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Galaxy S24 Updates: How Many Android Versions Will You Get?

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Samsung has debuted its upcoming flagship Galaxy S24 lineup, which includes the Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24 Plus, and Galaxy S24 Ultra.

Being a flagship series, the brand has allotted it all the features, specifications, design, hardware, and software that should be in flagship smartphones. Out of all that, software is one of the parts the users keep in mind while purchasing smartphones. So here we are discussing the software support of the Galaxy S24 series.

Samsung has powered the Galaxy S24 series with the latest Android 14 and a new version of One UI 6.1 out of the box. Whereas, at the moment, the old smartphones are getting their major Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update. So by this prospect, the Galaxy S24 lineup’s smartphones are the first to get One UI 6.1 powered by Android 14 out of the box.

How many updates will Galaxy S24 series get?

Samsung has officially stated that the Galaxy S24, S24+, and S24 Ultra will receive software updates for seven years after their launch, aligning with the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability. This extended support represents an increase of three years compared to previous Galaxy flagships and mid-range phones.

The Galaxy S24 Series will get new Android and One UI versions, along with security patches. The Galaxy S24 already has Android 14, and the last update it’ll get is whatever Google calls Android 21.

The Galaxy S24 series is the first series to get seven years of major OS updates in the entire Galaxy series yet. Once the Galaxy S24 reaches the limit of scheduled software updates, it will totally lose software support from the brand. With all the major OS updates, the brand will upgrade the overall system functionality and performance by delivering new features, improvements, and changes. The security patches will improve system security by preventing unauthorized access to the device.

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US Unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 2 Receives May 2024 Security Patch

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Samsung has already introduced the May 2024 security patch for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphones, but the update was limited to the unlocked variants. Now,  moving forward, the company has started to roll out the update for the unlocked units of the devices.

Notably, the unlocked units of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 are getting a new update with the firmware version number F916U1UES6KXE3. With the latest update, you will not get any new features for the devices, but it will improve the overall security of the devices.

According to the official documentation, the May 2024 security patch will provide more than 50 patches. Google has introduced 30 patches that aim to enhance the security of the device. Along with this, Samsung has also provided 25 more patches that exclusively address the security-related issues of the Galaxy devices.

Along with this, the update may also address some improvements for the overall performance and stability of the devices. So if you are having some issues while using any particular function, then you should go for the latest security patch.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Fold 2 unlocked in the US, then you can check the latest update by going to the software update menu through the system settings. 

Samsung launched the Galaxy Z Fold 2 device back in 2020. The device came with Android 10 preinstalled, and later it received three major updates in the form of Android 11, Android 12, and Android 13. Now the device has reached its limit for major updates, but it is still eligible to get some minor security patch updates for the year.

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Samsung Galaxy A13 gets May 2024 security patch update in the US

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After introducing the May 2024 security patch update for several Galaxy devices belonging to flagship or midrange devices, the company has now started rolling out the update for one of the affordable devices, the Galaxy A13.

The Galaxy A13 is spotted receiving the May 2024 security patch update in the US. More specifically, the update for both the 4G and 5G variants of the device. Users who own the Galaxy A13 5G or Galaxy A13 4G devices can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers A136USQS9DXE5 and A135USQS8DXE2, respectively.

The May 2024 security patch for the Gdevie will not bring any new features or changes for the device, but it will surely bring some new features that will improve the overall performance of the device in terms of security.

May 2024 security patch details

According to the official documentation, the May 2024 security patch has arrived with a lot of new security patchesGoogle has included 31 patches that aim to enhance the Android OS security by fixing the flaws found in the last updates. Additionally, Samsung has also introduced 25 extra patches, which will exclusively introduce some security enhancements for Galaxy devices.

If you want to stay worry-free, then always make sure that you keep the device up-to-date with the latest security version, as it ensures that your device will be able to eradicate issues related to security. To check for the new update, you can go to the software update menu in the system settings.

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Galaxy M53 starts getting One UI 6.1 update

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The Samsung Galaxy M53 5G was released back in 2022; it came with Android 12 preinstalled. Later,  the device received two major Android updates in the form of Android 13 and Android 14. By following the software update policy, the device has reached its limit, and with the One UI 6.1 update, it will no longer be eligible to get any significant updates.

The Galaxy M53 device receives the One UI 6.1 update

Samsung has rolled out the One UI 6.1 update to the Galaxy M53 5G in Brazil with the firmware version number M536BXXU5EXD3. The update is coming with a massive software package that improves the overall experience of the Galaxy devices while using their different functionalities. 

Going to the official changelog, the One UI 6.1 update will provide you with some new features for editing good photos, such as being able to copy and paste from one image to another to make the use of the image clip to another. Now that the tool is more accurate, it will also provide continuity in editing videos from one device to another.

Along with this, you will get some more customization features under several existing features, like new wallpaper editing features, more widgets for your lock screen, customized alarm and reminder alerts, and many more. To get the full information about the changelog, you can check out this article.

As of writing, the One UI 6.1 update is live for the Galaxy M53 5G in Brazil, and it is expected to be available to more Latin American countries in the next few days. To check the update on your device, you just need to go to the system settings, select the software menu, and if you see a new update available, tap on the download button.

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