Galaxy S21 FE, A14 5G & A13 get March update in the US

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE AM AH 13

Earlier this week, Samsung released the March security update for the carrier-locked variants of the Galaxy S21 FE in the US. The new security patch is now available for unlocked units. The company is also rolling out the update to the Galaxy A14 5G and Galaxy A13 stateside.

Galaxy S21 FE is widely getting the March update in the US

Samsung started updating Galaxy smartphones and tablets to the March SMR (Security Maintenance Release) on the first day of the month. The Galaxy S24 series kicked off the proceedings. Since then, the company has updated all flagship models launched in 2021 and beyond, including foldables, to the latest security release. It has also pushed the new SMR to most of the eligible budget and mid-range models.

The Galaxy S21 FE joined the party a few days back. Samsung released the new SMR for international and US versions of the phone around the same time. In the US, it initially only updated carrier-locked units. SamMobile confirms that the March security patch is now available for the factory-unlocked variants of the phone. The new firmware build number is G990U1UESAFXC1.

Like all other Galaxy devices, the March update for the Galaxy S21 FE is also all about this month’s security fixes. Don’t go deep looking for new features or improvements. The phone will get the Android 14-based One UI 6.1 update in a few weeks or months with several goodies. Hopefully, Samsung will bring some AI features and camera improvements from the Galaxy S24 to the Galaxy S21 FE.

For the time being, you must be content with a security patch. The March 2024 SMR for Galaxy devices addresses 46 security vulnerabilities. 37 of those are Android OS patches from Google. The Android maker fixed two critical and dozens of high-severity vulnerabilities this month. The remaining nine patches pertain to security issues exclusively to Samsung Android products.

Galaxy A14 5G and Galaxy A13 are also getting these security fixes

These security fixes are also rolling out to the Galaxy A14 5G and Galaxy A13 in the US. These budget phones are picking up the update on carrier-locked variants with the build numbers A146USQS6CXC1 and A135USQS7DXB6, respectively. A wider release should be just around the corner. The former has already received the update in international markets, while it’s the initial rollout for the latter. The Galaxy A14 5G and Galaxy A13 may not get Samsung’s One UI 6.1 update.

The post Galaxy S21 FE, A14 5G & A13 get March update in the US appeared first on Android Headlines.