The Samsung Galaxy S21 series has reportedly started receiving the May 2022 Android security update. Samsung was reportedly the first company to roll out the May 2022 Android security update when the company began rolling it out for the Galaxy S22 smartphones last week. Now Galaxy S21 users in Italy are said to have started receiving this security patch. The rollout is to be extended to other European countries in the coming days. Nothing has been announced about the global rollout, but it could happen soon.
According to the report by Sammobile, Samsung has started rolling out a new update with firmware version G991BXXU5CVDD in Italy for the Galaxy S21 smartphone series. This update aims to bring improvements to the camera’s night portrait feature. Improved auto-framing feature with supported apps. Finally, the overall camera quality has been tweaked for the better with select social media apps.
This new update is said to include the May 2022 Android security patch, which may include fixes for privacy issues and security vulnerabilities. It is also said to include general bug fixes and stability improvements.
If you own a Samsung Galaxy S21 series device in Italy, you can manually check for the update by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 range currently includes the vanilla Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 FE 5G. This range was launched in January 2021. It has since been succeeded by the Galaxy S22 series, which currently consists of the base models Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Ultra and Galaxy S22+.