Finally, Samsung has started pushing out the latest One UI 2.1 update for the Verizon Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus model in USA. To be specific, the latest firmware update is based on Android 10 and brings the latest July 2020 Android Security Patch level. It bundled with the software version G960USQU7ETG2 (for S9) | G965USQU7ETG2 (for S9+). Now, all the interested Verizon Galaxy S9/S9 Plus USA variant users can download and install the One UI 2.1 update from this article.
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 Galaxy S9/S9 Plus units completely in USA.
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 July 2020 patchset that fixes a security vulnerability issue that could enable a remote attacker to affect the device system and user data.
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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.
- Model Name: Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus
- Model Number: SM-N960U
- Region: USA
- Carriers: Verizon
- Build Number: G960USQU7ETG2 | G965USQU7ETG2
- Android OS Version: Android 10
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-07-01
How to Flash July 2020 Security Patch on Verizon Galaxy S9/S9 Plus
In order to flash the firmware manually on your Samsung Verizon Galaxy S9/S9 Plus device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.
- This ROM supported only on Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus in Verizon Carriers.
- 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.How to install stock firmware on Galaxy S9/S9 Plus using ODIN tool
So, make sure to download the July 2020 Security patch for your Verizon Galaxy S9/S9 Plus model with build number G960USQU7ETG2 | G965USQU7ETG2. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.