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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 S8 and S8+ January security update rolling out

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ may not be eligible for the Android 10 update, much to the annoyance of those who purchased either device, but Samsung is continuing to release regular security updates for 2017’s flagship Galaxy S smartphone(s). This week, the company is rolling out the January 2020 security update to the Galaxy S8 […]

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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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New Galaxy S8 update brings December 2019 security patch

Android 10 isn’t on the cards for the Galaxy S8 (and S8+), but Samsung is continuing to release regular security updates for its 2017 flagship. Less than a month back, Samsung rolled out the November 2019 security patch to the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in various markets, and the company is now bumping the […]

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Galaxy S8 and Note 9 remain the most popular Android phones in the USA

The most popular Android smartphones in the USA might not be the ones you’re thinking of unless you’re thinking of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 9. That is according to a PCMag report based on data gathered from the Speedtest mobile app.Samsung is the second-largest mobile manufacturer in the USA, following Apple, so there’s […]

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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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Exynos-powered Galaxy S8 gets November security update

Samsung started rolling out the November security update for its devices before the month even started, but the rollout of the update is far from over and the company continues to bring it to more and more Galaxy devices as we approach December. Over the last week, Samsung released the November update for the Snapdragon […]

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T-Mobile Galaxy S8 November security update released

Late last week, the November 2019 security patch was released for the unlocked Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the US. Today, T-Mobile is rolling out the latest security update to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on its network, becoming the first carrier to do so. The November security update for the Galaxy S8/S8+ comes […]

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Unlocked Galaxy S8 gets November security update in the US

The unlocked Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are receiving a new software update in the US and are making the jump to the latest Android security patch in the process. This is the second update Samsung has released for the unlocked S8 and S8+ this month. The previous update included the October security patch and, […]

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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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Android 10 for the Galaxy S8 spotted on Geekbench, but hold your horses

There are definitely a lot of people out there who would be interesting in getting Android 10 for the Galaxy S8. That’s highly unlikely, though. Samsung doesn’t do more than two major OS upgrades for its smartphones, even the flagships.Android 9 Pie was the second major OS upgrade for the Galaxy S8. There’s no question […]

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October security patch fixes serious vulnerability affecting a few Samsung phones

Earlier this week, Google’s Project Zero security analysis team revealed that cyber-attackers are exploiting a bug within Android OS, which affects 18 known phone models including three Samsung devices, namely the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S8, and Galaxy S9. The issue stems from a local privilege escalation vulnerability which can give attackers full control over an […]

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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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Galaxy S8, Galaxy A80, and Galaxy A5 (2017) get September security update

Samsung has released the latest Android security patch for the Galaxy S8/S8+, Galaxy A80, and Galaxy A5 (2017). An update is rolling out for these devices in various markets, with software version G95*FXXS5DSI1, A805FXXS2ASI2, and A520FXXUBCSI1 for the S8/S8+, A80, and A5 (2017) respectively.The Galaxy S8 update has been released in a handful of European countries, […]

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Will my Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 get the Android 10 update?

Is my Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 going to be updated to Android 10? That’s a question many have been asking in the last couple of months, and with Google recently releasing the Android 10 update for its Pixel devices, interest in the newest version of the OS has increased further. While Samsung will […]

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