[Update: S9/S9+] January 2020 safety patch now rolling out for the Galaxy S8/S8+, Word 9
The January 2020 safety patch is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and the Galaxy Word 9.
For these with the Galaxy Word 9, it’s value noting that this replace is the second Android 10-based replace to go to the previous flagship because the full OS improve (by way of SamMobile). It has already began rolling out in Europe, with stories from Germany confirming that firmware model N960FXXS4DTA1 is now accessible.
[Replace 01/22]: Now its the flip of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ to get the January safety patch replace motion after confirmations in our personal remark part beneath and by way of some over on Reddit. For these with the S9 or S9+, count on to see firmware model G965FXXS7CTA2 rollout over the approaching days. At 112MB, it’s not the most important replace both however we’re seeing it accessible for unlocked units in Brazil, Germany, Eire, Canada, and extra.
We’re nonetheless fairly certain that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ gained’t be getting the Android 10 replace but it surely’s nonetheless in line to get common safety patches — together with the January 2020 patch. The January replace for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ comes within the type of firmware model G950*XXS6DTA1. This replace does seem to have a wider rollout than the January patch for the Word 9, because it’s heading out in a couple of European international locations together with France, Hungary, Poland, and the Netherlands.
All patches repair 5 vital vulnerabilities throughout the Android system, whereas it additionally protects towards 17 vulnerabilities that solely have an effect on Samsung Galaxy units. We’re anticipating the replace to have a wider rollout over the approaching days and weeks. When you’ve got the Galaxy S8, S8+ or Word 9, it could be worthwhile heading to your system Settings > Software program replace panel and checking manually for the January patch.
Alternatively, you probably have seen the replace in your system, you should definitely tell us the place you’re primarily based down within the feedback part beneath. We’d count on a barely longer watch for North America as localizations and Exynos-to-Snapdragon optimizations are made.
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