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Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy A53 grab January 2024 security patch in the US

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Samsung has indirectly indicated about its approach for this year with its rapid rollout of the January 2024 security patch for Galaxy devices that it will be more active. It has served the update to almost every eligible Galaxy device in several countries and is now gradually expanding the update to the remaining units of the devices, like now the US-based units of the Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy A53 are starting to get new updates.

Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy A53 US locked units are getting January 2024 update

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy A53 are spotted getting January 2024 security updates on some carriers, including T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Users who own these devices can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers G990USQS9FWL3 and A536USQS9DXA4, respectively. The latest update doesn’t bring any new features or innovations for the devices, but it does bring some new enhancements for the devices.

Going into details, the latest update brings a total of 80 fixes, which are addressed by Google and Samsung together. Of those, 75 are included by Google, which specifically address issues related to the Android OS. while five other patches are added by Samsung to enhance the security of the Galaxy devices.

Moreover,the update is aimed at strengthening the security of the devices, and sometimes it also brings some additional improvements for the devices that enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices, so if you want to take advantage of the update, you should update the device to the latest version. To do that, you just need to go to the system settings and open the software menu. Here it will tell you about the update availability. If it says a new update is available, then tap on the download button.


  1. Is the update available for the unlocked variants as well?

    No, the update is currently available for the locked variants only.

  2. Will the One UI 6.1 update also be available for both devices?

    Yes, the Galaxy S21 FE and Galaxy A53 will get the One UI 6.1 update in the coming days.

  3. Will the January 2024 update resolve the overheating issues?

    Samsung doesn’t reveal anything specifically in the changelog, but it is possible that if the update optimizes the internal functions of the devices, it may reduce the battery heating issues.


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These Samsung Galaxy Phones Received the June 2024 Security Patch Yet

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Samsung is now back in form to provide the latest update to its Galaxy device at the ideal time. The company has already distributed the June 2024 security update for the flagship devices in the initial stage. Later, the company started expanding the update to more devices that belong to different categories and are still going on. Before checking the list, let’s explore the update. 

June 2024 security patch: what’s new?

The June 2024 security patch, as the name suggests, is a monthly security update that doesn’t bring any important changes or features for the devices; the update is only focused on providing improvements to the overall security of the devices.

According to the official documentation, the June 2024 security patch update will provide several loophole fixes, Going into the details, there are a total of 59 loopholes addressed, of which 37 were addressed by Google, which strictly addressed the issues found in the Android systems. Along with this, 22 more fixes have been introduced by Google, which exclusively addressed the issues found in Galaxy devices.

Along with the security enhancements, some devices may also receive extra changes, which will enhance the performance and stability of the different functionalities. If you want to know whether the update is available for your device or not, you can check the list below.

Samsung updated these devices to the June 2024 update so far

Galaxy Z series

Galaxy S series 

Galaxy Note series

Galaxy A series 

Galaxy XCover series

Galaxy M series 

  • Galaxy M15

Galaxy F series 

  • Galaxy F15

Note: The June 2024 update has arrived for the above-mentioned devices, but some devices have received the update in limited regions, so it is possible that users who own any particular region may not receive the update yet, but if the device is listed, it is possible that the update will arrive in the next few days.

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Samsung brings June 2024 security update for Galaxy M15 and Galaxy F15

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Last week, Samsung introduced the latest June 2024 security patch to many popular devices belonging to the flagship and midrange categories. Now the company has started expanding the update to budget-friendly devices, including the Galaxy M15 and Galaxy F15.

Notably, the Galaxy M15 device is spotted reviving the June 2024 security patch in India and Europe with the firmware version numbers M156BXXS2AXF3 and M156BXXS2AXF2, respectively. Meanwhile, the Galaxy F15 has received an update in India with the firmware version number E156BXXS2AXF1. 

The June 2024 security patch update is one of the normal device maintenance software updates that doesn’t bring any surprising features or major improvements, but it will provide some internal changes that will not provide direct benefit to the user but will provide indirect advantages as the device will get more protected against external threats. 

According to the official changelog, it doesn’t specify any important changes for the device, so we can assume that the update will only make some internal changes that will improve the system’s security and stability.

If you are using the Galaxy F15 and Galaxy M15 devices in the above-mentioned reaction, then you can now update your devices to the latest version just by going to the software update menu via system settings. If the new update hasn’t arrived for your device yet, then you have to wait a few more hours, as it may take some time to reach every unit.

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Samsung Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 receive June 2024 security patch in the US

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Samsung has started rolling out the June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 devices in the US. These are the initial units of the device that are getting a new update, and it is expected that more units will start getting new updates in the next few days. 

Galaxy A54 and A53 get June 2024 update in the USA

Notably, the locked unit of the Galaxy A54 is getting a new update with the firmware version number A546USQS7CXF4. More specifically, the update for the smartphone is spotted on some networks, including T Mobile, MetroPCS, and Dish Wireless. However, it has not yet been released for the unlocked variants. It is expected to be available on more carriers in the next few days.

The Galaxy A53 grabbed the update in the US for both locked and unlocked variants. Users who own the locked variant can identify the latest update by the firmware version number, A536USQSAEXF2. As of now, the update has arrived on several networks, including T-Mobile and Dish Wireless, and is expected to be available in more countries. Meanwhile, the unlocked variant is getting a new update with the firmware version number A536U1UES9EXF2. 

For your information, the June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 and A53 doesn’t bring any significant features or changes for the devices, but it will provide some enhancements to the working of the devices. 

Along with this, if you are having any issues while using the device, the update may provide fixes to improve the experience of using the device in different conditions. The latest update may also improve the overall performance of the devices. 

If you are using the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 devices and live in the US, then you should start getting notifications about it. To install the latest update, you need to go to the software update menu via system settings. If you haven’t received the update yet, then you have to wait some more time.

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