Samsung Galaxy Note 10 gets stable Android 10 update (in one market)

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Update: December 13, 2019 (4:07AM ET): Samsung has already rolled out the Android 10 update to Galaxy S10 series devices, but Galaxy Note 10 owners aren’t far behind.

SamMobile reports that the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus phones are now receiving the stable Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update. Unfortunately, it seems like this rollout is limited to Germany right now. Furthermore, the outlet reports that this is landing on beta devices rather than devices with stable Android Pie.

Read: Samsung Galaxy S10 series gets stable Android 10 update in more countries

The Galaxy S10 series saw a similar stable Android 10 rollout, being available in Germany at first before quickly spreading to other markets. And if the Galaxy Note 10 update doesn’t encounter any bumps in the road, then we can definitely expect a similar roll-out schedule.

Have you spotted the stable Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update on the Galaxy Note 10 series? Let us know in the comments! 


Original article: Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus update hub. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about the latest Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus updates. That includes their current versions and when future updates are likely to arrive. Keep in mind that the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus generally receive their updates at the same time.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus update

  • Current stable version: Android 9 Pie
  • When will the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus get Android 10? January 2020 – February 2020 (estimated)

The Galaxy Note 10 line launched with Android 9 Pie. Like most Android flagships, these are expected to receive at least two major updates in their lifetimes. The first major update will be Android 10, which publicly launched toward the beginning of September. It’ll take a bit longer for Samsung to roll out Android 10 to the Galaxy Note 10 line, but it should only take a few months at most.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10/Note 10 Plus update availability Android 10 Android 11
AT&T TBA TBA
Sprint TBA TBA
T-Mobile TBA TBA
Verizon TBA TBA
U.S. Unlocked TBA TBA
International Unlocked TBA TBA

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus‘ received its first update in August. It didn’t include new features, but SamMobile reported that it included the August 2019 security patch.

The update also improved the performance of the fingerprint sensor, camera, and more with software version N97*FXXU1ASH5. Here’s the full changelog:

  • The performance of fingerprint recognition has been improved
  • The performance of touch screen has been improved
  • The stability of camera has been improved
  • Camera picture quality has been improved
  • The security of your device has been improved

The October 2019 Android security patch rolled out to Exynos variants of the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus on October 7. The patch brought with it some camera quality enhancements and keyboard tweaks.

Later, Samsung accidentally rolled out the One UI 2.0 beta program for the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. The company pulled the update soon afterward, telling users it would be rolled out later on. Eventually, Samsung officially released the One UI 2.0 beta update. SamMobile reported that it initially began rolling out to Note 10 users in Germany before rolling out to other markets (not including the US).

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In early November, Samsung started rolling out several security patches to Verizon Galaxy Note 10 devices. This update brought minor bug fixes and a patch for the critical fingerprint flaw that affected many flagship Samsung Galaxy devices. Verizon advised all users to install this update and re-register their fingerprints without a screen protector to ensure effective biometric security.

The OTA rolled out to all Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G models, and even Galaxy S10 devices on Verizon. 

By mid-November Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus Android 10 beta in the US. According to SamMobile (via the XDA forum) and users on reddit, the beta measures 1.8GB to 2GB in size. The US rollout followed the likes of Germany, India and South Korea.

You can register for the beta initiative via the Samsung Members app.

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Let us know which Galaxy Note 10 update you’re rocking in the comments. Also, feel free to tip us if you’ve spotted a recent update we’ve missed!

Looking for another device update? Check out our Android 9 Pie and Android 10 update trackers.

Source of the article – Android Authority
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