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Samsung Galaxy S21 have pink & green line issue after May update

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Samsung Galaxy S21 is available in three models, including the Galaxy S21 base, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra; these devices belong to the flagship segment, but if you closely look at the update availability, you will get to know Samsung doesn’t treat them equally as other high-end devices, most of the time it has grabbed the update after Galaxy S20 series. However, that was still fine, but now the Galaxy S21 is also getting a problem same as the Galaxy S20 series devices. 

Galaxy S21 series facing pink line issue after software update

According to Tarun Vats, several users in India are reporting the Pink line issue on Galaxy S21 devices; as per information, the issue is occurring after updating the device to May 2023 security patch. As the images are circulating, it is clearly seen that the thin pink line appears on the centre of the screen. It is worth noticing that the same issue previously occurred in the Galaxy S20 series devices. 

In case you are facing the issue, then you can contact Samsung customer care; the issue appears to be a hardware issue, so it will not be reversed by other software updates, which ultimately means you have to repair your device to Samsung’s official care centres.

Moreover, if your device is out of warranty, then you have to pay the repair cost of the device. According to a Twitter user, he was asked to pay $380. There is no free replacement available for this case. But if you didn’t update your Galaxy S21 device yet, you should wait for the company’s confirmation before it.


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Galaxy A34 and Galaxy A54 get the April 2024 security patch worldwide

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Samsung Galaxy A34 and Galaxy A54 are mid-range devices that target users who want a premium experience with affordability. These devices provide high-end hardware and also bring a seamless software experience. To maintain a seamless experience, the company regularly provides new software updates for the device at the ideal time.

Earlier, Samsung rolled out the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 devices in Europe. Now, these devices are getting updates in more countries belonging to Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

According to Sammobile, the April 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 is getting updated in Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Thailand, the Philippines, Uruguay, and Vietnam. In Chile and Thailand, the update is coming with the firmware version number A546EXXS7BXD4.

The Galaxy A34 is grabbing the April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number A346EXXS6BXD6 in the Philippines, while in other countries including Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UAE, and Tunisia, the update comes bearing firmware version A346EXXS6BXD7. In more countries, including Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, the phone is getting a new update with firmware version A346EXXS6BXD9.

The April 2024 security patch belongs to the security update menu, which doesn’t bring any new features but will provide some fixes that enhance the overall security mechanism of the Galaxy devices. In a nutshell, the update will bring more than 40 fixes for addressing issues related to the system settings.

If you are using the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A34 devices and belong to the above-mentioned countries, you should start getting new updates. To check the latest update, you can check the latest update from the software update menu via system settings.


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Galaxy Z Flip 5G gets April 2024 security patch in the USA

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Samsung has recently introduced the April 2024 security patch to several Galaxy Z Flip 5G devices in several countries,including Australia, Canada, and some European countries. Now the US units of the device are getting the update.

The locked version of the Galaxy Z Fllp 5G is getting an April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version number F707USQS7IXC1. As of writing, the update has been spotted on the Sprint network. Meanwhile, the unlocked units for the device come with the firmware version number F707U1UES7IXC1.

The new update for the April 2024 security patch doesn’t bring any new features, but, being a security update, it will enhance some internal functions and aim to provide some improvements for the update.

For your information, the April 2024 security patch fixes more than 40 fixes; specifically, Google has introduced 27 fixes that will improve Android OS functionalities. Along with this, Samsung has also added 17 fixes that will enhance the functionalities for Galaxy devices exclusively.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Flip 5G in the US, you can now install the latest update. To do that, you just need to go to the software update menu via system settings. If you haven’t received the update yet on your device, then you have to wait for some time, as it may take time to reach every unit of the device.


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Verizon locked Galaxy Tab A9+ and Galaxy Tab S9+ gets April 2024 security update

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ are the latest tables in their lineups. The Korean giant introduced them last year, and both tablet series came with Android 13. Later, they will have already received a major update in the form of Android 14. Now, following the software update policy, both of the devices are getting the April 2024 security patch update.

The locked variants of the Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ are getting the April 2024 security patch update with the firmware version numbers X218USQS1BXD1 and X818USQS2BXD2, respectively. The Verizon network has received the update for these devices as of writing.

According to the information, the April 2024 security patch is a standard security patch that doesn’t bring any special changes that could impact the experience of the devices, but it will provide some enhancements that could improve the security of the devices.

For your information, the security patch updates may bring some other enhancements that will improve the overall performance and stability of the devices. Apart from this, the update may fix other issues that occurred in the last update for the devices. So, if you are also suffering from any kind of issue, then you should update the Galaxy device to the latest firmware version.

If you are using the Galaxy Tab S9+ and Galaxy Tab A9+ devices locked to the Verizon network, then you can now easily update your device to the latest version by going to the software update menu through the system settings. 


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