Samsung’s Galaxy S9 series and Galaxy Note 9 devices are now receiving May security update. For Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the update is available in Germany and for Samsung Galaxy Note 9, currently, May security update is available in Russia, France, and Bulgaria. This update is mostly focused on internal improvements and fixes. For Galaxy Note 9 the last update, released in April, brought two features which were Night Mode Scheduling Option and field of view switch within the selfie camera. The change-log for Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 is similar as Note 9 update released after a few hours.
New monthly scheduled software update has not brought any new features but rather fixes for seven critical vulnerabilities within Android OS. Not only Android OS but the security patch also fixes 21 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE), in easy words fixing vulnerabilities related to Samsung’s OS. The firmware version for Samsung Galaxy S9 is G960FXXU4CSE3 and for Samsung Galaxy S9+ is G965FXXU4CSE3 which takes a storage of 380 MB. Not only security updates but improvements within Camera Beauty Effect and Bluetooth are also available according to the changelog.
Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 9 May Security Update Details
New firmware includes improvements to Camera Beauty Mode and an improvement to Slow Motion Video Recording Feature. Further, May update for Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes packed with fixes for 7 Android OS vulnerabilities and 21 vulnerabilities related to Samsung’s OS. May update improves, enhances and stabilizes features within Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus and Galaxy Note 9.
For Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the update is available in Russia, France, and Bulgaria and for Samsung Galaxy S9 series, it is available in Germany. Hopefully, soon Samsung will be covering more countries and make the latest update available globally. It is an OTA update which arrives through a notification and if it isn’t arrived yet then it possible to check manually by navigating to Settings and looking for Software Update.
Let us know in the comments if you’ve received the May update on your Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ or Note 9? We love hearing from you. Happy Updating!