Just recently Samsung initiated the Samsung OneUI 2.0 Beta program for the Exynos Galaxy S10e, S10, S10 Plus Global variants beginning from Europe (Germany). And now the Android 10 OTA update for the Exynos S10 series is here along with the OneUI 2.0 beta OTA update zip files for the Snapdragon Galaxy S10 family US models.
This update brings all the Android 10 features along with the latest October 2019 Security Patch Update. There are a few other notable changes like New Gesture Navigation, User-friendly interface, Digital Wellness, Advanced Dark Mode, Brand new animation for app launch and close.
The latest beta has a new firmware build number –
- G975USQU2ZSJ8 for the Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U) T-Mobile variant (USA)
- G973USQU2ZSJ8 – Galaxy S10 (SM-G973U)
- G970USQU2ZSJ8 – Galaxy S10e (SM-G970U).
Download Official Android 10 OneUI 2.0 for Snapdragon Galaxy S10e/S10/S10+
The given below are the links for the Official Android 10 OneUI 2.0 Update for the Snapdragon Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10 Plus variants. This update is, for now, available only for the T-mobile variants. However, one can manually anytime update S10 series phones using the OTA update zip files from below links.
Here are the OTA Updates for complete USA Galaxy S10 Plus along with the official Beta 1 for Snapdragon variant having the build number G975USQU2ZSJ8 (Android 10) going from base firmware G975USQS2BSI4. Big thanks to u/jpcdeux & firmware science for the download links.
Snapdragon Galaxy S10 Plus One UI 2.0 –
Snapdragon Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 –
Download G973USQS2BSI4-to-U2ZSJ8 (coming soon…)
Snapdragon Galaxy S10e One UI 2.0 –
Download G970USQS2BSI4-to-U2ZSJ8 (coming soon…)
NOTES for eligible devices – The update zip file should work on all the T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, Verizon variants; provided that your device fulfils the requirements.
The below files might be needed –
- Download full stock firmware for Galaxy S10e, S10, S10 Plus ASII using SamFirm tool.
- Download the latest Odin 3.13.3.
Firmware downloads –
- Galaxy S10+ G975USQS2BSI4 (sammobile)
- Galaxy S10 G973USQS2BSI4
- Galaxy S10e G970USQS2BSI4
Update Samsung Galaxy S10+ (Snapdragon) to Android 10 One UI 2.0
The Android 10 OTA update has been released to many users having the T-Mobile Galaxy S10+ variant. It should also work on other Galaxy S10+ variants that include carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile.
In case you have not received the update notification yet, you can follow the below steps to update your Samsung Galaxy S10 series device to OneUI 2.0 Update officially. You can download the OTA Zip from above and then install it either by using Stock Recovery Method or ADB Sideload method.
- Take a note that your device is a Snapdragon S10 (plus) variant.
- Make sure to take a complete backup of your device as you may need to factory reset it.
- Enable OEM Unlock, and USB Debugging from Developer Options on your device just in case. To do so, go to Settings > Developer Options > enable USB Debugging from there.
- Setup ADB and Fastboot on Windows, Mac OS, Linux or Chrome OS.
Stock Recovery Method (OTA update zip installation)
Step 1. For this method to follow, you should have a Samsung Galaxy S10/S10 Plus running on Android 9.0 Pie G975USQS2BSI4 build.
Step 2. Download G975USQS2BSI4-to-U2ZSJ8 OTA update zip from above. Then Rename it as
update.zip and move this file to the PC or whichever system you are using i.e. Mac or Linux.
Make sure to have a copy of this update zip on the storage of your device or SD Card.
Step 3. Now reboot the Samsung Galaxy S10 series device into Recovery Mode. For this, simply turn of your device completely and then press and hold down the Power + Volume Up + Bixby buttons altogether.
Step 4. When you have entered the stock recovery mode, make use of the volume buttons to navigate and choose – “apply update from SD card“.
Step 5. Go to the update zip file (BSI4-to-ZSJ8 ) in SD card and press the power button to choose it.
Step 6. The Update will now begin. It may take some while just be patient until then. Now that you have finished the step, repeat the same for the further OTA Updates like beta 2, beta 3, and more
Use the below command to reboot into Recovery Mode –
adb reboot recovery
In case you do not have an SD card option, you can use the ADB Sideload method which has been described below.
ADB Sideload Method
Follow the step number from 1 to 3 and then choose ‘Apply Update from adb’ in the fourth step.
Step 1. Assuming that you have followed steps 1 to 3 from the above method, we will get to the next part. Now connect your Android device to the PC and open a terminal window or command prompt on it where you have installed the OTA Zip. For this, just type cmd on the search bar and then press the Enter key.
Step 2. Navigate to Device Recovery and choose ‘Apply Updates from ADB.
Step 3. Now go to the location where you have saved the OTA Zip file on the PC. Now flash the OTA by entering the below command – Just remember to put the actual filename in-between ‘< >’, and also the exact name with it proper extension. Do not use ‘< >’ in the actual command.
adb sideload <filename>.zip
For Mac users –
“./adb sideload <filename>.zip’
For Linux –
“sudo adb sideload <filename>.zip”
Step 4. Confirm your action and be patient until the upgrade is completed.
Lastly, just reboot your device.
Hope the article was of use. In case of any doubts, let us know in the comment section below.
Happy Androiding 🙂