Finally, Samsung has started pushing out the latest One UI 2.1 update for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ models in both the South Korean and international variants respectively. To be specific, the latest firmware update is based on Android 10 and brings the latest June 2020 Android Security Patch level. It bundled with the software version G960FXXU9ETF5 / G965FXXU9ETF5. Now, all the interested Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ international variant users can download and install the One UI 2.1 update from this article.
The software version G960FXXU9ETF5 is for Galaxy S9 and G965FXXU9ETF5 is for Galaxy S9+ international models. The OTA update size is around 1110MB that’s arriving at the units via OTA in batches. As the firmware OTA update always roll-out depending on the region server and carriers, not all the users may receive the update notification at the same time. Therefore, it may take a while to hit all the international Galaxy S9/S9+ units completely.
Talking about the One UI 2.1 update, it offers quick sharing menu, camera zoom option, music sharing, display settings, camera shutter button improvement, AR zone, smart selfie angle, Live Caption, quick crop, screen mode, Pro video mode, image resizing, filter mode, dark mode wallpapers, AR emoji, etc. Most importantly, it brings the latest June 2020 patchset that fixes a security vulnerability issue that could enable a remote attacker to affect the device system and user data.
Check OTA Updates
If in case, you’re not receiving the firmware OTA update on your handset, then check for OTA updates manually. In order to do that, just head over to the device Settings > About Phone > Software updates > Check for updates. If a new version is available, just download and install it. Ensure to charge your handset up to 50% at least and connect to a Wi-Fi network.
Firmware Info: G960FXXU9ETF5 / G965FXXU9ETF5
- Model Name: Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+
- Model Number: SM-G960F / SM-G965F
- Region: International
- Build Number: G960FXXU9ETF5 (S9) / G965FXXU9ETF5 (S9+)
- Android OS Version: Android 10
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-06-01
How to Flash June 2020 Security Patch on Galaxy S9 and S9+
In order to flash the firmware manually on your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.
- This ROM is supported only on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ international variants.
- To avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process, make sure to charge it at least 50% or more
- To install this, you need a PC or Laptop with original or genuine USB Cable
- To avoid losing your data, we always recommend taking a complete backup.
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 June 2020 Security patch for your Galaxy S9 and S9+ model with build number G960FXXU9ETF5 / G965FXXU9ETF5. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.