Samsung Galaxy S10 series smartphone users on the AT&T carrier network, rejoice. Because the carrier has now pushed the latest July 2020 security patch for the entire lineup. Notably, there is nothing additional apart from the latest security patch, which is quite common for devices receiving updates in the US.
Samsung has been at the forefront in delivering the latest updates for its devices. This is also, fortunately, also the case with Samsung phones under carrier networks as well. The company is not only rolling out new updates for its devices but also it is gearing up for the upcoming Unpacked event, which is scheduled for August 5, 2020. Here we will witness the launch of a good number of devices from Samsung.
Firstly, there will be the Galaxy Note 20 lineup and this time around there will be three variants in the lineup. With all the hype, it will be interesting to see what the company comes up with. Next up would be the Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy Buds Live, and a smartwatch. Some rumors also suggest that Samsung will also launch the new Galaxy tablets as well. But, for the confirmation of this, we will have to wait till the Unpacked event.
This AT&T Galaxy S10 update is purely incremental
Keep in mind that the entire Galaxy S10 lineup, i.e. the Galaxy S10 Plus, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10e are picking up this new update. Moreover, the update is arriving with build number G988U1UES1ATFB and is based on Android 10. Besides, the update weighs in around 218.46 MB in size, to be precise.
Notably, the update will arrive via OTA in batches. Meaning that the update will take some time in hitting all the units of AT&T Galaxy S10 series. For those who have not yet received the update, can head over to Settings>>Software Update>>Check for update. If a new update is available, you can tap on it to install the update.
It is recommended to keep your phone up to date with the latest security patch available for your phone. As far as the fixes this new July 2020 security patch brings for Android phones, as per official security bulletin, it fixes a severe vulnerability that allows a malicious application to bypass user interaction required in order to gain access to additional permissions. What this means is that the local app can deep access to the data available on your phone without the need of your consent.