Download G955U1UEU5DSC5: Unlocked Sprint Galaxy S8 Plus Android Pie OTA

Unlocked Galaxy S8 twins in the US are receiving the much awaited Android Pie update from Samsung and Sprint. After posting similar guide on Galaxy S8, now we are going to discuss the method to download and install Android 9 Pie update on Unlocked Galaxy S8 Plus Sprint devices. The official Pie OTA for Unlocked Sprint Galaxy S8 plus is landing in the region at the time we are writing this guide, the update is available to download as build G955U1UEU5DSC5 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 G955U1UEU5DSC5 firmware teams up with March 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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Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (unlocked)

Model: SM-G955U1

Android OS: Android 9.0 Pie (Stable)

Region: USA

Build no: G955U1UEU5DSC5

Skin: One UI

Security Patch Level: March 01, 2019

Screenshot: via sammobile

Download G955U1UEU5DSC5 stable Pie update for Unlocked Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U1

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 G955U1UEU5DSC5 update on unlocked 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 G955U1UEU5DSC5 firmware on unlocked 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 G955U1UEU5DSC5 firmware for Unlocked Galaxy S8 Plus

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!

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