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Download G960FXXU2CSA2 Android 9.0 Pie Firmware for Galaxy S9 SM-G960F

Today Samsung rolled out latest G960FXXU2CSA2 Android 9.0 Pie firmware for Galaxy S9 SM-G960F. You can download G960FXXU2CSA2 Android 9.0 Pie firmware from below for a manual update. This new firmware comes with latest January 2018 security patches. You can use this firmware to update your Galaxy S9 SM-G960F to Android 9.0 Pie from Android 8.0 Oreo firmware. If your smartphone still running on old security patch then you can use this firmware to update it. If you yet to receive the firmware as OTA update then read the rest of the article carefully for a manual update.


About the specification, Samsung Galaxy S9 is a good high-end smartphone. The phone comes with a 5.8 inches capacitive touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. The display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. To power the device it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (or Exynos 9810 Octa) octa-core SoC as well as a 4 GB of RAM. The phone available with 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB inbuilt memory. Samsung Galaxy S9 features 12 MP rear camera as well as 8 MP front shooting camera. The smartphone packed with a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery and running on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Latest XXU2CSA2 Android 9.0 Pie official firmware update can be installed on Galaxy S9 SM-G960F via OTA or KIES. Apart from these two official processes, you can also update your Galaxy S9 SM-G960F to G960FXXU2CSA2 Android 9.0 Pie stock firmware by downloading it and flashing it manually. A step by step installation guide is available below. Remember, you can only flash this firmware through Odin, don't try flashing using custom recoveries such as CWM recovery or TWRP recovery. Continue reading this guide to learn how to flash G960FXXU2CSA2 Android 9.0 Pie firmware on Galaxy S9 SM-G960F.

Galaxy S9 Latest Firmware Update

Step By Step Guide To Update Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960F To G960FXXU2CSA2 Android 9.0 Pie Stock Firmware

Warning: This tutorial is only for Galaxy S9 SM-G960F. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, ShizHub Team isn't responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given on this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Details of the Firmware :

  • Device Name: Galaxy S9
  • Model Number: SM-G960F
  • Baseband Version: G960FXXU2CSA2
  • Security Patch Level: 01.01.2019
  • Android OS: 9.0

How To Update Galaxy S9 SM-G960F via OTA

  1. First of all, make sure you have a stable internet connection (Wi-Fi or data network) on your device.
  2. Now, go to Android app drawer and then select Settings.
  3. Then locate About Device and tap on it.
  4. Next select Software update from About device screen.
  5. Then tap on Update option.
  6. You should see an update, press OK to download and install. (Remember, download using 3G or network data will incur additional charges to your phone bill!)
  7. Soon your device will reboot to complete the installation process.
If you see “The latest update have already been installed” message while checking update then your device yet to receive an OTA update. Check back within a few days or jump to the next procedure.

How To Update Galaxy S9 SM-G960F via Kies

  1. Make sure you have stable internet connection on your computer.
  2. Now download and install Samsung Kies on your computer.
  3. Turn on your device (if it off) and then connect it to a computer with USB cable.
  4. Run Samsung Kies and wait for it to detect your device.
  5. You should see a New Firmware Upgrade is available at Samsung Kies home screen.
  6. Press the Firmware Upgrade button to proceed.
  7. Follow on-screen instruction and soon you will see your device running upgrade and reboot automatically. Once done, you can disconnect your device from a computer.
Again! If you see “This is the latest firmware” in Samsung Kies, then your device yet to receive the latest update on Kies. Its good time to go for manual update instruction that located below.

Download G960FXXU2CSA2 Firmware From Below

[Note: Don't flash below firmware in carrier locked devices. For carrier locked device you can contact us for a firmware download link.]

[Resumable and Torrent link will only be added when available from trusted source]


[Please Note: After flashing this firmware you will lose any installed custom ROM including LineageOS 16, crDroid, MoKee, Pixel Experience, Resurrection Remix, Dirty Unicorns, Omni ROM, AICP, and Paranoid Android.]

Pre Requisites :

Though official firmware restores all existing data but we recommend to back up your data first before proceeding to avoid any uncomfortable situation such as bootloop fix.

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2. Make sure your device has at least 40% battery power.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Galaxy S9 SM-G960F in your PC.  You can always manually download USB driver from our latest USB driver download page.

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. You can follow our USB Debugging enable guide.

Manual Installation Instructions :

As said earlier, manual installation requires Odin tool. You also need the right firmware for your model and the device itself. Below we have put up the tutorial that you can follow and manually flash the latest January 2019 firmware that available for Samsung Galaxy S9 SM-G960F.

Congrats! You just updated your Galaxy S9 SM-G960F to Android 9.0 Pie firmware. Go to Settings > About device to verify this firmware update.

Fix Boot Loop Issue On Galaxy S9 SM-G960F

If Galaxy S9 SM-G960F stuck at booting animation for more than 10 minutes after the installation process then follows below instructions:
  1. Go to recovery mode. To do so, press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons together.
  2. Now perform Wipe data/Factory Reset and Wipe Cache Partition task before selecting reboot system now function. In recovery mode use Volume keys to navigate between options and Power key to select the option.
Please note, performing wiping task will erase your device internal memory data and not external SD card data.

That’s it! Let us know about your latest Android 9.0 Pie experience.


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