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Samsung Galaxy A21 - Actualización del software

Verizon se complace en anunciar una actualización de software para tu dispositivo. This software update has been tested to help optimize device performance, resolve known issues, apply the latest security patches and, when available, deliver new features.

Antes de descargar:

  • Conecta tu dispositivo a una red Wi-Fi o asegúrate de que tengas una conexión potente a la red de Verizon Wireless.
  • Asegúrate de que la batería esté completamente cargada antes de iniciar la actualización del software.

Actualización del sistema 16

Los detalles:

Fecha de lanzamiento: 03.10.2023
Android™ Security Patch Level: December 2022
Software Version: SP1A.210812.016.A215USQU9CWA8

Qué está cambiando:

The current software update provides:

  • The most up to date Android security patches on your device.
  • Performance improvements.
  • Advanced Messaging (RCS 1.0).

Las funciones de la Mensajería avanzada incluyen:

  • Enviar mensajes de texto más extensos: crea mensajes más extensos de hasta 8000 caracteres. Con la Mensajería avanzada, ya no estarás limitado a 160 caracteres.
  • Indicadores de escritura: ve cuando tu contacto está escribiendo un mensaje.
  • Verificación de lectura: ve cuando tu mensaje ha sido leído.
  • Chats grupales grandes: crea chats grupales con hasta 100 participantes*.
  • Compartir medios de alta calidad: comparte fotos y videos de alta calidad.
  • Chat por Wi-Fi: puedes enviar mensajes por Wi-Fi, incluso cuando no tengas conexión móvil.
  • Transferir archivos más grandes: envía archivos adjuntos más grandes que nunca antes.
  • Compartir ubicación: comparte tu ubicación mientras viajas.

*Los destinatarios de mensajes grupales también deben tener habilitada la Mensajería avanzada en un dispositivo compatible.

Instrucciones para actualización del sistema

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.

Wi-Fi Only OTA Programming - Wi-Fi Exclusive Update

Si Wi-Fi está activado y tu dispositivo está conectado a una red Wi-Fi, tu dispositivo podrá recibir y descargar las nuevas actualizaciones de software.

  1. La descarga se realizará cuando el dispositivo esté dentro de cobertura Wi-Fi, pero la cobertura no necesita ser consistente. You can use multiple Wi-Fi networks and disconnect from/reconnect to Wi-Fi, and the update will continue to download from where it left off until complete.
  2. When the download is complete, you'll receive a notification that there's a new software update available for installation. Tap Install Now to continue with installation. El dispositivo se apagará, volverá a encenderse y comenzará el proceso de instalación.

You've successfully updated your software.

Server-Initiated Software Update

Recibirás una notificación en tu dispositivo que está disponible una actualización de software.

  1. Select Install now and your device will power off and back on and the installation process will begin. Tap OK to begin the installation.

    Nota: Si eliges Defer, esto demorará la instalación y volverás a la pantalla de inicio. The software update message will appear periodically until you install the update.
  2. After you've received first notification of the software update, you can manually initiate by going to Home > Applications > Settings > About Device > Software updates. Under System updates, tap Restart & install to install the update. Tu dispositivo se apagará, volverá a encenderse, y comenzará el proceso de instalación.
  3. Una vez que se complete la instalación, el dispositivo se apagará y luego se volverá a encender.

You've successfully updated your software.

User-Initiated Software Update

This process allows a user to navigate through the device options to seek updates.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates.
  2. Si tu dispositivo encuentra una nueva actualización de software, toca Download now. When complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Oprime Install update.
  3. The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Toca OK.

You've successfully updated your software.

System Update while Roaming

If you're roaming, you won't receive a software update notice. To update, you'll need to either enable Wi-Fi and wait for the update notice to appear or manually update by going to Home > Application > Settings > About device > Software updates.

To enable Wi-Fi:

  1. Go to Settings > Wireless & networks.
  2. Toca Wi-Fi.
  3. To connect to an available Wi-Fi network, select Wi-Fi settings and select an available Wi-Fi network or manually add a Wi-Fi network.

