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Install Galaxy S9+ G965F June 2018 Android 8.0 Oreo Stock Firmware

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus users should easily be able to install new XXS1BRF3 Android 8.0 Oreo June 2018 update to their smartphones with this guide. Just recently, the brand started pushing a newer build to all Galaxy S9+ G965F devices. This new firmware patches in June 2018 security update and other maintenance changes. Despite no substantial improvement, there are a bunch of bug fixes which users would find quite helpful. The Black Crush issue that surfaced in the past few months has reportedly been addressed as well. Whether you are running a custom ROM, root or even stock firmware, use our guide to immediately update your Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965F to June 2018 Android 8.0 Oreo update.

It is no surprise that this update is being rolled out in multiple phases so some users might have already gotten it through OTA (Over-the-air) update service while others are still seeing Your phone is all up to date tagline despite being on an older version. Thankfully, you can easily fix that by manually updating your smartphone through Odin. Before we start, it is recommended you backup all your apps along with your personal data just in case there is a factory reset required. We have covered a June 2018 update for the standard Galaxy S9 as well.

XXS1BRF3 Android 8.0 - Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Disclaimer: Please use this guide at your own risk. We, at TeamAndroid, would not be held responsible if you brick or generally mess up with your device. Further, the firmwares, system files or apps used are property of their respective owners.

XXS1BRF3 Android 8.0 Firmware Details:

Model SM-G965F
Model name Galaxy S9+
Country United Kingdom / Ireland
Version Android 8.0.0
Changelist 13602611
Build date Mon, 11 Jun 2018 02:43:50 +0000
Security Patch Level 2018-06-01
Product code XEU
PDA G965FXXS1BRF3
CSC G965FOXM1BRE3

This firmware tutorial for the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is for a specific model number and will not work if your phone is a different variant. XXS1BRF3 Android 8.0 firmware is for the following phone:

  • Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965F

To make sure you own the correct Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus model / variant, please see: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Model Numbers / Country Variants Guide. To check the model of your phone, go to Settings > About phone > Model number.

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If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy S9 Plus G965F, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.

Samsung Galaxy S9+ 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 S9 Plus properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:

Download Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus USB drivers!

All set and ready? Good. You can now continue reading below and update Galaxy S9 Plus G965F to Android 8.0 XXS1BRF3 official firmware update.

How to Install XXS1BRF3 June 2018 Android 8.0 on Galaxy S9 Plus G965F

Ahead, we have a detailed step-by-step procedure through which you can update Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus to Android 8.0 XXS1BRF3. The firmware is an official one signed by Samsung and we will utilize latest ODIN to flash it onto Galaxy S9 Plus G965F.

Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing on your device.

ODIN3 v3.09

To Remember:

  • This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965F. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • G965FXXS1BRF3 is an official firmware by Samsung for the Galaxy S9 Plus G965F.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android 8.0 G965FXXS1BRF3 for Galaxy S9 Plus to your computer and extract the zip file.

Step 2 – Download Odin which will help you to install Android 8.0 on Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus G965F.

Step 3 – Switch OFF your phone. Now go to Download Mode. How? Press and hold the Volume Down + Bixby buttons together, and then press the Power button till you see the construction Android robot and a triangle. Press Power again to confirm to enter into Download Mode. Read: How to Enter Download Mode on Galaxy S9 Plus.

Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy S9 Plus USB drivers installed on your computer.

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