SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Galaxy S22 series has started getting August 2022 security update in the US


Last updated: August 8th, 2022 at 10:59 UTC+02:00

The Galaxy S22 series was the first in the world to get access to the August 2022 security update. The update was released two weeks ago, but it was only available to the international variants of smartphones. Now, the new security update has been released to one of the US variants of the phones.

What’s new in Galaxy S22 August 2022 security update?

The latest software update for the carrier-unlocked units of the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and the Galaxy S22 Ultra bears firmware version S90xU1UEU2AVG8.

The update brings the August 2022 security patch that fixes dozens of privacy and security-related vulnerabilities, including the ones related to Samsung DeX, MAC address leaks, Knox VPN, improper access control, and manipulation of the list of apps that can access mobile data. It could also include general bugs related to apps and UI. It could also bring improved device stability.

How to install Galaxy S22 August 2022 security update?

If you want to install the August 2022 security update on your unlocked Galaxy S22 series phone, you should head over to Settings » Software update and tap on Download and install. You can also download the firmware version mentioned above from our database and flash it manually. However, you should backup your data before initiating the manual firmware update process.

The Galaxy S22 series was launched earlier this year with Android 12-based One UI 4.1 on board. The phones in the series have been consistently receiving monthly security updates. Samsung has promised them four major Android OS updates and up to five years of security updates.

FirmwarePhone August 2022 Security PatchGalaxy S22Galaxy S22 PlusGalaxy S22 UltraUSA
Load 1 comments

You might also like

Samsung Tizen has become the most popular smart TV platform in the USA

A new survey targeting the US consumer market reveals that Samsung’s Tizen is the most popular OS (operating system) for smart TVs in the USA, followed by other platforms like Roku, LG’s WebOS, Amazon’s Fire TV, and Vizio SmartCast. Within the 74% of TV-owning households in the USA, 88% of TV users rely on the […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 hours ago

Recent Galaxy S22 update for USA prevents users from getting messages

Many Galaxy S22 customers in the USA are facing issues that supposedly cropped up after the device received the September 2022 update. Customers have brought the problem to light through the official Community forums and Reddit. They claim that the issue prevents them from receiving messages, thus rendering communications unusable until they reboot the Galaxy […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 11 hours ago

Galaxy A21 gets Android 12 and One UI Core 4.1 update in the US

Samsung has finally released the Android 12 update for the Galaxy A21. The update is currently rolling out in the US to carrier-locked models and brings along the July 2022 security patch. The unlocked version of the Galaxy A21 hasn’t received the update yet, but we expect it to get the major Android OS update […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 2 days ago

Samsung hosted Tech Forum 2022: Discover eXperience event in the US

Samsung Electronics hosted the annual Tech Forum 2022: Discover eXperience event in San Francisco and Boston in the US to secure “outstanding talent in the next-generation IT technology field.” This annual event was hosted on September 22nd in San Francisco and at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston on the 24th of September. Since 2017, Samsung has held this Tech […]

  • By Sagar Naresh
  • 2 days ago

Exclusive: These Samsung Galaxy phones will get Android 13 before 2023!

Samsung is working hard to ready up One UI 5.0 for a handful of Galaxy devices, and Members willing to take a bit of risk have had access to the beta firmware for the past few weeks. On the other hand, customers that don’t want to join the beta program have yet to gain access […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 4 days ago

One UI 5.0 still needs some work on animations after the third beta release

Samsung’s One UI 5.0 beta firmware has had some issues with slow user interface animations. And although the most recent third One UI 5.0 beta update for the Galaxy S22 lineup appears to have fixed the slow response, the company used a bit of trickery to fool the user’s eyes. Samsung appears to have cut […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 4 days ago