UPDATE 2: December 09
- Galaxy S21 gets update on T-Mobile
T-Mobile is rolling out a new software update for the Galaxy S21 series, which allows users to enjoy One UI 6.0 and Android 14 features. The update also installs a November 2023 security patch to improve system security.
Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra are getting One UI 6.0 update on the T-Mobile network in the US with PDA versions G991USQU9FWK9, G996USQU9FWK9, and G998USQU9FWK9 respectively.
UPDATE 1: December 06
- Samsung Galaxy S21 FE get One UI 6.0 update in the US
Verizon has started rolling out an Android 14-based stable One UI 6.0 update for the Galaxy S21 FE smartphone in the US. The new update brings a bundle of new features and enhancements to provide a next-level experience.
One UI 6.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE smartphone arrives with the One UI build version mentioned here.
- Galaxy S21 FE 5G – G990USQU9FWK5
- Galaxy S21 FE 5G (2022) – G990U2SQU7FWK5
This major update is currently available on Verizon network in the US and the company will soon expand it to more users
Original Article: December 02, 2023
- Verizon rolling out One UI 6.0 for the Samsung Galaxy S21 series in the US
Verizon has started rolling out the stable Android 14 and One UI 6.0 update to the Galaxy S21 family in the US. The major OS update also installs the November 2023 Android patches, as part of enhancing system security and stability.
Verizon-locked Galaxy S21 lineup’s Android 14-based One UI 6.0 update can be identified via the PDA build version ending with FWK5. The carrier’s support page reads “This software update includes the latest Android OS 14 (U) and One UI 6.0, with improvements for user experience and performance.”
The Quick Settings layout has been updated to enhance usability. Talking about the Weather Widget, a new weather widget was added to provide weather forecasts and insights. You can now check the local weather on a map without adding a current location.
It also adds a Bixby text call button to easily switch to text calling. Bixby Text call must be first enabled in Call settings. In the Camera department, the One UI 6.0 brings a separate picture resolution button in the Camera quick settings menu. Now you can easily change picture resolution by tapping the 12M button.
Additionally, there’s a new separate video size button in the Video Quick settings menu. Select Video mode and tap the FHD 30 button at the top to show more options. Moreover, Samsung’s Android 14 release has a Custom camera widget to quickly launch the Camera with your saved settings.