Download / install September 2018 Security Patch on Galaxy S9 [SM-G960F]: Android 8.0.0 Oreo firmware is now available to download for Galaxy S9 SM-G960F. Samsung rolled out this new firmware update with build ID G960FXXS2BRI1 that brings the latest September 2018 security patches. We suggest you to upgrade your device to this latest G960FXXS2BRI1 Android 8.0.0 Oreo stock firmware. The firmware already rolled out in various countries including Libya, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Afghanistan, and Tunisia. You can navigate to OTA (Over-the-air) update system / Samsung KIES to upgrade your device or follow the given guide for manual instructions.
Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the flagship devices by Samsung that comes with top-notch hardware. This phone has a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. Galaxy S9 has an Exynos 9810 Octa as well as 6GB of RAM. The phone available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB (internal memory) variants. Samsung Galaxy S9 features 12MP rear camera and 8MP front shooting camera. The smartphone packed with a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery and running on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
Keep in mind that G960FXXS2BRI1 is a completely unbranded firmware, thus you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this. In this guide, we’ll use ODIN flashing tool to update Galaxy S9 to G960FXXS2BRI1 Android 8.0 Oreo. So go ahead and follow the given step-by-step guide carefully. Don’t forget to take proper backup of all your important data before proceeding to the installation guide.
This guide containing the G960FXXS2BRI1 Android 8.0 Oreo firmware and instructions are working with Galaxy S9 only. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device before proceeding to the installation guide.
G960FXXS2BRI1 Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware Details:
- Device Name: Galaxy S9
- Model Number: SM-G960F
- Baseband Version: G960FXXS2BRI1
- Security Patch Level: 01.09.2018
- Android OS: 8.0
AndroidBlog will not liable for any kind of damage occurred to your Samsung Galaxy S9 during or after the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo. Proceed at your own risk.
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your Galaxy S9, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve properly installed the Galaxy S9 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your J7 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after the installation of the stock update it will be lost.
- The custom recovery will be replaced by the stock version.
- If the Galaxy S9 is rooted then after installing the official firmware, it will no longer belong to a rooted version.
- Make sure that the battery level of your phone is about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while installing the ROM.
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Steps: How To Update Galaxy S9 SM-G960F via OTA
- Connect your device with a stable internet connection (Wi-Fi or data network).
- Navigate to Android app drawer and tap on Settings.
- Next, locate About Device and tap on it.
- Choose Software Update from About Device.
- Tap on Update option.
- If the update is available then you can see an update, press OK to download and install.
- Once the download completes, your device will reboot to complete the installation process.
Steps: How To Update Galaxy S9 SM-G960F via Samsung Kies
- Ensure that you have a stable internet connection (WiFi) on your PC.
- Download and install Samsung Kies on your computer.
- Power ON the phone and then connect it to a PC using its USB cable.
- Run Samsung Kies and wait for it to detect your phone.
- If a new firmware is available then you will see that a new firmware upgrade is available at Samsung Kies home screen.
- Now, press the Firmware Upgrade button to proceed.
- Finally, follow the on-screen instruction and your device will run upgrade and reboot automatically. Disconnect your device from a PC after the process completes.
Steps To Flash G960FXXS2BRI1 September 2018 Security Patch on Galaxy S9:
1:– First, download G960FXXS2BRI1 September 2018 Security Patch and Odin v3.09 for Galaxy S9 on the desktop of your PC and extract the .zip files.
2:– Turn OFF your Galaxy S9 in order to boot into Download Mode.
3:– Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home keys at the same time and then press the Power button until the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
4:– Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone into your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
5:– One of the ID:COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
6:– Select the firmware files that you want to flash on your Galaxy S9. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
7:– In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
8:– Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes to complete.
9:– Once the process of installation successfully completes, the Galaxy S9 will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully updated Samsung Galaxy S9 to G960FXXS2BRI1 September 2018 Security Patch firmware update.
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