In recent years, Samsung has become known for timely updating their wide range of Android devices – from budget phones to luxury foldable phones – to the latest security update. Here’s every phone and tablet that Samsung has updated with the July 2022 security patch.
Samsung July 2022 security update – what’s new
Most security updates come with several dozen security fixes, both for Android in general and some specifically for Samsung phones. The July update is no different, bringing patches for the July 1, 2022 and June 5, 2022 Android Security Bulletins, with 3 “critical” fixes and 20 “high” fixes.
In addition to general Android security fixes, Samsung’s July update fixes 41 issues specific to Galaxy devices, including 7 of “High” severity and 20 of “Medium” severity. One such security flaw made it possible to bypass AppLock’s password protection.
Devices with Samsung July 2022 security update
Although Samsung normally releases their latest security update before the new month starts, this latest patch was not released until July 1. That’s why this month may seem a little slower, but we’ll be steadily updating the list. the coming weeks.
This list includes a note on where the update first debuted and whether it’s also available in the United States. As usual, the latest additions will be shown in bold.
Galaxy S Series
Given the popularity and level of customer investment in the Galaxy S series, it’s no surprise that Samsung often prioritizes the flagship series when it comes time to release a new security update. Every month, Galaxy S phones that are several years old get the latest security improvements quite quickly, although there is extra work involved given the Exynos and Snapdragon variants.
Unsurprisingly, the first Galaxy S phones to get this month’s update were the latest, the Galaxy S22 series. July 4th† The Galaxy S21 series was short behindwill be updated the same day.
Handily continuing in release order, Samsung has updated the Galaxy S20 FE, including the 5G variant, on July 7†
- Galaxy S22 / S22+ / S22 Ultra – S90xBXXU2AVF5 (first released in Europe and Asia)
- Galaxy S21 / S21+ / S21 Ultra – G99xBXXS5CVFB (first released in Germany)
- Galaxy S20 FE — G780GXXS3CVF3 (first released in Malaysia)
- Galaxy S20 FE 5G — G781BXXS4FVF3 (first released in Europe)
Galaxy Z foldable
“Flagship” has taken on a certain meaning in the Android phone market, implying a device with high-end specs and a premium build to match. However, it is indisputable that Samsung’s real “flagships” of recent years have been the Galaxy Z series of foldable devices. Between the Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip, Samsung was at the forefront of foldable Android phones. To this end, Samsung often updates the Galaxy Z series just as quickly as Galaxy S phones.
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 was the first foldable to pick up this month’s update, starting on 6th of July† Its bigger brother, the Galaxy Z Fold 3, was updated shortly afterwards on July 7†
- Galaxy Z Fold 3 — F926U1UES1DVEG (first released in the US)
- US: Available on unlocked models
- Galaxy Z Flip 3 — F711U1TBS2DVEG (first released in the US)
- US: Available on unlocked models
Galaxy Note Series
Thanks to the Galaxy Note series, Samsung was one of the main makers of stylus-equipped Android smartphones for many years. While the Galaxy Note series may have ended after the Note 20, with the Galaxy S22 Ultra managing to become significantly more success – those who haven’t switched phones should still see fairly regular updates.
The Galaxy Note 20 5G was the first device in the series to get the July security update. The stock Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra debuted with their update in the US a few days later†
- Galaxy Note 20 / Note 20 Ultra — N98xU1UES2FVED (first released in the US)
- US: Available on carrier-locked devices
- Galaxy Note 20 5G – N981BXXS4FVG1 (first released in Portugal)
Galaxy A Series and Budget Phones
In addition to the many high-end flagship & foldable phones that Samsung makes, the Korean phone giant also has a whole range of more affordable devices. These range from the mid-range Galaxy A series, the lower end Galaxy M series and the Flipkart-focused Galaxy F series.
The month started strangely, when Samsung debuted the July 2022 security patch on the Galaxy A32 July 1st† This was followed a few days later by the Galaxy A23, which got its update July 4th† Then the Galaxy A53 got stuck on the latest update and security fixes July 7next to the affordable Galaxy F62†
- Galaxy A53 — A536NKSU2AVFA (first released in Korea)
- Galaxy A32 – A325NKSU1BVF2 (first released in Korea)
- Galaxy A23 – A235FXXU1AVF3 (first released in Germany)
- Galaxy F62 — E625FDDU2BVG1 (first released in India)
Check for the latest OTA on your Galaxy device
If your device is supposed to be already updated, but the patch hasn’t arrived for you personally, you can try updating manually. Simply open the Settings app, tap “Software Update” and choose “Download and Install.”
This article was first published on July 5 and last updated on July 7.
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