Samsung is now rolling out Android 9.0 Pie stable update for Galaxy Note 9. Here’s the step by step detailed guide to download and manually install Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie update. This is an OTA update, but you can also install it manually by flashing the firmware using Odin.
Samsung starts rolling out the One UI stable update access, currently available in the European regions with Germany, UAE, Italy, and some other regions. And soon will be available to the remaining countries. Android Pie stable update for Samsung Note 9, was expected to be rolled out after 15th January, but it comes much sooner than our expectations. The Android Pie stable update has first arrived on S9/S9+, now Note 9 and soon will be rolled out to S8/S8+ and Note 8 as well.
Samsung One UI Android Pie update is available to Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F). The new firmware build number of Note 9 is N960FXXU2CSA2. If you’ve already updated to Pie Beta on your Note 9, then the stable update is only of 95MB. But the OTA update package of size around 1590 MB & the Odin flash tool firmware (.TAR) is around 4.7 GB. So, Let’s take a look at Changelog for Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie Update.
Android Pie (One UI Based) Update for Samsung Galaxy Note 9 – Changelog
One UI is one of the biggest updates for the Samsung user’s, and the major reason is the all-new UI with the latest version of Android. Updating the phone with the latest software version will enhance performance and also updates the security patches.
The release notes for Note 9 by Samsung, so these are the features & updates:
- One UI
- Content, settings, and other information have been reorganized to keep you focused on the task at hand.
- Interactive elements have been moved to the bottom of the screen so they’re always within reach.
- New designs and features such as Night mode help keep your eyes comfortable.
- You can reply to messages directly in the notification panel.
- Image thumbnails are included in message notifications.
- In an app’s notification settings, tap the switch once to turn on or off all the notifications in a category.
- Samsung Keyboard
- New Unicode 11.0 emojis are available.
- New adaptive theme changes your keyboard look based on the colors of the surrounding app.
- The floating keyboard is available in all apps and has a new size and transparency settings.
- You can set a custom touch and hold delay.
- Device Care
- Performance modes are streamlined and integrated into power saving modes.
- The Edge panel for device maintenance is discontinued.
- Always on Display
- New clock styles have been added, including the option to show a calendar with your schedule.
- Charging information has been added to let you know how much time is remaining until fully charged.
- You can show Always On Display whenever the screen is off, or you can set it to show for 30 seconds when you tap the screen.
- Menus have been reorganized to make settings easier to find.
- Samsung DeX
- Continue using your phone while DeX is being displayed on a monitor or TV.
- Use Samsung DeX with supported HDMI adapters. No need for a DeX Station.
- Bixby is all new, with a range of improvements and new features.
- Swipe left from the main Bixby screen to explore the latest features and supported apps.
- You can control the Bixby key in settings to decide what happens when you press or double press.
- You can now sort your call history by incoming and outgoing calls.
- Your call history can include up to 2000 entries (increased from 500 entries).
- The new drawer menu makes it easier to manage contacts from various accounts.
- The new Scene optimizer automatically enhances the camera’s color settings to fit the scene.
- Photo Editor Pro’s editing tools have been added to Gallery, so you can make all your edits and touchups without leaving the app.
- My Files
- The new storage analysis tool has been added to help you monitor your storage usage and save space.
- You can now show or hide items on the My Files Home screen.
- Samsung Health
- Your daily step count will be shown in the notification panel. To hide it, press and hold the notification, then turn off Current steps.
- Other Improvements and Changes
- Turn on the screen automatically whenever you pick up your phone using the Lift to wake feature.
- Access Kids Home on the quick panel.
- Call stickers have been discontinued.
- HEIF images are now supported.
Now you can use your phone with a single hand, thanks to One UI. In Single-hand mode, the whole screen shifted to the downside which makes easy to operate with one hand. And the interactive view with elements is now easy to use. The new One UI comes with the new icons, which are easy to understand for anyone. One UI wallpapers are pretty simplistic texture and pleasant. So, update your Galaxy Note 9 to Android Pie update now.
Note: First you need to update ZRLT > CRLT > CSA2 (For Exynos SM-N960F) & ARJA > CSA7 (For Snapdragon SM-N960U) to install or update to Android 9.0 Pie with One UI.
Download Galaxy Note 9 Pie Stable Update
The new Android 9.0 Pie update on Galaxy Note 9 has arrived via OTA (over-the-air) update. Samsung starts rolling out the update to the users one by one, so it might take time to reach to every smartphone. You will receive the notification on your phone, then you can update your phone via Settings. But, if you want to get the pie update just now then you can also update Note 9 to Android Pie Stable update via OTA ZIP & also flash using Odin Flash Tool.
So, Here are the files to Update Android Pie stable on Note 9 (N960FXXU2CSA2)
- Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Pie Stable Update (Odin Firmware to Flash for SM-N960F)
OTA Update File for Note 9 Android Pie (Exynos – N960F):
- Download CRLT Update for Samsung Note 9 (ZRLT (Beta) > CRLT (Stable))
- Download CSA2 Update for Samsung Note 9 (CRLT (Stable) > CSA2 (Stable))
OTA Update File for Note 9 Android Pie (Snapdragon – N960U):
- Download CSA7 Update for Samsung Note 9 (ARJA (Stable) > CSA7 (Stable))
- Charge your phone’s battery to at least 50%
- Backup your data, in case of failures you can recover it.
- Install Samsung USB Drivers on your PC
- Download Latest Odin Flash Tool
- OTA Updates Instructions:
- For Exynos: First Update ZRLT (Beta) > CRLT (Pie), then CRLT (Pie) > CSA2 (Stable Android Pie update)
- For Snapdragon: Update ARJA > CSA7 (Stable)
How to Install Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie Stable Update by OTA
- Open Settings on your phone.
- Scroll down and click on Software update.
- Head over to Download updates manually.
- Wait for the device to check updates.
- If any available click on install & update.
- After updating, click on restart your phone.
How to Install Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie Stable Update by Sideload OTA
- At first, you need to Download the sideload OTA update accordingly for your phone from the given links.
- Now, Connect your phone to PC.
- Copy the OTA package in your phone’s internal/external storage.
- Now, Power off your smartphone.
- Boot into the bootloader mode, by pressing and holding Volume Up, Bixby, and Power button simultaneously.
- Under Recovery Mode, select “Apply Update from SD Card“.
- Select the One UI OTA update package.
- Tap on the Yes option for the confirmation.
- Select “Reboot System Now” option.
After rebooting, you can start using the stable Android Pie on your Note 9 with all new One UI. The new Android Pie update comes with some new features like adaptive brightness, digital wellbeing, swipe gestures, app actions and more. So make sure to try these features.
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