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Samsung Android 10 update: Galaxy A40s gets Android 10 update, Good Lock 2020 to release with Android 10 support!

Google released the Android 10 update on the 3rd of September but what about your Samsung Galaxy device? Will it receive Android 10? If yes, then when will the Samsung’s Android 10 update come out? And what is One UI 2? Well, let’s get you some answers based on our past experience with Samsung Android OS updates. Note that Samsung hasn’t revealed its official Android 10 roadmap, but we’ll update this page when we get the details.

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January 08, 2020: Samsung starts rolling out the stable Android 10 update with One UI 2.0 to the mid-range Galaxy A40s. The update (via Sammobile) is available for users in China and Hong Kong, which are the markets the phones were released in. The Galaxy A40s is Samsung’s sixth device after the Galaxy Note 10, S10, Note 9, Galaxy M20, and Galaxy M30 to get a stable Android 10 update.

January 08, 2020: In the last week of December, Samsung released the latest version of Android for the Note 10+ 5G. Now, the update has started to surface in the United Kingdom, via one of the region’s leading telecom operators, O2. The update carries the same software version — N976BXXU1BSLA — as the one released earlier. It also carries the December 2019 security patch.

January 06, 2020: Samsung has started pushing the fifth One UI 2 beta with January 2020 Android security to Galaxy S9 and S9+ devices. The update, weighing over 100MB, carries the version ZTA2 with the new Digital Wellbeing app v1.3.0.37 and several bug fixes.

January 06, 2020: The South Korean OEM has started rolling out the third Android 10-based One UI 2 beta for the US Unlocked Galaxy S9 and S9 (Snapdragon variant). Carrying software version ZTA1 —G960U1UEU7ZTA1 (S9) and  G965U1UEU7ZTA1 (S9+) — the update fixes the front camera HDR bug and delivers the January 2020 security patch.

January 05, 2020: Having already rolled out the latest version of Android for Note 9 One UI 2 beta testers, Samsung has released the stable build of the highly-anticipated software for non-beta testers as well. The update is currently rolling out as software version N960FXXU4DSLB in India, and it also packs the December 2019 security patch.

January 3, 2020: Samsung has started testing Android 10-based One UI 2 update for its mid-range smartphones that include the the Galaxy A6 , A6 Plus and Galaxy A7, reports Sammobile. The devices which were launched in 2018, are all expected to be upgraded to Android 10 in spring with the A6 and A7 slated to get the update during April 2020 while the A6 Plus could get it in June 2020.

The upcoming updates will have these firmware versions – A600FNXXU5CSL5 (Galaxy A6), A605FNXXU5CSL1 (Galaxy A6 Plus), and A750FNXXU3CTA1 (Galaxy A7). The ‘C’ in the version code appears to relate to Android 10 since ‘B’ previously symbolized firmwares based on Android 9.

January 02, 2020: One of the leading telecom companies in the United States, Sprint, has finally started rolling out the highly-anticipated One UI 2 update for the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. The update, which is coming in as software version BSL7, weighs in at 2.2GB and brings the December 2019 security patch alongside One UI 2.

December 27, 2019: The South Korean OEM has just released the fourth One UI 2 beta for the Galaxy S9 duo. Dubbed as ZSLC — G960FXXU7ZSLC (S9) and G965FXXU7ZSLC (S9+) — the OTA brings loads of bug fixes and the January 2020 security patch.

December 26, 2019: Samsung surprised its userbase by bringing Android 10 to two budget devices, Galaxy M30 and M20, even before the Galaxy Note 10. Now, the company is rolling out yet another Android 10 update for the duo, which, reportedly improves the overall performance of the devices. The update is dubbed as CSL5 (M205FDDU3CSL5 for M20 and M205FDDU3CSL5 for M30) and also carries the December 2019 security patch.

December 23, 2019: Samsung has started rolling out the stable build of Android 10-based One UI 2 to the US Unlocked Galaxy S10 devices. Carrying software version CSKP, the OTA, which comes in at 2.1 GB, delivers the December 2019 security patch alongside the latest version of Android.

December 21, 2019: Good news, AT&T users! Stable Android 10 update to Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ is finally here alongside One UI 2. The update weighs in at over 2.2GB, indicating that it’s indeed the Android 10 update. A detailed changelog with software version is yet to be made available.

December 20, 2019: Verizon users of the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are getting stable builds of Android 10 with One UI 2. Besides the goodies from One UI 2 and Android 10, the changelog mentions that both devices also get two new features – Smart Reply and Live Transcribe.

December 19, 2019: A day after releasing the Fourth Android 10 beta for the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung has rolled out the Third One UI 2 beta for the Galaxy S9 duo. Carrying software version ZSL9, the update fixes crucial bugs related to Samsung Pass, screen recording, and split-screen; updates Samsung Apps, and brings the January 2020 security patch.

