The Galaxy Note 9 is Samsung’s twelfth smartphone to receive the latest security patch. The rollout started last week with the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and later reached the Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy A50, Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A71, and the Galaxy A52 5G. Now the Galaxy Note 9 has started the update.
Samsung has started rolling out a new software update for the Galaxy Note 9 in Germany. The new software with firmware version N960FXXS8FUE5 includes the June 2021 security patch. Samsung has not yet published the appropriate documentation to demonstrate the security and privacy vulnerabilities it has fixed with the June 2021 patch. The update may also bring other bug fixes and stability improvements for the Galaxy Note 9.
If you are a Galaxy Note 9 user in Germany, you can check for the OTA update by going to Settings » Software Update and click Download and Install. If you are an advanced user, you have the option to download the latest firmware file from Sammobile firmware database and flash it manually.
Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 9 with Android 8.1 Oreo in the second half of 2018. It then received the Android 9-based One UI update in January 2019 and the Android 10 Pie-based One UI 2.0 update in January 2020. The smartphone will get monthly security patches everywhere, but may not get the Android 11 update.