It’s been a quiet year for the Samsung Galaxy Note series fans, as the company did not launch a single Note series phone in 2021. Die-hard fans of the Note series are still waiting for some good news and hope Samsung will bring back the Galaxy Note series in 2022.
While you wait for that, the latest October security update is now live for Galaxy Note devices. Notably, according to a report by SamMobile, the October 2021 security update is rolling out for the carrier-locked variants of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series.
A bunch of different Samsung Galaxy devices has already been served with the latest security patch. Fast forward to now, it is time for the carrier-locked units of the Galaxy Note 10 series in the US to pick up the October 2021 update.
The update is arriving right on time, as the unlocked Galaxy Note 10 units already started picking up the October update a few days ago. It is arriving for carrier-locked Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ on Comcast, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Xfinity Mobile networks.
As far as the changes are concerned, the update is simply incremental in nature. Meaning it doesn’t add any new features apart from bumping the security patch level to October 1, 2021. However, you shouldn’t ignore the regular bug fixes and device stability improvements.
Carrier-locked Galaxy Note 10/Note 10+ update carries firmware version N97xUSQS7FUI6
It is very important that you update your Galaxy Note 10 device on the above-mentioned networks with the latest security update. Because, according to Samsung, it fixes over 60 privacy and security-related vulnerabilities.
The carrier-locked Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ October 2021 security update is arriving with firmware version N97xUSQS7FUI6.
For more information on this, you can check out Samsung’s official Security Bulletin website. If you have an eligible device, then you can check for the update manually as well.
To do that, head over to the Settings menu. Tap on Software update and finally Download and Install. If the update is live in your region, then you will receive an update notification.
Simply tap on this notification to begin the download. We advise you to make use of a stable mobile data or Wi-Fi internet connection to avoid any errors during installation.
To recall, Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 10 series back in 2019. It came with Android 9 with One UI onboard. Later in December 2019, the phones received the Android 10 update. A year later, Samsung served the Note 10 series with the Android 11 One UI 3.0 update.