Today Sprint/Verizon started seeding the second update to the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G which brings March 2020 security patch and bug fixes. The update carries the build number G988USQU1ATCH and rolled for the Sprint/Verizon users in USA. If you already running the latest version of the Android 10 iteration, then you will see a new update of the March 2020 Security Patch which bumps the software version G988USQU1ATCH.
As we speak, the update is now live for users via OTA (Over the air). If you have not received then you may have to wait for the auto notification update which will receive on your smartphone with build number G988USQU1ATCH. You can always manually check for the OTA update by going into Settings on your Sprint/Verizon Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U).
How to Check Software Update on your Sprint/Verizon Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G?
To check whether you have received any OTA update with build number G988USQU1ATCH, you can go into settings –> System > System Updates. If you have any update, then you will see a new screen with the software details. You can hit the download now button to confirm the update process.
Ensure that your phone should be charged more than 50% and connected to a Wi-Fi network as well.
If there is no update, then you can manually download and install the Samsung firmware on your Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. Well, OTA rollout is a phase-wise manner, it may take a week or months to complete the update process. So patience is important.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988U)
- Region: USA
- Carrier: Sprint/Verizon
- Build Number: G988USQU1ATCH
- Android OS Version: Android 10
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-03-01
How to Install Firmware on Sprint/Verizon Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
In order to flash the firmware manually on your Sprint/Verizon Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.
- This firmware (G988USQU1ATCH) is only supported for Sprint/Verizon Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G.
- 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:
For the installation process, you can follow the guides given below. It includes a video tutorial as well as a practical approach to the installation process.
So, make sure to download the March 2020 Security patch for your Sprint/Verizon Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G model with build number G988USQU1ATCH. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.