Verizon based Galaxy S9, S9+ and Galaxy Tab A 8.0 starts receiving May 2020 Security Patch Update


Verizon based Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ and the Galaxy Tab A have started receiving the latest security patch. The new OTA update brings all the new security enhancements packed with May 2020 security patch. The update will gradually roll out to all the Verizon locked devices. Apart from the security patch,  the latest update doesn’t include any significant changes to the devices.

Samsung Galaxy S9+

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The new OTA updates for the flagships of 2018 – the Samsung Galaxy S9, and S9+ is rolling out with the firmware versions G960USQS7DTE1 and G965USQS7DTE1 respectively to Verizon bound devices in the US.

Verizon recently rolled out the May 2020 security patch for Galaxy Note 9s, S10 5G and Moto E5 Play. Samsung is known to constantly update the security patches for both the old and new devices.  Apart from the security patch, there is no significant change to the UI. Verizon has also mentioned the latest update has been tested for optimized performance before rolling out. If we recall, the above devices had received the One UI 2.0 versions a few months back.

Verizon Galaxy Tab 8.0 Update

In addition to the flagships, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 from last year is also receiving the latest security patch. The new OTA firmware version T387VVRU2BTE4 will update the device to the latest May 2020 patch.  Samsung is yet to update the device to One UI 2.0 and is expected to receive it around August this year. Obviously, this is a tentative schedule and can change anytime given the current situation.

Users, who are eager to try the new update can head over to Settings> About Phone> Software updates> Check for Updates to check for the new rollout and install them. Additionally,  users can also connect their devices to the computer and download Verizon’s software upgrade Assistant tool to it, which will check for updates and install them automatically.

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