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Download Android 10 Beta 2 OTA update for Samsung Galaxy Note 9 [One UI 2.0 build ZSKH]

Stable One UI 2.0 firmware update has already started rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S10 series. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 9 are on its way to the stable build as well. Latest Android 10 beta 2 for the Note 9 is now rolling out and may soon come for the S9 series as well. According to the update schedule posted by Samsung on the Samsung Members app, the Note 9 and S9 will be receiving the stable Android 10 OTA update in January 2020. It’s just a month away from now. Meanwhile, download the latest Android 10 beta 2 ZSKH build (OTA update) for the Exynos or global Note 9 variant.

The One UI 2.0 beta 2 update for the Exynos variants of Note 9 features a new firmware build number N960FXXU4ZSKH. This comes after the beta 1 HotFix with build ZSK7. The beta 2 brings major changes and bug fixes to the system. According to the update log listed below, the beta 2 features many bug fixes pertaining to the lockup and reboot persists after connecting mobile Hotspot. If a page is loaded with a lot of text or images while using Samsung Internet, it will be terminated randomly. Reboot every time VPN runs. Crash occurred due to unsupported mobile Hotspot 5GHz. FC (force close) occurs when running link sharing app. The message ‘Call/text on other devices’ does not disappear in the quick panel. Device fever occurs during game. Samsung Dex system UI crashed. Screen blacks intermittently after unlocking lock screen through fingerprint recognition. You can checkout the compete Android 10 changelog and feature list from here.

Most importantly, the ZSKH build brings the latest security patch level from December 2019. This comes on the same day Google released the patch for the Pixel series. As you can see, this is quite a critical build for all the beta testers for the Note 9. So you can download the Android 10 beta 2 from Samsung Member’s app or manually update your device using the OTA update zip; captured directly from Samsung servers.

Note 9 Android 10 beta 2 changelog

Download OneUI 2.0: Official Android 10 beta 2 for Galaxy Note 9

Following we have listed the official Android 10 OTA update.zip file  from beta 2 for the Exynos Note 9 variants. The OTA is available for all the Exynos variants for the regions where the beta is live. Alternatively, you can also manually update your Note 9 series phones to the latest beta 2 using the OTA update zip files listed below.

You may want to install beta 1 and 1 HotFix beforehand:

Downloads from Samsung Servers:

How to update Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Android 10 beta 2?

The easiest way to update Galaxy Note 9 to Android 10 i using the Samsung Members app. However, for the regions where the update is not yet available, download the OTA update zip from above and installation via stock recovery or ADB sideload method.

Checkout our popular tutorial about S10 for two more methods of installation if the following does not work – Download Android 10 beta for Exynos Galaxy S10 based on One UI 2.0.

Stock recovery SD Card method – OTA update zip installation:

Step 1: Make sure your Galaxy Note 9 is on the Android 10 beta 2 firmware ZSKH build.

Step 2: Download ZSK7 to ZSKH OTA update zip from above. Rename it to update.zip and transfer the file to your phone’s storage or SD card.

Step 3: Reboot your Galaxy phone into Recovery mode. To do so, turn of your phone completely and then press and hold Power + Volume Up + Bixby buttons simultaneously for a few seconds.

Step 4: Once you enter the stock recovery mode, use the volume buttons to navigate and select the option “apply update via SD card“.

Step 5: Navigate to the update zip file (ZSK7 to ZSKH) in SD card and hit power button to select it.

Step 6: The update can take between 2 to 10 minutes. Once you finish, the phone will restart.

Step 7: Repeat the same for further OTA updates like beta 2, beta 3, and more update.zip. (if available)

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