Samsung has introduced its Android Pie Beta program soon after the release of Android 9.0. It is available for consumers with Samsung devices in Germany and UK. A Android Pie update for Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus is rolling as over the air. The latest beta version of Android 9.0 is available in two builds G960FXXU2ZRLF for S9 and G965FXXU2ZRLF for Galaxy S9+. The beta includes latest security update for December 2018.
Android 9.0 Pie (Beta) Update is OTA for Galaxy S9 and S9+
The could be the last update for S9 and S9+ and stable update may start rolling in January 2019. These beta releases are available in Germany and United Kingdoms and will be available soon in other regions.
This updates fixes few problems identified in previous release: Bluetooth and Audio codec. It also solves icons not visible on bottom of the device. The devices used to hang during usage and this hotfix aims to solve the problem. That’s not just all that is fixed in this update; non-synchronization with Samsung cloud is fixed too along with screen flicker issue.
Also, the update solves other bugs such as gestures not working when used with Game Launcher and message notification not showing. It should also solve the bug that is causing all the apps not to work that requires the use of the Samsung account.
This update also solves few other bugs like gesture not working when used with Game Launcher and message notification not showing while playing games. These problems are fixed and there could be more issues that’s why the update is still in beta phase.
The last beta update is moving across regions as an Over-The-Air. The size of latest android 9.0 update for Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ is 324MB. It will be available in iteration basis and your device will recieve update as soon as they release it in your region.
To check for and download the OTA update manually, Go to device Settings –> Software Update —> Tap on the Check for Update option. If you see the new update with build numbers G960FXXU2ZRLF or G965FXXU2ZRLF as per your device, then tap on Download and install.
So, if you are in Germany or UK, then make sure to download the latest Pie hotfix update for your S9/S9+. It is an important software fix which you should not miss. Other regions will soon receive this update in the coming days. So, get ready for Samsung’s Pie party.