Update 1: T-Mobile started releasing another September 2021 security update to the Galaxy S21 series smartphone users in the US. (Source) It brings system security improvements as well as optimizations to the entire software system to the smartphones.
It looks like Samsung has concluded the One UI 3.1.1 features rollout for the eligible flagship devices such as Galaxy S21 and Galaxy Note 20, as they are now receiving a new firmware update, which brings improvements to the system security by installing the latest Android and One UI patches released in September 2021.
According to the news, Samsung has begun expanding its September 2021 security patch to the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy Note 20, and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone users in different regions.
If we specifically talk about the Galaxy S21 series, these devices receiving the new security update in European countries such as Germany. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 20 series is getting the same treatment in Brazil.
- Galaxy S21 – G991BXXS3AUHD
- Galaxy S21 Plus – G996BXXS3AUHD
- Galaxy S21 Ultra – G998BXXS3AUHD
- Galaxy Note 20 – N981BXXS3DUH5
- Galaxy Note 20 Ultra – N986BXXS3DUH5
It’s worth mentioning that Samsung has not yet released the September 2021 security update bulletin that brings details about the CVEs and SVEs that will be fixed after installing on the Galaxy S21 and Note 20 series. However, the company is expected to publish it in the coming days.
How to check for updates manually
- Open device Settings
- Scroll down and tap on Software updates
- Hit the Download and install button.
Samsung Galaxy S22 grabs September 2023 update in India
Samsung is releasing the September 2023 update for Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphones in India. The new update installs the latest security patch to improve system security and stability.
September 2023 security update for the Samsung Galaxy S22 series in India arrives with the One UI build version mentioned below.
- Galaxy S22 – S901EXXS7CWH6
- Galaxy S22 Plus – S906EXXS7CWH6
- Galaxy S22 Ultra – S908EXXS7CWH6
The installtion package size of this update is 389.60MB. This update focuses mainly on security fixes and does not introduce any new features or changes. According to the changelog, the update fixes over 60 issues found in smartphones and tablets in the previous version.
You can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
Samsung Galaxy S20 series getting a massive firmware update in the US
Samsung is rolling out a new update for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, which comes with a big-size installation package of 1.3GB. The update installs the August 2023 security patch to improve system security.
However, the changelog of this update does not include any new feature or change except system security maintenance, stability optimizations, and bug fixes. Moreover, it updates several stock apps including Samsung Notes Add-ons, Galaxy Wearable, Kids, Notes, Health, SmartThing, Members, Wallet, Calculator, and Smart Switch to the latest version.
Users of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series can identify this massive update through One UI build version G98xU1UEU6HWHD. The update is currently rolling out for unlocked models in the US.
To install this update, you just need to visit Galaxy Store >> Software Updates >> Download and install.
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Samsung releases Galaxy S23 September 2023 update in Brazil
Samsung is pushing a new update with the September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphones in Brazil. This update is already available in the US, Canada, and Europe.
September 2023 security update for the Galaxy S23 series comes in Brazil with the One UI build version mentioned below.
- Galaxy S23 – S911BXXS3AWI3
- Galaxy S23 Plus – S916BXXS3AWI3
- Galaxy S23 Ultra – S918BXXS3AWI3
Users will have to download around 331.46MB package to install the update. The latest firmware fixes over 60 flaws found in smartphones and tablets in the previous version. The update improves the device’s system security, stability, and overall performance.
However, this update does not include any new feature or change. The update is rolling out gradually, so reaching all eligible devices may take some time. You can install the latest update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.