Samsung continues rolling out Android 9.0 Pie rigorously to various regions around the globe. Now it’s the turn of Canada and within the region, Galaxy A8 2018 is receiving the system upgrade to Android Pie. It is available with build number A530WVLU4CSCA and also packs the March 2019 security patch update. You can await the automatic OTA to drop into your phone or you can manually install the firmware and upgrade to Pie OS. We have described both the methods in details below.
After upgrading Android 9.0 Pie, users will see some new features on their devices such as gesture navigations, adaptive battery, improved notification management, App slices, Recent Apps etc. There are many new material design changes in the interface. Users will see a step up to One UI interface from the previous Samsung UX.
The latest Pie update for Galaxy A8 2018 from Samsung is rolling over-the-air. It will roll in automatically into the devices. Then you will get the notification to download and install the same.
Check Software Update on Galaxy A8 2018:
For some users, it may happen that you don’t get to see the update on your device even many days post its release. So, in this situation, you have to look for the OTA on your own. This is a pretty simple process. Go to your phone Settings > System Update. There you have to Tap on Check for Latest Updates. If the A530WVLU4CSCA update shows up, then download it. The system upgrades weigh in gigabytes. So, it’s a good idea to connect to a good Wi-Fi network. this will help you download the update swiftly. Using the Wi-Fi network will also save you from getting charged for data by the tele-carrier. Also, make sure to properly juice up the battery of your device around 70% before installing the new update. This will overcome any power related interruptions while installing Android Pie.
Download Galaxy A8 2018 Android Pie Firmware
If you’re not successful in catching the automatic over-the-air update, you can also follow another method to get the upgrade to Android 9.0 pie instantly on your Galaxy A8 2018. You have to download and flash the firmware using the Odin tool. Here is the download link for the firmware which packs Android pie update for Galaxy A8 2018 in Canada.
A530WVLU4CSCA: Firmware Details
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy A8 2018
- Model: SM-A530W
- Region: Canada
- Baseband Version: A530WVLU4CSCA
- Security Patch Level: 01.03.2019
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android OS: 9.0 Pie
Supported Carriers: Bell, Rogers, Virgin Mobile, Fido Mobile, Telus, Koodo, and more.
How to Install Galaxy A8 2018 Android Pie Update
First of all download the firmware that packs Android Pie from the link above followed by all the Samsung USB drivers and other flash tools.
You have to use the flash tool Odin to install the stock firmware on the device. We have also put up the tutorial which will help you install the new Android 9 Pie firmware on your Galaxy A8 2018. Check the guidelines before you begin to install the new firmware.
- This Android Pie based firmware is exclusively for Galaxy A8 2018. Do not use it on other devices.
- Charge your device’s battery up to 50% or more before performing the update.
- A PC/Laptop
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before installing any new firmware.
- You must install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Download and Install Samsung Kies software.
- You need to Enter the Samsung Download Mode.
Follow this tutorial on how to use the Odin tool to install the Android Pie update on the Galaxy A8 2018 in the Canadian region.Guide to Install firmware on any Samsung Device using Odin Tool Video Guide to flash Stock Firmware on your device
So, Galaxy A8 2018 Users in Canada..!! What are you waiting for..?! Go taste the new Pie OS with your devices. We hope this guide was helpful to you.