Samsung has began rolling out the October 2021 Android safety patch to the Galaxy Z Flip 5G within the US. Each carrier-locked and unlocked items of final yr’s clamshell folding telephone are selecting up this month’s SMR (safety upkeep launch) stateside. In line with a SamMobile report, the brand new firmware model for the carrier-locked Galaxy Z Flip 5G is F707USQS2DUI1. Unlocked items are receiving the identical replace with the firmware model F707U1UES2DUI1.
The Korean agency has but to replace its replace tracker portal for the telephone to mirror the newest launch. So we are able to’t verify the contents of the brand new bundle simply but. However judging by the brand new construct numbers, this replace is unlikely to convey any notable adjustments on the user-facing entrance. It basically solely brings the vulnerability fixes for October 2021. To be truthful, the foldable lately obtained the One UI 3.1.1 replace which contained a couple of goodies. So the subsequent function replace must be the Android 12-based One UI 4.0. It ought to arrive early subsequent yr, or possibly even earlier.
Coming again to the newest replace, the Galaxy Z Flip 5G is getting fixes for greater than 60 privateness and safety points with this month’s SMR. The vast majority of them have been present in Google’s model of Android however the brand new SMR additionally accommodates dozens of SVEs (Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures). These are safety points that solely have an effect on the Korean agency’s Android-powered gadgets. A bunch of the vulnerabilities patched on this month’s safety replace have been of vital severity, Samsung says.
October safety replace is now rolling out to the Galaxy Z Flip 5G within the US
Samsung started rolling out the October SMR within the final week of September. Over the previous three weeks or so, the corporate has seeded the brand new safety patch to dozens of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The worldwide variations of the Galaxy Z Flip 5G began selecting it up final week. The replace has now arrived within the US as effectively.
For those who personal a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G and dwell within the US, you may anticipate to obtain the newest replace in a couple of days in the event you haven’t already. As standard, a notification ought to immediate you to obtain the OTA (over the air) replace as soon as it turns into obtainable to your telephone. You can even manually examine for updates although. Merely navigate to Settings >> Software program replace and faucet on Obtain and set up to see if there’s an OTA replace pending obtain. If there may be, you’ll be prompted to obtain it.