It is to be noted that the S9 pair is scheduled to get the stable Android 10 update in January 2020 itself. So, the third beta could very well be the last update before the official stable rollout.

December 18, 2019: Samsung has started rolling out the fourth One UI 2 beta for the Galaxy Note 9. Carrying software version N960FXXU4ZSL7, the package brings a host of fixes, such as Iris Scanner failure in Secure Folder, multiple force closes in Samsung Pass, unstable Wi-Fi HotSpot connection, S Pen Air Command failure, and force closes while editing the LED icon. The package also delivers the December 2019 security patch.

December 17, 2019: Only a day after Sprint released the latest version of Android to the Galaxy S10 family, AT&T and Verizon Wireless have jumped on the bandwagon. Both telecom companies have released the update for S10 devices, but it still might not be available to all users at once.

AT&T users are required to follow special instruction to download this update. They must manually set the date to December 19th — suspected official release date — and look for the update. The package size in 2.3 GB.

We have no further details on Verizon’s release.

December 16, 2019: Almost three weeks after the stable Android 10 build was released for the Global Galaxy S10, Sprint has finally released the same for S10 users in the United States. The update, which carries software version CSKP, brings the December 2019 security patch alongside Android 10.

T-Mobile released the same update over a week ago.

December 16, 2019: As an early Christmas present, Samsung released the stable build of Android 10-based One UI 2 for the Note 10 users who took part in the beta program, on Friday. Now, the same update has started rolling for the general public — users who are on Android Pie-based One UI — in Germany. The OTA is expected to be available globally in the coming days.

December 13, 2019: As confirmed by multiple Note 9 and S9 users, Samsung has enabled support for Google’s Biometric API on its Android 10-based One UI 2 beta. This would allow Note 9/S9 users to use the Iris Scanner in supported 3rd-party applications (Google Play, LastPass, banking apps, etc.) to carry out transactions.

December 13, 2019: A day after releasing the stable build of Google’s latest OS, Android 10, for the M20 and M30, Samsung has turned its attention towards the most premium mainstream device on its lineup, the Galaxy Note 10.

After releasing 5 beta updates for the duo — the 5th beta was released on December 11th — Samsung has finally released the stable build of Android 10-powered One UI 2. Carrying software version BSL7 — N970FXXU1BSL7 (Note 10) and N975FXXU1BSL7 (Note 10+) — the 144MB update is currently rolling out for One UI 2 beta testers in Germany. It also carries the December 2019 security patch.

Courtesy: Sammobile

December 12, 2019: In a surprising turn of events, Samsung has released the stable build of Google’s latest Android 10 for the Galaxy M30 and M20.

If you weren’t familiar, M20 and M30 are mid-range offerings from the South Korean firm and are definitely nowhere close to the top of Samsung’s priority list. Yet, the devices have somehow managed to land the latest version of Android, even before the Galaxy Note 10 duo. The Android 10-based One UI 2 update is rolling out as software version M205FDDU3CSL4 to M20 and as M305FDDU3CSL4 to M30.

Both updates also bring the December 2019 security patch.

December 11, 2019: The South Korean OEM has started rolling out the fifth Android 10-based One UI 2 beta for the Galaxy Note 10 duo. The fifth beta, which has surfaced only five days after the fourth beta was released, brings a bunch of bug fixes and but doesn’t add any new features. The update carries software version ZSL7 — N970FXXU1ZSL7 for Note 10 and N975FXXU1ZSL7 for Note 10 Plus — and weighs in at 146MB.

December 11, 2019: Unlocked users in the United States aren’t as lucky as their global counterparts, always getting the latest updates days after they are initially released. And sadly, Android 10, too, hasn’t been an exception. Over two weeks after launching the One UI 2 beta program for the Global Galaxy S9 and Note 9 devices, the software is finally being released for Unlocked users in the United States.

To get started, get enrolled in the One UI beta program through the Samsung Members app and prepare to download a 2GB update.

December 10, 2019: The day is turning out to be an Android 10 update fest for Samsung smartphone users. Hours after releasing the second beta for the Galaxy S9 duo, Samsung has started rolling out the stable Android 10 build for the Galaxy S10 5G users in South Korea. The 130MB update is currently available to beta participants only but should be released publically over the next week. The package carries software version G977NKSU2BSL2, and also delivers the December 2019 security patch.

Courtesy: Sammobile

December 10, 2019: Two weeks after releasing the first Android 10-based One UI 2 beta for the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, Samsung has started rolling out the second beta update. Carrying software version ZSL2, the update brings a bunch of bug fixes and the December 2019 security patch.

December 09, 2019: In the last week of November, Samsung globally released the stable build of Android 10 for the Galaxy S10 family. The majority of users have been enjoying the many subtle enhancements the update is bringing, but users in Israel are having a hard time performing even day-to-day tasks.

