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At the moment, Samsung rolling out the major Android 11-based One UI 3.0 and One UI 3.1 update to its eligible Galaxy phones and tablets. So far, the company upgraded countless Galaxy devices with this latest version while various are still waiting.

Aside from the major s/w updates the South Korean tech giant also rolls out new security patches to every smartphone monthly, quarterly, or biannually, as per their eligibility. Installation of newly arrived security patches is necessary for every smartphone owner as it improves system security.

Starting this year, Samsung announced its revised security update policy, which promises four years of regular updates for every Galaxy device launched since 2019. However, the company offering only two new security patches (a.k.a. “Biannually“) in the extended fourth year.

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Although several Galaxy smartphones and tablet owners are yet to receive the April 2021’s security patch Samsung already started releasing the May 2021 security patch to the latest Galaxy S21 series flagships from  April 26, 2021, a week ahead of May.

As always, Samsung will release countless s/w updates like Android 11, One UI 3.1, One UI 3.1, security patches, features, bug fixes, system improvements, and more to its innumerable Galaxy smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and wireless earbuds.

In this dedicated “Samsung May 2021 One UI 3.1 and Security Updates Tracker”, you can find every single firmware update, which includes May 2021 security patch.

[List] Galaxy devices that have received May 2021 security patch: Sammy Fans

  • Galaxy S21
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy S20
  • Galaxy S20+
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note 20
  • Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy A51
  • Galaxy S9
  • Galaxy S9+
  • Galaxy Note FE
  • Galaxy S20 FE
  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G
  • Galaxy A50
  • Galaxy Fold 5G
  • Galaxy Note 10
  • Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy A32 4G
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10 Plus
  • Galaxy S21 Series @ T-Mobile/Verizon
  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite
  • Galaxy A72
  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy Tab S7
  • Galaxy Tab S7+
  • Galaxy A50
  • Galaxy Note 9
  • Galaxy A52
  • Galaxy A52 5G
  • Galaxy A90
  • Galaxy M31s
  • Galaxy M51 – New
  • Galaxy A80 – New
  • Galaxy Note 8 – New
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite – New
  • Galaxy A42 – New
  • Galaxy A12
  • Galaxy S8
  • Galaxy S8+

Samsung May 2021 One UI and Security Updates Tracker

Latest News: July 14, 2021

  • Galaxy S8 – July 14

Galaxy S8 and S8+ started getting the May 2021 security patch update via new firmware update in Bolivia. Read more here

  • Galaxy A12 – July 07

Samsung Galaxy A12 receives a new s/w update with May 2021 security update in Wi-Fi improvements, two months after Android 11 (One UI 3.1). Read more

  • Galaxy A42 5G  – June 05

Samsung started rolling out a new software update to the Galaxy A42 5G smartphone, which brings the May 2021 security patch. Read more here

  • Galaxy Tab A with S Pen  – June 02

Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen finally gets One UI 3.1 (Android 11) update, May 2021 patch. Read more here

  • Galaxy Note 9  – June 01

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 finally gets May 2021 update in Canada. Read more here

  • Galaxy Note 20 at T-Mobile/Sprint  – May 31

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 at T-Mobile/Sprint gets May 2021 update, Camera improvements. Read more here

  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite – May 29

The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite begun receiving the May 2021 security patch, new Camera Auto-framing feature, S Pen to text function, and Quick Share. Read more here

  • Galaxy Note 8 – May 28

Samsung started rolling out the May 2021 security update to the Galaxy Note 8 smartphones in Germany. This update carries build number: N950FXXUFDUE4, and also brings some new features. Read more here

  • Galaxy M31s, M51 – May 26

Samsung released May 2021 software update to the Galaxy M31s and Galaxy M51 smartphones in Russia and Brazil respectively. The Galaxy M51 received Google RCS support and the Brazillian consumer privacy act with this new s/w update. Source

  • Galaxy A90 – May 25

The Galaxy A90 is the latest Samsung smartphone to get the May 2021 security update. Source

