the device.


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Verizon locked Galaxy Tab A9+ and Galaxy Tab S9+ gets April 2024 security update

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ are the latest tables in their lineups. The Korean giant introduced them last year, and both tablet series came with Android 13. Later, they will have already received a major update in the form of Android 14. Now, following the software update policy, both of the devices are getting the April 2024 security patch update.

The locked variants of the Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ are getting the April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version numbers X218USQS1BXD1 and X818USQS2BXD2, respectively. The Verizon network has received the update for these devices as of writing.

According to the information, the April 2024 security patch is a standard security patch that doesn’t bring any special changes that could impact the experience of the devices, but it will provide some enhancements that could improve the security of the devices.

For your information, the security patch updates may bring some other enhancements that will improve the overall performance and stability of the devices. Apart from this, the update may fix other issues that occurred in the last update for the devices. So, if you are also suffering from any kind of issue, then you should update the Galaxy device to the latest firmware version.

If you are using the Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ devices locked to the Verizon network, then you can now easily update your device to the latest version by going to the software update menu through the system settings. 


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