Download Android 10 Beta 3 OTA update for Galaxy S9 and S9+ with January 2020 security patch

Stable Android 10 update for the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 rolled out for the Exynos variants globally and the Snapdragon variants in the United States earlier this month. Samsung also officially introduced the One UI 2.0 firmware at their recent SDC19 (Samsung Developer Conference 2019) event held last month. Soon after, the One UI 2.0 beta program rolled out for the Galaxy S9 and Note 9. Today, the third iteration of Android 10 update is rolling out for users enrolled into One UI 2.0 beta program on their Galaxy S9 and S9+.

One UI 2.0 beta 3 for the Exynos variants of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ features firmware build numbers G965FXXU7ZSL9 and G960FXXU7ZSL9 respectively. The update also bring a surprisingly new January 2020 security patch level. The ZSL9 OTA also features bug fixes for Samsung Pass fingerprint issue while using internet. Fixed mic position feature to support screen recording. Fixed the blur issue when split-mode. Updated Samsung apps. This is a very small OTA update for the Galaxy S9 series. This may very well be the last beta update before the stable one rolls out.

Samsung also posted the update schedule for various smartphones on the Samsung Members app. The Note 9 and S9 will start receiving the stable Android 10 in January 2020 for some regions and February 2020 in North America. Meanwhile, you can get the One UI 2.0 beta 3 from Samsung Member’s app or download the ZSL9 OTA update zip and manually update via stock recovery.

Checkout more about the One UI 2.0 update from SDC 19:

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What’s new with the Android 10 beta 3 (OneUI 2.0) for Galaxy S9 series?

The size of this new OTA update is around ~365 MB. The latest beta update brings minor bug fixes and some system improvements. Here is the complete changelog for OneUI 2.0 Beta 3 currently rolling out in the regions of Europe and Asia.

Bug fixes with ZSL9 update:

  • Samsung Pass fingerprint bounces on the Internet
  • Fixed mic position feature to support screen recording
  • Fixed the blur issue when split-mode
  • Updated Samsung apps

Download OneUI 2.0 beta 3 for Galaxy S9/S9+

The easiest way to update Galaxy device to Android 10 is using the Samsung Members app. However, for the regions where the update is not yet available, you can download the OTA update zip and manually sideload it via stock recovery or ADB sideload method.

The Android 10 beta 3 OTA update zips are now available for download. Get the OTA from below and checkout our popular tutorial on Android 10 beta for the Galaxy S9 and S9+. All you need to do is download the OTA update zip and manually sideload it to your device. Here is how to update Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ to Android 10 One UI 2.0 beta [OTA downloads].


Samsung also released the same for the Snapdragon variants of Galaxy S9 and Note 9 in the United States. See Snapdragon Galaxy S9 and Note 9 gets Android 10 beta.

Also, read the comments for some troubleshooting and help from our S10 tutorials – Download Android 10 beta for Exynos Galaxy S10 based on One UI 2.0.

You may also need to know how to restore Samsung Galaxy devices back to stock Android 9 Pie. Thanks to u/Shivam08567 and u/deepsas for the image and link.

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