Having listened to all their complaints, Samsung has decided to halt the update, for the time being, hoping to hash out the bugs in a future update. The company, however, hasn’t announced a tentative release date yet, but we expect it to go live by January.

December 02, 2019: Samsung has released the third beta update for the Galaxy Note 9. Carrying software version N960FXXU4ZSKH, the OTA brings a host of bug fixes and the December 2019 security patch.

November 29, 2019: Samsung has released another One UI 2 beta update for the Galaxy Note 10 duo. The third One UI 2 beta update, which carries software version ZSKN, brings a bunch of bug fixes alongside the December 2019 security patch.

November 28, 2019: The stable Android 10 update for the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e is now rolling out. Coming in as build BSKO, the stable One UI 2 update is available for as software version G970FXXU3BSKO for the S10e, G973FXXU3BSKO for the S10, and G975FXXU3BSKO for the S10+.

The rollout seems to be limited to Germany right now but we won’t be surprised to see it expand other countries and regions soon. The US release could take a while, though, maybe up to two weeks because of the extra testing required by the carriers. The update is rolling out for the users on Android 10 beta as well as on Android Pie.

Android 10 firmware download for Germany: Galaxy S10e | Galaxy S10 | Galaxy S10 Plus

Galaxy S10 stable Android 10 update

November 27, 2018: Samsung Israel has posted the roadmap for the upcoming Android 10 update, revealing none of Samsung’s flagships would receive the stable build of One UI 2 before January 2020. According to Samsung Israel’s announcement on Samsung Members app, Galaxy S10, Note 10, and Note 9 would receive the update in January, while 2018’s S-series flagship, Galaxy S9 wouldn’t be blessed with the update before April.

Now, considering how prompt Samsung’s been with beta updates this year, Samsung Israel’s roadmap seems a bit improbable. However, to get a clearer picture, we must also factor in Samsung’s reluctance in releasing major Android OS updates in all countries at once. We believe that Israel could very well receive the update in January, but it doesn’t necessarily give away Samsung’s plans for other markets, such as the US, India, or the UK. So, until Samsung publishes a statement, there’s no need to panic just yet.

Go through the screenshot below (via Sammobile) to see the list of devices eligible for the Android 10 update.

[Update: Samsung India, too, has published an identical roadmap]

November 27, 2019: Soon after the Galaxy Note 9 received it, Samsung is rolling out Android 10 update in the form of One UI 2 Beta for the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus handsets. The update, available for One UI Beta program members alone, comes in beta with a build version ZSKD and weighs in at around 1.8GB. It shifts the firmware version on the Galaxy S9 to G960FXXU7ZSKD and the Galaxy S9 Plus to G965FXXU7ZSKD.

November 26, 2019: Judging by the sheer number of One UI 2 beta updates Samsung has pushed so far for its current flagships, it’s evident that the South Korean OEM is determined to release the stable build before the end of the year. The Galaxy Note 9 may not be at the top of Samsung’s priority list right now, but that hasn’t kept the company from keeping it up to date.

Only a week after announcing the One UI 2 beta for the 2018 flagship, Samsung’s released the second version of the beta, bringing a couple of crucial bug fixes. The update, which carries, software version N960FXXS4ZSK7, fixes the unintended app installation glitch and device unlocking issue after a reboot.

November 25, 2019: Under a week after releasing the sixth One UI 2 beta, Samsung has started rolling out another beta update for the Galaxy S10 lineup. The beta, carrying software version ZSKL — G970FXXU3ZSKL (S10e) | G973FXXU3ZSKL (S10) | G975FXXU3ZSKL (S10 Plus) — fixes a host of bugs, theoretically making the device more stable than ever. Check out the complete changelog of the 147 MB OTA to see all the improvements this update is bringing.

November 21, 2019: The South Korean OEM has been surprisingly prompt with its updates lately, and the trend seems to have extended to the beta program as well. Shortly after releasing the fifth One UI 2 beta update for the Galaxy S10, Samsung has released yet another maintenance update. The OTA, which carries software version ZSKJ and weighs in at 187MB, fixes a bunch of known bugs and improves device stability.

November 21, 2019: Having released multiple One UI 2 beta updates for the Galaxy Note 10 and S10, Samsung has now turned their attention towards the Galaxy Note 9. The highly anticipated Android 10-based One UI 2 beta update is currently live in Korea and should reach other regions over the next couple of weeks.

November 19, 2019: The Wi-Fi Alliance has certified Android 10-based One UI 2 for release to the Galaxy Note 10 devices across the globe. Both LTE and 5G are set to receive the update. A detailed Alliance-approved list — SM-N97XF, Dual-SIM variants, SM-N971N, SM-N976B, SM-N970U, and SM-N976V — confirm that the unlocked and Verizon variants could get the update first in the United States.

