The carrier-locked Galaxy S21 series is now getting the November 2022 security patch in the US. This update is currently available on Xfinity Mobile. The software versions are:
- Galaxy S21: G991USQS5DVK7
- Galaxy S21+: G996USQS5DVK7
- Galaxy S21 Ultra: G998USQS5DVK7
Original Article: November 15, 2022
Samsung has now started pushing out a second Android 13/One UI 5-based firmware update for Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra smartphone users, bringing the November 2022 security patch.
Users will be able to identify Samsung’s November 2022 security patch by software version — G991BXXS5DVK1, G996BXXS5DVK1, and G998BXXS5DVK1 — for the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra, respectively.
Moreover, the latest security update fixes dozens of bugs and CVEs for your Galaxy phone, including three critical 32 high and medium CVEs, however, you can check out more details here.
Furthermore, many Galaxy devices have already received the November 2022 security patch, but it’s too late for the Galaxy S21 flagship smartphone series, so you should install it as soon as it reaches your device.
How to download:
First, go to your device’s System Settings, and when you’re done, scroll down and tap the “Software Update” tab, then the “Download and Install” button.