As we expected, Samsung has given the Pie treat for its latest Galaxy device. Today we have Samsung Galaxy S9 series in hand, which in fact received the latest Android Pie stable build. You can now download and install Samsung Galaxy S9 Android 9.0 Pie manually by following our guide.
The update has already reached to many regions including, UK, Russia, Middle East State, India, and the even US with Unlocked and carrier variant. If you have not received the Android Pie update on your Galaxy S9, then you can manually grab the download link from below and install it manually on your device. With Android Pie, Samsung has rebranded its complete user interface to minimal and simple. Thanks to their new user interface called One UI.
Well, One UI is the new interface developed by Samsung for their all supported device. It is currently started with the base of Android Pie which brings new and enhanced One UI interface design along with many new features and customizations. The main features of OneUI are one-handed usage, new navigation gestures, Adoptable Storage, and other features include system-wide dark mode.
Along with OneUI, this update also comes with all the major features from Android 9.0 Pie such as gesture-based navigation system, 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.
So, are you someone who wants to try the Samsung Galaxy S9 Android 9.0 Pie with OneUI? Well, if your answer is Yes to the above question, then you are on the right page. So without any further, we do, let’s jump right into it.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Android 9.0 Pie with OneUI
Now, before we get straight to the guide, we would like to tell you that this would work only for the Samsung Galaxy S9’s model listed below.
- Samsung Galaxy S9 G960U (Snapdragon variant)
- Samsung Galaxy S9 G960F (Exynos variant)
Steps to Install Samsung Galaxy S9 Android 9.0 Pie with One UI
Now, let us take a look at the prerequisites for installing the Android Pie Beta on Galaxy S9. Should we?
- Make sure that your Galaxy S9 with the Snapdragon model is listed above.
- You need a PC for this guide.
- Your Samsung Galaxy S9 should have at least a 60% charge left.
- Active Internet Connection.
Galaxy S9 One UI – Snapdragon Variant
|G960U1UEU3CSA8||US Unlocked variant||Stable One UI First release [download available]|
|G960WVLU3CSAA||Canada Variant||Stable One UI First release [download available]|
|G960USQU3CSAB||US carrier||Stable One UI First release [download available]|
Galaxy S9 One UI – Exynos Variant
|G960FXXU2CRLI||France, Italy, Germany, Vietnam, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, Poland, UAE, Turkey||Stable One UI First release [download available]|
|G960NKSU1CRLL||Korea||Stable One UI First release [download available] – Korea|
|G960FXXU2CRLO||India, Australia, Hungary and More||Stable One UI First release [download available]|
|G960FPUU2CRLI||Europe||Stable One UI First release [download available] – Europe|
|G960FXXU2CSBA||Orange Carriers||February 2019 Security Patch|
|G960FXXS2CSB8||Italy and the UAE||February 2019 Security Patch|
|G960FXXU2CSB9||Global rollout||February 2019 Security Patch|
|G960FXXS2CSB2||Sri Lanka, Luxemburg, Egypt, Kenya,||February 2019 Security Patch|
|G960FPUU2CSB9||Russia||February 2019 Security Patch|
|G960FXXU2CSB3||Global rollout||February 2019 Security Patch|
Once you have downloaded the above prerequisites, its time to install the Android Pie Beta on your Samsung Galaxy S9.
Steps to install Android Pie Beta
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 Beta Android Pie OS update brings a massive changelog with it. We are listing it out in this section.
- 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
- 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.
- New storage analysis tool has been added to help you monitor storage usage.
- Show/hide items on MyFiles home screen.
- Shows daily step counts in the notification panel.
- Lift to wake feature turns on the screen when you pick up the phone.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Specifications:
The latest Android 8.0 Oreo is provided out of the box for Galaxy S9 by Samsung. The device comes with a display size of 5.8-inch. Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with a Mali-G72 MP18 GPU for enhanced graphical performance. Samsung has three different variants of the device in the market. The three variants come with ROM size of 64GB 128GB and 256GB. All the three variants get the same 6GB RAM. Both the variants come with expandable memory support up to 512GB. Coming into the camera department, Samsung has added a single 12 MP sensor at the rear. The front camera gets a single 8 MP sensor.