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Samsung brings May 2023 security update for Galaxy A23

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Samsung has started dropping the May 2023 security update from the end of last month. Initially, the company pushed the update to Galaxy A10e, and then it expanded the update to Galaxy S23 devices; now, going randomly, Galaxy A23 devices are receiving the same security update.

Currently, the May 2023 security update is rolling out in some Asian and European countries, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Germany, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine. It could be available to more counties in the coming days.

Samsung expanding One UI 5.1 firmware for Galaxy A23 in several countries

Users who own Galaxy A23 smartphones in the above-mentioned countries can identify the latest update by the firmware version number A235FXXS2CWD1. The latest update brings new security enhancements for the device. It is also worth noticing that the update is currently available for the LTE variant, while the 5G version may get the update in the next few days.

Moreover, the May 2023 security update brings over 70 fixes that improve the internal function of the device so that it can remove the loopholes which can be harmful to your device’s safety. Ultimately, it will provide more smoothness to the functions as well as improves the stability of the device.

If you belong to the above mention countries and have a Galaxy A23, then you will get a notification about the update whenever it is available on your device; if you didn’t receive the update yet, you could check it manually.

 Galaxy A23 launched back in 2022, and it came with Android 12 then it upgraded to Android 13. The device belongs to the budget-friendly segment, so it may get one more major update. The device will get Android 14 in the future.


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US Carrier-locked Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 getting May 2024 security patch

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Samsung has already started rolling out the May 2024 security patch for the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5, but it was limited to the unlocked version. Now,  with the latest development, the update has been spotted on several locked variants.

As of writing, the May 2024 security patch has been spotted for Verizon-locked devices. Users who own the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 bound to the Verizon network can identify the latest update by these firmware version numbers, F946USQS3CXE3 and F731USQS3CXE3, respectively. 

The May 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any new features, but it will provide enhancements for the security of the devices. According to the official documentation, it will bring more than 50 fixes. Google has introduced 31 patches that will enhance the Android system, and along with this, there are 25 extra patches introduced by Samsung that will improve the overall performance of the Galaxy devices to protect user data against external threats.

Moreover, if you are having any issues while using any function on the device, then you should update the device. It will fix the issues and enhance the device’s performance and stability. 

If you want to update your device to the latest version, then just follow these simple steps: Forest, go to the system settings, select the software update menu, and here touch the download and install option. If it shows a new update available, then tap on the download button.

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Carrier-locked Galaxy A15 5G gets One UI 6.1 update in the US

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Samsung Galaxy A15 5G is the latest budget-friendly device from Samsung. It was launched back in December last year, and it came with Android 14 preinstalled. Now it is getting its first significant update in the form of One UI 6.1, and it will ultimately improve the utility of different pre-existing functionality.

As of writing, the locked unit of the Galaxy A15 5G has started getting new updates with the firmware version number A156USQU1BXDA. The One UI 6.1 update for this device hasn’t brought a new security patch and still uses the April 2024 patch level. The update is available on each network for locked variants and is expected to reach the unlocked variant in the next few days.

One UI 6.1 features

The One UI 6.1 feature will provide several new changes for the Galaxy devices; however, the update will not bring any Galaxy AI features, but it will provide a bunch of new features that will elevate the user experience. According to the official changelog, the latest update for the Galaxy A15 5G will get several new enhancements like battery protection, a clock, a gallery, a mobile network, and many more. For full details, you can check the official page.

If you want to use the latest changes for the devices, you will need to update the device to the latest version by simply clicking on the system software update through the system settings. However, if you don’t receive the update on your device, then you should wait for some time.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Series starts getting May 2024 security update in Europe

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 has recently grabbed the One UI 6.1 update, where it has received a new bunch of features that offer a level-up experience for the system’s users. The May 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any significant changes for the devices, but it will enhance their overall security.

The Galaxy S21 series gets a May 2024 patch in Europe

European units of the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra are getting new updates with the firmware version numbers G991BXXSBGXDH, G996BXXSBGXDH, and G998BXXSBGXDH, respectively. It comes in a software package of 285.08 MB. This is the first patch update that arrived after the One UI 6.1 update, so this update may bring some improvements for the better functioning of the devices.

May 2024 Security patch details

The May 2024 security patch brings more than 50 fixes. Google has introduced 31 patches that will enhance the Android system, and along with this, there are 25 extra patches introduced by Samsung that will improve the overall performance of the Galaxy devices to protect user data against external threats.

Installation

If you are using Galaxy S21 devices in Europe, then you should have started getting notifications about the update for your device, but as the update was spotted recently, it may take time to reach every device. Alternatively, you can also check the update manually by going to the software update via system settings.

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