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Galaxy Note 20, Fold 2, and Flip 5G getting August 2023 update in the US

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As anticipated, the August 2023 security patch is expanding to more countries; currently, the update is starting to roll out in the US. A few days ago, the new patch update went live for the Galaxy A52 5G. Now, Samsung has rolled out the update to its older high-end devices, including the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Note 20 series.

Notably, the latest August 2023 security patch update is now available for both lock and unlock variants of the devices. The latest update doesn’t bring anything new for the devices, but being a security patch, it includes several improvements for the devices.

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According to the latest bulletin from Samsung, the August 2023 security update includes 85 security vulnerability fixesthat resolve several issues found in the Android OS. Within the update, Samsung has also included 35 fixes for the betterment of the devices.

For identification of new updates, you can check the version number of your devices. The carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and Galaxy Z Fold 2 are getting the update on T-Mobile and Sprint with these firmware versions: F707USQS6HWG7 and F916USQS4JWG8, respectively. Meanwhile, the carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra are getting the update with firmware versions N981USQS5HWG8 and N986USQS5HWG8, respectively.

Moreover, the Unlocked variants of the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and Galaxy Z Fold 2 are getting the update with firmware versions F707U1UES6HWG7 and F916U1UES4JWG6 sequentially. At the same time, the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra devices are grabbing the update with firmware versions N981U1UES5HWG6 and N986U1UES5HWG6, respectively.

The update is released for these devices on the respected carriers; however, it may take time to reach every user, so you have to wait for some time until an update warning notification arrives on your devices. You can also check the update availability manually on your device through the software update menu.


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Galaxy A34 and Galaxy A54 get the April 2024 security patch worldwide

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Samsung Galaxy A34 and Galaxy A54 are mid-range devices that target users who want a premium experience with affordability. These devices provide high-end hardware and also bring a seamless software experience. To maintain a seamless experience, the company regularly provides new software updates for the device at the ideal time.

Earlier, Samsung rolled out the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 devices in Europe. Now, these devices are getting updates in more countries belonging to Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

According to Sammobile, the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 is getting updated in Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Thailand, the Philippines, Uruguay, and Vietnam. In Chile and Thailand, the update is coming with the firmware version number A546EXXS7BXD4.

The Galaxy A34 is grabbing the April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number A346EXXS6BXD6 in the Philippines, while in other countries including Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UAE, and Tunisia, the update comes bearing firmware version A346EXXS6BXD7. In more countries, including Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, the phone is getting a new update with firmware version A346EXXS6BXD9.

The April 2024 security patch belongs to the security update menu, which doesn’t bring any new features but will provide some fixes that enhance the overall security mechanism of the Galaxy devices. In a nutshell, the update will bring more than 40 fixes for addressing issues related to the system settings.

If you are using the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 devices and belong to the above-mentioned countries, you should start getting new updates. To check the latest update, you can check the latest update from the software update menu via system settings.


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Galaxy Z Flip 5G gets April 2024 security patch in the USA

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Samsung has recently introduced the April 2024 security patch to several Galaxy Z Flip 5G devices in several countries,including Australia, Canada, and some European countries. Now the US units of the device are getting the update.

The locked version of the Galaxy Z Fllp 5G is getting an April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number F707USQS7IXC1. As of writing, the update has been spotted on the Sprint network. Meanwhile, the unlocked units for the device come with the firmware version number F707U1UES7IXC1.

The new update for the April 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any new features, but, being a security update, it will enhance some internal functions and aim to provide some improvements for the update.

For your information, the April 2024 security patch fixes more than 40 fixes; specifically, Google has introduced 27 fixes that will improve Android OS functionalities. Along with this, Samsung has also added 17 fixes that will enhance the functionalities for Galaxy devices exclusively.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Flip 5G in the US, you can now install the latest update. To do that, you just need to go to the software update menu via system settings. If you haven’t received the update yet on your device, then you have to wait for some time, as it may take time to reach every unit of the device.


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Verizon locked Galaxy Tab A9+ and Galaxy Tab S9+ gets April 2024 security update

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ are the latest tables in their lineups. The Korean giant introduced them last year, and both tablet series came with Android 13. Later, they will have already received a major update in the form of Android 14. Now, following the software update policy, both of the devices are getting the April 2024 security patch update.

The locked variants of the Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ are getting the April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version numbers X218USQS1BXD1 and X818USQS2BXD2, respectively. The Verizon network has received the update for these devices as of writing.

According to the information, the April 2024 security patch is a standard security patch that doesn’t bring any special changes that could impact the experience of the devices, but it will provide some enhancements that could improve the security of the devices.

For your information, the security patch updates may bring some other enhancements that will improve the overall performance and stability of the devices. Apart from this, the update may fix other issues that occurred in the last update for the devices. So, if you are also suffering from any kind of issue, then you should update the Galaxy device to the latest firmware version.

If you are using the Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ devices locked to the Verizon network, then you can now easily update your device to the latest version by going to the software update menu through the system settings. 


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