Carrier-locked Galaxy S22 Series get January 2024 update in the US


The Galaxy S22 series started receiving the January 2024 security patch in the US. Some carriers, including T-Mobile and MetroPCS, have spotted the update, and it will soon be available for the unlocked variants as well. Earlier, the European units of the device had already received the update and are now expanding to more countries.

Users who own the locked variant of the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers S901USQS4DWLG, S906USQS4DWLG, and S908USQS4DWLG, respectively. The latest update is in a small software package of 424.14 MB.

Google designed the January 2024 security patch to provide security-related enhancements for Android devices. To make the Galaxy device safer, Samsung has also added some fixes in the update. As per the official documentation, there are a total of 80 fixes introduced, of which 75 were added by Google and the other 5 by Samsung.

Moreover, with the latest update, the company has tried its best to provide software that is less vulnerable to external threats, which makes the devices safer to use, so if you also want protection, you should always keep the device security patch up to date.

To get the latest update on your Galaxy S22 series devices, which are locked with carriers as mentioned above, follow these simple steps: Just go to the system settings, then tap on the software update option.


FAQ Section:

Which carriers in the US have received the update, and when can it be expected for unlocked variants?

Carriers such as T-Mobile and MetroPCS have already spotted the update. It is anticipated to be available for unlocked variants in the near future.

Will Galaxy S22 Series get One UI 6.1 Update?

Samsung will introduce the One UI 6.1 update with the Galaxy S24 Series, and the Galaxy S22 will definitely receive the One UI 6.1 update after the Galaxy S23 Series.

How many Android OS update will receive the Galaxy S22 Series

The Galaxy S22 Series will receive four major Android OS updates, and it has already received the Android 13 and Android 14 updates. It will go up to Android 16.

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