It hasn’t been long since Samsung has launched their new flagships Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. The first ever Software Update for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus is here already. The two new devices from Samsung was considered to be one of the most expected devices of the year. A lot of rumors and leaks about the two new devices long before the official launch happened. The specifications of both the devices exactly as the expected ones. Both the devices are well configured and are packed up to help Samsung retain the leader position among premium smartphones. Let us now discuss more the latest update rolling out for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in the US region are getting this new update. The devices in the Germany region already got this update a week ago. The updates come with a version number G960U1UEU1ARBG for Galaxy S9 and G965U1UEU1ARBG for Galaxy S9 plus. Both the update weighs around 286 GB in size.
The update comes with the same olf February security patch from Android. The latest March security patch is expected to make its way soon with another update. The current updates come with a lot of stability improvements mainly for camera and face unlock. A lot of bug fixes is also expected to b added to the device. The two new devices are yet to ship worldwide and users will get the new update as soon as they set up the new device. It is recommended that you install this update for performance improvements.
All users can manually check for the update on Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus by following the steps provided below.
- Open settings
- Tap on the software update
The screen that appears will show any update is available for your device.
[su_note note_color=”#fdf8db” text_color=”#000000″]Before proceeding to download, Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus must have enough battery backup with at least 50% battery. Also to install this update, make sure you have enough storage on your device to complete the installation process. We suggest you to choose a Wi-Fi or a 4G connection to download it. Before following this, take a complete data backup to avoid any problem in case things go wrong. After following the procedure mentioned above, you can now start downloading February 2018 Security for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus (SM-G960U/SM-G965U). As this update is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, it wouldn’t take a lot of time to download and install.[/su_note]
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Steps to Install G960U1UEU1ARBG and G965U1UEU1ARBG on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus manually:
If you have not received the OTA update, rooted or installed any custom ROM, then you can simply follow this guide to the update manually by using ODIN Software. Follow the complete instruction to install new update on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.
Required ODIN AND DRIVERS:
- Download and Install Samsung Kies Software
- Make sure to install Samsung USB Drivers
- Click to Download ODIN Software
- This ROM is supported for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus
- Download the required firmware and drivers.
- Your device must have 50% – 70% Battery.
- You need PC or Laptop to install this firmware.
- Take a Full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware. So make sure you have data’s in case if something Wrong (This Process won’t lose your data).
- You need to Enter Samsung Download Mode.
- Make sure you have followed the steps properly. Don’t Skip and Read! – We are not responsible for any damage.
How to update via ODIN Software
To install the firmware, you must first download the required software and drivers on your PC. By following the below link, you can upgrade the OS version to G960U1UEU1ARBG and G965U1UEU1ARBG on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus SM-G960U/SM-G965U.
I hope this guide was helpful to install a new software update on your device.
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