Samsung Galaxy S21 series latest Update

In this article, we going to cover the updates specifically related to Galaxy S21 series

Being a Samsung Galaxy smartphones user then it’s not a matter of concern for someone who owes it. Samsung offers four years of OS updates and Five years of security updates. That’s simply because it is committed to giving four generations of Android operating system upgrades. And that’s for the Galaxy S21 and later models. Fortunately, these major OS and security updates anyone would get way before the actual Android release if they carrying a Samsung smartphone.

As these updates are enriched with various functionality, it’s a primary source to being updated with enhanced versions of various features that are being updated from time to time. At the same time, upgrades are quite necessary for security, as they fix the bugs and include security patches.

Specifically in this article, we going to cover the updates related to Galaxy S21 series. It includes Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. These 5 G family siblings are powered by Exynos 2100 SoC globally whereas Snapdragon 888 5G is in the USA and China. The trio fuels Android 11-based One UI 3.1 skin on top. And coming to the numbers then so far, the company has sold over six lakh units of this flagship handset lineup. This is the highest it has ever recorded since after the Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Update Tracker

Considering four years of OS upgrades that means it getting upgrades till Android 15. Although, here further, we have referred to the September and August months updates that it received by now.

[October 19, 2022]

The Indian units of the Samsung Galaxy S21 getting a third One UI 5 beta with camera improvements. The same update was previously released for the US, Korea and UK markets. Samsung Galaxy S21 One UI 5 Beta 3 software update fixes known bugs.

[October 12, 2022]

October 2022 patch: The new update for the 4G LTE versions of the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with firmware version G98xFXXSFFVIB. The 5G versions of the smartphones get the new update with firmware version G98xBXXSFFVIB.

[October 11, 2022]

Samsung has started rolling out the Android 13-based third One UI 5.0 beta update for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra in Korea.

[October 11, 2022]

Samsung has started rolling out the October 2022 security patch for the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G with the firmware version G991USQU5CVIF.

[October 05, 2022]

The latest October 2022 security software update for the Galaxy S21+ 5G in Germany takes the firmware version to G996BXXS5CVIF.

[October 04, 2022]

The Brazilian users of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G  can now install the October 2022 security patch with the firmware version G990EXXS3CVI5.

[October 04, 2022]

The September 2022 security patch update for the unlocked version of the Galaxy S21 FE comes with firmware version G990U1UEU4CVI5 in the US.

[October 03, 2022]

Samsung Galaxy S21 series getting a new software update in Europe. The changelog shows users of Galaxy S21 won’t be able to rollback to an old version after updating the new version.

[October 01, 2022]

Earlier, Samsung released the new One UI 5 beta version – One UI 5 Beta 2 for the Galaxy S21 Series in India and Korea, and now the update is available for the unlocked models of Galaxy S21 in the US.

[September 30, 2022]

The October 2022 security update for the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G is rolling out with the firmware version G990EXXU3CVI8.

[September 29, 2022]

Samsung has started rolling out the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta update for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra in China.

[September 29, 2022]

Samsung tested the new One UI version (One UI 5/One UI 4.1.1) for the Galaxy S21 FE units in India. The latest information is spotted on the CheckFirm app.

[September 29, 2022]

Verizon is finally rolling out the October 2022 security patch for the Galaxy S21 series with the new firmware version G991USQS5CVI8, G996USQS5CVI8, and G998USQS5CVI8.

[September 22, 2022]

Samsung has started rolling the new One UI 5 beta version for the Galaxy S21 in India, and Korea.

[September 22, 2022]

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G starts receiving the September 2022 security update in Korea. The latest update is rolling out with the firmware version G991NKSS3CVI3.

[September 20, 2022]

The latest software update is made available for the carrier-locked version of the Galaxy S21 FE for the USA. And it comes with firmware version G990USQS4CVI1 respectively.

While for the Netherlands, the firmware version G990BXXU2CVH7 is now ready for the S21 FE devices. The build is available in the form of an almost 636MB download.

[September 16, 2022]

Now the carrier-locked variant of the Galaxy S21 series is now started getting privileges over September 2022 security patch. This update is presently rolling in the US market with a firmware version of G99xUSQS5CVHC. This patch resolves a couple of dozens of security vulnerabilities. While the build might carry some stability improvements and got general bug fixes.

[September 16, 2022]

This security patch is for Galaxy S21 FE’s carrier-locked variant. This firmware comes with the version of  CVI1. The version is presently available on the Verizon network.

[September 15, 2022]

This September 2022 patch for the  Galaxy S21 FE 5G is rolling out with the firmware version G990EXXU3CVH7 for India and Europe. As these update got fixed various vulnerabilities and bring overall improvement to the device.

[September 8, 2022]

The Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta update for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra is rolling out with the firmware version G998BXXU5ZVHG and the update package size is 1957 MB.

[September 7, 2022]

Verizon has rolled out the new One UI 4.1.1 software update for the Galaxy S21 series. Earlier it was released for the Galaxy S22 series. This update is for US users, and the firmware comes for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The same has the version number G991USQU5CVH8, G996USQU5CVH8 and G998USQU5CVH8 respectively.

[September 06, 2022]

This September 2022 Security patch update that Samsung has rolling for Galaxy S21 series is for some regions of Europe. This has the firmware versions G991BXXS5CVH1, G996BXXS5CVH1, and G998BXXS5CVH1 respectively. The same has been rolled out for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra in Germany, US, India and some other countries.

[August 30, 2022]

The Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta update is rolling out to the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra in the UK. The update is rolling out with the firmware version G998BXXU5ZVHE/ZVHG and has a download size of 2GB. The same has been rolled for South Korea and UK.

[August 8, 2022]

August 2022 security updates are rolled out to the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra variants. While the carrier-locked versions are upgrading in the US market. This has the firmware version G99xUSQU5CVGB. Apart from this, these update builds may also include some general bug fixes and device overall stability improvements.

Note: You can download and install all of the above software updates on your device by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping Download and install.

 

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