Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+ (G960U/G965U)
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Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+ (G960U/G965U)

Software update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+ (G960U/G965U)


Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

  • What's changing: Security patch level

  • Release date: September 21, 2020
  • Android version: 10
  • Security patch level (SPL): September 1, 2020
  • Baseband version: G960USQS8ETH5 (S9), G965USQS8ETH5 (S9+)
  • Build number: QP1A.190711.020.G960USQS8ETH5 (S9), QP1A.190711.020.G965USQS8ETH5 (S9+)
  • File size: 164MB (S9), 166MB (S9+)

Getting started

  • Make sure you’re in the U.S. and on our wireless network.
  • You can download the update via Firmware Over the Air (FOTA).
  • You must connect your device to Wi-Fi® to download the update.
  • Although there should be no impacts to settings or data, we recommend backing up your media files to an SD card, a computer, or using a favorite application, before upgrading the software.

Update & verify software

Update software

  1. Make sure your device is fully charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. Swipe down from the Notification bar and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap Software update, then Check for updates.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs.

Verify software update

  1. From the device home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar and tap Settings.
  2. Scroll to and tap About phone, then Software information. If the Android and Baseband versions don't match the current update; perform additional updates until they do.

Troubleshoot software update

Previous updates

DateDetails
Aug. 21, 2020
  • Android version: 10
  • Baseband version: G960USQS7ETH1 (S9), G965USQS7ETH1 (S9+)
  • File size: 179MB (S9), 180MB (S9+)
July 27, 2020
  • Android version: 10
  • Baseband version: G960USQU7ETG2 (S9), G965USQU7ETG2 (S9+)
  • File size: 1.1GB (S9), 1.1GB (S9+)
May 29, 2020
  • Android version: 10
  • Baseband version: G960USQS7DTE1 (S9), G965USQS7DTE1 (S9+)
  • File size: 172MB (S9), 177MB (S9+)
May 1, 2020
  • Android version: 10
  • Baseband version: G960USQS7DTD1 (S9), G965USQS7DTD1 (S9+)
  • File size: 181MB (S9), 182MB (S9+)
Feb. 27, 2020
  • Android version: 10
  • Baseband version: G960USQU7DTA8 (S9), G965USQU7DTA8 (S9+)
  • File size: 174MB (S9), 171MB (S9+)
Feb. 4, 2020
  • Android version: 10
  • Baseband version: G960USQU7DTA5 (S9), G965USQU7DTA5 (S9+)
  • File size: 2GB (S9), 2GB (S9+)
Dec. 12, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQU7CSK6 (S9), G965USQU7CSK6 (S9+)
  • File size: 600MB (S9), 599MB (S9+)
Oct. 18, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS7CSI5 (S9), G965USQS7CSI5 (S9+)
  • File size: 174MB (S9), 177MB (S9+)
Oct. 7, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQU6CSH9 (S9), G965USQU6CSH9 (S9+)
  • File size: 173MB (S9), 180MB (S9+)
Sep. 23, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS6CSH7 (S9), G965USQS6CSH7 (S9+)
  • File size: 185MB (S9), 185MB (S9+)
Aug. 27, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS6CSH5 (S9), G965USQS6CSH5 (S9+)
  • File size: 234MB (S9), 238MB (S9+)
June 17, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS5CSEA (S9), G965USQS5CSEA (S9+)
  • File size: 236MB (S9), 240MB (S9+)
May 13, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS4CSD3 (S9), G965USQS4CSD3 (S9+)
  • File size: 147.8MB (S9), 165.7MB (S9+)
April 17, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS4CSC8 (S9), G965USQS4CSC8 (S9+)
  • File size: 164MB (S9), 171.7MB (S9+)
April 10, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS3CSC7 (S9), G965USQS3CSC7 (S9+)
  • File size: 523MB (S9), 527MB (S9+)
March 5, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS3CSAG (S9), G965USQS3CSAG (S9+)
  • File size: 130.2MB (S9), 147.5MB (S9+)
Jan. 31, 2019
  • Android version: 9.0 Pie
  • Baseband version: G960USQU3CSAB (S9), G965USQU3CSAB (S9+)
  • File size: 1.96GB (S9), 1.99GB (S9+)
Nov. 26, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS3ARI6 (S9) or G965USQS3ARI6 (S9+)
  • File size: 74.3MB (S9) or 91.5MB (S9+)
Nov. 8, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQU3BRJ5 (S9) G965USQU3BRJ5 (S9+)
  • File size: 267MB to 599MB (dependent on previous version)
Oct. 23, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS3ARIB (S9) or G965USQS3ARIB (S9+)
  • File size: 97.7MB (S9) or 163.1MB (S9+)
Sept. 26, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS3ARI6 (S9) or G965USQS3ARI6 (S9+)
  • File size: 97MB (S9) or 155MB (S9+)
Aug. 21, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS3ARG8 (S9) or G965USQS3ARG8 (S9+)
  • File size: 97.3MB
Aug. 14, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQU3ARG7 (S9) or G965USQU3ARG7 (S9+)
  • File size: 546MB
June 21, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQS2ARF4 or G965USQS2ARF4
  • File size: 747MB (S9) & 343MB (S9+)
March 16, 2018
  • Android version: 8.0
  • Baseband version: G960USQU1ARBI (S9) or G965USQU1ARBI (S9+)
  • File size: 265MB

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