The Galaxy S20 series started getting the May 2023 security update two weeks ago. However, the update was limited to Latin American countries. Samsung has now expanded the reach of the update to the US, and the carrier-locked versions of the Galaxy S20 series phones are getting updated now.
Galaxy S20 May 2023 security update is now available in the US
The latest software update for the carrier-locked versions of the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra is available with firmware version G98xUSQS4HWE1 in the US. The update is currently available on Metro PCS and T-Mobile networks, while other carrier networks are expected to release the update within the next few days. The update fixes over 70 security flaws found in Galaxy devices.
If you have a Galaxy S20 series phone which is a carrier-locked version in the US, you can now check for the new update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping Download and install. You can also download the new firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.
Samsung launched the Galaxy S20 series in early 2020 with Android 10 onboard. The phones received the Android 11 update in late 2020, Android 12 update in late 2021, and the Android 13 update in late 2022. The phones won't get the Android 14 update.