Samsung is rolling out a new software update for the owners of Galaxy S21 FE 5G in the US, which installs the latest May 2023 Android security patch. Notably, the update was initially released in Brazil and the company will expand the reach of the patch to more users in the coming days.
The May 2023 security update is currently rolling out for carrier-locked models of Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G on Verizon network in the US. Therefore, the remaining network consumers of the Fan Edition will also grab the optimizations of the patch soon, so just have patience and wait for your turn.
Simultaneously, the firmware can be determined via the One UI build version G990USQS6EWD8. Therefore the information about the package size is yet unknown, but we recommend maintaining sufficient storage and using an unmetered connection for uninterrupted downloading.
May 2023 firmware
As per the details, the patch didn’t bring any new features or major changes to your Galaxy device, but it will surely enhance the reliability of the system and improve the core mechanism. It further helps to fix some glitches that may have been discovered in the system, reducing the risk of system crashes and data loss.
In addition, the May 2023 security patch bulletin also mentions fixes for over 58 common vulnerability exposures including 4 critical, 51 high, and 3 moderate and also resolves a total of 21 Samsung vulnerability exposures. Hence, the latest firmware will make your handy gadget more smooth and better.
Thus, if you want a enjoy the functionalities of the One UI 5.1 software more seamlessly on your Galaxy S20 FE 5G gadget, then isnatll the patch as soon as it reaches you. Notably, the update is rolling out through OTA (over the air) method, this it may take some time to cover all the eligible units in the country.
How to update manually
In case you don’t want to wait for the OTA, then download the latest update manually, just open the Settings of your Galaxy S21FE, now scroll down and tap on the Software update section. Here look for the latest version and once you find it, press the Download and Install button, then reboot your phone.