As happened last year with the Galaxy S8 and Android Oreo , the firm has just activated in Spain the testing program with the Beta of Android 9 Pie for the Galaxy S9 . In this way, it is possible to enroll in the project through the Samsung Members application and receive the OTA update from now on.
It was a matter of days, and this has happened. In Europe , the first to receive the update were the British and the Germans. Now it’s the turn of Spain , and is that, if you have both a Samsung Galaxy S9 and a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus , you have in your hand to receive the firmware in tests . It will allow you to test the news not only of Android 9 Pie , but also include the new graphic interface Samsung One UI .
Download and install the Android 9 Pie beta for the Galaxy S9
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S9 unit purchased in Spain , you are in a position to try the latest software of the company. As we have already indicated at the beginning, it is the firmware in tests that contains Android 9 Pie for the Galaxy S9 – and Galaxy S9 Plus -.
And how can I enjoy the latest version of Android on my Galaxy S9? Simple, since it is only necessary to carry out two steps.
The first is to run the Samsung Members application , which you’ll find in the launcher’s apps menu. It is usually installed by default. If this is not your case, you can do it from Google Play or from the company’s own Galaxy Apps store.
Once executed and logged in to our Samsung account , just go to the Notices section , which you’ll find in the top left, in the menu identified with a three-striped icon.
In this window you will have to click on the option to register in the One UI beta program . When you complete the registration, you can receive the OTA update with the Android 9 Pie Beta for the Galaxy S9 . It may not be instantaneous, but you have the possibility to check the existence of the firmware from the system settings section , Software update, Manual download .
The following steps do not differ from the usual process for completing the download and installation of an update.
Android 9 Pie with Samsung One UI
The update released in Spain corresponds directly with the second revision of the Beta , which has been released today by the manufacturer. It is a firmware that we can identify with the reference G960FXXU2ZRKL .
Among the novelties of this update are those of the new version of Android 9 Pie implemented by both Google and Samsung . Additionally, and not least, is the integration of the new Samsung One UI interface.
In what concerns the novelties of the second Beta, initially it is known that there is correction of errors detected in the first version of tests, as well as the security patch corresponding to the month of November 2018.