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Samsung Galaxy S21 gets Verizon’s June 2021 security update in the US



Last month, Samsung rolled out the latest security patch update to its latest Galaxy S flagship series smartphones. After the initial rollout in South Korea, the company had expanded the reach of the June 2021 update for the Galaxy S21 series in European countries.

Just recently, these premium phones have recently started getting the new security update in the Indian market with camera improvements, and now, US network carrier, Verizon has also started sending the June 2021 security patch to the Galaxy S21 series.

If you own a Galaxy S21 series device, you can identify this release via version numbers: G991USQU4AUF5, G996USQU4AUF5, and G998USQU4AUF5 for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively.

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According to the Verizon support page, the Galaxy S21 s/w update brings system security improvements by installing the latest Android & One UI patches released in June 2021, at the same time, it also comes with additional enhancements from the carrier.

Other than the security improvements, the new update log doesn’t show any new features or system improvements, while the international variants got fixes for Galaxy S21’s camera lag issue with the June 2021 update. You can check the changelog of unlocked variants below.

Galaxy S21 June s/w update camera improvements

    • Performance optimization in major camera scenarios (improving stuttering)
      • Optimized the portrait mode engine.
      • Optimized memory and engine when shooting with high magnification zoom.
    • A function has been added so that QR code scan can retrieve and recognize QR images stored in the gallery.
    • The usability of the video call effect (Manual color function added) has been improved. Details will be announced separately.

Here’s how to check for updates manually:

    • Open device Settings
    • Scroll down and select Software updates
    • Hit on Download and install button.

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.


Samsung Galaxy A53 5G grabs June 2024 security update



Samsung Galaxy A53 June 2024 update

Samsung is sending a new firmware update to Galaxy A53 5G, which installs the latest Android security patch released in June 2024 to enhance system security and stability. The update is rolling out for users in Europe.

The update primarily focuses on enhancing the system security of the device by including the latest Android security measures. Additionally, the update addresses various bugs and stability optimizations, which brings a better overall user experience.

Samsung’s latest patch fixes issues related to the grid image display, battery statistics services, call verification, the Samsung Dialer app, and more.

June 2024 security update for Samsung Galaxy A53 5G in Europe can be identified through One UI build version A536BXXSAEXF1. The company is regularly working to make this update available to all models.

Users can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install. If you have received the update notification, then update it now to enjoy enhanced functions.

Samsung Galaxy A53 June 2024 update

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Samsung Galaxy A24 gets Android 14 One UI 6.1 update



Samsung Galaxy A24 One UI 6.1

Samsung has started releasing an Android 14-based One UI 6.1 update for the Galaxy A24 smartphone. The update is available for users in countries of the Middle East including the UAE, and the company will expand it in the coming days.

Based on Android 14, One UI 6.1 update brings new features for photo and video management, including an AI that suggests edits, and the ability to copy elements from one image to another.

Moreover, it introduces new lock screen widgets and customizable alarm alerts with multimedia options. The Calendar app now supports adding stickers to dates. This update also enhances data security with improved Samsung Cloud services and introduces Passkey for quicker sign-ins.

Furthermore, some enhancements have been made to the Finder, battery settings, weather widget, Health app, and more. Notably, the update installs a May 2024 security patch to improve system security and stability.

Users of the Samsung Galaxy A24 smartphone can identify the One UI 6.1 update through the build version A245FXXU5CXE1 and an installation package size of 1.9GB.

With a handful of simple steps, users can manually check new software updates. Firstly, visit your Galaxy device’s “System Settings,” once done, scroll down and tap the “Software update” tab, followed by the “Download and install” button.

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Samsung Email app gets a boost with Applink function



Samsung Email app new feature

Samsung has rolled out a new update for its Email app, enhancing user experience and addressing key issues. The update arrives with version and a package of 55.21MB.

The update restores the Applink function to its previous. Users can now seamlessly navigate between apps, improving overall efficiency.

In addition, a critical fix resolves notification permission issues related to calendar and contacts auto-sync. This ensures smoother communication for a better user experience.

Samsung Email remains a reliable choice for managing personal and business email accounts. With features like EAS integration and S/MIME encryption, it continues to enhance email management.

Users of the Galaxy devices can install the update via the Galaxy Store. Also, they can download the update through the One UI build version mentioned here.

Back in May 2024, Samsung introduced advanced security algorithms for account authentication, the latest UX design, Notification marker, and better email synchronization.

New Samsung Email app update brings improved security features to One UI

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