A few days back European units of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has received the Android 8.0 update. Now some new information is there about its bigger brother Galaxy S9. The unlocked global variant of the Samsung Galaxy S9 has just received a new update. This particular update is focused on improved security and bring the up-to-date security patch to the device. If you own a Galaxy S9 device then you must go through the entire write-up for in-depth information.
This update has arrived for the device having a model number SM-G960F. This update brings the April 2018 security patch to the device. You should never avoid the security update as it takes care of various prevailing vulnerabilities. The update is rolling out with the version G960FXXS1ARD1 and weighs tiny at 60MB. Considering its size we can’t expect much from this specific update, however, in terms of security it will work internally.
No other noticeable changes comes with this update. In all, it is the third software update received by the unlocked version of the Galaxy S9. In terms of security update, it stands at the second place as the first one was responsible for the March security patch. Compared to unlocked version of S9 the Snapdragon variant is far behind in terms of the update. Due to further approval from carriers like Verizon, T-Mobile the Snapdragon version of the device will receive the updates a little later. Altogether the users having Exynos variants of the Galaxy S9 will enjoy rapid fast updates.
If you own an unlocked S9 device then you may have received the notification for the update, if not then simply head over to the about device section and check the updates here. We are not sure that when this update will hit the Snapdragon version of the device.To install the update your device should have at least 50-60% charge remaining. For further updates stay tuned to GoAndroid.