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Galaxy Note 20 5G is getting January 2023 security patch

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Last updated: January 18th, 2023 at 13:31 UTC+01:00

A couple of days ago, Samsung rolled out the January 2023 security patch to the international variant of the Galaxy Note 20 4G (SM-N981F) and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 4G (SM-N985F). Today, the company is rolling out the same security update to the international variant of the Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B) and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986B).

The new update for the Galaxy Note 20 5G and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G comes with firmware version N98xBXXS5GWA8, bringing the January 2023 security patch, which fixes more than fifty security issues. The update is currently rolling out in Brazil. However, as we speak, Samsung might also be pushing it in other regions.

To manually check for the latest update on your Galaxy Note 20 5G, navigate to Settings » Software Update and click on the Download and install button. Alternatively, you can download the latest firmware from our database and flash it manually.

Samsung has also rolled out the January 2023 security patch to the carrier-unlocked variants of the device in the US. Other models of the smartphone might also get this update very soon. The Galaxy Note 20 was launched with Android 10 onboard and recently received its last major software update, which brought Android 13 as well as One UI 5.0.

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