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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.

Android 14

Download/Install One UI 6 Beta ROM for Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, S23 Ultra [Beta 4/5]



Samsung One UI 6

Last month, Samsung rolled out the first and second Beta builds of its Android 14 firmware. Currently, Samsung’s Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra devices are eligible to download and install One UI 6 Beta. The official way to get Beta is registration through Members, while there’s a custom installation way as well.

Courtesy of BredzProh (senior member at XDA Forums), the official One UI 6 Beta builds are available for download and install on the Galaxy S23 series. For Europe, the company is using a universal CSC Code – EUX, making it easier (indirectly) to install the firmware manually.

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The Beta Program is only accessible for T-Mobile consumers in the United States along with the user having a carrier-unlocked smartphone. Do note that the download links are not just the way to get Beta in any country as you need to perfectly flash firmware through the ADB method. Links below:

Galaxy S23 Ultra


AWF7 → ZWH8 [Beta 1]



ZWH8 → ZWHO [Beta 2]

ZWHO ➝ ZWI8 [Beta 3]


ZWIB ➝ ZWIC [Beta 4]

ZWIC ➝ ZWIK [Beta 5]



AWFD → ZWH8 [Beta 1]

ZWH8 → ZWHO [Beta 2]

ZWHO ➝ ZWI8 [Beta 3]


ZWIB ➝ ZWIC [Beta 4]

ZWIC ➝ ZWIK [Beta 5]


AWFD → ZWH8 [Beta 1]

ZWH8 → ZWHO [Beta 2]

ZWHO ➝ ZWI8 [Beta 3]


ZWIB ➝ ZWIC [Beta 4]

ZWIC ➝ ZWIK [Beta 5]


Galaxy S23 Plus


AWH3 → ZWHO [B1]

ZWHO ➝ ZWI8 [B3]





Galaxy S23


AWH3 → ZWHO [B1]


AWH3 ➝ ZWI8 [5.1 to B3]






AWGH → ZWH8 [B1]

ZWH8 → ZWHO [B2]

ZWHO ➝ ZWI8 [B3]




Samsung One UI 6

How to install [ADB Method]

  • Download the ROM (right build) for your Galaxy device.
  • Find the file in My Files and change the extension from .bin to
  • Download and install ADB on your PC.
    • Make sure to have “C:\Android\platform-tools” added to “Path” in System variables.
  • On your phone, go to Settings > About phone > Software information
  • Repeatedly tap on the build number to activate Developer options, and then open it
  • From Developer options, find and enable “USB debugging”
  • Connect your phone to your PC.
    • Eensure it has Samsung Driver installed from “Smart Switch for PC.”
  • You may enable the “Always allow from this computer” if it’s your personal PC.
  • Tap on Allow.


Your data will be wiped.

  • On your PC, move the “” file to “C:\Android\platform-tools”.
  • Click on the Start Button.
  • Click on Windows Terminal (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
  • In the Terminal, type “adb devices” and execute it.
    • If you didn’t enable “Always allow from this computer”, the pop up will appear again on the phone. Tap on Allow.
  • Type “adb reboot recovery” and execute it.
  • Your phone will boot to Recovery Mode.
  • Navigating with the volume buttons and selecting the power button, go to “Apply update from ADB”
    • If you want to force exit from this screen, hold down the Volume down and Power buttons.
  • Back to the PC, type: “.\adb sideload “C:\Android\platform-tools\” and execute it.
  • The installation process will start and One UI 6.0 beta will be installed.
  • After the update process has finished, back to the PC, execute “adb reboot recovery” again.
  • Go to “Wipe cache partition” and select Yes.
  • Then select “Reboot system now”.


  • Your data will be wiped.
  • If you get an error, you may have downloaded the wrong build, or your device doesn’t support the beta program at all. If you are sure that you have downloaded the right build, try again using different cables, USB ports, or PCs.)
  • Trigger manual firmware installation at your own risk.

Alternative Way

  • Here is how you can download and install Samsung One UI Beta without PC – Read More
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Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite starts getting One UI 5.1.1 update



Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7 Lite One UI 5.1.1 update

Samsung has begun rolling out the stable One UI 5.1.1 update for its Galaxy Tab A7 Lite. The update brings a number of new features and improvements to the devices, as well as updates to several stock apps.

Users of Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite can identify the One UI 5.1.1 update with firmware ending with T225XXU4CWI2 and a package size of around 1.1GB. The update is currently available in European countries and will soon expand to other markets.

One UI 5.1.1 for Samsung Galaxy 

One of the features is better app previews and switching on the Recents screen. You can see how apps will look after you open them, and easily switch from pop-up view to split screen or vice versa. You can also check minimized apps with the S Pen.

Another feature is Quick Share to send files to contacts anytime and anywhere. You can also share files privately by setting expiration dates, canceling sharing, or preventing resharing.

More options are now available for watermarks, effects, and remastering in Camera and Gallery. You can customize the date and time separately for watermarks, see enhanced remaster previews, apply effects more easily, and copy and paste effects from one picture to another.

Some changes have also been made in My Files, Device Care, Lock screen, and Samsung Internet. You can drag and drop with two hands, clear app caches, manage memory usage, change modes from the Lock screen, and customize the layout in Samsung Internet.

How to update:

To install the latest update, just need to open Settings, press on the Software Update option, and then click on the Download and Install option. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the latest update.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7 Lite One UI 5.1.1 update

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One UI 6 Beta 5 for Samsung Galaxy S23 arrives: Fixes touch, camera, rebooting, and more issues



Samsung Galaxy S23 One UI 6 Beta 5 update

Samsung is rolling out a One UI 6 Beta 5 update for Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphone users in the UK. The update is part of the One UI 6 Beta program, which allows users to test the latest features and improvements before the stable release.

One UI 5 Beta 6 update of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series can be identified through PDA ending with ZWIK and weighs around 750 MB. It brings several bug fixes and enhancements to the Galaxy S23 series devices.

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The update fixes a bundle of issues that users encountered in the last beta version, mainly related to call recording, ghost touch, Camera, motion photo, Maintenance mode, and more.


  • Fixed the problem of not being able to record during a call
  • Fixed no touch at the bottom of the screen or
    ghost touch issue
  • Fixed the issues of stuck after entering camera, forced termination. and not being able to take pictures
  • Fixed the problem of not being able to use Motion Photo
  • Fixed infinite rebooting problem when entering Maintenance Mode
  • Many other improvements

Samsung Galaxy S23 One UI 6 Beta 5 update


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