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It’s time to take your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 out of drawer



Samsung Galaxy Note 9

European Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is getting updated to the new February 2023 security update. Since the device is now outdated in Samsung’s eyes, you may have stored it in your table’s drawer or given it to your child in favor of your new Galaxy.

As February 2023 update begins rolling out, it’s time to take your Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone out of the drawer. The new firmware arrived after over a six-month delay and is crucial for your device as there are a lot of bugs that have been fixed by Samsung.

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You can verify the update via PDA version number N960FXXSAFWB3, which brings the February patch to your device. Judging from the version, it has been revealed that the build was developed and verified in February 2023. It brings fixes for over 50 CVEs and a handful of SVEs for enhanced system security.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 February 2023 Update

How to update:

Your Galaxy Note 9 may have received the February 2023 firmware update, if you are living in Europe. In case you are unable to find out the latest release, you should wait some time as the company will hopefully expand the availability to more countries including the US.

Galaxy Note 9:

The Galaxy Note 9 was a great Samsung phone launched back in August 2018. Following its multi-chipset strategy, the company shipped Note 9 phones with 10nm-based Exynos 9810 and Snapdragon 845. In 2018, it brought a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

Talking about software, the Galaxy Note 9 was shipped with Android 8-based Samsung Experience UX. The company made major changes and delivered a whole new One UI software iteration atop Android 9. Later on, the device got updated to the Android 10-based One UI 2.0, followed by One UI 2.1 and One UI 2.5.

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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 Galaxy A14 5G gets July 2024 security update in the US



Samsung Galaxy A14 July 2024 update

Samsung is releasing the July 2024 security update for the Galaxy A14 5G smartphone in the US. The update is already live in Asian and Middle Eastern countries. The company is now rolling this update out for both carrier-locked and unlocked models of this smartphone.

The fresh update includes the July 2024 security patch, which addresses over 55 security issues and vulnerabilities. This update also promises enhanced system stability, ensuring that users experience no interruptions, crashes, or lags. It improves some functions to provide smoother performance and better user experience.

Samsung Galaxy A14 5G smartphone users are getting the July 2024 update in the US with the version given below.

  • Locked – A146USQS8DXG1
  • Unlocked – A146U1UES8DXG1

Users are advised to install the update promptly to benefit from the improved security measures. To install the update, open the Settings app, select ‘Software Update’, and then ‘Download and install’.

The update shouldn’t affect your personal data but Samsung advises users to make a backup on your important data. Some settings may change after the update.

Samsung Galaxy A14, A34 5G grab July 2024 security update

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Samsung Galaxy S23 July 2024 update reaches Canada



Samsung Galaxy S23 july 2024 update canada

Samsung has pushed the July 2024 security update to the Galaxy S23 series in Canada. This update is already out for users in several countries and the company will soon make it available for all models.

Users of Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra are getting the July 2024 security update in Canada with One UI build version S911WVLS4CXE9, S916WVLS4CXE9, and S918WVLS4CXE9 respectively.

The update enhances security and security by fixing over 55 issues. It includes fixes from Google for critical vulnerabilities in Android, ensuring that Galaxy devices are more secure against potential threats.

Samsung has also addressed a bunch of vulnerabilities mainly related to One UI Home, System UI, and Secure Folder, further improving device security. Beyond security, the update brings improvements in system stability, fixes bugs, and introduces enhanced features for better usability.

To install the update, users can simply go to the Settings app, select Software Update, and choose ‘Download and Install’. This ensures that Galaxy owners can get an advantage from the latest improvements and security patches.

Samsung has already started testing the One UI 7 build on the Galaxy S23 series. Recently, the Galaxy S23 Ultra running Android 15 and One UI 7 spotted on the Geekbench platform with a single-core score of 1658 and a multi-core score of 4028.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra performance tested on Android 15, One UI 7

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Samsung just upgraded your Galaxy phone’s Clock!



Samsung Clock update

July 2024 is going on and Samsung is enhancing the performance of its Clock app with a new update. The update is available on the Galaxy Store with version

The fresh update focuses on improving the Clock app’s performance to ensure that users continue to enjoy the essential functionality on their smartphones. It enhances some app functions and fixes some issues that users encountered in the previous version.

While the update does not introduce new features, it brings general enhancements to provide a smoother and more efficient experience.

The update is rolling out gradually so it may take some hours or days to reach all eligible devices. Notably, it is compatible with Galaxy devices operating on Android 14.

Users can easily access the update via the Galaxy Store. To install, simply open the Galaxy Store, navigate to the menu option, select the Updates option and a list of available updates for Samsung apps will be displayed. You can tap on the refresh icon to install the update.

Also, Galaxy users can download the update through the third-party app link mentioned here. They will have to download a 31.55MB package to install the update on their eligible smartphones.

Samsung to fix clock overlapping issue with upcoming software update

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