[Update: February 2021 Security Patch] Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Update Tracker


A couple of days back, Samsung has successfully launched the brand new Galaxy S21 Series which is going to be the successor of the Galaxy S20 Series. All three smartphones come with 120Hz Displays and run Android 11 based One UI (Skin) on the top. Moreover, the Galaxy S21 Series are IP68-rated for dust and water resistance.

Samsung Galaxy S21+

Related: Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra launched officially.

Note: Please keep in mind that, it is an update tracker article and will be updated regularly with Samsung Galaxy S21 Series updates.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Update Tracker

  • [February 05, 2021]: A couple of days after the rollout of the January 2021 Security patch, Samsung has begun cultivating the February 2021 Security patch to the Galaxy S21 Series. Identified by the G9980ZHU1UAE, G9980OZS1AUAE/ G9980ZCU1AUAE Firmware version is currently limited to Hong Kong users only. The update weighs nearly 306.13 MB in size and it comes with improvements for the camera, Bug fixes, Stability improvements, a new Security patch, and enhancements to the Device Stability.
  • [January 23, 2021]: Samsung has now started seeding out the January 2021 Security patch update to the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra smartphones in the United States. The updates are rolling out on the G991USQU1AUA3, G996USQU1AUA3, and G998USQU1AUA3 Firmware version. Talking about the changes, apart from the Security patch, there’s nothing new in this update. So, this update is only meant to increase the Security patch level and enhance the stability of the smartphone.
  • [January 16, 2021]: The Galaxy S21 Plus devices have started receiving their first update with the January 2021 Security patch and Android 11 based One UI 3.1 (Skin). The update is hitting all the users on the G996BXXU1AUA4 Firmware version and it doesn’t come with any major features/changes. So, this update is only meant to increase the Security patch level and enhance the stability of the smartphone.

As it is the initial rollout of the update, it usually takes a couple of days to reach all the units. In case if the update hits your smartphone then you will be notified automatically. Otherwise, you can also check the update status manually by navigating to Settings>Software updates>Check for updates. We also suggest you to maintain at least 60% of charging and switch over to a WiFi network before updating.

Related: Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 receiving a new update with SmartThing Find and Hand Wash feature.
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