Samsung started rolling out the January 2023 security patch to its smartphone right from the first day of the year. So far, the company has pushed the latest security update to many Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy M, Galaxy A, and Galaxy Z series devices. Now, Samsung has started rolling out the January 2023 security patch to its rugged devices, and the Galaxy XCover Pro and Galaxy XCover 5 are the first ones to get it.
The new update for the Galaxy XCover Pro carries firmware version G715U1UESFDWA2, and it is rolling out to the phone’s carrier-unlocked version in the US (SM-G715U1). The latest update for the Galaxy XCover 5 has firmware version G525FXXS5CWA2, and it is available for the international variant (SM-G525F). The latest updates for the two phones bring the January 2023 security patch with fixes for more than fifty security issues.
The update for the Galaxy XCover Pro is rolling out to devices on AT&T, Cellular South, Cricket, Comcast, US Cellular, Verizon, and Xfinity Mobile, whereas, the one for the Galaxy XCover 5 is rolling out in Argentina, Guatemala, and Mexico. To check for the update manually, go to Settings » Software Update and click on Download and install. You can download the new firmware files from our database and install them manually.
The Galaxy XCover Pro received the Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update recently, which is the phone’s last major software update. That means it will not get Android 14 when it arrives later this year. The Galaxy XCover 5 also received the Android 13 (One UI 5.0) update recently. However, this phone will get Android 14.