Samsung Galaxy S21 starts receiving August 2023 patch update

Samsung has rolled out a new August 2023 patch for the Galaxy S21 devices. Earlier, the update had already been received on several devices, including the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S22, and Galaxy S23, in limited regions, but it will soon be available to all around the world.

Notably, the August 2023 security update is now available for Galaxy S21 devices in the Latin American region, as recently spotted in Guatemala. Users who own the Galaxy S21 base, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers G991BXXS9EWH1, G996BXXS9EWH1, and G998BXXS9EWH1, respectively.

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The August 2023 update doesn’t bring any new features for the device. But it comes with several security vulnerability fixes that improve the security of the devices. Additionally, the update may also include some improvements that enhance the functioning of your device.

If you are using the Galaxy S21 series devices in the Latin American region, then you should receive a notification alert on your phone regarding a new update. You can easily update your device by going to the software update menu through system settings.

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The Galaxy S21 series was launched in early 2021 and comes pre-installed with Android 11. Devices have received Android 12, Android 13, and soon Android 14. The Korean company recently released One UI 6.0 Beta for the series. Galaxy S23. The stable version of the software is expected to be released later this year, and the Galaxy S21 will also receive it before 2023.

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