Samsung has started rolling out the August 2022 security update for several smartphones. The company is currently gearing up for its Unpacked 2022 event where it will launch the new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Galaxy Z Flip 4. Ahead of the official launch, the company has released the new August security patch for the Galaxy S22 series, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy Note 20 series and the Galaxy Note 10 series. The company has also released the August 2022 security patch for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3.
According to a 9to5Google report, the Galaxy A23 and the Galaxy A73 have also received the new Samsung August update. Let’s take a look at more details about the Samsung August 2022 security update rolled out to several Samsung smartphones.
Samsung August 2022 Security Update Released
Samsung has released the new August 2022 security update already to many Galaxy smartphones. The new OneUI update fixes some critical bugs reported in the previous updates. The new update fixes a bug, which leaked the MAC addresses of devices when connected to Bluetooth or NFC devices. The update also fixes a Knox VPN vulnerability. Samsung has fixed a total of 31 such vulnerabilities and issues.
Some users also reported about several Galaxy apps updated for select devices. The apps include Samsung Health, Smart Switch and Samsung Members.
The Galaxy S22 series was among the first to get the new August security patch on July 28. Samsung released the update first in Europe for all three devices – S22, S22 Plus and S22 Ultra. The update is also available for users in the US.
Samsung Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 series and the Galaxy Note 20 series have also received the new security update. The Android 12-based OneUI 4.0 update is being rolled out to the Note 10 series as well. Samsung’s soon-to-be old Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are also getting the latest security patch support.
To see if your device has received an update, go to Settings > Software Update. If the software is available, tap on Download and Install to get the latest features and bug fixes.