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Galaxy Z Fold 2 and S21 FE received One UI 5.1 update in Canada

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Samsung is pushing One UI 5.1 update to two more Galaxy devices, i.e., Galaxy S21 FE 5G and Galaxy Fold 2 5G. Earlier, the company served the same update to the Note 20 series devices. If Samsung updates its devices at the same pace, then it will surely complete the One UI 5.1 session within this month.

The latest update is now available for the Galaxy S21 FE 5G and Galaxy Fold 2 5G devices with version numbers G990WVLU4EWB3 and F916WVLU2JWB5, respectively. Let’s discuss the update according to the device.

Galaxy S21 FE 5G

Samsung introduced the FE variant of Galaxy S21 back in 2022, while the main series containing the Galaxy S21 base, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra came into the market a year before, i.e., 2019. As the Galaxy S21 FE was released after one year, it gained the advantage, it comes with Android 12, and the device got a new major update as One UI 5.0 based on Android 13 and now receiving the latest version update of One UI 5.1. As Samsung has officially announced that it will give four Android updates to Galaxy S21 FE devices, which means the device will get new Android updates up to Android 16.

Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is the second generation of the Fold series; it was launched in 2020 and came with Android 10, later the device received three more major updates -One UI 3.0 (Android 11), One UI 4.0(Android12), One UI 5.0 (Android 13) sequentially. Now, Samsung has pushed one more major update, 5.1, which is also loaded with a lot of new features. Being a three-year-old smartphone that has received three major updates as well, now the device is no longer eligible for further Android updates. However, it will receive some minor updates in the form of security updates in the coming days.

One UI 5.1 update brings new features to stock apps

One UI 5.1 update is one of the important updates; it has come with several new features which are added under various system-level apps, including Camera, Gallery, AR Zone, and more; for starters, Samsung has made its new skin which is based on Android and similar features, plus company introduces some more new functionalities for its devices which are not present in the related Android.


Meet Puru, our tech maestro & Author at Sam Lover! With a background in Software Engineering and Programming, Puru dives into the intricacies of One UI and rides the wave of Samsung Firmware updates with expert guidance. From sleek navigation tips to the latest firmware gems, Puru is your go-to for unlocking the full potential of your Samsung device. Stay tuned for a tech journey like no other!

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Samsung updates unlocked Galaxy S22, Flip4, Fold3, and Flip3 to the April 2024 security patch in the US

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In the last few days, Samsung has expanded the April 2024 security patch update to many Galaxy devices, but, due to the carrier network limitation, the update has reached only the locked variants of the devices. Fortunately, some unlocked Galaxy devices also received a new update.

Notably, Samsung has rolled out the April 2024 security patch to multiple unlocked Galaxy devices, such as the Galaxy S22, Galaxy Z Flip 4, Galaxy Z Fold 3, and Galaxy Z Flip 3. Users who own the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra can identify the update by the firmware version numbers S901U1UES4DXD1, S906U1UES4DXD1, and S908U1UES4DXD1 sequentially. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is getting an update with the firmware version number F721U1UES4EXD1.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are getting new updates with the firmware version numbers F926U1UES5HXD1 and F711U1UES6HXD1, respectively. If you are using any of the mentioned devices, you should start getting notifications about the update.

According to the official documentation, the April 2024 security patch could bring more than 40 fixes. In detail, Google has added 27 fixes, and along with this, there are 17 more fixes that are included by Samsung, which exclusively provides support for Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the latest update may also provide some extra improvements and stability by changing the internal functions of the devices. But as far as its significance, the user will not get any important changes for the device. In case you are facing any issues while using any function, you should also update your device to the latest version, as it may also fix them.

If you are using any of the unlocked versions of the above-mentioned device, you can now update your device to the latest version. To do that, go to the system settings, then tap on the software update option. If the update is available, then tap on the download button.


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Galaxy A34 Gains April 2024 security update in Europe

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After introducing the April 2024 security patch update to many high-end Galaxy devices belonging to the Galaxy Z and S series, Samsung has now turned its focus towards the A series devices. In the latest development, it has started rolling out the update for the Galaxy A34 devices.

Initially, Samsung distributed the April 2024 security patch to the European units of the Galaxy A34 devices, carrying the firmware version number A346BXXS6BXD1. In the coming days, we anticipate the company to extend the update to additional units.

For your information, the April 2024 security patch is one of the standard security patches that doesn’t bring any new features but will provide some security-related enhancements that will improve the overall performance and stability of the devices.

According to the official documentation, the April 2024 update brings more than 40 fixes, and Google has added 27 fixes that address the issues found in the Android OS. Meanwhile, there are 17 more fixes added by Samsung that address the issues found in Galaxy devices exclusively.

Moreover, the update may also address some issues that cause your device to malfunction or other issues like app creep, lagging, etc., so if you are also facing any issues as mentioned, then you should update your device to the latest version.

If you are using the Galaxy A34 device in Europe, then you should start receiving notifications of the April 2024 update. To update the device, go to the software update menu via system settings. It is possible that the update hasn’t arrived on your device yet, so you just need to wait for some time.


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Samsung Galaxy A53 started receiving the April 2024 security patch in Europe

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Samsung has already served the April 2024 security patch for the Galaxy A53 devices, but it was limited to the USA. Now, with the expansion, the device has started getting the same update in Europe. 

The Galaxy A53 is getting an April 2024 security patch update in Europe, carrying the firmware version number A536BXXS9DXD1. It is coming in a 242.54 MB software package. The update is currently spotted in some regions, and in the coming days, it will be available to all units in the next few days.

The April 2024 update provides the latest security patch that provides a bunch of security enhancements that assure that your Galaxy device will be protected against several external threats that can be dangerous. So if you are conscious of your data, it is mandatory to keep the device up-to-date.

Along with the security improvements, the update may also provide some extra improvements that will enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices. So to take advantage, you can now update your device to the latest version.

If you are using the Galaxy A53 device in Europe, then you can now update the device to the April 2024 update by simply going to the system software update via the device’s main settings. If you haven’t received the update yet, then just wait. It takes time to reach every unit of the devices. 


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