G960USQS8ETH6 / G965USQS8ETH6: Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ September 2020 Security

Three-year-old devices like Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+  under the Sprint network have been getting the latest update with build number G960USQS8ETH6 / G965USQS8ETH6. It is based on Googe’s latest Android 10.

This update is currently being rolled for Samsung Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ devices in the US. If you are a Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ user, you may have already received the September 2020 Security Patch OTA  update notification on your device.

If the update has not been on your device’s system update section, then just wait for few more days for the update to come, else you can manually download and flash the G960USQS8ETH6 / G965USQS8ETH6 September 2020 Security Patch on Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ using Odin by following our guide.

Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ September Security Patch update rolls out

  • Device Name: Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+
  • Model: SM-G960U / G965U
  • Region: US
  • Android version: Android 10
  • Build Number: G960USQS8ETH6 / G965USQS8ETH6
  • Android Security Patch Level: 1st September

As we mentioned it above the update brings the latest security patch update which was released by Google in September Security. Most of the security vulnerabilities have been addressed. It also brings some bug fixes which were available in the previous build. Thus, you should download and install the update to your Samsung Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ which will come as an OTA update to your phone.

You can manually check for the update from Settings > Software update >Download updates manually. If there is no update showing on your device, then wait for few days for the update to come to your device as it is being released phase-wise manner or you can manually flash the full firmware using Odin Flash Tool.

G960USQS8ETH6 / G965USQS8ETH6: Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+ September 2020 Security


  • September 2020 Google Security patch
  • Bug Fixes
  • Security and Performance improvements

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How To Download G960USQS8ETH6 / G965USQS8ETH6:

You can download any Galaxy firmware using Samfirm Tool, Guide: Download Latest Galaxy Firmware using SamFirm Tool


Using  Frija Samsung Firmware Download Tool

Check sammobile website to get the latest firmware for your device


Steps to Install September 2020 Security Patch on Sprint Galaxy S9/S9+

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RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide so please proceed at your own risk. However, we would be happy to help with any problems within our reach


Installation Guide (Manual Flashing using Odin)

  1. First, download the firmware file from the download section above
  2. Now Enter the recovery mode on your device, then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On your Galaxy device
  3. If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below
  4. If you want to Install the Full Firmware File then follow the guide given below (Odin Method)

If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.

Note:Before installing the updates, make sure your device is connected to a good wifi and your device has more than 50 percent battery life remaining


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