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Samsung Galaxy A41 and XCover 4s get July 2021 security update

Starting this month, Samsung released the newer security patch to the Galaxy S10 series, followed by several mid-range and budget phones. Moreover, the company’s every eligible flagship device had already started receiving the July 2021 security patch in different regions globally.

Recently, the Korean tech giant pushed a new firmware update for the Galaxy A41 and Galaxy XCover 4s smartphones in Russia and the Nordic region respectively. The update brings the latest Android and One UI patches released in July 2021 for better system security.

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Users can identify the update through version numbers: A415FXXS1CUG1 and G398FNXXUCCUG1 for the Galaxy A41 and Galaxy XCover 4s respectively. However, it is an initial rollout, the OEM should soon expand its reach to other regions and countries.

What’s new with Samsung July 2021 update

Google confirmed that the July 2021 Android security update brings fixes for dozens of CVEs, while it fixes 41 CVEs on Galaxy devices. Moreover, Samsung additionally brings fixes for 8 SVEs for better overall system security as well as stability.

How to check for update manually?

As always, just open your device’s Settings, scroll down then tap on the Software updates menu. Wait for update checking and hit the Download and install button if the device recognizes a new OTA update.

James Lee Taylor
James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue 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.

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