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Latest Samsung Galaxy S22 series update brings July 2022 security patch

Update: Samsung has pushed out the July security patch to S22 series phones in a few Asian markets.
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July 4, 2022

Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy S22 update hub. Here you’ll find the latest information on updates to the Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra. We’ll detail the current software versions for each device and alert you if there’s a new update rolling out. Samsung usually pushes out updates to the entire series, but this may vary per variant and carrier.

All three Galaxy S22 series phones launched with Android 12 and Samsung’s One UI 4.1 skin on top. Samsung will offer four major Android OS updates to the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra. The company also guarantees five years of security updates for all devices.

  • Current stable version: Android 12
  • When will the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra get Android 13? November 2022 (Estimated)

Latest Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra update

July 4, 2022: The Samsung Galaxy S22 series is getting another update, bringing the July 2022 security patch to the devices. According to SamMobile, the update has the firmware version number S90xEXXU2AVF9.

The update is reportedly rolling out to Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand right now. However, we’re guessing that it’ll land in other countries in the next few days.

To check if the update is available for your device, head to Settings > Software update and tap on Download and install.

Previous Samsung Galaxy S21 series updates

  • June 10, 2022: Samsung pushed out an update with firmware version S90*NKSU1AVF1, according to a Korean forum post. This 1.7GB update delivered camera improvements, including sharpness/contrast tweaks, a fix for Single Take, and memory tweaks for video recording.
  • June 2, 2022: Samsung rolled out the latest security patch to its flagship series (via SamMobile). The update came at a hefty 1.7GB in size, indicating that it should have plenty of bug fixes and possibly some new features as well.
  • May 17, 2022: Samsung already pushed out its May 2022 update to the Galaxy S22 series, which included the May security patch. However, it appears Samsung wasn’t done there, as a new update — firmware version S90xEXXU2AVE4 — is rolling out now (via SamMobile).
  • April 25, 2022: Even though we’re still in April, Samsung is already pushing out the May 2022 Android security patch to the Galaxy S22 series (via S90xEXXS2AVDD). Specifically, the patch appears to be for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 variants. So far, the update has been spotted in India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, although it will likely land elsewhere quite soon.
  • April 21, 2022: After pushing an Exynos-exclusive update yesterday, Samsung is now sending a different update to its Galaxy S22 series, according to Samsung’s Korean community forums (via Tizen Help). The update has the firmware version number S90xNKSS1AVDC, S90xNOKR1AVDC, or S90xNKSU1AVD8 and weighs in at around 636MB.
  • April 20, 2022: Samsung has pushed out an update to Exynos-powered S22 series phones, according to users on Reddit and Samsung’s European community forum. The update has the firmware version number S90xBXXU1AVDA or S90xBOXM1AVDA and weighs in at around 485MB. The update also comes with the April 2022 security patch.
  • April 4, 2022: Samsung delivered an update for the Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S22 series (firmware version S90xEXXU1AVCJ). This weighed in at 1.5GB and brought the April 2022 security patch as well. The update hit Exynos phones a few days before.
  • March 14, 2022: Samsung is now pushing out a hotfix for the game throttling issue on the Galaxy S22 series. The latest software carries firmware version S90xxXXu1AVC6 for the Galaxy S22 models with the Exynos 2200 processor.
  • February 24, 2022: Samsung pushed out a Day 1 update to the Galaxy S22 series (via SamMobile). The firmware version for the update is S90xEXXU1AVB3. Samsung said it fixes over 60 security and vulnerability issues.

What Samsung Galaxy S22 update are you running? Let us know in the comments. Also, if you’ve spotted an OTA that we haven’t, tip us!

If you’re looking for another update, be sure to visit our Android 12 update tracker.