[June 17] Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Update Tracker: All security patches and One UI updates in one place


Samsung’s Galaxy S21 series released in 2021 is “the best” flagship lineup if you look around the Android market. These handsets have everything you might want in your ideal flagship phone, say top-notch processor, a brilliant camera, an elegant design, and whatnot, they’ve got it all.

And just a year later, the Korean firm pitched another promising phone. Keeping the name of the Fan Edition lineup, the Galaxy S21 FE 5G is now in the town after several rumors and leaks. If you take a look at the specs sheet and the price of this phone, I bet you won’t believe it, but it’s true.

Released on January 04, the Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes with a bunch of features including a 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and a triple rear camera, (12MP+12MP+8MP), 4500mAh battery, and much more.


Moreover, the smartphone comes with the latest Android 12-based One UI 4.0 pre-loaded and a promise of 3 Android upgrades which means a bunch of One UI updates. And besides that, the owners will be getting four years of a security patch. So, if you buy one now then these are the software benefits you’ll be getting, and believe me you won’t regret it.

As the update cycle of this device has begun, it looks like Samsung is already on its job. The company has started rolling out the first-ever software update for the newly launched  Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G. The latest software update comes with version number G990EXXU1BUL5 and fixes a whole bunch of security and privacy-related vulnerabilities.

So as soon as you complete setting up your S21 FE, you can directly head over to the Software Update section in the Settings and hit the Download and install button to check if it brings made available to your model or not. If not, then wait for a while.

Besides this, Samsung will release many more updates for these handsets and here in this story, we’ll be keeping track of all those. Whether it’s the regular security patch or a bulky One UI update, you can find every single software update released for Galaxy S21 FE 5G here in this dedicated update tracker.

Update: June 17, 2022

Recently, Samsung kicked off the June 2022 security patch for the Galaxy S21 FE global unit. Now, the company has started releasing the same software update for the Verizon-locked Galaxy S21 FE in the US with version G990USQU3CVF1. Read more

Update: June 15, 2022

Samsung is rolling out the latest June 2022 security patch for Galaxy S21 FE users. It comes with version number G990EXXU2CVF1 and currently rolling out in Thailand.

Update: May 12, 2022

Samsung released the May 2022 security update in the US for carrier-unlocked Galaxy S21 FE 5G smartphone with a firmware version G990U1UES3CVD3. Read more

Update: April 11, 2022

Samsung after kicking off the April 2022 security patch for the global variant of the Galaxy S21 FE 5G. Now, the company started rolling out the same update for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in the US. Read more

Update: April 05, 2022

Samsung started rolling out a new software update for the carrier-locked Galaxy S21 FE 5G smartphone in the US with firmware version G990USQS3CVC4, the update brings April 2022 security patch with 33 vulnerabilities fixes and improves system stabilities. Read more

Update: March 05, 2022

The One UI 4.1 update is now rolling out for the Galaxy S21 FE 5G users in the US. The update also brings March 2022 security update and can be identified with version number G990USQU2CVC3.

The update is first spotted in the US on the T-Mobile network and will be expanded to other regions in the coming days.

Update: March 05, 2022

Samsung started rolling out a new software update for the Galaxy S21 FE 5G smartphone Exynos variant with version G990EXXS1BVB8. Read more

Update: February 17, 2022

Samsung started rolling out February 2022 security update for the carrier-locked Galaxy S21 FE 5G smartphone in the US, the OTA comes with version G990USQS2BVA4. Read more

Update: January 16, 2022

Samsung started rolling out a new software update for this smartphone in the US, after releasing the same update in the other region company started rolling out in the US now, OTA comes with firmware version G990U1UEU2BUL8, update brings the January 2022 security patch with dozens of vulnerabilities fixes and improves system stability.

The Galaxy S21 FE getting a new update in the US on all carrier networks, including AT&T, Bluegrass Cellular, Comcast, C-Spire, Tracfone, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Xfinity Mobile.

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