T-Mobile Galaxy S9 June security update is out (no camera Night mode included)

T-Mobile has become the first US carrier to release the June security update for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. An update with software version G960USQS5CSEA and G965USQS5CSEA is now rolling out to the S9 and S9+ respectively, and it brings only the latest security fixes. Yes, that means the update …

Galaxy S9 June update also gets built-in QR code scanner

Earlier we reported that the June update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 update has brought nice new features from the Galaxy S10 camera like the dedicated Night Mode and background blur adjustment for the front camera. But apparently, there’s also a new feature that is only available for the previous …

Samsung Galaxy S9 gets dedicated Night Mode for camera

If you were getting envious of the Night Mode that was being sported by owners of the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, you’ll be happy to know that they’re bringing it to older Galaxy smartphones. Well, at least for the Galaxy S9 for now. The latest update to the previous flagship …

Galaxy S9 camera can now scan QR codes without Bixby Vision

While the latest Galaxy S9 update brought a few camera features that have already been present on the Galaxy S10, it also introduced a new feature that is currently not available on any other Galaxy device. The June security update for the Galaxy S9 adds a toggle in the camera settings …

Galaxy S9 gets dedicated camera Night mode with the latest update!

Samsung’s June security update update for the Galaxy S9 brings a dedicated Night mode to the phone’s camera. When the company brought a dedicated camera Night mode to the Galaxy S10 lineup, we had wondered if it would bring the feature to older flagships, and now we have the answer. …

Galaxy S9 and S9+ on Verizon get RCS messaging in the US

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ on Verizon in the US now officially support Rich Communication Services (RCS), a unified advanced messaging solution by Google. Verizon’s Advanced Messaging, which uses RCS, replaces SMS on the Galaxy S9 duo. The carrier promises to add RCS to more devices in the future.Verizon Advanced Messaging on Galaxy S9RCS is …

Will my Galaxy smartphone or tablet get the Android Q update?

Android Q, the tenth major version of Android, was made official by Google at its Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco on May 7, and many Galaxy smartphone owners will now be wondering if their device will be updated to Android Q. Samsung is still rolling out Android Pie …

No Android Q beta for Samsung Galaxy phones… not yet anyway

In news that will surprise no one, Google’s Android Q beta that goes live today will not be available for any Galaxy phones. Last year, Google teamed up with a few manufacturers to allow non-Pixel smartphones–those that ran stock Android and those that ran customized versions–to test the Android Pie beta, but Samsung made Galaxy …

Spotify isn’t playing nice with Galaxy smartphones

The Internet is rife with reports from Spotify customers claiming they’re unable to control audio playback from the lockscreen on their Galaxy smartphone, leaving them with no choice but to dive into the application whenever they want to skip or pause a track, which is frustrating to say the least.It …

Galaxy S10 can now mirror notifications to your Windows PC

Last month, Microsoft started testing a new feature that allows Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 owners to view their handset’s notifications on their Windows PC — and now the firm has added support for the Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10. At least, that’s the official statement. We …