  • Galaxy A52, A52 5G – May 21

Samsung’ May 2021 update for Galaxy A52 includes Galaxy S21’s video call effects, Camera improvements. Source

  • Galaxy A70 – May 21

Samsung Galaxy A70 May 2021 update brings 360 Audio feature for Galaxy Buds Pro. Source

  • Galaxy Note 9 – May 20

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 May 2021 security update rolling out now!. Source

  • Galaxy Tab S7 – May 19

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7′ May 2021 update improves Quick Share. Source

  • Galaxy S10 Lite – May 18

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite May 2021 security update has arrived in the US. Source

  • Galaxy S21 US – May 18

Samsung Galaxy S21′ May 2021 update improves Camera and Quick Share in the US. Source

  • Galaxy A72 – May 17

Samsung Galaxy A72 May 2021 update brings video call effects, Camera improvements. Source

  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite – May 15

Samsung released May 2021 security update for the Galaxy Note 10 Lite smartphones which comes with improves system security for device stability. Source

  • Galaxy S20 @ Verizon – May 15

Galaxy S20 at Verizon gets May 2021 security update, BYOD support for easy carrier switching. Source

  • Galaxy S21 @ T-Mobile  – May 13

Samsung and T-Mobile released the May 2021 security update to the Galaxy S21 series in the US. Source

  • Galaxy S10 – May 13

Samsung released the May 2021 security update to the Galaxy S10 series devices. It also brings improvements to the Camera and Quick Share alongside system stability enhancements. Source

  • Galaxy A32 4G – May 13

Samsung Galaxy A32 started getting May 2021 security update. Source

  • Galaxy Fold 5G – May 10

Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G now receiving May 2021 security update. Source

  • Galaxy S9, Galaxy Fold – May 07

Samsung is expanding the May 2021 security update for the Galaxy Fold, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy S9 models in more countries. Source

  • Galaxy A50 – May 07

Samsung started to release a new software update to the Galaxy A50 users. This OTA brings system security improvements by installing the latest Android and One UI patches released in May 2021. Source

  • Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20 – May 06

Samsung began to release a new build for the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S21 flagships in Europe, mainly in Germany. Just like the previous OTAs, these newer ones also include the May 2021 security patch for both lineups. Source

  • Galaxy S20 FE – May 06

The Galaxy S20 FE smartphone users are the latest to join the party with the May 2021 security patch. Recently, Samsung stated that this new security update brings fixes for 3 critical, 24 high, and 17 moderate CVEs. Source

  • Galaxy Note FE – May 06

Samsung started sending a new s/w update to the Galaxy Note Fan Edition smartphones, which brings system security improvements by installing the latest May 2021 security patch. Source

  • Galaxy S9 – May 04

Samsung Galaxy S9 series started receiving the May 2021 security update in the US. You can identify this release via PDA version numbers: G960U1UES9FUD1 and G965U1UES9FUD1 for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ respectively.

  • Galaxy Z Fold 2 – May 04

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 phones getting the May 2021 security update. You can check the full details and changelog here. Source

  • Galaxy A51 – April 30

After a handful of premium Galaxy devices, the last year’s Galaxy A51 models have started receiving the May 2021 security update on the last day of April. This update carries release number: A515FXXU4EUD7. Source

  • Galaxy Note 20 – April 28

Just after the Galaxy S20 series, the May 2021 security update reached the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphones. This release has the same changelog as the Galaxy S20 lineup. Meanwhile, users can identify this update through release numbers: N98xBXXU2DUDA. Source

  • Galaxy S20 – April 28

Following the Galaxy S21 series, the Galaxy S20 lineup begun receiving a new firmware update in Germany, which brings the May 2021 security patch. This release carries build versions: G98xxXXU7DUDB. Source

  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G – April 27

After the Galaxy S21 series, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip started getting the May 2021 security update. You can identify this update via the release number F707BXXU3DUD7. Source

  • Galaxy S21 – April 26

On April 26, 2021, Samsung started sending the May 2021 security patch with a new firmware update. This update also brings major Camera and Quick Share improvements. This release can be identified via the PDA firmware version: G99xBXXU3AUDA. Source


  • We will update this article just after another new Galaxy device gets the May 2021 security patch.

