[Updated: Verizon] April 2021 security patch kicked off for Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup

April 22, 2021

After Samsung, now Verizon also rolled out the April 2021 security patch update to its Galaxy S20 lineup devices in the US and users can identify this build on a firmware number G988USQU1DUD3, G986USQU1DUD3, and G981VSQU1DUD3for the Galaxy S20 Ultra, S20+, and S20 5G UW respectively.. Also, this update add camera features, below you can check the complete changelog.

What’s changing:


  • Android Security Patch Level: April 2021
  • This software update provides the latest Android security patch and new camera features as described below.

Pro Mode – Ultra Wide

  • Ultra-wide lens is now available in Pro and Pro Video camera modes.

Portrait – Mono/Backdrop Effects

  • Change the background for Portrait shots using the new High-Key Mono, Low-Key Mono, and Backdrop effects.

Auto Night Mode

  • Photo, Portrait, and Hyperlapse camera modes now automatically detect low light conditions and turn on Night mode for optimal quality.

System Update Instructions

To help you with the software update for your Samsung device, this page contains the following information:

  • Wi-Fi Only Over The Air (OTA) Programming
  • Server-Initiated Software Update Instructions
  • User-Initiated Software Update Instructions
  • Software Update while Roaming

Note: Estimated software download time is 6-10 minutes. Estimated software update time is 6-10 minutes.

April 13, 2021

Verizon is now rolled out April 2021 patch update for the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra devices in the US. Below you can check the build number of this update.


  • Samsung Galaxy S20 – G981VSQU1DUCA
  • Samsung Galaxy S20+ – G986USQU1DUCA
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G – G988USQU1DUCA

April 07, 2021

Samsung is now rolled out April 2021 patch update for the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra devices. Below you can check the build number of this update.


  • Samsung Galaxy S20 – G980FXXS7DUC9
  • Samsung Galaxy S20+ – G985FXXS7DUC9
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G – G988BXXS7DUC9

April 05, 2021

The Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch QHD Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, which is the biggest in the company’s current lineup. You have the option to scale the resolution up to QHD+ or down to HD+. There’s a 120hz refresh rate option that helps deliver a smooth experience. The display is absolutely stunning and has received an A+ rating from Displaymate. Samsung ships the Galaxy S20 Ultra with the Exynos 990 SoC, which has two Exynos M5 cores clocked at 2.73GHz, two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.5GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2GHz.

Back in February, Samsung rolled out the Android 11 based One UI 3.1 software update and then the company released a new software update that brings some new camera features and more. Now, this time, the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra device owners in the US received the April 2021 security patch update.

As per the report, the latest software update comes with the build number Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G – N986U1UES2DUC8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G – N981U1UES2DUC8. This software update currently rolled out for the Galaxy S20 Snapdragon variant and the Exynos variant soon be grabbed this update.

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Owners of the Galaxy S20 can receive notification of this update. By chance you don’t receive an update notification then check the update manually by going to the device Settings >> Software updates >> Download and install.

Note: Before upgrading to the latest version make sure your smartphone is connected with a proper internet connection, we recommend you to download it over WIFI so that you will not face any error.


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