Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy S21 update center. Here you can find the latest information about Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra updates. We will detail the current software version of each device and remind you when a new update is available. Samsung usually rolls out updates for the entire series, but this may vary by variant and carrier.
All three Galaxy S21 series phones are equipped with Android 11 and Samsung’s One UI 3.1 skins. Samsung will provide three major Android operating system updates for the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra. The company also pledged to provide four-year security updates for all equipment.
- Current stable version: Android 11
- When will the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra get Android 12? December 2021 (expected)
The latest Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra updates
August 10, 2021: Samsung Galaxy S21 models in the United States have now received the latest August 2021 security patch, after the update was initially launched in China at the end of last month and parts of Europe last week.
according to Sam moves, Firmware version G99XU1UEU4AUGE It is part of the package and should be suitable for users who are bound to the network or carrying unlocked Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra models. There is no news about what this update might bring, but looking forward to fixes and general help from security enthusiasts.According to Verizon’s Patch notes For S21 Ultra, the firmware also provides “performance improvements.”
To check if the update applies to your device, go to set up > software Update and click Download and install.
Previous Samsung Galaxy S21 series update
- July 13, 2021: Firmware version G99xBXXU3AUG4 Brought Android Auto fixes to the S21 series.
- June 22, 2021: US Samsung Galaxy S21 series users get the firmware version G99xUSQU4AUF5 (h/t Sam move). The update brings an improved portrait mode effect, solves the overheating problem, and reduces the delay when zooming. Also includes the Android security patch for June 2021.
- June 17, 2021: Samsung has launched a new update with firmware version G99xxXXU3AUF6 (h/t Sam moves). This update fixes the camera lag problem, solves the overheating problem and adds an improved portrait mode effect.
- May 28, 2021: Samsung began to roll out the June security patch for the Galaxy S21 series (h/t Sam moves) In some countries. This update carries firmware versions G991NKSU3AUE8, G996NKSU3AUE8 and G998NKSU3AUE8 for Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively.
- April 27, 2021: Samsung released the firmware version G99xBXXU3AUDA (h/t Sam moves) To Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra, the download size is 1.2GB. It brings the May 2021 security patch to the mobile phone, and includes improvements to the camera and quick sharing functions.
- March 29, 2021: Samsung released the firmware version G99xxXXU2AUCB (h/t Sam moves) To the Galaxy S21 series. It weighs about 1.14GB, and brings the April 2021 security patch and some camera improvements. Portrait mode can be used in the main shooting game of mobile phones. The change log also points to improvements in “overall equipment performance”.
- February 14, 2021: The Samsung Galaxy S21 update brings the firmware version G99xBXXU1AUB6, which weighs less than 260MB. According to the change log, it brings equipment stability improvements, additional performance gains and enhanced features.
- February 1, 2021: The Galaxy S21 series received the February 2021 Android security patch in its first post-release update.However, the user is Reddit and Samsung Forum It was found that the update may cause some devices to run out of battery. Those who have encountered the problem pointed out that switching the phone to airplane mode will stop the consumption, which indicates that the mobile network connection is the culprit.
- January 26, 2021: Long before the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra fell into the hands of consumers, Samsung launched two updates.Every Sam moves, Firmware version G991BXXU1AUAB, G996BXXU1AUAB, and G998BXXU1AUAC Improved the performance of the camera and equipment, the weight is about 278MB.
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