Carrier-locked Galaxy S21 begins receiving April 2022 security update in US

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Last update: April 7, 2022 at 12:04 UTC+02:00

Samsung started rolling out the April 2022 security update a few days ago, and the Galaxy S21 received it earlier this week. Yesterday, the update was released for carrier unlocked models of the Galaxy S21 in the US. Today, the new security update was released for the carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy S21 series in the United States.

The latest software update for carrier-locked versions of Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with firmware version G99xUSQS5CVCB in the USA. It includes the April 2022 security patch which fixes over 88 privacy and security vulnerabilities. The update also contains general bug fixes, better performance, and stability improvements.

The April 2022 Security Update is currently rolling out to Comcast’s network in the United States, but other carriers are expected to release the update in the coming days.

If you are a Galaxy S21 series user in the US and have a carrier-locked device, you can now check for the latest security update by going to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install. You can also download the latest firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.

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