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Galaxy S23 getting March 2023 security update in the USA

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Samsung always tries its best to provide new updates as soon as possible. However, due to carrier restrictions in the US, the company still struggles to give any latest updates on time. Still, with the last update, i.e., One UI 5.1, the Korean giant has done commendable work; it has quickly updated several Galaxy devices and is almost completed.

Now, Samsung is focusing on March 2023 update, which is expanding gradually; for instance, the Galaxy S23 device has already received the latest security update in several regions, including Australia, Asia, and the UK. As of now, the company is rolling out the update in the US.

It is worth noticing that the update is now available on both locked and unlocked variants of Galaxy S23. Users who own a locked variant of the device can identify the update by the software version number S911USQS1AWBM, S916USQS1AWBM, and S918USQS1AWBM for Galaxy S23 base, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra, respectively. Currently, the update is available on the T-Mobile network. 

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The unlocked variants of the Galaxy S23 are getting the update with version numbers S911U1UES1AWBM, S916U1UES1AWBM, and S918U1UES1AWBM for Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra, respectively.

The latest update brings a new security patch for the device, which has no connection for new features, it only enhances the overall security of the device, and sometimes it fixes some internal issues of the device, which makes the device smoother for doing any task.

What is March 2023 update?

Samsung has recently taken a significant step towards addressing various security and privacy issues that are affecting its smartphone users. In a recent update, the tech giant resolved 40 CVE items as part of Google’s Android security bulletin and 23 SVEs for Galaxy One UI devices. 

These issues are related to Bluetooth, function driver, Galaxy Themes, Samsung Keyboard, System UI, and other One UI services. This move highlights Samsung’s commitment to providing its users with a safe and secure experience while using their devices.

Users who own Galaxy S23 devices can easily update their devices by tapping on the notification, which is flashed on the notification panel at the time of the new update available. But in case you missed the notification or it dosn;t respond by tapping, you can also check and install the update by following the below steps.

How to install

  1. First, Go to the system settings
  2. Scroll down and tap on the software 
  3. Tap on download and install 
  4. Wait until it finished searching
  5. Now Tap on the download button and install.

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Unlocked Galaxy S21 FE Gets April 2024 Security Update, One UI 6.1 Wait Continues in the US

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Samsung Galaxy users with eligible One UI 6.1 devices are eagerly waiting for the update, but the company has decided to install the April 2024 security patch before the significant One UI update. So, the Galaxy S21 FE also started getting an April 2024 security patch update in the US.

The unlocked unit of the Galaxy S21 FE started getting an April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number G990U1UESAFXD1. With the latest update, the company has made some security-related enhancements that strengthen the security mechanisms of the devices. Previously, in some Latin American countries, the device had already received the update.

If you are a fan of the One UI features, don’t be too excited; the latest update for the Galaxy S21 FE doesn’t bring any significant features for the devices. But if you are one of those users who always worries about the security of personal data, then you should update your device to the latest version.

However, the Galaxy S21 FE is eligible to get One UI 6.1, so you just need to wait for some time. The Korean giant will provide the next One UI update to the device in the next few weeks. With the One UI 6.1 update, Galaxy S21 FE users may get some useful AI features that will enhance the overall user experience of the devices.

Coming to the April 2024 security patch, if you are using the unlocked version of the Galaxy S21 FE in the US, then now you can install the latest security patch update on your device via the software update menu from the system settings. 


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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gets April 2024 security update on more US Carriers

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has grabbed the April 2024 security patch on the Verizon network, and now the device is getting the same update on more carriers. The Korean giant has also rolled out the update for the device outside of the US.

The Galaxy S20 FE is getting a new update with the firmware version number G781USQSFHXD1. Specifically, AT&T, Dish, Metro PCS, Sprint, and T-Mobile have all reported seeing it. In the coming days, the company is likely to roll out the update to all eligible devices.

For your information, the April 2024 update is part of Google’s Android security maintenance program, which aims to enhance the overall security of the devices. Going into details, the latest software will address more than 40 fixes, with Google adding 27 fixes and Samsung adding 17 more exclusively for Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the latest update may also bring some more improvements for the devices and enhance their overall performance and stability. If you are experiencing issues while using any of your device’s functions, you should update your device to the most recent version.

If you are using the locked version of the Galaxy S20 FE device in the US, then the update should be live for your device. To install it, follow these simple steps: First, go to the system settings and open the software update menu. If you see a new update available, tap on the download button.


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Verizon locked Galaxy S23 FE and Galaxy S20 FE getting April 2024 security patch in the US

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Earlier, Samsung rolled out the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S23 FE and Galaxy S20 FE devices. But it was limited to some regions, and moving forward, it is gradually expanding to more units. The latest development shows that these devices are receiving April 2024 security patch updates in the US.

Notably, the update is live for the Verizon-locked versions of the Galaxy S23 FE and Galaxy S20 FE with the firmware version numbers S711USQS3CXD2 and G781VSQSDHXD2. The April 2024 update brings some security-related enhancements for the devices. It is expected that unlocked units of these devices may also get the update in the next few days.

If you are a fan of the One UI features, don’t be too excited; the latest update for the Galaxy S20 FE and Galaxy S23 FE doesn’t bring any significant features for the devices. But if you are one of those users who always worries about the security of personal data, then you should update your device to the latest version.

The April 2024 update offers the most recent security patch, incorporating numerous security improvements to safeguard your Galaxy device from various potentially harmful external threats. So, if you are concerned about your data, it is necessary to keep the device up to date.

Along with the security improvements, the update may also provide some extra improvements that will enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices. So, to take advantage, you can now update your device to the latest version.


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