The Samsung Galaxy S21 series and Galaxy A32 4G are reported to receive security updates dated May 2021, among other fixes. Reports indicate that the Galaxy S21 series will receive general stability improvements, while the Galaxy A32 4G update includes various fixes related to privacy and security. It should be noted that while this will be the first Android security update for the Galaxy A32 4G in May 2021, the Galaxy S21 series will receive the second security update in May 2021. While the Galaxy S21 update is being rolled out in Germany and India, the Galaxy A32 4G update is being rolled out in Panama. There is no information about when other regions will receive the update.
The updates for the Samsung Galaxy S21 series and the Galaxy A32 4G were first published in separate posts by SamMobile. According to reports, Samsung is releasing an update for the Galaxy S21 series – including the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra – that improves the functional stability of the new flagship smartphones. It is speculated that this second Android security update, released in May 2021, will address some of the issues on Qualcomm’s 5G chipsets. On the other hand, the update for the Galaxy A32 4G fixes many privacy and security issues, as well as some from Samsung and Google.
The firmware version for the Galaxy A32 4G is A325MUBU1AUD2 and will be bundled with the Android security patch dated May 2021. As mentioned earlier, the Galaxy S21 series received the latest security patch a few weeks ago. The firmware version for the Galaxy S21 series is G99xBXXU3AUE1 and is 200MB in size. It is recommended to update the smartphones while they are connected to a strong Wi-Fi connection and charging. To manually check for the update, go to Settings> Software Update> Download and Install.
In other news on Samsung Galaxy, the South Korean tech giant recently updated its Galaxy F02s and Galaxy M02s smartphones with One UI 3.1 Core based on Android 11. The updates will be bundled with the Android security patch for both smartphones from May 2021. The Galaxy F02s and Galaxy M02s update features an updated user interface, better privacy protection, and performance improvements. Both smartphones were launched in 2021 and shipped with Android 10.
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