Samsung is rolling out a new firmware update for the Galaxy S21 FE in the US. The update, which introduces a new security patch, several improvements, and bug fixes, will be available for download from the device settings app. However, the Korean giant has already released the February 2023 security update for the device earlier this morning.
Verizon Galaxy S21 FE gets January 2023 Security Patch
Verizon is pushing the January 2023 security patch for Galaxy S21 FE in the United States. The update brings a number of bug fixes and improvements, as well as the latest security patches. If you own the Verizon-locked Galaxy S21 FE, you should be receiving the update shortly.
The update, which is available as an OTA (over-the-air) download, brings the phone’s firmware version up to G990USQU4DWA8 and G990U2SQU2DWA8.
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The update doesn’t seem to bring any major changes or new features, but it does include a number of bug fixes and performance improvements. According to the official changelog, the update also patched some issues with NFC, Secure Folder, and Samsung Knox. Samsung advises all users of these devices to install the latest security patch as soon as possible, information leakage, and elevation of privilege vulnerabilities. Other fixes include a number of improvements to the overall stability and performance of the device.
If you’re using a Galaxy S21 FE on Verizon’s network in the US, you should be able to download and install the new firmware update by going into your phone’s Settings menu and checking for updates manually. Alternatively, you can wait for the update to be pushed to your device automatically in the coming days.
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