Tag: Samsung Galaxy S9

Android 9 Pie is rolling out now to unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 devices

After pretty much every carrier version of the device has already received the update, owners of unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 phones are reporting that Android 9 Pie has started to grace their units. The hefty 1.7-gigabyte update also brings with it Samsung’s updated One UI as well as the January Android security patch. Conventional Android […]

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Breaking: Samsung Galaxy S9 Android Pie update spotted for unlocked U.S. devices

It looks like the Android Pie update may be now rolling out to the carrier-unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 in the U.S. The update has been spotted on Reddit, at PhoneArena, and at yours truly (we couldn’t verify it, but the evidence is mounting). The update has been seen for the S9 standard and S9 Plus, with the latter update […]

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Deal: Verizon offers $300 off the Pixel 3 and BOGO deals for Valentine’s Day

If you were thinking of getting that special someone a smartphone for Valentine’s Day, Verizon offers a few deals on the Google Pixel 3, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, LG V40 ThinQ, and more. Here are the deals: The highlight deal is $300 off the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. This is not an instant […]

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Verizon’s $40 Visible service will support Android devices, starting with the Galaxy S9

Visible offers a $40-per-month unlimited plan that works on Verizon’s 4G LTE network. There is now Visible Android support, and you can buy the Samsung Galaxy S9 through the online-only carrier. Support for all Android phones isn’t here yet, but more OEMs are coming soon. When Visible launched in mid-2018, it was an exciting new […]

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This week in Android: Punch hole screens are here!

It’s the end of 2018, and you might hear a collective sigh from smartphone pundits. This year was celebrated almost universally by incremental increases to already great hardware. But we also got new form factors — sliders and pop-out cameras — in our quest to eliminate the bezel. Those designs and more will be further refined in […]

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[Update: Release notes] Galaxy S9 and S9+ Android Pie rollout begins, Samsung refreshes update roadmap for Note9 and other devices

Galaxy S9 and S9+ users weren’t expecting an Android 9 Pie update until January, but it seems Samsung is kicking things off early. So far, reports of the update are coming in from S9 and S9+ owners (both those with Oreo and those in the Pie beta program) in European countries including the UK,  Germany, […]

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Galaxy S9 and S9+ Android Pie rollout begins, Samsung refreshes update roadmap for Note9 and other devices

Galaxy S9 and S9+ users weren’t expecting an Android 9 Pie update until January, but it seems Samsung is kicking things off early. So far, reports of the update are coming in from S9 and S9+ owners (both those with Oreo and those in the Pie beta program) in European countries including the UK,  Germany, […]

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New Samsung One UI beta update rolling out to the Galaxy S9 in the UK and Germany

Samsung is rolling out an update to the Android 9 Pie-based One UI beta for the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, according to SamMobile. Editor’s Pick Hands-on with Samsung One UI and Android Pie on the Galaxy S9 Samsung recently announced an all-new user interface for its phones. It’s called One UI, and it aims to […]

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Samsung One UI beta update squashes a ton of bugs, breaks some things in the process

Samsung has just rolled out a new One UI update for users running the Android 9 Pie beta. This is only the second One UI beta update, so don’t expect it to be packed with features — this is simply a bug-fixing update. Don’t miss Hands-on with Samsung One UI and Android Pie on the […]

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Deal: Get a free Samsung TV when you buy a Samsung Galaxy phone on T-Mobile

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now behind us, but that does not mean the deals have to stop. Starting November 30, new and existing T-Mobile customers can get a free Samsung 50-inch Ultra HD Smart TV when they buy an eligible Samsung smartphone. Eligible smartphones include the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy S9, […]

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Deal: Sam’s Club reveals last-minute Black Friday offer on Samsung Galaxy phones

With Black Friday quickly approaching, Sam’s Club has announced a last-minute deal on Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones. First up is a $300 Sam’s Club gift card when you buy and activate the 2017 and 2018 Samsung flagships with an installment plan on either Verizon or U.S. Cellular by November 25. The second deal is a $150 Sam’s […]

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Deal: Take $200 off the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, and Galaxy Note 9

Even though Samsung’s Black Friday deals are now live, retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, and Walmart matched the company’s deals on the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, Galaxy Note 9, and much more. All three of Samsung’s flagships for 2018 are available for $200 off for a limited time. Not every retailer has every […]

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Hands-on with Samsung One UI and Android Pie on the Galaxy S9

Samsung recently announced an all-new user interface for its phones. It’s called One UI, and it aims to simplify Samsung’s notoriously feature-packed software while also making everything more visually appealing. If you own a Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus and live in the U.S. or South Korea, you can try out the beta version of […]

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Deal: Verizon’s holiday deals include BOGO deals for the Pixel 3, Galaxy S9, and more

As we head into Black Friday next week, Verizon announced a handful of smartphone deals ahead of the upcoming holiday rush. Editor’s Pick Best Verizon phone plans of the week   This week we are putting the spotlight on a few promising Verizon phone plans. It doesn’t matter if you are on Team Pixel or […]

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Samsung Good Lock gets nav bar customization and dozens of new icons

Samsung has rolled out a new Google Lock 2018 module called NavStar. The module allows users to customize their navigation bar with new icons and colors. It’s compatible with Samsung devices running Android 8.1 Oreo and up. Samsung has rolled out NavStar, a new customization module for Good Lock 2018. Samsung delivered the module in […]

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