Samsung has started rolling out the latest January 2021 security patch update and Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus become the first Galaxy devices to receive the update.
The update is currently being rolled out in Germany. The new update brings firmware version G960FXXSDFTL1 for the Galaxy S9 and G965FXXSDFTL1 for the Galaxy S9 plus.
If you are a Galaxy S9/S9+ user, you may have already received the January 2021 Security Patch OTA update notification on your device. If the update has not been on your device’s system update section, then just wait for few more days for the update to come, else you can manually download and flash the January 2021 Security Patch on Galaxy S9/S9+ using Odin by following our guide.
Galaxy S9/S9+ January 2021 Security Patch update rolled out
- Device Name: Galaxy S9/S9+/S9+
- Model: SM-G960F/G965F
- Region: Germany
- Android version: Android 10
- Build Number: G960FXXSDFTL1 / G965FXXSDFTL1
- Android Security Patch Level: 1st January 2021
As we mentioned it above the update brings the latest security patch update which was released by Google in January 2021 Security. Most of the security vulnerabilities have been addressed. It also brings some bug fixes which were available in the previous build. Thus, you should download and install the update to your Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ which will come as an OTA update to your phone.
You can manually check for the update from Settings > Software update >Download updates manually. If there is no update showing on your device, then wait for few days for the update to come to your device as it is being released phase-wise manner or you can manually flash the full firmware using Odin Flash Tool.
- January 2021 Google Security patch
- Bug Fixes
- Security and Performance improvements
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✔ How to download the update :
You can download any Galaxy firmware using Samfirm Tool, Guide: Download Latest Galaxy Firmware using SamFirm Tool
Using Frija Samsung Firmware Download Tool
Check sammobile website to get the latest firmware for your device
Steps to Install January 2021 Security Patch on Galaxy S9/S9+
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Installation Guide (Manual Flashing using Odin)
- First, download the firmware file from the download section above
- Now Enter the recovery mode on your device, then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On your Galaxy device
- If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below
- If you want to Install the Full Firmware File then follow the guide given below (Odin Method)
If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.
Note:Before installing the updates, make sure your device is connected to a good wifi and your device has more than 50 percent battery life remaining