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Samsung rolls out May 2023 security update for Canadian users

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Being the largest manufacturer of Android devices, Samsung has next-level dominance in the Android market; along with that company is working tremendously to push new updates for its devices. The company provides two types of important updates; one includes new kin improvements and a feature known as One UI, while the other one includes monthly updates, which come with fixes that improve the overall security of devices.

Now as we are in ending of the month, we have observed that Samsung has already updated several Galaxy devices with May 2023 security patch. However, the company has its smartphones in different countries where some devices are still left, like Canada. Samsung has now rolled out the update for Various Galaxy devices, including Galaxy S22, Galaxy S20, Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy A53, and Galaxy A52.

Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, Galaxy Flip 3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip 5G

Samsung has now rolled out May 2023 security update for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G, and Galaxy Z Flip 5G with these firmware version numbers F926WVLS3FWE1, F711WVLS4FWE1, and F707WVLS4HWE2 sequentially. The Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G have got two major Android updates, including Android 12 and Android 13 sequentially. Previously these devices were eligible for only three major updates but worth last year’s policy change, Samsung had an Android update one year more for these devices, which means they will get the new Android updates till 2025.

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While Galaxy Z Flip 5G was launched back in 2020, the device is now almost three years old and comes with Android 10 on board; it has already completed its update cycle and now running on Android 13; however, it will get some more security updates like this.

Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S20

Last year, Samsung introduced Galaxy S22 as its flagship device; with this, Samsung has also promised to give new updates for the device; for information, the device is eligible for at least four Android updates and five-year security updates. Therefore, it is now running on Android 13 and will get more updates like this.

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The Galaxy S20 is now a three-year-old device; at the time of release, it was only eligible for three Android updates, so after completing a major rollout session, the device is stuck with Android 13 and One UI 5.1, and now it will be no longer eligible for any further Android update. However, the phone is still eligible for small security updates, like now it is getting the May 2023 security update.

The Canadian Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra are getting the May 2023 security update with these firmware version numbers S901WVLS2CWE1, S906WVLS2CWE1, and S908WVLS2CWE1, respectively.

Meanwhile, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra are grabbing the update with version numbers G981WVLS4HWD2, G986WVLS4HWD2, and G988WVLS4HWD2 sequentially.

Galaxy A53 and Galaxy A52

Samsung Galaxy A series includes midrange smartphones, some of which belong to the premium range after the flagship devices of Galaxy Z and Galaxy S. Most of the time, the company updates the Galaxy A series immediately after the flagships. Currently, the Korean giant is updating two popular Galaxy A series devices, including Galaxy A53 5G and Galaxy A52 5G devices with firmware version numbers A536WVLS5CWE2 and A526WVLS8EWD2. The latest update includes the May 2023 security update that brings several fixes that aim to.


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Galaxy Z Fold 4, Z Flip 4 and Galaxy A53 receiving April 2024 update on more US carriers

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Samsung has already rolled out the April 2024 security patch update to the Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, and Galaxy A53 in the US, but the update was available for limited users. Now the update is available on more carriers.

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 devices are spotted getting new updates on several carriers, including MetroPCS, Comcast, and Spectrum Mobile. Users can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers F936USQS4EXD1 and F721USQS4EXD1

Meanwhile, the Galaxy A53 is getting the firmware update with the firmware version number A536USQS9DXDA. It has been spotted on two carriers, including T-Mobile and MetroPCS, and is expected to be available on more carriers in the next few days.

The April 2024 update brings the latest security patches for the Galaxy devices. Going into details, the update has brought more than 40 fixes, and Google has added 27 patches that will improve the security of the Android OS. Meanwhile, Samsung has also added 17 more patches, which will exclusively bring more improvements for Galaxy devices.

If you are having issues while using your device in the last version, then you should update your device to the latest version. To do that, you just need to go to the software update menu through the system settings.


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Samsung expands the April 2024 Security update for Galaxy Note 20 Series in Europe

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series devices were the last contenders in their lineup, but the company has stopped working to bring new phones under the Note series. It has already been four years since the device was released, but the company is still providing new updates. The Galaxy Note 20 series will receive an April 2024 security patch, according to the latest development.

Earlier, the April 2024 update for the Galaxy Note 20 was spotted in some countries, including the US and Brazil. The company has now expanded into the European market as well. Users who own the LTE units of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra can identify the latest update with these firmware version numbers: N980FXXSAHXD1 and N985FXXSAHXD1.

Meanwhile, the 5G variants of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 are receiving the update with the firmware version numbers N981BXXSAHXD1 and N981BXXSAHXD1, respectively. As of writing, the update has been spotted in Germany and France, and it is expected that the update will soon be available in more countries in the next few days.

For your information, the April 2024 security patch update will not bring any new features, but it will provide some internal improvements for the system that could enhance the performance and stability of the devices. In a nutshell, the update has provided more than 40 fixes, with Google adding 27 fixes and Samsung adding 17 more, which will provide some extra security improvements for the Galaxy devices exclusively.

Moreover, the update may also provide some improvements that will level up the performance of your Galaxy device. To check the update, go to the system software update, and if you don’t receive it, you have to wait some more time. 


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European units of Galaxy S20 FE started getting April 2024 security update

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Recently, Samsung distributed the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S20 FE devices, but it was limited to some Asian countries. Now, the company has begun expanding the same update to the devices’ European units.

Notably, the Galaxy S20 FE is spotted getting the April 2024 security patch in the Czech Republic, carrying the firmware version number G781BXXSAHXC6. The update is coming in a standard software package of 280 MB. It is expected that the update will be available in more countries in the next few days.

The April 2024 security patch is a part of the Android maintenance program that aims to provide solutions or fixes for issues related to security. This is a Google-owned program that aims to strengthen the security mechanisms of devices.

For your information, with the April 2024 security patch update, users will get a refreshed security enhancement for the devices. Going into the details, the latest security patch will provide more than 40 fixes. Google has added 27 fixes, which provide improvements for the Android OS security. Along with this, Samsung has also added 17 more patches, which will provide some extra engagement for the security of the device.

The April 2024 security patch may also provide some extra improvements, which will enhance the performance and stability of the devices. If you are facing any issues while using the device, then you should try the latest update.

If you are using the Galaxy S20 FE device in Europe, then you should start getting a new update on your device. If you received the notification, tap on it, which will redirect you to the software update page. Here, hit on the download option, which will start the process and install the update automatically.


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