[Update: November 2021 security patch] Samsung Galaxy A42 Update Tracker


In Q3 2020, Samsung officially launched Galaxy A42 5G with Android 10 pre-installed. The phone features a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED screen paired with 8GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. Under the hood, it powers an octa-core processor based on the Snapdragon 750 5G chipset. In the shooting department, the phone houses a 48MP quad rear camera and a 20MP front snapper.

Galaxy A42 5G

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Samsung Galaxy A42 Update Tracker

  • [November 25, 2021]: Galaxy A42 5G in Europe is receiving a new update that arrives with comes with November 2021 security patch. The build carries the firmware version A426BXXU3BUI5. Besides the dozens of fixes added by the patch, the package can also carry some general bug fixes and device stability improvements.
  • [April 27, 2021]: The Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is the latest device to receive the April 2021 Security Patch update. The build comes as firmware version A426BXXS1BUD3. This security patch fixes around 30 critical vulnerabilities from Google and 21 additional vulnerabilities from Samsung. You can read more about the changes here.
  • [March 12, 2021]: Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is getting the latest Android 11 (based One UI 3.1) update. The new update will come with firmware version A426BXXU1BUB7 in the Netherlands. Visit our dedicated article to know about the changes.

As the update is having a phase-wise rollout, it may take some time to reach all the units. In the meantime, you can head to Settings > Software updates > Security updates to check the update manually. We also suggest you switch over to a WiFi network before downloading the update to avoid data charges.

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