Verizon updates Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with bokeh camera effect, security patch


Major carrier

Verizon

has just released a changelog for a new

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

update. Although it doesn't bring too many new features, the update is supposed to address some important security and software issues.

First off, Verizon notes the update delivers the

January security patch

, which includes fixes for the dreaded Meltdown and Spectre exploits. Aside from that, the update is meant to address an issue that froze the

screen

during incoming calls.

Some force close bugs that appeared when unlocking the

device

or when the user tried to change the method of locking the device screen from the settings have been addressed as well.

Finally, as the title says, the small update adds the bokeh camera effect while using Live Focus, so make sure you check it out after downloading the new firmware version (NMF26X.N950USQU3BRA5).

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

owners can download the update via Wi-Fi or by using Verizon's network. Make sure your battery is fully charged before starting the update though.


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