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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, S20 FE, A53, Xcover Pro grab April 2023 security patch update in Canada

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Samsung was busy expanding May 2023 update for eligible Galaxy devices, but in Canada, the company is currently expanding one might older security update as April 2023 security patch, which includes 60 security vulnerability fixes for the remaining Galaxy devices, including Galaxy S21FE(SM-G990W), Galaxy S21 FE(SM-G990W2), Galaxy S20FE, Galaxy A53 5G and Galaxy XCover Pro. 

Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and Galaxy S21 FE were released back in 2022. These were the lite version of the main flagship series, which included three models Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S21. The Fan Edition devices were made for the purpose of providing all the flagship-grade features in a low price range. Additional users also enjoy long software support as the main series. 

With the new policy, Samsung has expanded the eligibility of Galaxy S21 FE, so it is now eligible to get Android 14 support; however, Galaxy S20 is stuck with Android 13. Fortunately, both of the devices are still eligible for new software updates in the form of security updates.

Users can identify the April 2023 security update for Galaxy S21FE(SM-G990W), Galaxy S21 FE(SM-G990W2), and Galaxy S20 FE by these firmware version numbers G990WVLU6EWD4, G990W2VLU4EWD4 and G781WVLU8HWD2 sequentially.

Galaxy A53 5G

Samsung has many mid-range devices; most of the popular devices belong to the A series. The Galaxy A53 is a premium range device that gives a lot of new features that make it a value-for-money device. The device came with Android 12, which was the latest OS of that time, but in the second half of the year, it got a new major update in the form of Android 13. Samsung has covered this device under a 5-year software update policy. To keep the promise, Samsung has rolled out a new update in the form of an April 2023 security patch. The update comes with version number A536WVLU5CWD2.

Galaxy X Cover pro

Samsung has a wide range of devices, and it has a different variety of devices. The Galaxy XCover pro is also one of the unique devices which comes with a rough and tough body. This device has come from the family of rugged devices, which are specially designed to survive in tough weather conditions. Samsung hasn’t only provided it with tough skin but also offers software support. Now continuing, the company has rolled out an April 2023 security update with version number G715WVLUBFWD2.


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US Carrier-locked Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 getting May 2024 security patch

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Samsung has already started rolling out the May 2024 security patch for the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5, but it was limited to the unlocked version. Now,  with the latest development, the update has been spotted on several locked variants.

As of writing, the May 2024 security patch has been spotted for Verizon-locked devices. Users who own the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 bound to the Verizon network can identify the latest update by these firmware version numbers, F946USQS3CXE3 and F731USQS3CXE3, respectively. 

The May 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any new features, but it will provide enhancements for the security of the devices. According to the official documentation, it will bring more than 50 fixes. Google has introduced 31 patches that will enhance the Android system, and along with this, there are 25 extra patches introduced by Samsung that will improve the overall performance of the Galaxy devices to protect user data against external threats.

Moreover, if you are having any issues while using any function on the device, then you should update the device. It will fix the issues and enhance the device’s performance and stability. 

If you want to update your device to the latest version, then just follow these simple steps: Forest, go to the system settings, select the software update menu, and here touch the download and install option. If it shows a new update available, then tap on the download button.

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Carrier-locked Galaxy A15 5G gets One UI 6.1 update in the US

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Samsung Galaxy A15 5G is the latest budget-friendly device from Samsung. It was launched back in December last year, and it came with Android 14 preinstalled. Now it is getting its first significant update in the form of One UI 6.1, and it will ultimately improve the utility of different pre-existing functionality.

As of writing, the locked unit of the Galaxy A15 5G has started getting new updates with the firmware version number A156USQU1BXDA. The One UI 6.1 update for this device hasn’t brought a new security patch and still uses the April 2024 patch level. The update is available on each network for locked variants and is expected to reach the unlocked variant in the next few days.

One UI 6.1 features

The One UI 6.1 feature will provide several new changes for the Galaxy devices; however, the update will not bring any Galaxy AI features, but it will provide a bunch of new features that will elevate the user experience. According to the official changelog, the latest update for the Galaxy A15 5G will get several new enhancements like battery protection, a clock, a gallery, a mobile network, and many more. For full details, you can check the official page.

If you want to use the latest changes for the devices, you will need to update the device to the latest version by simply clicking on the system software update through the system settings. However, if you don’t receive the update on your device, then you should wait for some time.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Series starts getting May 2024 security update in Europe

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 has recently grabbed the One UI 6.1 update, where it has received a new bunch of features that offer a level-up experience for the system’s users. The May 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any significant changes for the devices, but it will enhance their overall security.

The Galaxy S21 series gets a May 2024 patch in Europe

European units of the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra are getting new updates with the firmware version numbers G991BXXSBGXDH, G996BXXSBGXDH, and G998BXXSBGXDH, respectively. It comes in a software package of 285.08 MB. This is the first patch update that arrived after the One UI 6.1 update, so this update may bring some improvements for the better functioning of the devices.

May 2024 Security patch details

The May 2024 security patch brings more than 50 fixes. Google has introduced 31 patches that will enhance the Android system, and along with this, there are 25 extra patches introduced by Samsung that will improve the overall performance of the Galaxy devices to protect user data against external threats.

Installation

If you are using Galaxy S21 devices in Europe, then you should have started getting notifications about the update for your device, but as the update was spotted recently, it may take time to reach every device. Alternatively, you can also check the update manually by going to the software update via system settings.

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