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Verizon Galaxy S8, Note 8, and Note 9 getting October security update

North American carrier Verizon is updating a number of Samsung flagships with the October 2018 security patch. The Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy Note 9, and Galaxy Tab S3 are all receiving updates on Verizon at the moment. None of the updates offer anything but the newer security patch.

October 2018 security update for Samsung flagships on Verizon released

The build numbers for the S8, S8+, Note 8, Note 9, and Tab S3 are R16NW.G950USQU5CRIB, R16NW.G955USQU5CRIB, R16NW.N950USQS5CRID, M1AJQ.N960USQU1ARJ5, and R16NW.T827VVRS2BRJ1. All of these should be available for download over the air on your device. Just go into the Settings app, tap the Software update option, then hit the Download updates manually option. The latest firmware for these devices are also available in our firmware section.

  • Model: SM-G950U
  • Dimensions: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0mm
  • Display: 5.8” (146.5mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Camera: 12 MP, Dual Pixel F1.7 OIS
  • Model: SM-G955U
  • Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
  • Display: 6.2” (158.1mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Camera: 12 MP, Dual Pixel F1.7 OIS
  • Model: SM-N950U
  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6mm
  • Display: 6.3" (160.02mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Camera: 12 MP, 2x, 1 telephoto F2.4 and 1 wide angle F1.7 OIS
  • Model: SM-N960U
  • Dimensions: 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8mm
  • Display: 6.4" (162.5mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Camera: 12 CMOS Dual OIS (F1.5/F2.4) & Telephoto: 12MP AF F2.4)

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vnovomsate
vnovomsate

Hello guys.
Does anyone have problem with samsung keyboard?
On my note 8 and tab s4 sometimes stops working, need to wait for a while until can write or close it again…

j0jun
j0jun

Just got October security update on my Note 9 today from Philippines♥

But for my J6 2018, only July security update was the latest update:(

Hcmnoy
Hcmnoy

Also A5 2016 in Germany got October security update.