The rollout procedure of the May 2023 security update is live with full vitality and in the meantime, Samsung seeds some carrier-locked models with the latest patch in the US, including Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra, and Galaxy Z Flip 3. However, the remaining network consumers will also grab it soon.
The May 2023 update is released with the aim to uplift the performance and safety aspects of Samsung Galaxy S21 devices and Galaxy Z Flip 3. The latest security patch bulletin also mentions fixes for over 58 common vulnerability exposures including 4 critical, 51 high, and 3 moderate from Google, and 21 Samsung vulnerability exposures.
Moving further, all the mentioned Galaxy devices are currently running on the Android 13-based One UI 5.1 software version, and now this firmware will allow the owners to enjoy the features of the latest software more seamlessly. As it assures to offer improved protection against malicious threats, viruses, and other safety-related issues.
Not only this, but the firmware also provides increased security for the system, ensuring that confidential data and sensitive information remain safe and secure. Additionally, the patch helps to fix some common bugs and glitches that may have been discovered in the system, reducing the risk of system crashes and data loss.
Accordingly, the owners of Galaxy Z Flip 3 are collecting the May 2023 security patch with One UI build version F711USQS4FWE3. Whereas, the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra are receiving the update in Comcast and Sprint Mobile networks via the build versions ending with EWD5 and EWD4 respectively.
However, the update is rolling out gradually and it will take a little sum of time to get available for each unit in the United States. In case, you don’t want to wait for the OTA, to knock the software and update section of your Galaxy device, then proceed with the manual process through Settings > Software Update > Download Install.