Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S20 July 2021 security update rollout begins!

Samsung Galaxy S20 Series

Samsung’s Verizon branded Galaxy S20 series is now receiving a new software update in the US, which brings system security improvements by installing the latest July 2021 security patch.

The lineup is currently running the latest One UI version 3.1 on top of the Android 11 operating system. Ahead of Android 12 and One UI 4.0, the S20 smartphones will get a new One UI 3.1.1 update in near future.

Well, Verizon’s new software update didn’t bring any new feature or remarkable system optimizations as it is just a regular security update that includes new Android and One UI patches.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Series

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Below, you can see the official changelog, followed by firmware versions.

What’s changing:

  • The current software update provides performance improvements and the most up to date Android security patches on your device.

July 2021 Security Patch: Samsung confirmed that its July update brings fixes for 41 CVE items from Google and 8 SVE items from Samsung. Additionally, this update should improve the system functions and stock applications as well.

Software versions:

  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – G988USQU2DUG1
  • Galaxy S20 Plus – G986USQU2DUG1
  • Galaxy S20 5G UW – G981VSQU2DUG1

Previously, the international variants of the Galaxy S20 series had received the same treatment in several European and Asian markets. At the same time, the company is rapidly expanding the reach of July 2021 security patch to the remaining + eligible devices.

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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