The Samsung Galaxy S9 receives firmware updates from time to time, but usually at least once a month. Usually, these are normal security updates that bring the device up to date with the latest security patches.
Sometimes these are also major updates, such as a jump in the version number. Normally, these updates run automatically. But you can also manually search for it, which sometimes leads to a faster update.
Here we show you how to access these updates whenever they are available:
Manually check for new firmware updates for the Samsung Galaxy S9:
- Tap the icon for the App menu on the start screen or delete it from bottom to top
- Search and select Settings
- Select Settings. Now scroll down the list until you see "Software Update" - select the entry
- Where you will find the menu item "Download updates manually", which you should touch.
- When you are finished and a new software update is available, select "Update now".
The updated version is now downloaded immediately and can be installed afterwards.