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July 2020 security update now deploying to Galaxy S9/S9+

The first over-the-air update to hit the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ in the lineup’s One UI 2.1 era is the security update dated to the first of this month. Containing the latest vulnerability fixes from both Google and Samsung, the unsurprising release already started making its way to the Exynos variants of the devices last […]

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Galaxy S9, Note 9 got One UI 2.1 in dozens of markets, more to follow

Samsung had begun the One UI 2.1 rollout for the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and the Galaxy Note 9 roughly two weeks ago, with Germany being the first market in which the 2018 flagships got the highly-anticipated update. Thankfully, the rollout was without issues, and over the past few days the update continued to expand […]

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More users are facing green tint display issues on different Galaxy devices

Do you remember the Galaxy S20 green tint issue that reared its head not long after the flagship’s release? Samsung did fix it with a quick firmware update for the Galaxy S20 a couple of months ago, but it looks like the problem is making a comeback for other Galaxy smartphone models.Multiple new threads on […]

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Galaxy S9 and S9+ One UI 2.1 update could release this week

Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ owners could get the One UI 2.1 update in Korea later this week, according to one of Samsung’s community moderators. Samsung had confirmed a few weeks back that it was targeting a June release for the Galaxy S9 and Note 9’s One UI 2.1 update, and it seems the company […]

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May security update out for unlocked Galaxy S9/S9+ in the U.S.

The unlocked variants of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ started receiving the May 2020 Android security update all across the United States. The carrier-agnostic over-the-air packages already made their way to devices on all major networks in the country, as well as many regional ones. The bulk of the rollout happened yesterday and no […]

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May 2020 security update for Galaxy S9/S9+ rolling out worldwide

Samsung is now rolling out the May 2020 Android security update to the international variants of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Identified by build number G96xFXXS9DTD7, the software package already made its way to the majority of Asia but is still largely unavailable in the West, with Germany being the first and – so far – […]

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This is the Galaxy S9 One UI 2.1 firmware being tested by Samsung

If there was still any doubt about Samsung having the One UI 2.1 update in development for the Galaxy S9, we can now confirm with certainty that the company is already testing the firmware for the Galaxy S9 in South Korea.Test firmware versions for the Galaxy Note 9 surfaced a week ago, and it looks […]

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Galaxy S9 One UI 2.1 update slated for June release in Korea

A couple of weeks back, after a lot of confusion and conflicting reports, Samsung finally confirmed that the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and Galaxy Note 9 would be receiving the One UI 2.1 update. We know that One UI 2.1 firmware for the Galaxy Note 9 is already in development, and moderators at Samsung’s Korean […]

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Samsung rep hints at One UI 2.1 for Galaxy S9 being on the cards, again

The Galaxy S9 series may yet receive the One UI 2.1 update, at least according to a new screenshot revealing a discussion between a Samsung India representative and a Galaxy S9+ user. It claims there’s still a chance for the S9 series to receive One UI 2.1, but the representative was unable to confirm an […]

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Galaxy S9 gets new update with April security patch, other enhancements

Samsung has released the April 2020 security patch for another of its flagship smartphones. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are receiving a new software update and are getting the latest security fixes in the package, along with a number of other enhancements. Before you ask, no, this isn’t an update to One UI 2.1, […]

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Samsung will bring One UI 2.1 update to Galaxy S9, S10, Note 9/10 series

There are only four devices in the world running Android 10 and One UI 2.1 right now, namely the Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, and Galaxy Z Flip. The two new lineups ship with the updated version of One UI out of the box, but they won’t enjoy this exclusivity indefinitely.One UI 2.1 will eventually […]

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Galaxy S9 scores new update with March 2020 security patch included

The Galaxy S9 series is the latest in line to receive the March 2020 security patch via a new firmware update. The package is now being distributed to both the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in a wide variety of markets including the Nordic and Baltic regions as well as various other European countries.The Galaxy S9 […]

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Fido and Rogers release Android 10 update to Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, Galaxy Note 9 in Canada

The Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and the Galaxy Note 9 have started receiving the Android 10 update with One UI 2.0 on Fido and Rogers’ networks in Canada. The update is currently being rolled out in a phased manner to the two-year-old flagship smartphone models.Both the Canadian cellular carriers have published the Android 10 update […]

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T-Mobile releases Android 10 update to Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+

Three weeks after Samsung started seeding the Android 10 update to the unlocked Galaxy Note 9 units in the US, T-Mobile has released it to the Galaxy Note 9 units on its network. The carrier has also released the Android 10 update to the Galaxy S9, and the Galaxy S9+ sold through its network.The US carrier announced the […]

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Verizon starts rolling out Android 10 update to Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+

Samsung started rolling out the Android 10 update with One UI 2.0 to unlocked variants of the Galaxy S9 late last month. Now, Verizon has started rolling out the Android 10 update to the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ on its network in the US. It is an OTA update, and you should be […]

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New Galaxy S9 and S9+ update brings February 2020 security patch

Less than three weeks ago, Samsung released Android 10 and One UI 2.0 for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Now, it’s rolling out the first minor update to the two phones after they were updated to Android 10. The new update, sporting build number G96xFXXS7DTAD, is rolling out in a number of European countries, including Germany, […]

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Reasons why the Galaxy S20 is a worthy upgrade over the Galaxy S9

Galaxy S9 owners who have skipped last year’s flagship series might now want to consider upgrading to one of the latest Galaxy S20 models. Although the Galaxy S9 is still a decent performer in various areas, its time as a flagship device has passed and the Galaxy S20 presents numerous advantages over it.Today we’re looking […]

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You can now sideload Bixby Routines on a Galaxy S9 or Galaxy Note 9!

Bixby Routines, an IFTTT alternative from Samsung, is probably the most useful Bixby feature on Galaxy smartphones. The feature debuted with the Galaxy S10 series and was found on devices like the Galaxy Fold and the Galaxy Note 10. Even some mid-range phones like the Galaxy A50 have it.Everyone expected that Samsung would release Bixby […]

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AT&T starts pushing Android 10 update to Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9

After Samsung was done seeding the Android 10 update to the Galaxy S10 series and the Galaxy Note 10 series, it started to push the update to the unlocked versions of the Galaxy Note 9 and the Galaxy S9 in the US. Now, AT&T variants of the Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, and the Galaxy S9+ […]

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