Updated on March 24, 2020: Today Verizon also rolled the same update of build number G986USQU1ATCH for Galaxy S20 Plus 5G.
Sprint Galaxy S20 Plus 5G users are getting a new firmware update based on Android 10 that comes with March 2020 Security Patch. It bumps up a new software version G986USQU1ATCH that includes system security and stability improvements. So, all the Sprint Galaxy S20 Plus 5G users can install the update by following this guide or checking the OTA update as well.
Now, talking about the OTA update, it’s waving in a phased manner in the USA and will take a few days or so to hit all the Sprint variants. If you’re interested to upgrade your Sprint Galaxy S20 Plus 5G (SM-G986U) to the latest March 2020 Android Security Patch Level to increase the system security, then you should check for the OTA update on your device at first. If not available, you can manually download and install the update file on your phone by following the step-by-step flashing steps with requirements, etc.
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Check Software Update (OTA)
In order to check the software update (OTA) on your Samsung Galaxy handset, you can manually go to the Settings > System > System updates > Check for updates. If available, make sure to download and install it.
Ensure that the device is fully charged and connected to the Wi-Fi network. Now, let’s take a quick look at the firmware details below.
- Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G (SM-G986U)
- Region: USA
- Carrier: Sprint / Verizon
- Build Number: G986USQU1ATCH
- Android OS Version: Android 10
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android Security Patch Level: 2020-03-01
How to Install Firmware on Verizon / Sprint Galaxy S20 Plus 5G (G986USQU1ATCH)
In order to flash the firmware manually on your Sprint Galaxy S20 Plus 5G device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.
- This firmware (G986USQU1ATCH) is only supported for Sprint Galaxy S20 Plus 5G.
- Charge your device to 50% in order to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
- You need a PC and USB Cables.
- Take a backup before flashing the software on your device.
Firmware Installation Guide: G986USQU1ATCH
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 March 2020 Security patch for your Sprint Galaxy S20 Plus 5G model with build number G986USQU1ATCH. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.