Samsung brings new messaging feature, more AR Emoji options to Galaxy S9/S9+

Samsung brings new messaging feature, more AR Emoji options to Galaxy S9/S9+
More than a year after the release of the Galaxy S9/S9+, Samsung continues to bring new features and important improvements to its last year flagship. The month of July comes with one new feature aimed at Samsung fans and more customization options for AR Emoji.

These changes come in addition to the July security patch, which is now rolling out to Galaxy S9 and S9+ devices across the world. The update weighs in at 533MB and includes a new feature - Call and Message Continuity, SamMobile reports. Call and Message Continuity is meant for customers who own not just a Samsung smartphone, but a tablet as well.

With the new feature, those using Galaxy tablets will be able to accept calls and read their messages from their slate as long as they are logged in to the same Samsung account as their Galaxy phone. The new feature uses either Wi-Fi or mobile data connection, so your phone doesn't have to be close by to be able to take calls from the tablet. You can find the new feature in the Connections menu.

Furthermore, the latest update brings the Galaxy S9/S9+ closer to the newest Galaxy S10 series by adding a couple of new customization options for AR Emoji. Also, the UI has been updated to be cleaner and easier to use.

For the time being, the update is only available in Germany, but Exynos-powered Galaxy S9/S9+ units all over the world should get it as well in the coming weeks.

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16 Comments

1. Fred3

Posts: 532; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

Samsung's echo system is growing strong

2. apple-rulz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Yes, have a strong echo system is important. Much better than an ecosystem.

3. Fred3

Posts: 532; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

lol yeah i did spell it wrong but It's ok though. I see you have a strong interest in Android phones. You might as well have your mom buy you one for your birthday little buddy.

4. Xavier1415

Posts: 197; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

for an apple fan boy apple-rulz is sure on every android article lol

7. apple-rulz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

It’s fun getting you idiots riled up. Oh my bad, I forgot to add lol at the end.

10. Fred3

Posts: 532; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

I think we hurt his feelings. Now he'll be scanning every article to find and troll us lol

6. apple-rulz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

You’d better have your mom invest in grammar and spelling lessons for you. See you in the next Apple article comment section!

9. Fred3

Posts: 532; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

Aww really. I see your feelings been hurt lol

11. apple-rulz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

lol yes I am hurt lol lol it’s good you never comment on Apple articles lol

12. Fred3

Posts: 532; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

I actually have. But i troll apple user or shame their products the way you do with Androids which shows how childish and immature you are. You troll Android articles so hard that you didn't even notice me on the Apple ones. Like i stated before go have you mom buy you a Android phone sense you love them so much lol. I'm starting to think you get bullied by kids with Android phones. Have your mom meet their moms to express the abuse they've been giving you. It's not healthy

13. apple-rulz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Now you’re being even stupider, that reply was lame, even for you. Please stop embarrassing yourself.

14. Alcyone

Posts: 406; Member since: May 10, 2018

The one embarrassed should be you. We know you just like to troll and thats fine, but your trolling sucks. Have to admit it though, he does have a point. Try out Android and see how it is better than ios... Lol

5. G1andonly

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

My note 9 is still on June patch with nothing new like night sight from Tmobile.

8. ShadowSnypa786

Posts: 582; Member since: Jan 06, 2017

Blame T-Mobile its not Samsungs fault they have released the software to them but T-Mobile are delaying it. I got Night Sight about 3 weeks ago, havent used it TBH but its there.

15. bucknassty

Posts: 1345; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

biggest annoyance with carriers and android... people wouldn't complain as much if they didn't stick their hands in it

16. G1andonly

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

True, but I also tried out the unlocked firmware and that was worst, it had to wait until the carrier your using updated before they updated. There is always Google camera for night shots at lease.

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