Samsung Galaxy S21 January 2023 security update rolling out


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Samsung has been quick to roll out the latest software updates for its smartphones and tablets. Additionally, the company has already started seeding the January 2023 security update for its phones, starting with the Galaxy Note 10 series.

Similarly, the South Korean tech giant has now released the same security update for the Galaxy S21 trio. The OTA appears to be rolling out to European users currently with firmware version G99xBXXS5DVL3. 

The latest January 2023 security patch for the Galaxy S21 series includes dozens of vulnerabilities, includes 52 high-risk and non-critical fixes related to privacy & security, and improves the overall system stability of the device.

To ensure that your Samsung device is secure, it is important to keep it up to date with the latest security updates. These updates are typically released through the device’s update service and can be installed by going to the settings menu and software updates > Download and install.


Samsung Galaxy S21 series was launched back in January 2021 with pre-installed Android 11-based One UI 3.1 version, the company recently released the stable Android 13-based One UI 5.0 update for these phones.


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