BlueBorne security patch rolling out for Galaxy Note 8 in U.S

Samsung has started to push new software update for Galaxy Note 8 in U.S. It’s available for popular carrier networks like T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon. It also carries the same software version for all the three carriers N950USQU1AQI5. The download will also comes in small size 198.04 MB. This firmware update for Note 8 brings stability enhancement in navigation app, Google apps and Weather widget. Further it will also tweak device performance and fixes the known bugs.


Another major update is it carries the fix for BlueBorne vulnerability. What is BlueBorne? It’s a security issue that spotted in smartphones and allows hackers to access your device via bluetooth. Once it is connected they can control your mobile camera, access personal files, microphone and more. Google has also released the patch for this issue along with September security update. However we didn’t get any confirmation news from AT&T carrier about this security fix.

This software update will be available to download via OTA. Use the recommended data connection to avoid errors while downloading. To check for manual update just tap the settings menu and select about phone option. Also don’t forget today Samsung has scheduled to roll out this handset in 42 countries.