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Samsung Galaxy S10 gets August 2021 update in the US and Europe

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Samsung August 2021 security update is now expanding for the Galaxy S10 series devices in different parts of the world such as Europe and the US. Just recently, these devices have begun grabbing the latest security patch in Switzerland, and now, the same update is taking place in the US for carrier unlocked models.

According to the info, the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ receiving a new firmware update with August 2021 security patches from Samsung and Google. The package includes fixes for 38 CVEs from Google and 8 SVEs from Samsung for the Galaxy S10 series and other Galaxies.

Samsung Galaxy S10 August 2021 Security Update

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In the US, consumers can identify this release via PDA firmware versions: G970U1UES6GUG1, G973U1UES6GUG1 and G975U1UES6GUG1 for the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ smartphones respectively.

On the other hand, in European countries, the same treatment can be identified via build numbers: G970FXXUCFUH3, G973FXXUCFUH3 and G975FXXUCFUH3 for the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ smartphones respectively.

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One UI 3.1.1 or One UI 4, What’s next?

However, it’s a minor software update, which includes just new Android patches for device security improvements. Meanwhile, it’s reported that Samsung is not in a mood to offer the One UI 3.1.1 update to the current Galaxy phones and tablets.

Apart from this, preparation of the Android 12 update for Galaxy devices has begun and Samsung is expected to announce the One UI 4 Beta program for the Galaxy S21 series flagships in the coming days/month. The Galaxy S10 units are eligible for the Android 12 update, but the Beta invitation could not arrive ahead.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Update: New Android 12-based One UI 4.0 update

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Galaxy S21 Android 12

Back in January 2021, Samsung launched the Galaxy S21 flagship series, which introduces three variants including standard, Plus, and Ultra. Came pre-installed with Android 11-based One UI version 3.1, the Galaxy S21 lineup will get three major Android OS upgrades as well as four years of security patches.

Now, the South Korean tech giant has started releasing a new software update based on One UI to the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra devices. The recent release comes with improvements to system security as well as stability. Moreover, it also optimizes the stock applications for a better overall user experience.

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If you want to check for the latest update manually, head to your device Settings tap on Software updates and finally hit the Download and install button.

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November 26

Post Android 12 update

Samsung started releasing a new One UI 4.0-based firmware update to the Galaxy S21 series devices with regular improvements. Identified via PDA firmware version ending BUKG, the latest update is making its way to Germany. Read more

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November 24

Verizon released new Android 12-based update

Verizon released a new One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S21 lineup in the US. The changelog mentions improvements to the system performance and enhancements to the device’s stability. Though, consumers claimed that it fixes the display refresh rate issue. Read more

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November 23

Expert RAW

Thanks to Expert RAW app that makes addition of Pro Mode in Telephoto lens of the Galaxy S21 Ultra possible. This function enables multi-frame-based raw shooting of all lenses (Wide/Tele/Ultrawide). Read more

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November 15

Galaxy S21 gets official One UI 4.0

Samsung officially launched the stable One UI 4.0 software system based on Android 12 operating system. The company said that the One UI 4.0 update rollout will begin for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra phones from now on. Read more

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November 02: One UI 4 Beta 4

Samsung started releasing the latest One UI 4 Beta update for Galaxy S21 series in South Korea and Germany. Check changelog below.

  • Delete stretch effect when overscrolling
  • Removed pop-up allowing notification when first running the app
  • Stuttering when setting WQHD
  • Frame drops when the alarm goes off
  • WIFI, hotspot not turned on under certain circumstances
  • Screen dims when unlocked
  • Two Call Logs are created each time you send or receive a call.
  • Fingerprint recognition does not work after intermittently rebooting
  • Under certain circumstances, nearby WIFI APs cannot be searched
  • Rebooted during voice calls
  • Keypad closed
  • ONEUI Home when exiting by closing all recent apps
  • Rebooted after force shutdown
  • Fixed other minor issues

November 02: November 2021 patch in the US and Singapore

Samsung is now expanding the November 2021 security patch to the Galaxy S21 series devices in the US (Unlocked on AT&T, Bluegrass Cellular, C-Spire, Comcast, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon’s networks) and Singapore. [Source]

October 26: October 2021 patch at T-Mobile US

T-Mobile network carrier has begun sending a new firmware update for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra devices in the US. The new One UI 3.1 based software update comes with October 2021 security patch for better device security. [Source]

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  • Galaxy S21 – G991USQS4AUIR
  • Galaxy S21 Plus – G996USQS4AUIR
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998USQS4AUIR

October 25: November 2021 patch in Germany

Earlier, the Korean tech giant has started to release the One UI 4 Beta 3 update for the Galaxy S21 series devices in several regions. This release came with the latest November 2021 security patch for the Beta participants, however, the same patches releasing for the Galaxy S21 phones running Android 11 in Germany. [Source]

  • Galaxy S21 – G991BXXS3AUJ7
  • Galaxy S21 Plus – G996BXXS3AUJ7
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXS3AUJ7

October 23: One UI 4 Beta 2 in India

Samsung is now releasing the 2nd One UI 4 Beta update for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra in India. The update also brings November 2021 security patch. You can see the software versions of this update below.

