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If you are the owner of the Verizon variant of the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G then, there is a new update available for you to download. This new update brings along the Android 10 (One UI 2.0) stable update for the users.

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

Moreover, with this new update, the security patch level also gets bumped from October to December 2019 patch level. Note that this Android 10 (One UI 2.0) update is for Galaxy S10 model number SM-G977U.

Matter of fact, we have reported back in November about the Pie-based October patch for the Galaxy S10 5G. Besides, the Korean users of the S10 5G have already been served with the One UI 2.0 (Android 10) stable update with the December patchset.

Not only this, the Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977B) has already got the update in Europe and Australia. Besides, owners of the Galaxy S10 5G have also reported on XDA that they have started receiving the Android 10 update on their devices via UK based carriers.


Now coming back to the latest update, it arrives with version number BSL2 and brings quite a few new features alongside December 2019 security patchset. For instance, sound amplifier, smart reply, live transcribe, new gesture navigation, focus mode, etc.


Below is the official changelog and the screenshot of the official Verizon update tracker:

What’s changing:
This software update brings the latest Android 10 OS, with new features including Live Transcribe, Smart Reply, improved Gestures and Camera UX, and Focus Mode along with support for BYOD (“bring your own device”) when making the switch to Verizon from select carriers. Night Mode has been renamed to Dark Mode. The latest Android security patch is also included in this update.

Android 10 OS Update
Android 10 OS offers some of the newest ways to control your privacy, customize your phone, and get things done. It’s Android, just the way you want it.

Sound Amplifier
With Sound Amplifier, your phone can boost sound, filter background noise, and fine tuned to your listening preferences. Whether talking to your best friend, watching TV, or listening to a lecture — just plug in your headphones and hear everything more clearly.

Smart Reply
In Android 10, you get more than just suggested responses to your messages. You also get recommended actions. So, if a friend asks you out to dinner, your phone will suggest you text thumbs up. Then, it’ll also pull up directions right in Google Maps™. It even works in messaging apps like Signal.

Live Transcribe
Real-time transcriptions for the world around you. Now with sound events that show you when someone is clapping, a dog is barking, someone is whistling, and more.

Gesture Navigation
Gestures are now quicker and more intuitive than ever. Go backwards and forwards, pull up the homescreen, and swipe up to see your open apps. All super smooth.
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Focus Mode
For getting in the zone and minimizing distractions. Turn on Focus mode with a single tap to pause apps that you’ve selected.
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Notably, the update is being pushed via OTA in batches and will take some time in hitting all the units. However, you can always go ahead and check for the updates by heading to Home > Applications > Settings > About Device > Software updates.

Feel free to let us know in the comments below if you have received this new update on your Verizon Galaxy S10 5G.

Note: You can check out our dedicated Samsung Section to know more about such similar stories and the latest happenings around Samsung devices. 

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