Carrier-locked Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S20 series get February 2024 security update in the US


Samsung is aggressively moving forward to provide a February 2024 security patch to several Galaxy devices. In a very short period of time, the company has rolled out the update to many popular Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Flip 3, Fold 5, Flip 5, etc., and now it has expanded the update to the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S23 series devices.

Notably, the update is spotted for the carrier-locked variants of the devices. Users who own the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers S911USQS2BXAD, S916USQS2BXAD, and S918USQS2BXAD, respectively. The device has already received the update on the unlocked units. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra are getting new updates with the firmware version numbers G981USQS8HXA1, G986USQS8HXA1, and G988USQS8HXA1, respectively.

For your information, in the latest security patch, there are more than 60 fixes introduced by them. There are 61 security vulnerability issues introduced by Google, while eight other fixes were introduced by Samsung to bring more security strength to the Galaxy devices.

According to the information, the latest update is a security patch that will improve the overall security of your devices. The update also brings some more improvements for performance enhancements and the stability of the devices.

If you also faced any issues after the last update, then you should update your device to the latest security patch, which might fix the issue. To update your device, you need to go to the system settings, then open the software update menu, and then tap on the download button.

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