Almost halfway through the month of January and Samsung is yet to roll out the security updates for its flagship devices. While Google has already begun the update process, Samsung is only beginning to detail the January security update for Galaxy devices.A detailed list of devices that will receive the new security update hasn’t been published yet. However, it is expected that the Nougat update for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge that is due this month, will also be updating the security level of the devices to January 1.As the report from Samsung highlights, the latest January security update for Galaxy devices brings fixes for 28 different vulnerabilities. These bug fixes are separate of the ones fixed by Google, and according to Samsung, will improve their “customer’s confidence on security of Samsung Mobile devices.”
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool