Samsung Galaxy S21 became the first smartphone series in the world to receive the June 2021 security patch, ahead of the Google Pixels. Subsequently, more Galaxy flagships like the Galaxy S20, S10, Note 20, Note 10, and some mid-range smartphones have also joined the party with the latest security update.
Now, the South Korean tech giant has rolled out a new firmware update for the Galaxy S21 series devices in the US that installs the latest Android and One UI patch released in June 2021. Please note that this update is rolling out for the unlocked Galaxy S21 phones
Recently, the South Korean tech giant published the June 2021 security bulletin, which clears the exact changes that arrive with this OTA. To be noted, it brings fixes for 47 CVEs from Google and 19 SVEs from Samsung for Galaxy devices
- G998U1UES3AUE3 – Galaxy S21 Ultra
- G996U1UES3AUE3 – Galaxy S21+
- G991U1UES3AUE3 – Galaxy S21
After the unlocked variants, Samsung and US carriers such as Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint will soon release security patches for June 2021, which will be available for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 10 and all other Galaxies, according to their ability.
The latest Galaxy S21 series software update changelog does not show any new features or major system optimizations other than security fixes. However, S21 series smartphone users will be the first to receive the Android 12-based One UI 4.0 beta and stable update later this year.
If you own a Galaxy S21 series smartphone then you can manually check for the June 2021 security update by navigating to device Settings >> Software updates >> Download and install.