Galaxy A22 Receives Final Security Update for the Year

Introduction

The Galaxy A22 follows a biannual security update cadence, receiving two security patches annually. Samsung initiated the rollout of its first security update for the device in February 2024, introducing the February 2024 security patch. Now, the company has launched the second and concluding security update for the year, featuring the May 2024 security patch.

Security Patch Details

The May 2024 security patch addresses a total of 45 security vulnerabilities. This latest software update, denoted by firmware version A225FXXS9DXE1, is currently being deployed to the European variant of the Galaxy A22, identified by the model number SM-A225F.

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Update Procedure

Users familiar with the Galaxy A22 update process can access it via Settings » Software update » Download and install. Alternatively, the new firmware can be obtained from Samsung’s database and installed using Odin. Given the phased rollout approach, the update may reach different user groups at varying times.

Continued Support and Future Considerations

Following the fulfillment of its promise to deliver three new versions of Android, Samsung ceased major OS upgrades for the Galaxy A22 last year. However, the device will continue to receive security updates until the coming year. For users contemplating an upgrade, the Galaxy A35 presents itself as a suitable option. Alternatively, those with a more substantial budget may explore the Galaxy S23 FE or the Galaxy S24 Ultra for enhanced features and capabilities.