Samsung rolling out May 2022 Android security patch update for the carrier-locked Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in the US. The carrier-unlocked models have already had their hand on the latest patch earlier this month itself.
This update is currently released for Sprint’s and T-Mobile’s network users and will soon be available for other customers. Till then you can identify the fresh update with One UI build version mentioned below.
- Galaxy Note 20: N981USQS2FVE6
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: N986USQS2FVE6
The May 2022 software update aims at improving the security and stability of your device. Additionally, it helps in preventing your phone from bugs and viruses to further boost the device’s performance and maintain users’ experience.
According to changelog, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 May 2022 update comes with multiple privacy and security-related issues and exploits. However, the official support page mentions fixes for 7 Critical, 23 High, and 3 Moderate levels of CVEs from Samsung and Google.
In case you have not received any notification or missed it, you can go to Settings >> Software update >> Download and install to check the update manually. Now follow the mentioned prompts to install it on your device.
Note: This update procedure will not harm or move any of your data but do not forget to prepare a backup of your important files to just have extra safety measures. Also, do start downloading it when your phone has sufficient battery.