G981USQU1BTHD: T-Mobile rolls out Galaxy S20 5G August 2020 Security Patch

Recently we covered that T-Mobile Galaxy S20 5G gets G981USQU1ATGL August 2020 Security Patch. Now just after couple of days, the company has rolled out another update with a new build version number and same August security patch.

T-mobile has started rolling out a new update with build version number G981USQU1BTHD and August 2020 Security Patch Update to Galaxy S20 5G in the US.

The update will be available all across the country but as it is being released in a phased manner it may take some time to reach every user. It is just an incremental update.

About T-Mobile Galaxy S20 5G G981USQU1BTHD

The update brings some bug fixes which were available in the previous build. It also brings stability and performance improvements. Thus, you should download and install the update to your T-Mobile Galaxy S20 5G which will come as an OTA update to your phone.

These security updates are equally important as the major software updates. The new patches tighten the security of your device to keep your device safe and secure. Security patches address vulnerabilities in the operating system. So we always recommend users to keep your device and apps up to date. The update also brings stability and performance improvements to the device. The update is based on Android 10 Q

  • Device Name: T-Mobile Galaxy S20 5G
  • Model: SM-G981U
  • Region: the US
  • Android version: Android 10 Q
  • Baseband Version: G981USQU1BTHD
  • Android Security Patch Level: 1st August 2020
  • Flashing Tool: Odin Flash Tool

Manually Update T-Mobile Galaxy S20 5G to August 2020 Security Patch


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.


RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide so kindly proceed at your own risk.

Download Instruction:

Follow our guideWhere and How To Download Samsung Galaxy Stock Firmware

Note: Always download the firmware according to your region

Check sammobile website to get the latest firmware for your device

Steps To Install T-Mobile Galaxy S20 5G G981USQU1BTHD Firmware Update

G981USQU1BTHD: T-Mobile rolls out Galaxy S20 5G August 2020 Security Patch

  • First, download the firmware file from the download section above
  • Now Enter the recovery mode on your device, then follow the linked guide below to Install Security Patch Update On Samsung Galaxy device
  • If you want to sideload the OTA then follow the guide below
  • 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

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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