May 2019 security update for Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has arrived in US and Canada region. T-Mobile is pushing the update while in Canada, Rogers, Virgin Mobile, SaskTel, and Koodo are pushing the same update. There is a minor difference between both the updates country-wise. T-Mobile in the US has released the May 2019 security update only, while the update for Canadian model comes packed with Camera changes included in the second May update for the global unlocked model.
It isn’t confirmed which update includes the camera changes but after installing the update, it will be easy to figure out which carrier update has the camera changes. For Canadian users, the software version after updating is N960WVLU1CSE1 and for T-Mobile (US) users N960USQS1CSE1. May 2019 security update fixes seven critical vulnerabilities within the Android OS and 21 critical vulnerabilities within Samsung’s software. Using the built-in OTA(Over-the-air) update system, users can directly download and install the new firmware once the notification pops up.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Security Update in US & Canada
Security updates defend against security loopholes, exploits, and vulnerabilities which can affect your handset in many ways possible. Fixing these vulnerabilities can improve the performance and stability of your phone. The initial update which carried Android 9 Pie included many bugs and vulnerabilities which were fixed within a later update. Updating your handset with security updates should be the first priority of every handset user.
As mentioned above, this update is an OTA update. And if the notification hasn’t arrived, navigate to Settings and tap Software Update to download and install the update manually. The update is available either by T-Mobile in the US or by Rogers, Virgin Mobile, SaskTel, and Koodo in Canada. The same update is being pushed by all the carriers with different software versions.
Let us know in the comments if you’ve received the security update on your Samsung Galaxy Note 9?