- Samsung is distributing a new update for the four-year-old Galaxy Note 8.
- This closes some security gaps.
- You should definitely download and install the patch.
The South Korean company Samsung updates for older ones are rolling more and more often Cell phones out. The four-year-old Galaxy Note 8 is getting a new security patch. You should definitely install this.
Like the tech blog SamMobile reported, the update closes some security gaps. The included security patch for May closes three vulnerabilities classified as “critical”, 24 as “high” and 17 as “medium”.
The update with the version number N950FXXUFDUE4 is currently only available in Germany. Presumably, the phone will reach the end of support before the end of the year. Samsung has already downgraded the smartphone to “quarterly” updates. Which Otherwise devices will no longer be provided with updates you can see in the linked overview.
Your Note 8 will notify you when the update is available for you. To let the phone search for the update, follow ours Instructions for manually installing Android or security updates.