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 Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ has firmware version G96xFXXSHFUJ2. It includes the November 2021 security patch that fixes dozens of privacy and security-related vulnerabilities. The new software might also fix general bugs and improve the stability of the device. The update is currently rolling out in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, the Baltic region, the Nordic region, and the UK.
If you are a Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ user in any of the countries mentioned above, you can check for the update by navigating to Settings » Software update and clicking on Download and install. You can also download the latest firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.
Samsung had launched the Galaxy S9 series in early 2018 with Android 8.0 Oreo onboard. The smartphones received two major Android OS updates and have been getting quarterly security updates, which is impressive considering that they are almost four years old.