Update: June 2019 security patch G960USQS5CSEA rolling out for T-Mobile Galaxy S9 in the US, see the original article below.
We have been a regular writer on each new system update released by Samsung, especially covered all Android Pie related news and then published tutorial for the firmware installation. Today, Samsung has finally released the Android Pie update for T-Mobile Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus units in the US. The global variants of S9/S9 T-Mobile have got updated to Android Pie already, and we all knew that carriers are always lazy when it comes to the firmware update support. Well, the wait is finally over Galaxy S9 and S9+ units on T-Mobile network are finally getting the update in the U.S market. The update is available to download as software version G960USQS3CSAB for the Galaxy S9 T-Mobile SM-G960U which now rolling out as we speak. As a reminder, other major carrier including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint have already provided Pie update for their devices.
In this tutorial we have posted the detailed guide on, how to download and install the Android Pie G960USQS3CSAB update on Galaxy S9 T-Mobile SM-G960U. If you are getting impatient to download Android Pie G960USQS3CSAB for Galaxy S9 T-Mobile we have posted below the complete tutorial to update your device right away.
It is needless to mention that the update comes with goodies of Android Pie including Swipe Gesture navigation, Rotation suggestion, Adaptive Battery and Adaptive Brightness. Other goodies include Smart replies, Text selection, App actions, Redesigned Quick Setting tiles and Notification Panel, Redesigned Volume Options and lot more.
We have posted below different methods to download and install the Android Pie One UI G960USQS3CSAB update for Galaxy S9 T-Mobile SM-G960U.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S9 T-Mobile
Android OS: Android 9.0 Pie
Region: USA (T-Mobile)
Build no: G960USQS3CSAB
Skin: One UI
Security Patch Level: January 01, 2019
Samsung One UI details:
Samsung’s One UI, the Korean Tech giant introduced this re-branded UI with main focus on the convenience of one-handed usage. According to the change log, the Android One UI comes with reorganized content, settings and other information to keep you focused on the task in hand. Interactive element have been moved to bottom so that they become easily accessible when using the device with single hand. There are a bunch of other features and improvements in the firmware that you can see the in the change log.
Download G960USQS3CSAB Stable Android 9.0 Pie for Galaxy S9 T-Mobile SM-G960U
OTA method: If the OTA automatically doesn’t knock at your device. Head to Settings > About device > System updates. Make sure your device is not rooted for the OTA method to work. If you are rooted or it say you device firmware is up to date, don’t panic just head to the Odin method described below.
Also keep track of new updates directly from Samsung servers using SamFirm
If none of the above two method works for you then we have this working method to update your device firmware via Odin.
How to install Android 9.0 Pie update on Galaxy S9 T-Mobile SM-G960U via odin
Download the firmware G960USQS3CSAB tar file from Sammobile’s download repository
Once done with the download works just see instructions over here to flash the firmware manually via Odin.
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Download June 2019 security patch G960USQS5CSEA for T-Mobile Galaxy S9
Samsung is rolling out Android Pie based update for Galaxy S9 units on T-Mobile, the update arrives as build G960USQS5CSEA, if you are already on previous firmware, just grab the firmware from the link below and follow the process mentioned above here
It was also reported that the update brings Night mode in the update but T-Mobile variants are not seeing that update right now it’s just a security improvement update.