You can now update your Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) A9000 to ZCU1BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. The phone initially shipped with Lollipop which was alarming for some consumers but now that it has been adequately updated to latest software, buyers will only increase. The device itself is quite powerful thanks to the hardware that it contains. Plus, Android 6.0 Marshmallow brings in a lot of new optimizations and changes that benefit the end-user directly.  To apply this update on your Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016), we recommend you head on to Samsung Smart Switch app or OTA(Over-the-air) update system. For people who can’t find it there, they should follow our detailed manual guide below which doesn’t rely on region. You can easily update Galaxy A9 (2016) A9000 to ZCU1BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow official firmware– and also root Galaxy A9 (2016) A9000 phone on this firmware. A9000ZCU1BPE2 is a complete unbranded firmware, which means you should not get any pre-installed apps or extra language packs with this.

Samsung KIES gives you some surety over not losing your data while updating your phone. However, we recommend that you always backup your stuff and all your apps, because you never know when something might happen to your phone while manually flashing firmwares. As you continue reading below, we will guide you how to install ZCU1BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Galaxy A9 (2016) A9000 using ODIN. Let’s continue with the tutorial now.



Disclaimer: All the custom ROMs and firmwares, official software updates, tools, mods or anything mentioned in the tutorial belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

ZCU1BPE2 Android 6.0.1 Firmware Details:

Model SM-A9000
Model name Galaxy A9 ⑥
Country China (Open China)
Version Android 6.0.1
Changelist 8085531
Build date Fri, 13 May 2016 11:38:24 +0000
Security Patch Level 2016-05-01
Product code CHC

You might find these following Galaxy A9 (2016) A9000 related articles interesting:

If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy A9 (2016) A9000, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) USB Drivers

You will need to connect your Android phone with the computer. For that, please make sure you have installed the USB drivers for Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) USB drivers!

Backup and Other Important Tips

Done with the USB drivers? Perfect. The tutorial is on the next page, but first, please take a look at the following tips and important points you need to take care of. These are important, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps:

Always backup your important data that you might need after you install a new custom ROM, an official software update or anything else. Make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below for some tips on how to backup data:

Samsung users can also back up data using Samsung KIES. If you backup data manually, you get more options what to choose from and it is very easy to move data across Android devices from different manufacturers, i.e moving Samsung Galaxy Note backup data to HTC One X.

If you already have a custom recovery (ClockworkMod, TWRP etc.) installed on your phone, we strongly recommend a backup using that as it creates a complete image of your existing phone set up.

A few more optional tips that you should remember:

1. Having problems connecting your Android phone to the computer? You need to enable USB debugging mode. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging — for Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, Marshmallow and Marshmallow.

2. Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. This might help you: How to Check Battery Percentage. Why? Because, if your phone goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods etc. — your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?

4. Most of the tutorials and how-to guides on Team Android are for factory unlocked Android phones and tablets. We recommend NOT to try our guides if your phone is locked to a carrier, unless we have specified the carrier name or device model.

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All set and ready? Good. You can now head over to the next page and update Galaxy A9 (2016) A9000 to Android 6.0.1 ZCU1BPE2 official firmware update.

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