Android Pie update is already available for Galaxy S8 twins on popular carrier in the US, now other US carrier Verizon, Sprint and AT&T has started seeding stable Android Pie update for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus units in the country. The official Pie OTA for Sprint/AT&T/Verizon Galaxy S8 Plus is landing in the region at the time we are writing this guide, the update is available to download as build G955USQU5DSDA just continue reading the guide to see instructions on the detailed installation process.
The stable Pie update is rolling out for all Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users running Android Oreo firmware or still on beta. The G955USQU5DSDA firmware teams up with May 2019 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 S8 Plus (Sprint/AT&T/Verizon)
Android OS: Android 9.0 Pie (Stable)
Build no: G955USQU5DSDA
Skin: One UI
Security Patch Level: May 01, 2019
Screenshot: via sammobile
Download G955USQU5DSDA stable Pie update for Sprint/Verizon/AT&T Galaxy S8 Plus
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.
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 Android Pie G955USQU5DSDA update on Sprint/Verizon/AT&T Galaxy S8 Plus
Update 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 G955USQU5DSDA firmware on Galaxy S8 Plus via Odin
Download latest Samsung USB drivers. Here
Download the firmware from the link below and extract it in a separate folder and then follow these instructions to install the firmware manually via Odin
The firmware is not available at the moment, we will update it soon.
Grab the G955USQU5DSDA firmware for Galaxy S8 Plus: Download
Or you can try this SamFirm tool to get the firmware directly from Samsung servers.
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!