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T-Mobile Galaxy S22 gets April 2024 security update in the US, without One UI 6.1

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Samsung is back on track, and it is continuously expanding the April 2024 security patch update for eligible Galaxy devices. For instance, earlier today, the company rolled out the update to several Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy Note 20 series. Now, with further expansion, the Galaxy S22 is also starting to get the latest security patch update.

Samsung Galaxy S22 received a new security patch instead of One UI 6.1

After observing the pattern of the One UI 6.1 rollout session, initially the company brought the update to the 2023 flagship devices. Now, there is a high possibility that the company may introduce the One UI 6.1 update to the 2022 flagship devices, where the top contender could be the Galaxy S22, but the company is now rolling out the April 2024 security patch instead of the One UI update.

As of writing, the April 2024 security patch has been spotted in the US. More specifically, the update is spotted on the T-Mobile-locked units of the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra devices. The devices are carrying the firmware version numbers S901USQS4DXD2, S906USQS4DXD2, and S908USQS4DXD2, respectively. It is expected that the update will be available on more carriers in the next few days.

The April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S22 doesn’t provide any visible changes for the users, but it will provide some internal security enhancements for managing the overall mechanism of the device. If you also want to take advantage of improvements, then update your device to the latest version. 


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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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