The August 2022 Android security patch has been made available by Samsung for the Galaxy S21 FE. The phone’s new security update is becoming available worldwide, including in the US. Unlocked and carrier-locked devices are both receiving the update here in the United States.
With firmware versions G990USQU3CVG1 and G990U1UEU3CVG2 for the carrier-locked and unlocked units, respectively, the August SMR (Security Maintenance Release) for the Galaxy S21 FE in the US is rolling out . On the majority of networks, the OTA (over the air) bundle is already accessible. The remaining few ought to shortly join the celebration as well.
The August SMR is also being picked up by the Galaxy S21 FE in regions including Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and others. The upgrade comes in two different firmware iterations, depending on the market: G990BXXU2CVG7 and G990EXXU3CVG7. The updated software package’s changelog from Samsung cites certain GPS-related improvements. This ought to improve location tracking. Additionally, the gadget is receiving system performance improvements.
Advertisement Additionally, this update for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets includes scores of vulnerability updates that are included in the August SMR. Over 30 bugs with the Android OS were fixed in the most recent iteration, the company has already disclosed. One of these was a serious flaw that permitted Bluetooth remote code execution.
Furthermore, Samsung also addressed around 30 faults that were unique to the Galaxy. The business classified a large number of the problems as significant. Knox VPN, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, Samsung DeX, Smart View, and App Lock are among the device features that are affected.
THE GALAXY S21 FE’S AUGUST SECURITY UPDATE IS RELEASED BY SAMSUNG Globally, the Galaxy S21 FE is currently receiving all of these security updates. You should soon receive the August security update if you use the most recent Samsung Fan Edition (FE) phone. A notification asking you to download the OTA update should be on the lookout for. On your phone, use the Settings app to manually check for updates. Simply select “Download and install” from the Software update menu. Check back a few days later if you don’t see any OTA updates that are still processing.
Advertisement Later this year, Android 13 will also be updated for the Galaxy S21 FE. The significant update will debut Samsung’s One UI 5.0 proprietary software. The implementation could start at some point in December or at the very least early in 2019. We wouldn’t be surprised if the upgrade arrives sooner than expected because the Korean company has considerably improved their software game. If and when the rollout starts, we’ll let you know.