  • Galaxy S21 – G991BXXU3ZUJG
  • Galaxy S21 Plus – G996BXXU3ZUJG
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXU3ZUJG

October 21: One UI 4 Beta 3 in the US

Samsung is now expanding the third One UI 4 Beta update for the Galaxy S21 series smartphone users in the US. Just like the Korean variants, this release includes the final Android 12 version (AOSP) as well as improvements and optimizations for Color Themes. [Source]

October 20: One UI 4 Beta 3

Samsung just released the most-awaited One UI 4 Beta 3 for the Galaxy S21 series smartphone users in South Korea. After the initial rollout, the update will soon be expanded to more markets including the US, Germany, India, UK, and China. You can identify this release via the last four digits of the PDA release number – ZUJB. [Source]

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Check the official One UI 4 Beta 3 changelog below.

  • Fixed an issue where only some menus were partially untranslated right after the porta update
  • Google AOSP reflected (Google final release was reflected)
  • Overscroll effect changed from existing glow to stretch form (Android 12 changed)
  • Voice command in the camera Misrecognition improvement
  • Pet lighting effect applied
  • Color theme function stabilization
  • Keyboard shortcut issue fixed
  • Calling/texting on other devices fixed
  • Bixby not being called on the lock screen
  • Fixed system UI forced shutdown
  • Many others Apply improvements

October 16: October 2021 Security Patch [USA]

The Galaxy S21 series devices (Unlocked and carrier-branded) have started grabbing the October 2021 security patch through a new software update in the US. The latest update brings version numbers mentioned below:  [Source]

  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998USQS4AUIN/G998U1UES4AUIN
  • Galaxy S21 Plus – G996USQS4AUIN/G996U1UES4AUIN
  • Galaxy S21 – G991USQS4AUIN/G991U1UES4AUIN

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You can check the latest security patch content on the official Samsung security update page and eligibility on the scope page.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 gets its first software update after upgrading Android 12/One UI 4.0

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The Galaxy S21 is the first Samsung smartphone lineup that had upgraded to the stable Android 12-based One UI 4.0. Now, the company started releasing a new One UI 4.0-based firmware update to the Galaxy S21 series devices with regular improvements.

Identified via PDA firmware version ending BUKG, the latest Galaxy S21 update is making its way to the European market, starting with Germany. Unlike the recent release, this new OTA brings just improvements to the system functions for a better user experience.

Galaxy S21 Post Android 12 Update

Firmware versions

  • Galaxy S20 – G991BXXU3BUKG
  • Galaxy S21 Plus – G996BXXU3BUKG
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXU3BUKG

To be mentioned, this new improvements update arrived ahead of December 2021 security update, therefore, it’s expected to fix some unknown errors and issues and further enhance the system functions. Following the initial rollout, the update will soon be expanded to more regions.

Galaxy S21

Recently, Verizon released a new One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S21 lineup in the US. The changelog mentions improvements to the system performance and enhancements to the device’s stability. Though, consumers claimed that it fixes the display refresh rate issue.

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If you want to check for the latest update manually, head to your device Settings tap on Software updates and finally hit the Download and install button.

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[List] Samsung updated these Galaxy devices to November 2021 security patch

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From October 20, Samsung started sending its latest security update to the Galaxy devices. However, the Galaxy S21 series was the first to grab the November 2021 security patch in South Korea.

To be mentioned, Samsung’s every new security update comes with fixes for a lot of CVEs from Google and various SVEs for One UI software system, although, the patch details have yet to release.

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The Korean tech giant is rapidly expanding the reach of its November 2021 security patch to more and more Galaxy devices worldwide. Below, you can check all the Galaxy devices that have started getting the latest security patches.

Samsung November 2021 Update Device List

  • Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Galaxy A32
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Z Flip 3
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10 5G
  • Galaxy A32 5G
  • Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+
  • Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Galaxy A41
  • Galaxy Note 9
  • Galaxy Z Fold 2
  • Galaxy S20 FE 4G/5G
  • Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10+
  • Galaxy Note 10 Lite
  • Galaxy Fold 5G
  • Galaxy Z Flip 5G
  • Galaxy M32 4G
  • Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy A50 [Expanding]
  • Galaxy A22 4G
  • Galaxy A52
  • Galaxy A52s
  • Galaxy Tab A 10.5
  • Galaxy Tab Active 3
    Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+
  • Galaxy A12 – New
  • Galaxy A31 – New
  • Galaxy A10 – New
  • Galaxy XCover 5 – New

This article will be updated regularly.

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