Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gets March 2021 security update in the US

Last year, Samsung announced disappointing news for older flagship smartphone users such as the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9 that they are not eligible to get three generations of Android upgrades.

On the other hand, the Korean tech giant recently announced that it will deliver at least four years of regular security updates to the Galaxy devices launched since 2019, but there’s a catch! Read more here

According to the information, Samsung started sending a new software update with version number N960U1UES8FUB1 to the Galaxy Note 9 smartphones in the US. This new update improves system security by installing the latest Android patches released in March 2021.

Other than this, the latest firmware also includes enhancements for system functions as well as fixes for some unknown bugs for a better overall user experience.

Note: It will be expanded in various batches.

It is important to mention that currently, the unlocked Galaxy Note 9 models are receiving this security update in the US, while the carrier-locked units may grab it soon after additional software testing by carriers.

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Here’s how to check for updates manually:

  • Open your device’ Settings
  • Scroll down and tap on Software updates
  • Hit the Download and install button*
    • * If the OTA has arrived.


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James Lee Taylor
James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue 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.

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