Android Pie update is now rolling out with One UI for Samsung Galaxy A8+. Thanks to Samsung for providing two updates first Android Oreo and now Android Pie. So if you want to get the update right now on your device, follow this guide. Here you will know how to download and manually install Samsung Galaxy A8+ Android Pie Update.
This is possible with the help of Android Pie firmware for Galaxy A8+. All thanks to corsicanu (a recognized developer on XDA) for providing the firmware file for A8+ based on Android Pie & One UI. If you are a user like me who want to get the update quickly as possible with any methods then you probably know that there are many methods to install OTA file. Here I will explain step by step to install Android Pie update on Galaxy A8+ for your convenience.
The released Android Pie update will support A730FXXU4CSB9/A730FOXM4CSB9/A730FXXU4CSB7/A730FXXU4CSB9 versions of Galaxy A8+. The Android Pie update firmware contains full OS carries the size around 3.2GB. But the size will be lower in case if you received the update from notification. But if you don’t get OTA updates or don’t want to wait any longer then you know you can manually install the update. This Android 9 Pie update for Galaxy A8+ is based on One UI which is the new UI for Samsung devices. Below is some information about One UI that you will get with this update.
It is the new UI which is replacing Samsung Experience slowly and soon it will be available to most of the Samsung devices (excluding old phones). There is a complete change in System Interface and Icons. Also, the performance is better than Samsung Experience UI, hence it will be more effective with Android Pie. One UI also comes with the single-handed mode which will definitely help users in case of big screens. The augmented feature is also included which uses Bixby vision and tells about things like food, plant, text etc just like Google lens. New One UI stock wallpapers are also added. So let’s see how to get these features with Galaxy A8+ Android Pie update.
Download Galaxy A8+ Android Pie (One UI) Firmware
The update is recently available in Russia and soon will be available for other regions. But with the help of firmware, anyone can install Android Pie update on Samsung Galaxy A8 plus. And if you are from Russia region and didn’t get the update notification then try to manually search for updates in Settings. And even if you don’t get the updates then use the firmware to install One UI update.
Download Android Pie based Firmware for Galaxy A8+
How to Install Galaxy A8+ Android Pie Stable Update
As the downloadable file contains full firmware so you don’t need to be on the previous update (Android Oreo) to successfully install Android Pie on Galaxy A8+. But there are some points to follow before you begin installing the updates.
- Take a full backup as this process will erase everything including Internal storage
- Charge your phone at least 50%
- Download Odin Flash Tool
- Install Samsung USB Drivers on PC
Steps to Install Android Pie Update on Galaxy A8+
- Power off your phone completely.
- Press & hold Vol Up+Vol Down+Power button together to enter Download mode.
- Connect the Phone to PC with USB.
- Open Odin flash tool on PC.
- If your device is connected it will display 0[Com] or something and if it displays nothing then your device is not connected. So, in this case, check drivers or reinstall drivers.
- In Odin, Switch to Options section and untick “Auto Reboot”.
- Now put each file in their respective sections like AP file in AP Tab. Similarly, put Home_CSC file in the CSC tab.
- Click on Start to begin the installation.
- After completion, it will automatically reboot the phone. If not then do it manually.
- After reboot, you will get Android Pie installed on your Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus.
So now you will get to experience Android Pie with One UI on your Samsung Galaxy A8+. With all the One UI feature you will also get Android Pie features like adaptive brightness, Adaptive battery, Digital wellbeing, and better performance.
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Also if you get an OTA file which only contains update file then you can install the OTA using Sideload ADB. This method will not erase the data of your phone. But installing firmware is a better option if you want a bug free experience. So that’s all in Galaxy Android Pie update. And if you have any queries regarding the update for A8 plus feel free to use the comment section. We will reply as soon as possible.