Here is a little Christmas surprise for you, Samsung has started dropping the stable Android Pie update for it’s flagships Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus units in Germany. The update is available to download as build G965FXXU2CRLI, if you own a Galaxy S9 Plus, just follow our guide to download and manually install the stable Pie G965FXXU2CRLI OTA on Galaxy S9 Plus G965F via Kies and Odin.
According to Sammobile, the stable Pie update is rolling out for all users of S9 and S9 Plus including the ones on the beta program as well as non beta tester running Oreo firmware. Multiple users have got the update on their devices as shared the screenshot as well, one such image is posted below. The G965FXXU2CRLI update comes with December 2018 security patch along big visual changes for the One’s upgrading from Oreo to Pie firmware, the users on Pie beta might not see big changes instead getting a stable firmware on their devices. Just keep scrolling the article below, to update your device on latest firmware via three given methods below.
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Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
Android OS: Android 9.0 Pie (Stable)
Build no: G965FXXU2CRLI
Skin: One UI
Security Patch Level: December 01, 2018
Samsung One UI details:
Well talking about the 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 for one handed usage.
Download G965FXXU2CRLI Stable Pie for Galaxy S9 Plus G965F via OTA
The firmware on Samsung device is mostly updated manually via Odin or Kies, if you are already a beta tester and registered with the Samsung Beta Program head to Settings > About device > System updates. If the OTA automatically doesn’t knock at your device.
How to install G965FXXU2CRLI Stable Pie for Galaxy S9 Plus G965F via Kies
This is just another possible way to download the firmware without extra effort.
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.
Manually install G965FXXU2CRLI firmware on Galaxy S9 Plus SM-G965F via Odin
Latest Samsung USB drivers. Download
Or you can try this SamFirm tool to get the firmware directly from Samsung servers.
Extract the firmware file and then follow these instructions to install the firmware manually via Odin
We are also trying to get our hands on the Odin flashable tar file, once we find it we’ll update you about it. Stay tuned for more updates!