Samsung released the January 2023 security patch for Galaxy Note 20 on the Verizon network in the US, providing users with improved security and bug fixes. It is part of Samsung’s ongoing efforts to ensure that its phones are secure and up to date with the latest patches. This update is particularly important for users in the United States, as it addresses vulnerabilities that specifically affect Galaxy Note 20 devices on Verizon’s network.
Samsung started rolling out the January 2023 security patch for the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra on the Verizon carrier-locked network in the US. The update includes a number of security fixes and improvements for the device. However, the unlocked units of the device already received the update a couple of weeks ago.
The latest update for Verizon locked Galaxy Note 20 5G and Note 20 Ultra 5G carries firmware versions N981USQS3GWA1 and N986USQS3GWA1, respectively.
The update includes the latest security fixes from Google and Samsung. Over 50 Android OS vulnerabilities were marked as “High” in the January 2023 security patch changelog. Samsung also patched some issues with NFC, Secure Folder, and Samsung Knox. Samsung advises all users of these devices to install the latest security patch as soon as possible.
How to check the update
If you are a Verizon user with a Galaxy Note 20, you should be receiving the update notification on your device soon. Alternatively, you can check for the update manually by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install. Once the update is downloaded and installed, your device will be running the latest security patch.
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