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Galaxy Note 8 starts getting May 2020 security patch with new update

Samsung’s May 2020 security patch rollout continues and the latest device to get it via a new update is the Galaxy Note 8 with model number SM-N950F. The latest update for the international Galaxy Note 8 is identified as version N950FXXSBDTE6.The update including the May 2020 security patch is now available for the Galaxy Note 8 […]

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March 2020 security update out now for Galaxy Note 8 and S8 series

Samsung’s flurry of security updates continues as the March 2020 security patch is now rolling out to two more smartphone models, the Galaxy S8 series and the Galaxy Note 8. Unsurprising given the age of these models, the update doesn’t add any new software features but ensures that the security of these devices remains up […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, will not be upgraded to Android 10

For owners of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 series who were still expecting good news from Google, we’re sorry to disappoint you. It seems that earlier reports saying you were actually getting an unexpected Android 10 update were mistaken. The official word now is that there will not be a major upgrade for […]

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Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 will not be getting Android 10 update

In a classic case of the left hand not knowing what the right is doing, Samsung’s customer reps have previously claimed, not once but twice, that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 will receive Android 10 this year. As hopeful as that may sound, that’s simply not going to happen.The two aforementioned smartphones were […]

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Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 February security update released

With the Galaxy S20 now official and on its way to retail stores in a few weeks, Samsung is going to be quite busy. But the company isn’t slowing down when it comes to updating existing phones. Case in point: Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 have begun receiving the February 2020 security […]

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Sprint will repair your Galaxy screen for $49 even if you’re not a customer

US carrier Sprint is running a great offer for Galaxy smartphone owners, allowing them to repair the broken screen of their Galaxy handset for the very low price of $49. What’s better is that you don’t have to be a Sprint customer to take advantage of this offer. You can be another carrier’s customer and […]

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Samsung customer reps still say Galaxy S8 and Note 8 will get Android 10

Hope is a good thing. What isn’t good is to keep giving someone hope only to disappoint them each time. But Samsung’s customer representatives are love doing that, and they’re at it again. We’ve seen before how Samsung’s customer reps have said the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 will be getting Android 10. That’s […]

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Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 8 get January 2020 security update

Two of Samsung’s flagship smartphones are now being updated with the January 2020 security patch. Samsung has released the January security update for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy Note 8. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ update is not based on Android 10, for those wondering. It’s a standard security update for regular users not […]

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Sprint’s Galaxy Note 8 is getting the January 2020 security patch

The Galaxy Note 8 on Sprint is receiving a new firmware update containing the latest January 2020 security patch. The package doesn’t seem to include any new features, but it should fix a number of moderate and high-risk vulnerabilities within Android OS, as well as 17 issues found within Samsung’s own software. You can read […]

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Unlocked Galaxy S9, S8 and Note 8 get December security update in the US

The unlocked versions of three pre-2019 Samsung flagships are getting the December security update this week in the US. Samsung has released the December update for the Galaxy S8/S8+, Galaxy S9/S9+, and the Galaxy Note 8 in the country. The software versions for the Galaxy S8/S8+, Galaxy S9/S9+ and Galaxy Note 8 updates are G95*U1UES7DSL2, G96*U1UEU7CSK1 and N950U1UES7DSK5 […]

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Samsung indirectly confirms Galaxy S8 and Note 8 won’t get Android 10

Samsung has hammered the final nail in the coffin of the hopes Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 owners may have had of getting the Android 10 update. The company’s official Android 10 update schedule that’s been going live in various countries in the last few days makes no mention of the Galaxy S8 or […]

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Galaxy Note 8 is being updated with December security patch

Samsung has yet again beaten Google to the punch in releasing the next Android security patch for its devices before Google has officially released details of the security patch. Samsung released the December security update for the Galaxy A50 less than a day ago, and it has now pushed out a similar update for the […]

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Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy A80 get November security update

The latest Android security patch is now available for two more Galaxy devices. The Galaxy Note 8 is receiving the November 2019 security patch update in Panama, while the Galaxy A80 is getting a similar update in Thailand. The software version for the Note 8 and A80 updates is N950FXXS8DSK1 and A805FXXS3ASK3 respectively.Samsung hasn’t bundled any new […]

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US unlocked Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8 receive October 2019 security patch

The unlocked Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 are now receiving a new software update in the United States featuring the October 2019 security patch. The changelog doesn’t mention any additional features and/or changes.The latest software packages for the unlocked Galaxy S8, S8+, and Galaxy Note 8 are identified by build numbers G950U1UES6DSJ1, G955U1UES6DSJ1, […]

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Galaxy Note 8 update brings October 2019 security patch

The Galaxy Note 8 may not be eligible for the Android 10 and One UI 2.0 update, but it’s still getting regular security patches, and Samsung has now released the October 2019 security patch for the device. An update with software version N950FXXU7DSJ1 is rolling out in the Netherlands, Bulgaria, and the Baltic states, and like […]

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Samsung Notes update brings Galaxy Note 10 features to other devices

Samsung has updated the Samsung Notes app to bring some Galaxy Note 10 features to older Galaxy Notes and other Galaxy devices. The biggest addition is handwriting to text conversion with the dedicated button at the bottom of the screen when you’re creating notes. In addition to recognizing your handwriting, the feature can also replace […]

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These Samsung Galaxy phones now support Android Auto Wireless

Google is finally making Android Auto Wireless available to non-Google smartphones, and the first third-party devices to take advantage of the feature are the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 series, as well as the Galaxy Note 8, Note 9, and Galaxy Note 10. The Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ are also listed, but the Galaxy […]

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