December 04, 2019:
Galaxy Note 9 units are getting a new beta Android 10 update, this is the second iteration of beta update that comes with a bunch of new features and improvements over the previous beta update. This time beta update bumps the firmware version to N960FXXU4ZSKH from N960FXXU4ZSK7. The process to install the update is same as mentioned below.
After so much anticipation, Samsung has finally kicked off Android 10 beta program for the 2018 flagships twins, Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus along with Note 9. If you own any of the aforementioned device and don’t know how to join beta program and get the Android 10 beta, then you are reading the right post. Samsung has already been testing the Android 10 OS on it’s 2019 flagships and the stable firmware is expected anytime soon. Since it’s the start of Android 10 beta program for Galaxy Note 9, once you join the beta program you will be getting a series of beta update until the stable roll out happens.
Talking about the firmware, Samsung is rolling out Android 10 beta update for Galaxy Note 9 as build N960FXXU4ZSK7 that weighs in around 1.8GB, remember since this is the first beta that why it costs so much memory storage. The upcoming beta updates will carry improvements and bug fixes so won’t be that much heavy. Let us tell you that the update is available via beta app a.k.a Samsung Members app, where as we have the manual update process via Odin. The flash method is preferable by You, so keep going down to see more details about the firmware and know the process to download and install Android 10 beta N960FXXU4ZSK7 firmware on Galaxy Note 9 SM-N960F.
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Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Android OS: Android 10 (beta)
Region: India/South Korea
Build no: N960FXXU4ZSK7
Skin: One UI 2.0
Security Patch Level: December, 2019
Samsung One UI 2.0 details:
As you already know that the One UI skin on the top of Android was developed with the main focus on the convenience of one-handed usage of Samsung smartphones with giant screens. The second iteration of One UI v2.0 includes more improved usability of the device with revamped settings and other information to keep you focused on the task in hand. There are a few more improvements introduced in the upgraded version.
A few noticeable changes:
- Google’s full-screen gestures
- Updated Digital Wellbeing
- Improved one-handed mode
- Volume menu redesigned
- Notification action suggestions
- New Battery usage graph
Here is how to download N960FXXU4ZSK7 Android 10 beta for Galaxy Note 9
The firmware on Samsung device is mostly updated manually via Odin or Kies, since this is a beta update so you need to join the Samsung Beta program via Samsung+ app to get the update on your device. We have also posted a separate detailed article on how to join Samsung Beta Program on Samsung.
Hint! Once you get registered yourself with the beta program, head to Settings > About device > System updates. If the OTA automatically doesn’t knock at your device.
Download the update directly from Samsung servers using SamFirm
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Note! The regular update process will be released soon depending on the firmware file availability.
We are also trying to get our hands on the Odin flash-able tar file, once we find it we’ll update you about it. Stay tuned for more updates!