Android Pie update for the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus is here. We have managed to get our hands on the firmware files. The firmware files are uploaded on a fast mirror. Users can download Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Android Pie XXU2CRLI firmware files right now. Before you jump to the firmware files, it is important to know what is new in this update.
Android Pie – One UI and More
First of all, this is the biggest update in the history of Samsung. This update completely revamps the UI of Samsung flagship devices. Samsung has introduced the new One UI which is a part of the Android Pie. The One UI follows the footsteps of the Android look put forward by other phone manufacturers. This update uses the rounded elements in the UI. The rounded icons, rounded buttons, and rounded toggles look amazing in this UI. The One UI introduces a new launcher, new UI for settings application, the recent applications panel has a new look, and all the stock applications of Samsung have a new look too.
The button to rotate the screen between portrait and landscape modes has been added to the navigation bar. Samsung has also added the Kids mode button to the quick toggles. The camera application has got a few new icons for the ease of access of users. Adaptive Mode and the Dark UI are also a part of this Android Pie update.
Adaptive Battery mode keeps a track of your phone’s battery consumption. This is an AI-based feature. It learns how you use your phone and then sets the battery to be consumed accordingly. On the other hand, the Dark UI feature is something that the Samsung users have been waiting for long. Since the Samsung phones use the Super AMOLED screens, a Dark UI can save a good amount of battery. The Dark UI turns all the elements into the black.
This update improves the overall performance of the phones. All the previous bugs have been fixed. The battery of the phones will perform better now. This is a progressive update. All the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus owners who have been using Android Pie Beta or the Android Oreo firmware, they must update to this latest Android Pie firmware now.
Android Pie XXU2CRLI Firmware Details
This update made it to Germany first of all. It has rolled out for the Galaxy S9 G960F and the Galaxy S9 Plus G965F. You can flash this update on any Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus carrying the model number G960F/G965F, regardless of the region. Here are all the firmware details.
- Region: Germany (DBT)
- Android: Android 9.0 Pie [One UI]
- Changelist: 15044066
- Build Date: 19th December 2018
- Security Patch Level: 12/01/2018
- PDA: G960FXXU2CRLI | G965FXXU2CRLI
- CSC: G960FOXM2CRLI | G965FOXM2CRLI
Download Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Android Pie XXU2CRLI Firmware
- Galaxy S9 G960FXXU2CRLI Firmware – Download
- Galaxy S9 Plus G965FOXM2CRLI Firmware – Download
- Guide to Update Galaxy S9/S9 Plus to official Android
That’s all folks. I hope that you found the fast download links really helpful. It took me more than 8 hours to grab this update and upload here. If you have any queries or anything to add to this post, let me know in the comments section below.