Samsung’s Galaxy S21 FE is now getting its first software update

Source: Nick Sutrich/Central Android

Samsung’s January 2022 security update, which started rolling out to Galaxy S21 series phones earlier this month, has now started hitting the Galaxy S21 FE. According to a report from SamMobile, the update is coming as build version G990U1UEU2BUL8 in the US.

The first Galaxy S21 FE software update only includes the January security patch. It does not introduce any new features or notable improvements.

While it may take a few days for it to be available to everyone, the update appears to be rolling out to all major carrier variants of the phone in the US, including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Tracfone and Xfinity Mobile. Apart from the US, the update is also making its way to Galaxy S21 FE users in select Asian markets.

If you haven’t received the update on your Galaxy S21 FE yet, you can try to check for it manually by going to Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.

Like Samsung’s top Android phones, the Galaxy S21 FE 5G is guaranteed to receive three major Android operating system updates and four years of security updates. Since launching with Android 12 out of the box, the Galaxy S21 FE will be the only S21 series phone to receive the Android 15 update.

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