The August 2023 security update for the Galaxy S22 series was recently made available in Latin America by Samsung. The update has now traveled across international borders to the US. The latest SMR (Security Maintenance Release) is being pushed by the corporation to its Puerto Rico 2022 flagships, to be more precise. It ought to be shortly accessible on the US mainland as well. In the coming days, users in other parts of the world can likewise anticipate receiving the most recent security patch.
In Puerto Rico, factory-unlocked versions of the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra are now receiving Samsung’s August SMR. The phone’s new firmware build number is S90*U1UES3CWG2. The devices only receive this month’s security patches, according to the official changelog provided by the Korean company. Additionally, users in Latin America only received the August SMR.
As previously stated, Samsung will shortly extend the deployment of the August SMR for the Galaxy S22 series to additional US locations as well as foreign countries. Users of carrier-locked devices will also be able to access the update. The changelog should not change, despite any variations in the build number. The most recent security patch, which the business has already made public, comprises solutions for more than 80 vulnerabilities, including at least three serious ones.
You should anticipate receiving a notification encouraging you to download the August update if you have a Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, or Galaxy S22 Ultra in the coming days. To install the most recent security updates on your phone, press the notification and then adhere to the on-screen instructions. To manually check for fresh OTA (over-the-air) updates, go to Settings > Software Update > Download and install.
Beta testing of Android 14 for Galaxy devices has started by Samsung
Samsung is beta-testing Android 14 while it distributes the August SMR to additional Galaxy handsets. For the Galaxy S23 series, the company’s One UI 6.0 bespoke software is now present in the first beta build of the significant Android update, which is currently accessible in Germany, South Korea, and the US.
Users of the Galaxy S23 in these nations who are interested can sign up for the One UI 6.0 beta program through the Samsung Members app. Later this month, the business is anticipated to expand the beta program’s availability to additional devices and nations. If not sooner, November should see the release of the stable update.
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