(XXU1ARC5 TAR Download) Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus getting the first official update

Jesse Han   2018.03.14 3:46   Jesse Han  

Although the Galaxy S9 has just been released, the Korea giant has now started rolling out the first update for the device.

The update comes with build number XXU1ARC5, it weights over 240MB. This is a March security update which protects the Galaxy S9 and S9+ from all the latest security vulnerabilities in Android, it is currently available in some European countries including United Kingdom and Ireland. This indicates that the latest version of Samsung can also be downloaded to other international users in the world within a few days.

On this, Samsung is definitely smooth with the Android security patch, because you know, Google released the March security patch just over a week.

In general, Samsung provides its high-end device monthly with a security update, and of course, it will not be different with the latest flagship. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with version 5.0 of Samsung’s Experience skin, to get the best experiences, you should keep your device up to date and regularly check for the updates.

For those who own an international Galaxy S9 G960F or S9+ G965F, if you want to download the standard TAR firmware file of the latest update, you can reach it from the link below.

TARs Download Directly

  • Galaxy S9 G960F
    https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/SM-G960F/
  • Galaxy S9+ G965F
    https://www.sammobile.com/firmwares/SM-G965F/

Once you have downloaded the correct TAR firmware package, then you can manually flash it by using Odin.Samsung.Galaxy.S9.S9.Plus