G988USQU1BTHD: August 2020 Security Patch is live for T-Mobile Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Recently we saw that August 2020 Security Patch rolled out to T-Mobile Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G with build number G988USQU1ATGL. Now the device has started getting another update with the same security patch and new build version.

The device has started to receive the latest G988USQU1BTHD August 2020 Security Patch Update. Just like any other airborne update, 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 Ultra 5G G988USQU1BTHD

The OTA has been rolled out in the US. This update comes with the latest security patch update which was released by Google in August 2020 Security. The update comes with build number G988USQU1BTHD. 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 Ultra 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 Ultra 5G
  • Model: SM-G988U
  • Region: the US
  • Android version: Android 10 Q
  • Baseband Version: G988USQU1BTHD
  • Android Security Patch Level: 1st August 2020
  • Flashing Tool: Odin Flash Tool

Manually Update T-Mobile Galaxy S20 Ultra 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 Ultra 5G G988USQU1BTHD Firmware Update

G988USQU1BTHD: August 2020 Security Patch is live for T-Mobile Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

  • 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
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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