New Update on March 23, 2020: Today Verizon rolled March 2020 security patch for Galaxy S9 and S9+ with the same build number as Sprint received.
Sprint today, started seeding the latest March 2020 security patch to the Sprint Galaxy S9 and S9+. The update bumped the version to G960USQS7DTB1 (S9) / G965USQS7DTB1 (S9+) which brings nothing new except the security patch and still based on Android 10 Q. So, all the Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ users should rejoice as you can download March 2020 patch from this full guide.
If you are running the latest stable ROM on your device, then you will receive the OTA update with build number G960USQS7DTB1 / G965USQS7DTB1 to upgrade it to March 2020 patch. If you don’t, then you need not worry, you can upgrade your device by following our guide by download the firmware and flashing tool. Before that, let’s make sure whether you have the official OTA update or not.
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Check for Software Updates
Head over to the device Settings menu >> tap on System >> tap on System Updates. Then press Check for Updates option and the system will search for the latest available software updates.
If available, you should download and install the update. Keep in mind that you’ve changed your phone above 50% and you have a working Wi-Fi or faster cellular connectivity. Now, take a look at the firmware details below.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ (SM-J737T)
- Region: USA
- Carrier: Sprint
- Build Number: G960USQS7DTB1 / G965USQS7DTB1
- Android OS Version: Android 10
- Software Supported: ODIN
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-02-01
How to Install Stock Firmware on Sprint Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+
Now, if you want to manually install the firmware file on your Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ then you will need to use the ODIN flash tool. But before heading over to the guide, let’s follow the requirements at first along with download links.
- This firmware version G960USQS7DTB1 / G965USQS7DTB1 is for the Galaxy S9/S9+ Sprint variant.
- Keep your device charged more than 50% minimum.
- A PC/Laptop and a USB cable are required.
- Take a full backup before doing anything.
Firmware Installation Guide
Now, without wasting any more time, let’s jump into the firmware installation steps.
That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this guide helpful and installed or updated the latest security patch on your Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+.