The South-Korean OEM Samsung has started the new year journey by providing the software update for the US Unlocked Galaxy Fold variant in the USA. Samsung has released January 2020 patch for US Unlocked Galaxy Fold with a software version F900U1UES2ASL1 based on Android 9.0 Pie. It’s rolling out for carriers like Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, Tracfone, Virgin Mobile, Bluegrass, and Nextech. So, all the US Unlocked Galaxy Fold users can download and install the firmware manually.
The software update is rolling out in a gradual process and soon will hit all the units completely. While the January 2020 Security Patch offers system security improvements and system stability as well. However, if you’re not getting the OTA update on your device for a while, you can manually install the firmware on your device.
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Samsung Galaxy Fold Overview
It has a 5.8-inches 1080×2280 pixels resolution display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. The display features HDR10+, Always-on display, protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The handset came with Android 9 Pie and powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC (USA/China) or Exynos 9820 SoC (Global). While the device packs 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. It has up to 1TB of external storage options. It packs a 10MP selfie camera on the front side.
The handset has a dual rear camera setup of 12MP+16MP sensor with OIS, Dual Pixel PDAF, Super Steady Video mode, Panorama, Auto-HDR, an LED flash. The device features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (dual-band), Bluetooth 5, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C port, etc. It’s backed by a 3,100mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. This phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, an accelerometer, ambient light, proximity, compass, barometer sensor.
Check OTA Update
Though the OTA update is rolling out in an incremental manner, you should receive the update notification very soon. Head over to the device Settings > System > System Updates to check the latest updates.
Ensure that your phone should be charged more than 50% and connected to a Wi-Fi network as well.
Firmware Details: F900U1UES2ASL1
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U1)
- Region: USA [US Unlocked variants]
- Build Number: F900U1UES2ASL1
- Android OS Version: Android 9.0 Pie
- Software Supported: ODIN
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-01-01
- Supported Carriers: Verizon, T-Mobile, Tracfone, AT&T, Virgin Mobile, Bluegrass, Nextech and Sprint
Steps to Install Stock Firmware on US Unlocked Galaxy Fold (F900U1UES2ASL1)
To flash the firmware manually on your device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.
- This firmware is supported only for Samsung Galaxy Fold [US Unlocked].
- Charge your device to 50% in order to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
- You need a PC and USB Cables.
- Take a backup before flashing the software on your device.
Firmware Installation Guide: F900U1UES2ASL1
So, make sure to download the January 2020 Security patch for your US unlocked Galaxy Fold device with build number F900U1UES2ASL1. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.