With this tutorial, immediately update your Galaxy M30 to official Android 9.0 Pie firmware. Galaxy M series is Samsung’s budget-focused lineup and the M30 stands as the higher-end variant within it. Despite being launched in 2019, Samsung originally shipped M30 with Android Oreo but it promised Android Pie will arrive soon and it has! Users owning Galaxy M30 M305F can use these steps to install this new software build which comes with Android Pie and various other changes.
For software, this Android Pie update brings various new changes. Starting with the interface, Samsung has packed in One UI within the new build — One UI is the brand’s new software skin optimized for large screens and one-hand use. Further, performance aspect should be vastly improved from older Oreo. Now, before we list down the guide, make sure to backup of all your data from your Galaxy M30 phone.
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.
Android 9.0 Pie Firmware Details:
This specific official firmware brings awaited Android Pie system upgrade to the phone.
This firmware tutorial for the Samsung Galaxy M30 is for a specific model number and will not work if your phone is a different variant. Latest Android 9.0 Pie firmware is available for the following phones:
- Samsung Galaxy M30 M305F
To check the model of your phone, go to Settings > About phone > Model number.
You might find these following Galaxy M30 related articles interesting:
- Install Android Q: How to Install Android Q on Computer.
- Custom ROMs: For a complete collection of Samsung Galaxy M30 custom ROMs, click here!
If you plan on rooting this phone or are still confused for why to root Galaxy M30, read: Benefits of Rooting Your Android Device.
Samsung Galaxy M30 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 M30 properly. If not, you can download the latest official drivers from our Android USB Drivers section here:
All set and ready? Good. You can now continue reading below and update Galaxy M30 to Android 9.0 Pie official firmware update.
How to Install Android 9.0 Pie on Galaxy M30
Ahead, we have a detailed step-by-step procedure through which you can update Samsung Galaxy M30 to Android 9.0 Pie build. The firmware is an official one signed by Samsung and we will utilize latest ODIN to flash it onto Galaxy M30.
Please read every line carefully and make sure you read the tutorial once before actually performing on your device.
- This tutorial is only for Samsung Galaxy M30. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
- Firmwares used in this post are official releases by Samsung for the Galaxy M30.
- Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:
Step 1 – Download Android 9.0 Pie update from the following links for your specific Galaxy M30 model to your computer and extract the zip file.
- Galaxy M20 M305F: M305FDDU1BSEA
Step 2 – Download Odin which will help you to install Android 9.0 Pie update on Samsung Galaxy M30.
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.
Step 4 – Make sure you have your Galaxy M30 USB drivers installed on your computer.