Four-year-old Galaxy S9 gets a new software update in the US

Samsung has released a new software update to the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+. Considering that these two phones were released more than four years ago, it is impressive to see them still getting new updates. The latest software update for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ comes with firmware version G96xUSQU9FVB2. The […]

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Samsung Galaxy S9 trade-in values help you ditch your outdated phone

It has been four years since the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were launched. Samsung sold quite a lot of units across the globe. Countless users are still holding on to their devices but now it’s finally time for them to upgrade. That’s because this week, Samsung has ended all software support for these devices. […]

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Samsung officially pulls update support for the Galaxy S9 series

Samsung has updated its official update support page, and there is bad news for all Galaxy S9 series owners. Notably, the company has officially pulled support for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The Galaxy S9 series was launched in 2018, and after four years of rock-solid update support, the Galaxy S9 series has been […]

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Marvel’s Moon Knight series features the Samsung Galaxy S9

We recently reported that a Samsung Galaxy Fold was featured in the second season of Star Trek: Picard. Now, recently the latest Disney+ series, Moon Knight, features a Samsung phone from 2018. The first episode of the Moon Knight series showcases the character using the Samsung Galaxy S9, which was released back in 2018. The folks […]

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Four-year-old Galaxy S9 gets latest security update

It’s commendable that Samsung is updating even four and five-year-old smartphones with the latest security patches. Two such smartphones are the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, which have started getting the March 2022 security update. In fact, these devices are getting the new update earlier than various other recent phones. The latest software update […]

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Four-year-old Samsung flagships get a new security update in the US

Samsung has become a force to reckon with in the Android space in terms of software support. It is the only brand that offers four major Android OS updates to its smartphones and tablets. The company has now released a new security update to its four-year-old flagship smartphones in the US. The latest software update […]

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Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ start getting the November 2021 security update

Samsung has released new software updates to dozens of Galaxy smartphones, including the unlocked Galaxy S21, Galaxy A32 5G, and the Galaxy Note 10. The company has now started rolling out its latest security patch to the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ in various Asian and European markets. The latest software update for the […]

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T-Mobile will buy these Galaxy phones for you just for switching networks

T-Mobile announced a new limited-time campaign today, wherein it’s willing to pay off the Samsung smartphone you bought from another carrier if you decide to switch networks. T-Mobile will cover your current device payment plan with a virtual prepaid card worth up to $1,000 if you switch networks, and the offer is available for up […]

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Today you can buy the Galaxy S9/S9+ for less than the cost of an A12

We haven’t talked much about the Galaxy S9 series lately, aside from when it got the August 2021 security patch. It’s only natural given its age, but despite its relevancy waning due to the passage of time, the Galaxy S9 probably remains one of the most beloved Galaxy S flagships to date. And now, it […]

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August 2021 security update reaches T-Mobile’s Galaxy S9

Anyone in the U.S. still hanging on to their carrier-issued Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ can expect a new security update to land on their device shortly. Namely, T-Mobile and its subsidiary Sprint have started pushing out the August 2021 patch level this morning. The new firmware version to be on the lookout for is […]

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Galaxy S9 owners, the wait for the August 2021 security patch is over

The Galaxy S9 series was dropped from monthly to quarterly updates four months ago, and Galaxy S9 owners were left waiting for a new security patch to arrive in July or August. July came and went, but the good news is that Samsung hasn’t forgotten about its three-and-a-half-year-old flagships. The Galaxy S9 is now receiving […]

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Will my Galaxy smartphone or tablet get the Android 10 update?

Android 10, the tenth major version of Android, was made official by Google at its Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco on May 7, and many Galaxy smartphone owners will now be wondering if their device will be updated to Android 10. Samsung is still rolling out Android Pie to its devices, so it’s […]

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Galaxy Fold 5G and international Galaxy S9 get May 2021 security update

Samsung began updating the original Galaxy Fold with the May 2021 security patch at the beginning of the week, and now, with the end of the week approaching, we come full circle as Samsung has just released a similar firmware update for the Galaxy Fold 5G. At the same time, the company is now rolling […]

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Samsung’s rolling out a new firmware update for the US-bound Galaxy S9

The May 2021 security patch has so far been rolled out for a handful of Galaxy devices, most of which have been released later than 2019, and the update’s distribution continues as Samsung is now bringing the same firmware to the unlocked Galaxy S9 in the USA. As detailed earlier today, the May 2021 security patch […]

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Galaxy S9 dropped from monthly to quarterly update schedule

Samsung had launched the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ in February 2018 with Android 8 on board. The phones have received two major Android OS updates (Android 9 and Android 10) and monthly security updates over the past three years. However, going forward, the Galaxy S9 series won’t receive monthly security updates. The Galaxy […]

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The Galaxy S9 is now getting its fourth Android security update of 2021

The Galaxy S9 series has yet to be demoted to quarterly security patches, and thanks to Samsung’s continued support, the 2018 flagships have received a total of fourth security updates so far this year. The April 2021 security patch is now available for the Galaxy S9 in Europe through a new OTA update that carries […]

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This is how the Galaxy S eco packaging has changed over the years

Samsung’s sustainability efforts in recent years have led to a few key changes to the company’s manufacturing processes as well as the retail packaging of its products. And in recent news, Samsung has released a new infographic that tells the eco-conscious journey of the Galaxy S flagship series — or rather its packaging — over […]

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Galaxy S9 users, here’s why you should pick up a Galaxy S21

If your Galaxy S9 is on its last legs, the silver lining is that this year’s Galaxy S21 series offers some pretty remarkable value in the flagship segment. Not to mention that Samsung came full circle in regards to high-end smartphone pricing since the last time you shelled out on a new device. But is […]

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Galaxy S9, S9+ start receiving December 2020 security update

Samsung began pushing out the December 2020 Android security update to select members of the Galaxy S9 family of devices. More specifically, the new set of security patches is now reaching the international variants of both 2018 flagships. These over-the-air updates to the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ can be identified by build numbers G960FXXSCFTK2 and G965FXXSCFTK2, respectively. […]

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Samsung TV Plus is now available on a dozen more Galaxy phone models

The Samsung TV Plus mobile app is now compatible with a wide range of Galaxy devices including foldables. As you might know, SamMobile exclusively reported on Samsung’s plans to bring TV Plus to mobile earlier this year. Our report was confirmed by the company at Galaxy Unpacked in September when it released the Samsung TV […]

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