Samsung is swiftly rolling out the January 2024 security patch update for Galaxy devices, and now Verizon is also matching the timeline of the update and back-to-back rolling out the January 2024 security update for eligible Galaxy devices. Now the Galaxy Z Fold 5, Galaxy Z Fold 3, and Galaxy Note 20 series have started receiving the update.
As per information, these Galaxy devices have already received the update in the US, but it was limited to some carriers, which are now gradually expanding to new carriers, like Verizon, which rolled out the January 2024 security patch update.
Users who own the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers F946USQS1BWL7 and F731USQS1BWL7 respectively. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are getting the same update with the firmware version numbers F926USQS4HWL7 and F711USQS5HWL7, respectively. The Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra can identify the latest update by the build numbers N981USQS6HWL5 and N986USQS6HWL5, respectively.
For your information, the January 2024 security patch is the latest update for Galaxy devices. It doesn’t bring any new features or innovations for the devices, but it will bring you some new enhancements for all the new security enhancements for the devices.
For your information, the latest update will bring a total of 80 fixes that are addressed by Google and Samsung. Samsung, more specifically, has 75 fixes included by Google for addressing the issue of Android OS, while five more fixes are added by Samsung, which are exclusively for Galaxy devices.
So if you also want to strengthen the security of your devices, then you should keep them up to date with the latest version. To do that, you just need to go to the software update settings via system settings.
Are unlocked variants of these devices also receiving the January 2024 security patch?
From the above-mentioned devices, the Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy Z Fold 5, and Galaxy Note 20 series devices have received the same update for the unlocked variants as well, but other devices will get the update in the coming days.
Is the Galaxy Note 20 series still eligible for more updates?
Yes, Galaxy Note 20 series devices are still eligible for some more security updates, but there will be no major update available for them.
Will I get some new features in this Udapate?
No, the January 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any new features for the device, but it may fix issues that cause the device to lag or slow down in performance.
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