August 2019 security update is rolling out for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus global variants. The new update brings latest security patches for the month of August 2019 along a bunch of improvements in the firmware. The Android Pie based 132.14MB OTA is live as we are writing this post and the Galaxy S9 gets the update as build G960FXXU6CSGD while build G965FXXU6CSGD released for Galaxy S9 Plus.
If you are already running July 2019 patch on your device then you’ll be getting the OTA knock at your phone any time soon. Or if you are getting impatient for the OTA just grab the firmware below and install it via Odin. We have mentioned every method in details for your ease.
Download G960FXXU6CSGD / G965FXXU6CSGD August 2019 Security Patch for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus
The first thing we recommend you is the process to download the G960FXXU6CSGD / G965FXXU6CSGD August 2019 Security Patch on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus via OTA. for this you need to go to Settings > About device > System updates. Connect your device to working data connection or WiFi connection and check for the new system updates. Let the device connect to the Samsung servers for new update, it will notify you about the update whether it is available or not. Is the response is positive just download the update and start installing it.
If the OTA method doesn’t help you just try the update via Samsung Kies, here is the detailed process to update your device via Samsung Kies.
First You need to download Samsung Kies application. Download Kies
Install the application on your PC and Open it.
Connect your device to PC and wait for the Kies app to detect your device.
Now it’s essential to make a backup of your device by clicking on Backup and Restore tab in the Kies screen.
Once the backup process is done, just click firmware upgrade to start the update process.
This is the final process to update latest firmware manually on your device if none of the above process worked for you. For this you need to prepare for the some download including Odin tool, latest USB drivers and even adb drivers and the firmware file in .tar format.
We have mentioned each and everything in the guide below, but you need to download the firmware first from our provided download link.
Now you need to follow our guide to install the firmware via Odin tool.
You can also download latest firmware via SAMFirm
Stay tuned for more updates!