The Galaxy A52 and the Galaxy A53 have started getting the August 2022 security update. These mid-range smartphones from 2021 and 2022 have started getting the new software updates in Russia, and we expect devices in other countries to get the update within the next few days.
The Galaxy A52 is getting the update with firmware version A525FXXU4BVG2, while the update for the Galaxy A53 bumps up its firmware version to A536EXXU3AVGA. If you are a Galaxy A52 or Galaxy A53 user in Russia, you can download and install the new software update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install.
You can also download the firmware file suitable for your model from our database and flash it manually. Before starting the flashing process, don’t forget to backup your data.
What’s new with Galaxy A52, Galaxy A53 August 2022 security update?
According to Samsung’s documentation, the August 2022 security update fixes dozens of privacy and security-related vulnerabilities found in Galaxy devices. Those vulnerabilities include improper access control, MAC address leak via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and Samsung DeX and Samsung Knox vulnerabilities. The update could also include general UI/app bug fixes and device stability improvements.
The Galaxy A52 was launched in early 2021 with Android 11-based One UI 3.0 onboard, and it received the Android 12-based One UI 4 update a few months ago. It will get two more major Android OS updates and up to three years of security updates.
The Galaxy A53 debuted with Android 12-based One UI 4 software earlier this year. Samsung has promised to release four major Android OS updates and up to five years of security updates to the Galaxy A53.