Samsung suspends One UI 4.0 update for Galaxy S21 series due to Google Play issues

Ro, 22 December 2021

Samsung started distributing One UI 4.0 along with Android 12 a couple of weeks ago but a newly discovered issue has now paused the rollout. The company had to halt the update for the Galaxy S21 series in South Korea due to incompatibility issues with Google Play.

Samsung stops One UI 4.0 update for Galaxy S21 due to Google Play issues

According to a forum post by a Samsung community moderator, the issue with Google's Play Store isn't just on the Korean OEM's end, Google needs to take a look into it as well. So until both tech giants fix the issue, the One UI 4.0 will not be further distributed.

We don't really know how widespread this issue is but perhaps it's mostly limited to the South Korean market and it was enough for Samsung to pull the stops of the OTA update.



Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 23 Feb 2022
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  • 06 Jan 2022
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I turned of device protection and all the apps updated from Google

  • Ali
  • 05 Jan 2022
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I've tried recommended solutions, solutions of my own, solutions not even mentioned anywhere, still suffering with Google Play Store. It is the worst update ever. I even reported every single update/install failure, I wrote to Samsung tech suppo...

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