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Updated on May 1, 2021

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Security Updates

Introduction to Samsung Security Updates

At Samsung, we take security and privacy issues very seriously and we are doing our best to respond as quickly as possible.
Securing your device and maintaining the trust you place in us is our top priority.

Samsung releases monthly, quarterly and biannual firmware security updates on selected Samsung devices listed below.
And select devices launched in 2019 or later will be supported with firmware security updates for a minimum of four (4) years following their global launch.¹
Monthly, quarterly and biannual firmware security updates will include patches for Android OS related security issues released by Google, as well as, patches for Samsung-specific security issues.

Samsung also releases security updates for mobile applications and personal computers as needed.
And mobile application security updates are released through official Apps Marketplaces including Galaxy Store or Google Play Store.

Current Models for Monthly Security Updates²
  • Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G, Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
  • Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20+ 5G, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy Note10, Galaxy Note10 5G, Galaxy Note10+, Galaxy Note10+ 5G, Galaxy Note10 Lite, Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 5G, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
  • Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s 5G
  • Enterprise Models: Galaxy A50, Galaxy XCover4s, Galaxy Xcover FieldPro, Galaxy Xcover Pro, Galaxy Xcover5
Current Models for Quarterly Security Updates³
  • Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+
  • Galaxy Note8, Galaxy Note9
  • Galaxy A20s, Galaxy A30s, Galaxy A40, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A70s, Galaxy A90 5G
  • Galaxy A01, Galaxy A01 Core, Galaxy A11, Galaxy A21, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A31, Galaxy A41, Galaxy A51, Galaxy A51 5G, Galaxy A71, Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy A02, Galaxy A02s, Galaxy A03s, Galaxy A12, Galaxy A22, Galaxy A22 5G, Galaxy A32, Galaxy A32 5G, Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy A72, Galaxy A82 5G
  • Galaxy M10s, Galaxy M30s
  • Galaxy M01, Galaxy M11, Galaxy M21, Galaxy M21 2021, Galaxy M31, Galaxy M31s, Galaxy M51, Galaxy M12, Galaxy M32, Galaxy M42 5G, Galaxy M62
  • Galaxy F12, Galaxy F22, Galaxy F42 5G, Galaxy F52 5G, Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020), Galaxy Tab A7, Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, Galaxy Tab Active2, Galaxy Tab Active Pro, Galaxy Tab Active3
  • Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Tab S6 5G, Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7+, Galaxy Tab S7 FE
  • W20 5G, W21 5G
  • Enterprise Models: Galaxy A8 (2018)
Current Models for Biannual Security Updates³
  • Galaxy A2 Core, Galaxy A6, Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A7 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018), Galaxy A8 Star, Galaxy A8s, Galaxy A9 (2018)
  • Galaxy A10, Galaxy A10e, Galaxy A10s, Galaxy A20e, Galaxy A20, Galaxy A30, Galaxy A60, Galaxy A70, Galaxy A80
  • Galaxy J2 Core, Galaxy J3 Top, Galaxy J4, Galaxy J4+, Galaxy J4 Core, Galaxy J6, Galaxy J6+, Galaxy J7 Duo, Galaxy J7 Prime2, Galaxy J7 Top, Galaxy J7+, Galaxy J8
  • Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, Galaxy M30, Galaxy M40
  • Galaxy Tab A (2017), Galaxy Tab A 10.5 (2018), Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019), Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019), Galaxy Tab A with S pen, Galaxy Tab E 8 Refresh, Galaxy Tab S4, Galaxy Tab S5e, Galaxy View2

¹ Availability of security update support may vary by device and market.
For more information visit: https://security.samsungmobile.com/securityPost.smsb

² The list of monthly security update models are subject to change as the regular support period expires.
Also, some carriers may only support quarterly updates for all applicable current models listed above.

³ The list of security update models are subject to change and it will be reviewed on a periodic basis.

Disclaimer
  • Please note that in some cases regular OS upgrades may cause delays to planned security updates. However, users can be rest assured the OS upgrades will include up-to-date security patches when delivered.
  • While we are doing our best to deliver the security patches as soon as possible to all applicable models, delivery time of security patches may vary depending on the regions and models.
  • Some patches to be received from chipset vendors (also known as Device Specific patches) may not be included in the security update package of the month. They will be included in upcoming security update packages as soon as the patches are ready to deliver.