Updated November 15, 2018: Samsung’s One UI Beta based on Android 9.0 Pie begins today with a bang. The OAT update is now live with new firmware build numbers G960NKSU1ZRK9 and G965NKSU1ZRK9 respectively for Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. The Beta program has already started in the United States and South Korea. It will soon come to India, China, Poland, France, Spain and the United Kingdom in the second phase.
Original Post: Samsung’s new Android 9.0 Pie Beta is live right now in the United States. Some of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ users in the USA, holding a Snapdragon variant, are currently receiving the new Android 9 Pie Beta firmware update. The OTA is live for users who have signed up or registered for Samsung’s Beta Program on their S9 phone using Samsung+ app.
Earlier this month, we saw the leaked SE 10 firmware alpha build for the latest flagship Galaxy S9 (Plus) and the Note 9 as well. Now, the manufacturer has polished and fine tuned the Samsung Pie Beta firmware update and officially released it to the public. It features the new Samsung Experience 10 skin on top of Android 9.0 OS.
As always, there are limited slots for the latest Android Pie beta. So if you are in the United States and hold a Snapdragon S9 variant, then head over to the Samsung+ app > notices > and register your device. You will soon receive Samsung Experience 10 OTA update weighing around 2 GB in size. Moreover, for those of you who can’t wait, we have also listed the OTA downloads to sideload it to their Android phones.
The Pie Beta is only limited to a select group of testers from USA for factory unlocked and some carriers T-Mobile, Sprint with model numbers SM-G960U/U1 or SM-G965U/U1. Just like last time (Android 8.0 Oreo), Exynos variants of the S9 SM-G960F/FD and S9 Plus SM-G960F/FD will soon start receiving Samsung’s Pie Beta in the UK and other parts of Europe as well. So stay tuned.
Thanks to suyash1629, we now have the screenshots of the official Samsung Android 9.0 Pie Beta update here. For more screenshots in high definition, visit the source at the end.
How to Sign Up for Samsung’s Android 9.0 Pie official Beta for Galaxy S9?
The simplest way to get the Samsung Experience 10 firmware update is to register in your region’s Samsung Members apps. Currently in the USA the registration is live on the Samsung+ app. Here are some step by step guide to register for Samsung’s Android 9.0 Pie Beta.
Step 1: Make sure your device is connected to internet.
Step 2: Download and install the Samsung Members app from the Galaxy App store.
Note: For North America use Samsung+ app
Step 3: Open the Samsung Members app. Sign in or register as a Samsung member.
Step 4: Look for the Samsung Pie Beta program registration.
Step 5: Sign up for Pie Beta and wait for approval.
Step 6: Once approved, you will receive an OTA notification.
Step 7: Download Samsung Experience 10 and update.
Download Samsung Galaxy S9 (Plus) One UI (Android 9.0 Pie Beta OTA)
Here, we have listed the OTA download links for the Snapdragon Galaxy S9’s Android 9.0 Pie firmware update based on Samsung Experience 10. This is the official beta and not the leaked one. It comes with a new firmware build numbers G960USQU3ZRJ7 and G965USQU3ZRJ7 respectively.
Official Android 9.0 Pie Beta OTA update downloads:
- Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus | Download G965USQS3ARIB-to-U3ZRK9 update zip
- Samsung Galaxy S9 | Download G960USQS3ARIB-to-U3ZRK9 (coming soon)
Previous Android 9.0 Pie Beta builds:
- Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus | Download G965USQS3ARG8-to-U3ZRJ7 zip (Mega mirror)
- Samsung Galaxy S9 | Download G960USQS3ARG8-to-U3ZRJ7 zip
You will also need:
In order to update, your device needs to be on the ARG8 full firmware (Flash it using Odin Flash Tool). Once done, visit the following tutorial for installation instructions:
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