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Samsung distributing One UI 5.1 update for Galaxy S21 Series in Canada

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As usual, Samsung has updated several high-end devices, including Galaxy Z Flip 3, Fold 3, Galaxy S22, and Galaxy S21 FE, with the latest update, i.e., One UI 5.1, but don’t know why the company skips the Galaxy S21 device for new updates, most of the time these devices gets the update very late. Let’s discuss if there is any advantage in the late update or if it is just similar to all.

Currently, the latest update is rolling out for Galaxy S21 in Canada. The update brings the support of One UI 5.1, which provides similar features as other Galaxy devices, and getting the security patch as of February 2023, which is also one month older, so it is clear that the users who are waiting for the update don’t get any extra advantage for it.

Users who own Galaxy S21 devices can identify the latest update by checking its build version G991WVLU5EWB2, G996WVLU5EWB2, and G998WVLU5EWB2 for Galaxy S21 base, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively. The update is available in the 1685.97 software package.

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The One UI 5.1 update is the latest upgrade of One UI, which is based on Android 13, but it offers some extra features that are exclusively available for Samsung devices. These features enhance several existing features of devices.

One UI 5.1 brings these new features

Change color tone- Now, you can easily change the color tone of your selfies by tapping on the new effects button, which is now available at the top of the right screen.

Create a shared family album – It makes it easier to share pictures with your family. After quickly analyzing the faces Gallery will recommend pictures to add to the shared album.

Take funny selfies with up to 3 people – with the new One UI 5.1, you can take funny selfies with three people in Mask mode. You can easily replace different emojis on each person’s face.

Change the location of the screenshot – you can now change the folder and choose where you want the screenshots to be saved.

Moreover, the update is not limited to these features, but it provides a lot more new functionalities for devices; to get detailed info about each feature, you can visit our previous article dedicated to One UI 5.1.

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June 2024 security is now live for Galaxy Z Flip 5 devices

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After introducing the June 2024 security patch to the Galaxy S series flagship devices, the company has now started rolling out the update to Galaxy Z Fold 5 devices; it is worth noting that the update has been spotted in the Central American regions.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 June 2024 Security Update: What’s New In This Update

As per the information, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is spotted getting a June 2024 security patch update in Guatemala with the firmware version number F731BXXS2CXEA. With the latest update, you will get some new features that will improve the overall performance of the devices. The update is expected to be available to more units in the coming days.

The June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy device will provide nearly 60 fixes, and Google has addressed 37 security vulnerabilities in the Android ecosystem. Meanwhile, Samsung has also brought 22 more patches that will improve the security of the Galaxy devices.

Additionally, the update may provide some new features that will improve the overall performance and enhancement of the devices. Along with this, the update may also offer some differences, which will enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices.

If you use the Galaxy Z Flip 5 in the Central American region, you should receive new update notifications on your device. If you haven’t received an update, you can manually check for it.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 was launched back in 2023; the device came with Android 13, and later, it grabbed its first significant update in the form of Android 14 and One UI 6.1. According to the Samsung software policy, it will get a new update till five years from the launch, so the device, where the device will get four major OS update and several security patch updates for five years

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Carrier locked Galaxy Z Fold 4 getting June 2024 security patch in the US

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Samsung is gradually expanding the June 2024 security patch update to more devices. Now, in the latest development, the company has started rolling out the update for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 devices in the US.

Carrier locked Galaxy Z Fold 4 June 2024 Update

According to the information, the update is spotted on the locked variant of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 device with the firmware version number F936USQS5FXF1. The update is spotted on the MetroPCS network and is expected to be available in more Carina in the next few days.

The June 2024 security patch update doesn’t bring any new features. Still, it will provide some new changes to the different existing functions, which aim to enhance the overall security of the devices. 

For your information, the June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy S24 device will bring nearly 60 fixes, improving the devices’ internal functioning and overall security. In detail, 37 patches were included by Google, and 22 patches were added by Samsung exclusively for its Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the update may provide some more fixes that will improve the functioning and stability of the devices. It is worth noticing that some users faced some battery-related issues in the last patch update, so we hope that this update may address those issues and make them eligible for resolution.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Fold 4 device in the US that is locked to MetroPCS, you should start getting new update notifications on your device. If you haven’t received an update yet, you can check for it manually.

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Samsung One UI Home gets updated with June 2024 security patch

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Samsung has already started introducing the June 2024 security patch update for the eligible devices; as of writing, the update is available for the flagship devices, including Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S23 devices; with this update, the company hasn’t reached specific changes for the devices. However, a tipster has noticed that One UI Home has been updated to a new version.

For your information, earlier, the One UI Home was running with version 15.1.01.3, but after the update, it was updated to version 15.1.03.41. This indicates that users will get some visible changes to the home screen functionality that enhance the overall experience of the device interface.

As the new update for One UI Home comes with the June 2024 patch, you don’t have to do anything manually as usual. When you update your device to the latest version, it will push a new update and update the device to the latest version, automatically updating the One UI Home.

If you want to check whether a new update is available for your device, you can do that by following simple steps: On the Home screen, perform the pinch-out gesture, tap on the setting icon, and tap on the About Home screen. Alternatively, you can check the update from the Galaxy store app. It is worth noting that the new update for One UI Home has arrived for Galaxy S24 devices, and it is expected to be available to more devices with the update.

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