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Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta program live in the US

The Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie beta program is now live in the US, following its debut in Germany and India. This is the first time Samsung is including both Galaxy S and Galaxy Note flagships of the year in beta testing for the next version of Android. It’s a welcome move, especially since the Note flagships tend to be costlier, although it remains to be seen if the Galaxy Note 9 beta program will be launched in all markets where the Galaxy S9 beta is available.

As with the Galaxy S9 beta program, owners of an unlocked Galaxy Note 9 will need to fire up the Samsung+ app and tap on the notice for the Note 9 beta program to register. If they manage to get through (remember, slots are limited for these beta programs), they can then download the Android Pie beta from the Software update menu in the phone’s Settings app by tapping Download updates manually. It’s a nearly 1,700 MB download, slightly bigger than the release for Germany and India. As with all software updates, this one will need your phone’s charge to be at least 20 percent.

Have you been able to register for the Galaxy Note 9 beta program? Tell us in the comments, and also let us know if the Note 9 beta is available for you in a country other than Germany, India, or the US. Don’t have access to the program in your country? Learn about everything that Android Pie will bring to your eligible Galaxy smartphone.

note 9 pie beta us

  • Model: SM-N960U
  • Dimensions: 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8mm
  • Display: 6.4" (162.5mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Camera: 12 CMOS Dual OIS (F1.5/F2.4) & Telephoto: 12MP AF F2.4)

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locarno
locarno

This is phase 1 or 2 ?

pheNOM1011
pheNOM1011

I’m in the program in the US. Unlocked N960U1. I’m on it right now. Firmware ends with ZRKP. My girlfriend’s T-Mobile N960U didn’t qualify on Samsung+ beta, though.

Nicque
Nicque

It’s live in India too… I registered yesterday!!

Moosehead1
Moosehead1

what is happening to all the promised ar emojis updates that were to be available on the Note 9. There have No new pre done charterers, faces, hair styles,skin colors etc.. Last thing that was added was Disney Frozen back in Sept? Please advise Thank you

Drugar123
Drugar123

Beta Card is showing on my US unlocked device on AT&T. When I click on the register button at the bottom of the Terms and Conditions page, it takes me back to the Samsung+ home page. I’m assuming there should be more to the registering process than that? I don’t have any new software downloads when I manually check for updates and I don’t see anything “beta” related on my phone.

Cliff822
Cliff822

From what I was reading you gotta go to setting go to apps and clear data and cach. And resign in

Drugar123
Drugar123

That worked and I just installed the Beta. Thanks!

Martez Ward
Martez Ward

No carrier version yet?

acruzlu02
acruzlu02

Right there with you, I chatted with a few samsung reps, the carriers supposedly targeted are sprint and t-mobile. i kept a copy of the chat. also the version of plus i’m using is a beta version of 11.2.3.0

Cliff822
Cliff822

Same I was told that it was releasing for Sprint but nothing yet. I think it just unlocked version sadly. Also I’m on arj9 build number. IDK If that makes a difference

acruzlu02
acruzlu02

Wish I was sure as well. I have the notes from the rep I chatted with, and the agents sadly can’t tell me much.

Cliff822
Cliff822

Maybe they may give it to us for Christmas. Or could be just beta it for unlocked note 9 to make sure it will work well since this be frist time any note got a beta.

acruzlu02
acruzlu02

who knows? I am hoping for the holidays. Will always be checking for the banner.