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Samsung - Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
 

Software Version:

G960USQS2ARF4

Release Date: 06/21/2018
Method: Available Over the Air + OEM Tool


Fixes:

Maintenance release includes security patches from March- June 2018 as well as the IRIS recognition fix and UFS fix.

 

EDIT: Wait that's for AF4, not ARF9

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Wonder if black crush has been fixed yet, ARF4 didn't. ? Can't tell right now in the daylight.

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Has anyone using the unlocked s9+ been able to get RCS messaging to work on the Samsung app?

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Getting WiFi authentication issues on my networks now post ARF9 update. Have had to reenter the passwords even though they were the same. Anyone else? 

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No issues here, I also clear my cache partition after every update.

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On 6/28/2018 at 5:06 PM, NanoVirus said:

Has anyone using the unlocked s9+ been able to get RCS messaging to work on the Samsung app?

Nope. But it works fine in Android Messages which is the better app in my personal opinion. 

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20 hours ago, Paynefanbro said:

Nope. But it works fine in Android Messages which is the better app in my personal opinion. 

True, I just like the aspect of Samsung Messages retaining shared media files.

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This latest update seems to have fixed the black crush issue finally, it's nice to lay in bed and watch a movie before bed!

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Has anyone else seen problems with settings not being maintained after a restart of the phone? Specifically, I'm seeing 24 hour clock mode and high accuracy location mode both reset to defaults of 12 hour and power saving. Is there a way to keep them from being reset or can they be set in a profile someplace? Unlocked version 9+.

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8 hours ago, SturgeonGeneral said:

Has anyone else seen problems with settings not being maintained after a restart of the phone? Specifically, I'm seeing 24 hour clock mode and high accuracy location mode both reset to defaults of 12 hour and power saving. Is there a way to keep them from being reset or can they be set in a profile someplace? Unlocked version 9+.

Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk
 

I have same results with location settings. Mine is unlocked as well

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2 hours ago, stealth said:

I have same results with location settings. Mine is unlocked as well

Mmm how much are the phones worth unlocked?

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20 hours ago, danlodish345 said:

Mmm how much are the phones worth unlocked?

Not sure, I bought mine from samsung unlocked to avoid bloat. That's one thing I like about apple. 

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Not sure, I bought mine from samsung unlocked to avoid bloat. That's one thing I like about apple. 
I might actually get a unlocked iPhone instead I don't know yet. But Samsung is still a choice with the S8 though

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Is lte roaming working on this phone?

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10 minutes ago, gr8nuguy said:

Is lte roaming working on this phone?

Last I heard, no it wasn't. @Rickie546, any changes recently or have you been able to tell?

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2 minutes ago, Dkoellerwx said:

Last I heard, no it wasn't. @Rickie546, any changes recently or have you been able to tell?

He has the s9+ , technically a different phone but he said no dice for s9+

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40 minutes ago, Dkoellerwx said:

Last I heard, no it wasn't. @Rickie546, any changes recently or have you been able to tell?

Nope still no LTE roaming of any kind on my s9+

Rickie

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What roaming are we talking about? Domestic or International roaming?

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1 hour ago, mnjeepmale said:

What roaming are we talking about? Domestic or International roaming?

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Domestic.

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Is lte roaming working on this phone?
I have had good luck outside of coverage in the Iowa Mo River valley area and Eastern Nebraska.

9+ unlocked. I have collected a lot of sites on my signal check logs.

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If SCP is right, I've had LTE roaming.

Screenshot_20180630-160808_SignalCheck Pro.jpg

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If SCP is right, I've had LTE roaming.
662558190_Screenshot_20180630-160808_SignalCheckPro.thumb.jpg.a09112d7072a55c9c2a8de8854acd274.jpg
I have LTE roamed on Appalachian wireless as well as att

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16 hours ago, gr8nuguy said:

He has the s9+ , technically a different phone but he said no dice for s9+

 

15 hours ago, Rickie546 said:

Nope still no LTE roaming of any kind on my s9+

Rickie

Odd that the normal S9 would seem to allow roaming but the (Sprint locked) S9+ does not.

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17 minutes ago, Dkoellerwx said:

 

Odd that the normal S9 would seem to allow roaming but the (Sprint locked) S9+ does not.

I'm confused now, the Sprint variant S9+ does LTE roam, I've roamed on USCC here in Wisconsin absolutely. Are you talking about solely the Unlocked S9+ being used on Sprint's network?? 

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2 minutes ago, mmark27 said:

I'm confused now, the Sprint variant S9+ does LTE roam, I've roamed on USCC here in Wisconsin absolutely. Are you talking about solely the Unlocked S9+ being used on Sprint's network?? 

No, @Rickie546 has as Sprint variant S9+ and it refuses to LTE roam on USCC or AT&T. I'm not sure if he's been elsewhere to test any of the other extended network partners. 

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