The latest Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S9 update is now out and it’s one of the more important updates released by the Korean giant for its ex-flagships.
Samsung is the biggest phone maker in the world. The company also ensures that all their phones (and particularly the top models like the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9) remain up to date when it comes to security update patches. The company releases a monthly maintenance release which ensures the phones remain up to date and secure. The Samsung April 2019 Security Maintenance update release is now out.
Let us take a closer look at why this update is important as well as at all the phones that got the April 2019 security maintenance release:
Why is the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 update April 2019 release important?
This is a critical and important update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 users because this will ensure that the phone remains up to date against the latest threats. Given malware and vulnerabilities can pop up from time to time, Samsung’s updates ensure that their devices are safe from all such threats.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S8 update April 2019 security maintenance release also fixes the bug where one can exploit the emergency mode to gain access into some of the protected apps of the phone.
Which Phones are getting Security Maintenance Release
This update is out for the users of Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8+, Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S9+, Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10+, Samsung Galaxy S10e, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018).
These are all the top phones of Samsung of the past two years, most of them from their flagship Galaxy S series and Galaxy Note series. Two smartphones of the Galaxy A-series too will get this update.