How To Download Galaxy S9/S9 Plus Update: Android 8.0 Oreo (Official) All Regions

Samsung has started rolling out the August security patch to some of its devices, and the launch of Note 9 is around the corner, Here is the list of the timeline of android 8.0 official firmware for galaxy s9 and s9 plus for all regions

Galaxy S9 update (SM-G9600 Snapdragon 845)

Date Firmware Download Android Version Security Patch
25 Jun 2018 G9600ZHU2ARF5 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 Hong Kong
18 May 2018 G9600ZHU2ARE6 Android 8.0.0 May 2018 Mexico
18 May 2018 G9600ZCU2ARE6 Android 8.0.0 May 2018 China (Open China)
18 Apr 2018 G9600ZHU2ARD3 Android 8.0.0 April 2018 Brazil
23 Mar 2018 G9600ZHU2ARC6 Android 8.0.0 March 2018 Peru
23 Mar 2018 G9600ZCU2ARC6 Android 8.0.0 March 2018 China (Open China)

Galaxy S9 update (SM-G960F Exynos 9810)

Date Firmware Download Android Version Security Patch Region
26 Jul 2018 G960FXXU2BRGA Android 8.0.0 August 2018 Germany
20 Jun 2018 G960FXXU1BRF8 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 Romania

Galaxy S9 update (other variants)

Model No. Date Firmware Download Android Version Security Patch Region
SM-G960N (Exynos 9810) 2018-07-26 G960NKSU1ARG7 Android 8.0.0 July 2018 Korea
SM-G960U (Snapdragon 845) 2018-06-19 G960USQU2ARF7 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 United States
SM-G960U1 2018-06-08 G960U1UES2ARF4 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 United States
SM-G960W 2018-06-19 G960WVLU2ARF7 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 Canada

Galaxy S9 Plus update

Model No. Date Firmware Download Android Version Security Patch Region
SM-G965F 2018-05-25 G965FXXU1BRE7 Android 8.0.0 May 2018 United Kingdom
SM-G9650 2018-06-20 G9650ZHU2ARF4 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 Mexico
SM-G965N 2018-07-26 G965NKSU1ARG7 Android 8.0.0 July 2018 South Korea
SM-G965U 2018-06-19 G965USQU2ARF7 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 United States
SM-G965U1 2018-06-08 G965U1UES2ARF4 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 ATT — United States
SM-G965W 2018-06-19 G965WVLU2ARF7 Android 8.0.0 June 2018 Canada


Before proceeding to the tutorial to install, we strongly recommend you to backup your important data and files from your phone. Because flashing an official firmware will erase everything from your device. We don’t want you to lose anything by following our tutorial. In that case, you can check out our list of backup app that may help you:

Samsung users can use Samsung Smart Switch to backup data on the computer. Samsung Smart Switch even allows the users to move data from one device to another of a different variant.

Once you are sure that you made a complete backup of your necessary documents, you can move ahead to the tutorial below and update Galaxy S9/S9+ to Android 8.0 Oreo Official Firmware with the latest security patch.

Tools that required for firmware installation

  1. Odin flash tool: Download Samsung’s Odin flash tool here.
  2. Samsung USB driver: Download Samsung USB Driver.
  3. USB Cable: You must have the official USB cable of your device – the one that provided by Samsung.

How to install Galaxy S9/S9+ firmware

The tutorial will use Odin flash tool. We have mentioned the full step-by-step instructions on How to install Stock Firmware on Galaxy S9/S9+.

 How to install Samsung Official Firmware


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