The Galaxy M31, being more than two years old now, currently has a biannual security status. It means the phone is eligible to receive at least two security updates every year, and today, the phone is receiving one. The latest update for the Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F) brings January 2023 security patch, which fixes more than fifty security issues.
The new firmware for the Galaxy M31 has version M315FXXU3CWA2 and Samsung is currently rolling it out only in Panama. However, as we speak, the update could be rolling out in other regions. So, expect to get it in your country in the next few days. Go to Settings » Software Update and click on Download and install to check for the update.
Samsung launched the Galaxy M31 in February 2020 with Android 10 (One UI 2.0) onboard. The company promised to offer two major Android OS updates to the smartphone, and it has already rolled out both updates on time. Currently, the phone is running Android 12 (One UI 4.1). The Galaxy M31, however, will keep getting security updates till 2025.