The wait is over for the Samsung Galaxy S10 series users those who’ve participated in the One UI 2.0 Android 10 beta program and especially those who’re waiting for the stable One UI 2.0 update for long. Samsung has finally released the stable Android 10 update for the Galaxy S10 lineup devices in Germany. It will soon arrive in batches to the rest of the regions as well via OTA, so you don’t need to worry about it. If you want to install the firmware update manually, then follow this full guide. Now, you can Download G973FXXU3BSKO: Galaxy S10 Android 10 Stable One UI 2.0 update from this article.
The new stable One UI 2.0 update comes with the software version G973FXXU3BSKO for the Galaxy S10 (Exynos) devices. It includes the December 2019 Android Security Patch Level with an OTA file size of around 140MB. The update improves the system security of the device and the users will get a smoother almost bug-free stable Android 10 experience. As the OTA update is arriving in a gradual way, the roll-out process will take some days or weeks depends on the region or carrier. Now, if you don’t want to wait for an OTA update, check out the firmware flashing method via ODIN below.
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Manually Check for OTA Update
Either you’re running your Galaxy S10 device on the stable One UI version or the Android 10 beta build, you should receive the latest OTA update very soon. However, the incremental roll-out process may get delayed for your device. Therefore, checking for the software OTA update manually on an interval basis is recommended.
Updating your device via OTA should be done by connecting your device to a Wi-Fi and maintain the battery level more than 50% as well.
Now, head over to the Settings menu on your device > About Phone > Software update. If the latest firmware version G973FXXU3BSKO is available then simply download and apply it.
Android 10: Overview
Talking about Android 10, it’s the 10th generation of Android OS released by Google in September 2019. This time Google has ditched the typical Android version name to a straight-forward Android 10 officially. As it’s the successor version of the last year’s Android 9.0 Pie which was a great hit and still running on plenty of devices, the latest Android version is also so-much smoother and stable. Now, let’s take a look at some of the highlighted Android 10 features below.
Android 10 offers the most popular and requested feature a system-wide dark mode along with options to change the accent color and icon design from the developer options. While it also includes the Focus mode (similar to the Digital Wellbeing), Family Link, Sound Amplifier, new Gestures Navigation, etc. Additionally, the new OS brings Smart Reply option, Chat Bubble, improved app & location permissions, enhanced system security, foldable display support, Live Caption, easy Security Updates, and more.
One UI 2.0: Overview
After the launch of One UI custom skin for its Galaxy devices, Samsung has entered into a new competition. Unlike the Experience UI, the new One UI is more polished and refined that looks stunning to the eyes and performs great. The One UI first generation was launched with Android 9.0 Pie and brought so many additional features & customizations. Now, the One UI 2.0 is the successor version and based on Android 10.
The One UI 2 is designed for everyday usage with minimal distraction and offers quick navigation through any task that reduces the overload as well. It’s worth mentioning that due to the bigger size of the Galaxy devices, Samsung has designed the One UI for easy one-handed usage. The whole new UI, icons, colors, themes are now more minimal, clean looking, and subtle. One UI 2 brings enhanced dark mode, dynamic lock screen, visibility enhancements, digital wellness, swipe gestures, new camera UI, built-in screen recorder, and more.
How to Install Galaxy S10 Android 10 Stable One UI 2.0 update G973FXXU3BSKO
In case manual searching for OTA also fails, you can simply download the G973FXXU3BSKO firmware zip and install it manually on your device. However, before installing, let’s check out the basic info about the stock firmware.
Firmware Details: G973FXXU3BSKO
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S10
- Model No: SM-G973F
- Region: Germany
- Build Number: G973FXXU3BSKO
- Android OS Version: Android 10
- Security Patch Level: 2019-12-01
Before you flash the stock firmware, you need to follow some guidelines and get some other tools with you which is important for the installation.
- The firmware we have put up here is exclusively for the Galaxy S10 variant (SM-G973F). Don’t use it on other devices.
- Charge the battery of your smartphone up to 50% or more to perform the installation without interruptions.
- A PC and a USB Cable
- Take a complete backup of your device and the data present in it before installing the new software.
- You have to enter your device into the Samsung Download Mode as well.
Firmware Installation Guide: G973FXXU3BSKO
Here is the tutorial to install the stock ROM on your Galaxy S10.How to Install Stock Firmware on Samsung Galaxy S10 using ODIN Tool
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:
So, that’s it. Download the firmware and flash it now to step up your Galaxy S10 variant to the December 2019 patch over stable One UI 2.0 version based on Android 10. We hope that this guide was useful to you.