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.

One UI 6.0

Hurrah! Samsung Galaxy S22 users in India can now enjoy One UI 6 Beta features [2.8GB]



Samsung Galaxy S22 One UI 6 Beta India

Users of Samsung Galaxy S22 series smartphones in India can now enjoy One UI 6 features and enhancements ahead of stable release as Samsung has officially begun the Beta Program.

One UI 6 Beta update for Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra arrives with a bundle of new features and advancements along with the Android security patch to provide a wonderful and next-level experience.


  • Galaxy S22 – S901EXXU7ZWI6
  • Galaxy S22 Plus – S906EXXU7ZWI6
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXU7ZWI6

The installtion package size of this update is 2.8 GB, user can connect their device to WiFi to install the update. The update brings the September 2023 security patch to improve system security and stability.

To join the One UI 6 Beta program, you need to access the Samsung Members app, find the Beta invitation banner, and fill out some basic information and consent. As soon as you complete the registration, Samsung will seed the Android 14-based One UI 6 Beta on your device. Then you can download and install the Beta update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.

Samsung Galaxy S22 One UI 6 Beta India

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One UI 6.0

Samsung will further optimize One UI 6 animations in October



Samsung Galaxy S23 One UI 6 Beta

Samsung has recently released the fourth One UI 6 Beta update to the Galaxy S23 series. In particular, the company implemented optimized animations in One UI 6 Beta 4, while a reliable source revealed that it will continue to optimize in October.

According to IceUniverse, it’s 100% confirmed that Samsung will further optimize the animations in One UI 6 Beta software in October. The company will unveil the One UI 6 on October 5, and the Stable rollout could start in the third or fourth week.

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One UI 5.1.1 software allegedly brought non-linear animations with the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Flip 5. Accordingly, consumers are expecting Samsung’s Android 14 update should introduce refreshed animations and transition effects to Galaxy devices.

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Android 14

Samsung’s One UI 6.0 Update: Galaxy S20, Note 20, and More Left Behind, New Options for Android Enthusiasts



Samsung Galaxy S20 FE August 2023 update

Android 14 will soon start to roll out for Google Pixel phones. Samsung, on the other hand, started the One UI 6.0 Beta Program for Galaxy S23 series in August 2023. Samsung consumers have high expectations with the One UI 6.0 update, but many Galaxy devices are no longer supported.

Samsung should have pledged the Android 14 update for Galaxy S20 and Note 20 series, but it didn’t. It leads the Galaxy S20 FE to ineligibility for the next major update. Launched pre-installed with Android 10, the S20, Note 20 and S20 FE devices are no longer eligible for any major upgrade.

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The popular Galaxy A series phones – Galaxy A51 and A71 have also finished their OS upgrade eligibility with the Android 13-based One UI 5.0. Now, the Korean tech giant focuses more on affordable phones, with the Galaxy A24 as a recent example, which will get 4 OS upgrades.

The 2nd generation Galaxy Z Fold smartphone was also eligible for three major updates. The company had released it with Android 10-based One UI 2.5, which means, it has also completed its big OTA lifespan with Android 13. You can check One UI 6.0 unsupported devices in the list below.

  • Galaxy S20 Series
  • Galaxy Note 20 Series
  • Galaxy S20 FE (LTE/5G)
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G
  • Galaxy A71 & Galaxy A51

How to get One UI 6

To experience the next Samsung mobile OS, you need to purchase a new Galaxy phone. There are a lot of sticking options, offering you a longer software lifespan across categories from budget to premium. Check the quick guide below, which embeds phones with great software support.

  • Premium – Galaxy S23 series
  • Bonus Tip – Galaxy S21 FE (flagship phone with affordability)
  • Mid-range – Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34
  • Budget – Galaxy A24

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