Samsung Galaxy Note 9 at Verizon gets July 2021 security update

A couple of days ago, Samsung started sending the latest Android patches to the Galaxy Note 9 devices in Mexico, followed by Europe through a new firmware update. Now, the device is getting the same treatment in the United States for enhanced system stability.

As per the latest news, the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone locked on the Verizon network is now receiving a new software update in the US. The new s/w update installs the July 2021 Android security patches for improved system performance.

Identified via PDA release number N960USQS9FUF1, the Galaxy Note 9 update making its way to Verizon (US) cellular consumers gradually and we can expect a broader rollout in the coming days.

According to the changelog, the new Galaxy Note 9 firmware update doesn’t carry major system changes and new features. It’s expected that it would fix the Android Auto-related issues that were reported by some Galaxy users.


  • The current software update provides the most up to date Android security patches on your device.

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Just reminding, Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 9 in August 2018 with Android 8 out of the box. Later on, this flagship had received two major Android upgrades and it will spend its remaining time on the Android 10-based One UI 2.5. However, it’s still eligible for monthly security updates for some more time.

How to check for updates manually

  • Open device Settings
  • Scroll down and tap on Software updates
  • Hit the Download and install button.

You can also see the video to know more about manual update

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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