At Samsung, we take security and privacy issues very seriously and we are doing our best to respond as quickly as possible.
Securing your device and maintaining the trust you place in us is our top priority.
Samsung releases monthly, quarterly and biannual firmware security updates on selected Samsung devices listed below.
And select devices launched in 2019 or later will be supported with firmware security updates for a minimum of four (4) years following their global launch, while select newer devices will receive up to five (5) years of security updates.1
Monthly, quarterly and biannual firmware security updates will include patches for Android OS related security issues released by Google, as well as, patches for Samsung-specific security issues.
For wearable devices listed below, Samsung releases regular security updates that include patches for WearOS related security issues released by Google and patches for Samsung-specific security issues.
Samsung also releases security updates for mobile applications and personal computers as needed.
And mobile application security updates are released through official Apps Marketplaces including Galaxy Store or Google Play Store.
1 Availability of security update support may vary by device and market.
For more information visit: https://security.samsungmobile.com/securityPost.smsb
2 The list of monthly security update models are subject to change as the regular support period expires.
Also, some carriers may only support quarterly updates for all applicable current models listed above.
3 The list of security update models are subject to change and it will be reviewed on a periodic basis.
4 The list of wearable models is subject to change as the internal support period or WearOS support period expires. And the security updates for wearable devices are released regularly on an as-needed basis.