Sprint Releases Android 10 Update To Galaxy S9, S9+ & Note 9

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The Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, and Note 9 units sold via Sprint are now receiving the Android 10 update in the US. The update is currently rolling to the three 2018 Samsung flagships over the air (OTA). Sprint is the last of the four major wireless carriers in the US to roll out the update.

The Android 10 One UI 2.0 update is arriving with firmware version G960USQU7DTA8 for the Galaxy S9. For the Galaxy S9 Plus, the update bumps the firmware version to G965USQU7DTA8.

The S Pen-wielding Galaxy Note 9, meanwhile, is receiving the same update with firmware version N960USQU3DTAA. The OTA update size weighs in at around 2GB for all the three devices.


Along with all the One UI 2.0 goodies, the latest update also packs the February 2020 Android security patch. The Galaxy S9 duo and Note 9 also get support for VoLTE as part of this update.

As far as One UI 2.0 goodies are concerned, Samsung has a lot to offer with its newest Android skin. You get a slightly redesigned UI, improved UI navigation gestures, better Dark mode, smart replies, newer emojis, Digital Wellbeing, Link to Windows, better privacy controls, and many more new features and enhancements.

Your Samsung Galaxy flagship will also get a built-in screen recorder with this update. This new feature will be accessible through the quick settings panel. Samsung has also moved the brightness controller to the very bottom of the quick panel for easier reach.


Galaxy S9 and Note 9 get Android 10 on Sprint

Samsung has improved its Android update game significantly this year. Factory unlocked Galaxy flagships in the US are usually late to the party when it comes to software updates, at least when compared to carrier-locked variants.

However, things have changed for better this year. The US unlocked Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, and Note 9 started receiving the Android 10 update even before their carrier-locked counterparts.

Even for carrier-locked variants, the Android 10 update has arrived much ahead this year. AT&T was the first to release the One UI 2.0 update for the Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, and Note 9 in the US. Verizon and T-Mobile followed the suite over the past month, while Sprint is also now making the big jump.


It is pertinent to mention here that software updates are released in stages and may not be available to all units straightaway. You should get a notification when the update becomes available for your Galaxy S9, S9 Plus or Note 9 unit.

You can also check for the update manually by going to the Software update menu in your phone’s Settings app.

Since it’s a big update, downloading over Wi-Fi is recommended. Once downloaded, you can postpone the update installation up to three times.