Verizon and T-Mobile have released the September Security Update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the Note 10+ devices. The update has a build number of N97*USQU1ASHB. Users who have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+ on Verizon and T-Mobile networks can now update their devices through the OTA update, which was sent by the respective carriers.
The size of the update for Note 10 is 235.55 Megabytes, whereas, for Note 10+, it is 237.24 Megabytes.
If you haven’t received the Over the Air update for your Note 10 or Note 10+ on the Verizon or T-Mobile networks yet, you will be receiving the updates over the next few days. If you cannot wait for the updates to get to your device, you can always manually flash the updated firmware on your phone. This requires a Windows computer and has a chance of bricking your device.
If you have received the Over the Air update September Security Update on your device, you can update your Note 10 or Note 10+ device by selecting the update notification or by heading to Settings > Software Update and checking for updates.
The September Security Update for Android 9 is in line with the regular security updates released by Google to patch vulnerabilities in the Android OS. This month, one of the main vulnerabilities patched was a bug that enabled a malicious app to execute code with elevated privileges without any authentication by the user. To learn about the other security patches, you can head to the Android website.
Apart from the security update, T-Mobile also made improvements for the audio quality when heard over wired headphones for both the Note 10 and the Note 10+ devices. However, there aren’t any audio enhancements in the update by Version for either device. T-Mobile also fixed an issue with the Night Mode, feature in Android 9 which wasn’t working correctly when used with Android Auto.
The updates for new Samsung flagships are rolled out quickly by American carriers and most of the critical updates are released within a few months of the release of the devices. The Android 10 update for the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ is being tested by T-Mobile and we may get to see a beta release soon. The beta version is expected to reach the users by mid to end of October this year.