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Galaxy Note 20 gets March 2023 update in Europe and Asia

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After updating the Galaxy Note20 devices in the US, Samsung is now expanding the update to the European region; currently, the update is rolling out in Spain and could be available in other countries of Europe in the next few days. While in Asia, the update is rolling out of the LTE variant of Galaxy Note 20 devices.

The latest update brings a new security patch update as of March 2023. The update comes with new firmware version numbers N981BXXS5HWC1 and N986BXXS5HWC1 for Galaxy Note 20 5G and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G. Earlier, these devices successfully received the support of new UI features in the form of One UI 5.1.

On the other hand, for the Asian variant of Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra devices with version numbers N980FXXS5HWC1 and N985FXXS5HWC1, the update is rolling out in the LTE version, and it is expected that the same update will soon be available in the 5G variant of Note 20 Ultra model.

The March 2023 update is a general security patch update that brings several fixes that enhance the security of devices; moreover, it also includes some improvements that provide betters stability and smooth performance of the device. So, for devices that workin’ for a long time, this kind of update is like a boon for them because sometimes they bring some internal maintenance features that increase their life.

The Galaxy Note 20 was launched back in 2020, and it came with Android 10 out of the box; later, it received three more android updates as the company promised before; currently, it is running on Android 13 and also received the One UI 5.1 update, which was the last major update that brought new functionalities to the device. Now the device is no longer eligible for further android updates; however, it will still receive some minor updates in the form of a security patch update.

Users who own Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra devices should receive a notification when the new update is available for their devices. Alternatively, you can also check the update manually 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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Samsung Galaxy A53 grabs One UI 6.1 update

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Samsung is dropping back-to-back the One UI 6.1 update to eligible devices. Earlier, it had already rolled out the update to several Galaxy A series devices, including the Galaxy A54Galaxy A73, and Galaxy A15 5G. Now, a member in the form of the Galaxy A53 is joining the update.

One UI 6.1 for Galaxy A53 is spotted in some Asian countries

As of writing, the Galaxy A53 has been spotted getting the One UI 6.1 update in some Asian countries, including Indonesia and Singapore, and is expected to reach more countries in the next few days. 

The update has arrived in Asian countries with the firmware version number A536EXXU9EXDE. With the latest major update, users will not receive new security patches and will continue to use April 2024.

The One UI 6.1 update has brought several new features that will improve the overall existing features of the Galaxy devices. For instance, the One UI 6.1 update has introduced several new customization options under the different functions, including lock screens, alarms, calendars, reminders, reorder modes, a new routine, and many more. To explore the full changelog, check out this article.

If you are using the Galaxy A53 device in the mentioned countries, then now you can update your Galaxy device to the latest version by going to the system settings, going to the software update menu, and installing the update. But if you don’t receive the update yet, then wait for a few hours, as it may take time to reach every unit of the devices.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 series received the May 2024 security update

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After introducing the May 2024 security patch to the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite (2022), Samsung has now rolled out the update for the latest flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S9 series. The update was spotted in Europe.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 getting a May 2024 security patch in Europe

Users who own the Galaxy Tab S9, Galaxy Tab S9+, and Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers X716BXXS3BXE3, X816BXXS3BXE3, and X916BXXS3BXE3, respectively. The update is currently spotted in Europe for the cellular variants, and it is expected that Wi-Fi variants will get the same update in the next few days. According to the official changelog, the update doesn’t bring any visual changes, but it will fix some internal issues. 

According to the official documentation, the latest update will provide more than 50 foxes, whereas as usual, Google and Samsung have both actively added patches to improve the overall performance of Galaxy devices against security flaws.

Moreover, recently these devices have grabbed the One UI 6.1 update, so if you are getting any issues after installing the update, then you should update the device to the latest version as it may improve the working of the devices.

If you are using the Galaxy Tab S9 device in Europe, then you can now take advantage of the new software by going to the software update menu from the system settings. 

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Samsung One UI May 2024 security Patch released for these Galaxy devices so far

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Since the start of the month, Samsung has been busy providing the One UI 6.1 update to eligible Galaxy devices, so it has delayed providing the May 2024 security patch to them. However, it still successfully started rolling out the update for the Galaxy S24 series, and then it expanded the update to more devices. 

The May 2024 security patch update for Galaxy devices doesn’t bring any significant changes for the devices, but it will provide some enhancements for the security of the devices. According to the official documentation, the latest patch has brought more than 50 fixes. More specifically, Google has introduced 31 patches that enhance the functioning of the Android system, and along with this, there are 25 extra patches included by Samsung that address the issues found in the last update.

Moreover, the May 2024 update is part of a monthly security patch program run by Google, which only aims to make the device capable against the different types of cyber scams that may steal personal data, so if you are conscious of your data, then you should keep your device up to date with the latest version.

The list of Galaxy devices that received the May 2024 security patch till now


Note: As Samsung is gradually rolling out the update, the listed devices have not received the update in every country, but it is expected to expand the update to all the devices soon.

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