Samsung is now rolling out the January 2023 security patch for the Galaxy S22 series in more countries. Previously, the carrier-unlocked S22 models received the update in the US in January.
The January 2023 security patch comes to SM-S90xE comes in more markets, including Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Peru, Israel, South Africa, Morocco, Australia, Turkey, Iraq, Kenya, Afghanistan, Egypt, the UAE, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Argentina, Bolivia, and Nigeria.
The January 2023 security patch comes with firmware version S90xEXXS2BWA2. Unfortunately, the new update doesn’t add any new One UI features. If you’re a Galaxy S22 user and live in the countries we’ve mentioned above, you might receive the update notification, or you can check the update manually through the Settings app on your phone, navigating to “Software update” and tapping “Download and install.”
Samsung claims the new update fixes over 50 “high vulnerabilities”, and some features get a new One UI, including Secure Folder, NFC, Samsung Knox, and other features.