Download and Install Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Android 9.0 Pie with OneUI

Samsung is sticking religiously to its Android Pie roadmap. Slowly and gradually Galaxy A6 2018 devices all over the globe are embracing the Pie update. Speaking of which, Galaxy A6 2018 in Europe, South Asia, and South American region already started receiving the Pie system upgrade. Along with new system upgrade, the software also packs April 2019 security patch. Now you can download and install Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Android 9.0 Pie Update.

With the upgrade to Android Pie, Samsung introduces the One UI user interface. Speaking of Android Pie the users will now see new features such as new settings UI, all-new gesture navigation, new power menu and revamped volume slider on the home screen. Now there is a dedicated screenshot button for the device. Also, users will see other features like enhanced Auto-fill API, new notification panel, etc.

Download and Install Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Android 9.0 Pie with OneUI

How to Check Software update?

Latest Android 9.0 Pie update is rolling as an over-the-air(OTA) update. So, technically your Galaxy A6 2018 should notify you of the update as it shows up on your device. Then all you have to do is simply download and install the new software. It may happen that while you keep waiting for the airborne system update, but it delays too much to show up. Then to fix that, you can search for the new OTA update on your own. It’s quite simple. Go to your phone Settings > System Update > tap on Check for Latest Updates. 

If the update shows up, then download and install it by following the instructions you see on your display. As it is system upgrade, it will weigh in around gigabytes. So, we suggest you find and connect to a stable Wi-Fi network and download the update swiftly. This will also save you from being charged for data by your tele-carrier. Also, make sure to juice up your device over 50% before installing the update. This will help to avoid any power related interruptions while you carry on with the OTA download and install.

What’s on Android Pie?

Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration and a major update of Google’s Android OS. The new Android Pie brings a couple of design changes to the successor Android Oreo but the most notable one is the gesture-based navigation system. Other features of Android 9 Pie are New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and more other features.

Steps to Install Galaxy A6 2018 Android 9.0 Pie Update

However, if you want an instant upgrade to Android Pie, there is another alternative method to do so. All you have to do is download the firmware and install it manually using a Samsung exclusive flash tool. Below we have the download link to download new firmware. After that, you can install it using the Odin tool which is the flash tool we mentioned earlier. With Odin, you can install the latest Android Pie based firmware to complete stock on your Galaxy A6 2018.

Now, let us take a look at the prerequisites for installing the Android Pie on Galaxy A6 2018. Should we?


  • Supported device: Samsung Galaxy A6 2018
  • You need a PC for this guide.
  • Your Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 should have at least a 60% charge left.
  • Active Internet Connection.
  • Download Samsung USB drivers
  • Download Latest ODIN software

Download Firmware

Once you have downloaded the above prerequisites, its time to install the Android Pie on your Samsung Galaxy A6 2018.

Steps to install Android Pie

Now, in order to install Android Pie on your Samsung Galaxy A6 2018, you need to follow these steps carefully. You need USB Drivers and the latest ODIN tool.

Guide to install Stock firmware on any Samsung smartphone using Odin

That’s it guys, We hope that you found this guide useful. Just in case, if you have stuck somewhere or had any questions related to the topic. Then, feel free to leave them in the comments section down below.

One UI Changelog:

The Android Pie OS update brings a massive changelog with it. We are listing it out in this section.

One UI

  • Content and Settings have been re-organized
  • Interactive Elements moved to screen bottom for easy access
  • Night mode feature


  • Reply to messages directly in the notification panel
  • Image thumbnails now show on the notification

Samsung Keyboard

  • New Emojis
  • Adaptive theme changes
  • Floating keyboard

Always On Display

  • New clock styles added
  • Battery charging information


  • Improved search
  • Enables search within App


  • New scene optimizer enhances the camera color settings.


  • Adds new Editor tool for Photos.

My Files

  • New storage analysis tool has been added to help you monitor storage usage.
  • Show/hide items on MyFiles home screen.

Samsung Health

  • Shows daily step counts in the notification panel.


  • Lift to wake feature turns on the screen when you pick up the phone.

Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 Specifications:

Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 sports a 5.6 inches Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1480 pixels. It is powered by 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core Exynos 7870 Octa (14 nm). The device packs 32/64GB  internal storage and 3/4GB of RAM. There is 256GB expandable memory support. The camera on this device sports a single camera 16 MP with an aperture f/1.7 and a 16 MP shooter for selfies. The Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 runs Android 8.0 Oreo and backed by a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The handset has a back mounted fingerprint sensor.

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