Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Receives January 2024 Security Update in Europe

Samsung has started releasing the January 2024 security update for the Galaxy S21 line of smartphones, which comprises the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. This update is being sent out to region like Europe and Canada. The security and performance of these devices have gotten a lot better with this update.

The January 2024 update addresses over 75 security vulnerabilities, including 1 critical, 68 high, and 6 moderate levels of CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures). These patches are very important for keeping users’ privacy and security safe from possible threats.

Stability and security improvements

Along with better security, the update has 5 patches made just for Samsung devices that make key parts of the device work more effectively and be safer. The objective of these updates is to make the user experience smoother and safer.

Update Details

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Receives January 2024 Security Update in Europe

  • Regions: Initially rolled out in Canada, followed by Europe, including countries like Switzerland and the UK.
  • Build Versions:
    • Galaxy S21: G991WVLS9FWL2
    • Galaxy S21 Plus: G996WVLS9FWL2
    • Galaxy S21 Ultra: G998WVLS9FWL2
  • Package Size: Approximately 250-300 MB.

Installation Process

Users can manually check for the update by navigating to their device’s System Settings, selecting the Software Update tab, and then tapping on the Download and install option.

Alongside the security update for the Galaxy S21 series, Samsung is also working on bringing new features from its upcoming One UI 6.1 to older devices like the Galaxy S21 FE. This is another important way in which Samsung is working to improve the user experience across the board.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma, who graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela, is an experienced blogger and an enthusiast of Android technology. She has spent eight years writing about Android OS, earning a reputation as a reliable source in the technology field. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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