Samsung has started to roll out the latest security patch update which was released by Google at the beginning of this month. The security patch is the August security patch and there are many security vulnerabilities that have now been fixed with the latest update. As far as the update is concerned, the company has started to roll out this update to its flagship smartphones which are the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Talking about the areas where the update has been rolled out, we have known that the update is currently seeding to the handsets in Germany, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.
Talking about the changes that can be expected to the smartphone after the update, as we have already mentioned that the update arrives with the latest security patch so we should see the August security patch to be installed after the update has been installed on the phone. As far as the other changes to the smartphone are concerned, as is the case with every update we should expect some bug fixes as well as stability improvements that would make the smartphone better than the previous builds. Apart from that, the update packs patches for 40 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, of which 28 are found in the Android Operating System itself, while the other 12 are present in Samsung’s software. On top of that, the upgrade brings a number of improvements to both handsets, including enhanced auto brightness controls and more stable PC connections.
As far as the rollout of the update is concerned, the OTA containing the August security patch will reach your device in the coming days so you should wait for the update to come to your device. Other than that, you should download and install the update as quickly as possible for improving your device’s security.