If the software update fails to install, you'll get an error screen. However, this only means the software didn't install properly. El dispositivo se encenderá con el software original y te indicará una vez más que instales la actualización del software.

Si no tienes una conexión potente a Wi-Fi o de la red de Verizon Wireless, no podrás realizar la descarga de la actualización de software por aire. En lugar de ello, puedes conectar tu dispositivo a una computadora con acceso a Internet. Connect your device to your computer using your USB cable, then download the Software Upgrade Assistant tool to your computer, which will check for software updates and initiate the software update process.

Actualización del sistema 15

Los detalles:

Fecha de lanzamiento: 10.14.2022
Nivel de parche de seguridad de Android: octubre de 2022
Software Version: SP1A.210812.016.A215USQS8CVI6

Qué está cambiando:

The current software update:

  • Provides the most up to date Android security patches on your device.
  • Resolved an intermittent issue where the device didn't receive text messages.

Actualización del sistema 14

Los detalles:

Fecha de lanzamiento: 09.26.2022
Android Security Patch Level: July 2022
Software Version: SP1A.210812.016.A215USQU7CVHB

Qué está cambiando:

This software update brings the latest Android OS 12 update and One UI 4.0, with new features, privacy settings, and improved customization that allow you to create your own optimized mobile experience.

The latest Android security patch and improvements are also included in this update.

Android OS 12 Update

Android OS 12 offers some of the newest ways to control your privacy, customize your phone, and get things done. It's Android, just the way you want it.

Color Themes

When you select from featured and downloaded wallpapers, you can select different device color themes based on your wallpaper colors. From Settings, go to Wallpaper > Color theme > select your favorite color theme > Done.

Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Color Themes screenshot

Samsung Keyboard

  • Emoji Creator

    Create your own emojis by combining two different emojis and customizing the animations for the pair. To create an emoji in the Messages app, tap the smiley face on the keyboard > Tap Try it out.

Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Emoji Creator screenshot
  • Grammar Correction

    Samsung Keyboard now supports built-in grammar correction (Powered by Grammarly). Enable this in Samsung Keyboard settings > Suggest text corrections > English (US).
Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Grammar Correction screenshot

Enhanced Privacy

Take control of your privacy with the new Privacy Dashboard, Permission Controls, and Camera/Microphone Indicator.

  • Panel de control de privacidad

    Privacy Dashboard lets you easily view which apps are accessing your permissions. Then you can use the permission manager to enable/disable apps from accessing these.
  • Camera/Microphone Indicator

    Whenever your phone is recording audio/video, a green icon will appear in the top right informing you if your camera or microphone is being used. This helps to ensure you're only recording when you want to.
Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Camera and Microphone screenshot


The Camera app now has a simpler, improved layout for Main and Pro modes.

  • Advanced Quick Take

    When using the Camera, you can hold the Shutter button to record a video (Quick Take). Now you can lock the Quick Take for hands-free recording.
Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Camera screenshot
  • Video Collages

    In Samsung Gallery, you can now mix both photos and videos using Video Collages. From Gallery > Select More icon (3 dots) > Create > Collage.
Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Video Collage screenshot

Driving Monitor

Digital Wellbeing has a new Driving Monitor so you can track your phone usage while driving. You can limit your app usage while driving and make sure you're driving safely.

Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Driving Monitor screenshot


Home screen widgets are redesigned for better visibility and ease of use. The new widget list gives you more information at a glance, and lets you personalize and decorate your home screen. You will also see recommended widgets to help your daily routine.

  • Weather widget: a dynamic weather widget that changes background color based on the weather or time.
  • Lock screen widgets have also been improved for more flexible usage.
  • Calendar widget: added monthly view for "Today's schedule" in widget settings.
Samsung Galaxy A21 OS 12 Widgets screenshot

Google Meet

Google has upgraded the Duo experience to include all Google Meet features. Google Duo will be replaced by the new Google Meet app, also available for download from the Google Play™ Store. After updating to Google Meet, Duo icons will be replaced with Meet icons.

Visit Google Workspace for more information.

Samsung Galaxy A21 Google Meet Icon screenshot

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