A new software update is now seeding for the latest T-Mobile Galaxy S9/S9+ in USA region. This upgrade is making it's way over-the-air with build number G960USQS4CSC3 (S9) / G965USQS4CSC3 (S9+). It brings the March 2019 security patch along with improvements for the camera. The software is based on Android 9.0 Pie.
This is an incremental rollout that will reach the users gradually all over the globe. So, if you have the patience you can wait for it to knock in automatically. Otherwise, go to device Settings > Software Updates > Download Updates Manually. This will now search for the latest G960USQS4CSC3 / G965USQS4CSC3 software. If you see it's available, then to download it, use a Wi-Fi connection. Of course, the software OTA file size is of 368 MB, so downloading via Wi-Fi will save your carrier data charges. Also, make sure to have ample battery charge of 50% or more before installing the OTA.
Now, everyone will not receive an automatic update at one time. If you prefer a more instantaneous update to the latest software, we have got you covered. You can manually download the software version G960USQS4CSC3 / G965USQS4CSC3 for T-Mobile Galaxy S9/S9+ and manually install it. Basically, you have to make use of the Odin Tool to flash the firmware.
G960USQS4CSC3 / G965USQS4CSC3: Firmware Details
- Device Name: T-Mobile Galaxy S9/S9+ (SM-G960F / SM-G965F)
- Model: SM-G960F / SM-G965F
- Baseband Version: G960USQS4CSC3 / G965USQS4CSC3
- Security Patch Level: 01.03.2019
- Software Supported: ODIN Tool
- Android OS: 9.0 Pie
So, if you happened to sport a Galaxy S9/S9+ then keep your eyes out for the airborne OTA. It can drop into your device anytime now. Either wait for the OTA to hit your device on its own, otherwise manually fah the latest firmware using our resources and installation guide. Update to latest security and fortify your device.
Install March 2019 Patch on T-Mobile Galaxy S9/S9+
This is a manual process of updating the device. You will download the firmware and use the Odin tool to install the stock firmware on the Galaxy S9/S9+. Below you can find the firmware download link as well as other required drivers. We have also mentioned the guide which will help you flash the firmware on your Galaxy S9/S9+.
Before installing the firmware you have to follow some guidelines which you can find in the Pre-requisite section.
- This firmware is exclusively for Galaxy S9/S9+. Do not use it on other devices.
- Charge your device's battery up to 50% or more.
- A PC or 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 Samsung Download Mode.
How To Install Stock Firmware
Simply follow the link below to know how to flash the Samsung firmware to complete stock.
So, that's it. Make sure to get this update as it will enhance the performance of T-Mobile Galaxy S9/S9+. Also, it packs the latest month's security. It' a good start from T-Mobile by rolling timely updates right from the beginning of the month. We hope this trait continues in the future as well.