Samsung released the October 2021 security update to the carrier-locked and unlocked Galaxy S21 series smartphones in the US yesterday. The company had also started rolling out the new security patch to the unlocked units of the Galaxy S20 series. Now, the carrier-locked Galaxy S20 phones have started getting the latest update.
The carrier-locked versions of Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra have started getting a new software update on Comcast, Sprint, and Xfinity Mobile networks. This update bears firmware version G98xUSQS2DUI5 and includes the October 2021 security patch. Samsung says that it has fixed over 60 vulnerabilities with the new security patch. The latest update could also include device stability improvements and general bug fixes.
If you are a Galaxy S20 series smartphone user on any of the carriers mentioned above, you can manually check for the update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tapping on Download and install. You can also download the latest firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.