As usual, Samsung tends to release new security patches for its devices, and the Galaxy S9 / Galaxy S9 + duo is no exception when receiving Android patches in January 2020.
Two of the 2018 flagship have officially received the January 2020 security patch from Samsung, including the Galaxy Note 8 device that received the updated version a few days ago. Thus, it is the turn of customers who own the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + to get the monthly Android security patch from Samsung.
Accordingly, the software version bears a serial number G96 * FXXS7CTA1for Galaxy S9 and S9 + also in France for Bouygues. As usual, the update will continue to release in many markets in the near future. The update is not based on Android 10 and the release time suggests there is still some time before Samsung brings the stable version of Android 10 to beta users and starts rolling out publicly.
In general, the update is not nearly equipped with any new features, but the version will fix some moderate and high-risk vulnerabilities in the Android operating system, as well as 17 outstanding issues found. see in Samsung’s own software. You can read more: about the January 2020 security patch published by Samsung here.
If you currently own one of the two Galaxy S9 and S9 + devices, you can check for updates in the Settings section, click on the ‘Download and install’ option or check on the Samsung official website and proceed. manually update via computer.