January 2023 Security update

Samsung updates 9 Galaxy devices to January 2023 security patch in Australia

Samsung is currently updating its Galaxy devices with the January 2023 security patch; now, it released the update for some Galaxy devices in Australia. 

Including Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, and Galaxy A51 devices. As per the previous timeline of the update, all devices have received the Android 13 update.

Samsung Galaxy S21 series


The Galaxy S21 devices are receiving the 2023’s first security update in the form of January 2023 with version numbers G991BXXU5DWA3, G996BXXU5DWA3, and G998BXXU5DWA3 for Galaxy S21 general, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S20 series

The update comes with new firmware version numbers G981BXXUFGWA4, G986BXXUFGWA4, and G988BXXUFGWA4 for Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, respectively.


Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series


Users who own Galaxy Note 20 series devices can identify the update by the version number N981BXXU5GWA5 and N986BXXU5GWA5 for Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, respectively.

Samsung Galaxy A51


The Galaxy A51 device has now received the January 2023 update with version number A515FXXU5GWA2.

Android Security Patch


The January 2023 update brings the latest Android security patch. It includes around 52 patches which are added by Google and targets the Android OS specifically, while Samsung has also attached 20 more patches for its Galaxy devices.