After releasing the One UI skin this year for its devices, Samsung has done a remarkable job in terms of providing faster software updates. Whether you’re using a budget category Samsung Galaxy device or a flagship one, Samsung seems to be very active in pushing One UI updates and security patch updates. Currently, Samsung is rolling out the One UI 2.0 Android 10 Beta update for its last year’s flagship device named Galaxy Note 9. Now, you can now download and install the One UI 2.0 Beta Android 10 on this device from this article.
As we all know that Android 10 is the 10th iteration of Android OS that offers plenty of new features, system stability, performance improvements, and system security as well. The new One UI 2.0 Beta based on Android 10 update is now available for Galaxy Note 9 in South Korea and the UK region. Additionally, the update is also live in Europe and will soon arrive to USA & Asia region for the Galaxy Note 9 Snapdragon variants as well. You can apply for the beta program via the official Samsung Members app on your device if you want to be a part of it.
For the global market including UK, Samsung releases Exynos chipset powered flagship S-series and Note-series devices. Therefore, if you’re using the Exynos Galaxy Note 9 Global or UK variant or South Korean variant (except USA/China), then you can download the latest firmware OTA zip file from below. Check out the firmware installation guide as well.
What’s New in One UI 2.0 Beta (Android 10)?
The first One UI 2.0 beta update for the Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F) comes with a new build number N960FXXS4ZSK5. It brings most of the Android 10 core features like improved location permissions, enhanced privacy features, live caption, smart reply, focus mode, sound amplifier, new gestures navigation control, dark mode, family link, other system bug fixes, and most importantly updated security patch.
It’s also worth noting that the One UI is optimized for bigger display devices that have full-screen gestures for a better experience, new one-handed mode, redesigned UI with improved icons & lock screen, enhanced fingerprint recognition, Digital Wellbeing, Android Auto, etc. You will also find improved Samsung stock apps like Camera, Browser, Calculator, Contacts, My Files, etc.
Check for OTA Update
If you want to upgrade your Galaxy Note 9 device then you should check for OTA updates manually. We recommend you to connect your phone to a Wi-Fi and charge your phone up to 50%-60% as well. Samsung provides firmware OTA updates via batches and it may take a few days.
- Open Settings menu > tap on About Phone > Software update.
If you can see that there is a new firmware update is available on your device, you can follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade your device.
However, we have provided the official Beta One UI 2.0 Android 10 OTA update zip file for your Exynos Galaxy Note 9 variant. This update zip file will move the build number from CSJ1 (9 Pie) to ZSK5 (Android 10).
Download One UI 2.0 beta Android 10 for Galaxy Note 9
Galaxy Note 9 (Exynos) – One UI 2.0 Beta (CSJ1 to ZSK5 build)
Steps to Flash Stock Firmware on Samsung Galaxy Note 9
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We hope that you’ve easily upgraded your Galaxy Note 9 handset (global) to the One UI 2.0 Android 10 Beta version.