[Updated] Verizon starts rolling out Android 10 update to Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+
Update: Sprint was quick to follow in Verizon’s footsteps and, as brought to our attention by one of our readers on Twitter, the carrier is now rolling out the same update for the Galaxy S9 series on its network.
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Samsung started rolling out the Android 10 update with One UI 2.0 to unlocked variants of the Galaxy S9 late last month. Now, Verizon has started rolling out the Android 10 update to the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ on its network in the US. It is an OTA update, and you should be able to download it on your phone starting today.
Verizon has announced on its website that it has started rolling out the Android 10 update with an updated user interface in the form of One UI 2.0 to the Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U) and the Galaxy S9+ (SM-G965U). The software update for the Galaxy S9 has firmware version G960USQU7DTA8, while the one for the Galaxy S9+ has firmware version G965USQU7DTA8.
The update brings the February 2020 Android security patch to the smartphones. If you have not received the update notification yet, you can check for it and download manually by clicking the Download and install option in the Settings » Software update menu.
Verizon hasn’t explained much in the official changelog for the ‘System Update 19.’ However, we know that One UI 2.0 brings better UI navigation gestures, a system-wide dark mode, redesigned UI elements, native screen recorder, smoother animations, and more. AT&T pushed the Android 10 update to Galaxy S9 phones in the US earlier this month.
If you’re on Verizon’s network, have you received the One UI 2.0 update on your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ yet? Let us know in the comments section below.