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Samsung improving Galaxy S9’s Quick Take camera feature along with December security patch



Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9 series smartphones are now receiving a new firmware update in South Korea. It can be identified via build versions: G960NKSU3FTK1 and G965NKSU3FTK1 for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ respectively.

However, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are not eligible to get the Android 11 based One UI 3.0, but the company satisfying these device users by providing regular security updates each month.

Read More: PSA: Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 9 are not listed in One UI 3.0/Android 11 roadmap

The changelog for this update mentions, various system function improvements for the call and message app. Moreover, it also brings enhancements to the Quick Take feature of the system camera app.

Samsung has initially added a “Quick Take” feature to the camera app for the Galaxy S20 series that shoots pictures from all the camera lenses of the phone at the same time, then, the user can choose which picture they like to save. Later, the company has provided this feature for its various devices.

Samsung Galaxy S10 series is too close to get One UI 3.0!

Samsung Galaxy S10 series smartphones are too close to get the Android 11 based One UI 3.0 update in the coming days. While the company has already cleared in its roadmap that the popular Galaxy S9 and Note 9 units are not getting the One UI 3.0 update.


  • Call-related stabilization code applied
  • Message app stabilization code applied
  • Camera shooting (Quick Take) usability improvement
  • Terminal security-related stabilization code applied

Here’s how to check for updates:

  • December 2020 security patch is now ready to install on your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ phone.
    • Open Device Settings
    • Find the Software updates option
    • Tap on Download and install button.


James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.


Samsung rolling out October 2023 security update to the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5



Samsung Flip Fold 5 October 2023 update

Samsung has finally begun rolling out the October 2023 security update for Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones. These fifth-generation foldables are the first ones to get the latest patch.

October 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphones can be identified through One UI builds versions F731USQS1AWI3 and F946USQS1AWI3 respectively. The update is currently available for locked models on the Verizon network in the US.

The company will soon expand this update to more Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 models. Other Galaxy smartphones and tablets are also expected to receive the October 2023 security update in the following days or weeks.

Importantly, this update focuses mainly on security fixes and functional improvements to provide a better and enhanced experience. However, Samsung has yet to disclose the details of security flaws of the latest patch.

Users can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Fold October 2023 update

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Google Play System October 2023 Update Arrives: What’s New and How to Get It



Google Play System October 2023 update

Google has kicked off an October 2023 update for its Play System, which is responsible for managing the core functionality and security of Android devices. The update arrives with improvements and bug fixes to the system, as well as some new features for the Google Play Store app.

One of the new features of this update is a redesigned app details page, which will help users discover and learn about apps that are compatible with their non-phone devices, such as tablets, smartwatches, or TVs.

Moreover, the October 2023 update for Play System brings the ability to add apps to the Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality. These features are available through Google Play Store v37.8.


Google Play Store

  • [Phone] New design on the app details page to help you discover and learn about apps for your non-phone devices.
  • [Phone] You’ll be able to add apps to your Google Play library directly when apps ask Google Play to download new content or functionality.

To get the update on Samsung smartphones, you just need to visit Settings >> Security and Privacy >> Updates >> Google System Update.

How to download new Google Play System update in your Samsung Galaxy

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Samsung Galaxy A23 gets new firmware update in the US



Samsung Galaxy A23 update US

Samsung is releasing a fresh firmware update for Galaxy A23 smartphone users in the US. This update installs the Android security patch released in August 2023 to improve system security.

The new update for the Samsung Galaxy A23 smartphone comes with PDA version A236USQU4CWHC. The update is rolling out for locked models of Galaxy S23 on the T-Mobile network in the US and other carriers could get this update soon.

August 2023 security patch fixes over 70 issues, mainly related to Samsung Members, the Internet, the Galaxy Store, and more to provide a seamless and bug-free experience.

If you have received a notification of the latest update, then check and install it now through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.

Samsung Galaxy A23 update US

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