After providing the Pie treat for the latest flagships, Samsung has now moved on to its older flagships for rolling the most awaited Pie update. Speaking of which, Galaxy S8 in Canada region is now receiving the Android 9.0 Pie. The software is moving over-the-air with the build number G950WVLU5CSC1. It also brings the latest March 2019 security patch for the phone. Also, with the step-up to android Pie, Samsung now introduces the OneUI interface which will replace the Samsung Experience UI.
Usually, the Pie update should roll into your device on its own. However, in this post, we have tagged the firmware download link which you can download and install on your own. We have put up the installation guide as well. So, check it out.
What Does Android Pie Update Brings
Since Android 9.0 Pie is the highlight of this topic, let’s check out what are the important features it brings. To begin with, it comes with the new navigational gesture, adaptive battery, App slices, Recent Apps, etc. Another important feature it packs is the Digital wellbeing which will monitor the usage of the smartphone by the user. So, the user doesn’t end up abusing the smartphone and its concerned technologies.
How to Download G950WVLU5CSC1 Pie OTA Update..?
OTA updates are automatic in nature and they may knock-in anytime. However, there are factors such as efficient tele-carrier support and the geographical region which may cause the delay in the update. That’s not an issue. The user has got all the privilege to search for the OTA manually and download it as well.
- Go to your phone Settings > System Update.
- Tap on Check for Latest Updates.
- If the G950WVLU5CSC1 Android Pie update shows up, then download it.
The system upgrades are usually huge in size and can weigh in Gigabytes. So, we suggest that you should find and connect to a Wi-Fi network and download the system upgrade OTA. It will save your carrier data charges. make sure to charge up the battery of your device up to 70% before installing the new update. A low battery will only hinder the installation process.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8
Baseband Version: G950WVLU5CSC1
Security Patch Level: 2019-03-01
Software Supported: ODIN Tool
Android OS: 9.0 Pie
Installing Android Pie Update on Canada Galaxy S8.?
The best way to install the new system update Pie OS on Galaxy S8 is to use the Odin flash tool. We have put up the tutorial below which will help you install the software on your phone. However, make sure to check the guidelines before you begin to install the new firmware.
- This Android Pie firmware is exclusively for Galaxy S8. 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.
Here is the download link for the new Android pie firmware for Galaxy S8.
Android Pie Manual Installation Guide
Here is the tutorial which will help you to use the Odin tool to flash the Android Pie update on the Galaxy S8.
So, that’s it. If you are in Canada using the Galaxy S8, then look out for the Android Pie treat. Install and enjoy.