November 14, 2019: Having already released the One UI 2 beta in Europe and India, Samsung has finally made the update available for unlocked Galaxy Note 10 users in the United States, as well. The 1.9GB update carries software version ZSK3 — N970U1UEU2ZSK3 for Note 10 and N970U1UEU2ZSK3 for Note 10 Plus — and is available through the Samsung Members app.

November 13, 2019: Encouraged by the grand success of M20 and M30 in India, Samsung has decided to roll out Android 10 for the budget offerings as soon as possible. The Wi-Fi Alliance has already certified Android 10-based One UI 2 beta for M20 and M30, sporting software version M205FDDU3CSK3 and M305FDDU2CSK3, respectively.

We don’t have a tentative release date at hand right now, but it usually takes around three months for an update to go live after being cleared by the Alliance.

November 08, 2019: Having already rolled out the update in India and South Korea, Samsung has released the third One UI 2 update for unlocked Galaxy S10 devices in the United States. The update carries software version ZSK3 — G970U1UEU2ZSK3 for S10e, G973U1UEU2ZSK3 for S10, and G975U1UEU2ZSK3 for S10 Plus — and brings a host of bug fixes and stability improvements.

November 08, 2019: Samsung has started rolling out One UI 2 beta for the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus in India. Carrying software version ZSK4 — N970FXXU1ZSK4 for Note 10 and N970FXXU1ZSK4 for Note 10 Plus —the OTA allows Indian Note 10 users to kick off the beta program straight from the latest version itself, making sure they aren’t lagging behind other regions. Apart from the Android 10-based One UI 2, the update also brings the November 2019 security patch.

November 07, 2019: As per Sammobile, Samsung is on the verge of announcing One UI 2 beta program for the 2018-make Galaxy Note 9. As per their sources, the first beta rollout could carry software version N960FXXU4ZSK2 and could make its way to devices in the coming weeks.

November 07, 2019: After rolling out the second One UI 2 beta update for the Galaxy S10 5G in South Korea, Samsung has released an identical update for the LTE S10 devices in India. The update, which carries software version ZSK3, squashes a host of reported bugs while stabilizing some of the apps in the process.

November 06, 2019: The second version of One UI 2 beta is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G in South Korea. The update, which carries software version G977NKSU2ZSK3, brings a bunch of refinements and general bug fixes. Size of the package is 553MB.

November 02, 2019: As we all know, Samsung is desperate to improve upon its Android rollout record, release Google’s latest, Android 10, as early as possible. And now, as things stand, they could very well hit the mark with time to spare. As per latest reports, all models ((F/U/U1/W/etc.) of the Galaxy S10 family have been cleared by Wi-Fi Alliance to receive the latest, stable version of Android 10. We expect it to hit the shelves by the end of November.

October 25, 2019: Samsung is rolling out the One UI 2 beta update with Android 10 OS for the Note 10 and Note 10+ users in Europe, as confirmed by the Reddit users here. The Note 10’s Android 10 update arrives as build ZSJF and also brings along November 2019 security patch.

RelatedOne UI 2 features

Update 21, 2019: Earlier, a Samsung customer care representative claimed that the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus would get One UI 2 beta on October 21st. Now, another representative has clarified that the update has been delayed for some unexpected reasons and won’t come out until October 24th.

Update [October 12, 2019]: Samsung’s first Android 10 update is now released, and it’s the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e users in Korea who get it first. Dubbed One UI 2, the Android 10 beta update is expected to be made available for the users in the US and Germany from October 14th.

Galaxy S10 Android 10 beta

Update [October 11, 2019]: A video showing the Galaxy Note 9 running Android 10 update has leaked out on YouTube. It looks like someone got their hands on the internal Android 10 build for the Note 9 and that’s what we are seeing in the video.

Update [October 09, 2019]: If you were wondering when the Android 10 beta will become available in the US, well, Samsung’s US arm has got you covered. It announced today that the S10, S10e and S10+ at Sprint and T-Mobile, along with US Unlocked variant, will be eligible for the Android 10 beta update under the One UI 2 beta program soon. Not only that, they have also announced the Android 10 update for Europe too.

S10 One UI 2 beta T-Mobile and Sprint

October 08, 2019: Samsung has announced the Android 10 beta update for the Galaxy S10 users in Korea. It will be called One UI 2 OS update and is marked as ‘coming soon’ for the S10, S10+ and S10e users in Korea, who will be able to join the beta program in the next few days. One UI 2 for S10 5G will be announced later, Samsung says, while there is no mention of when it will come out for the US, Europe or anywhere else.

One UI 2 for Galaxy S10

September 18, 2019: Latest rumor has it that Samsung will release the Android 10 beta (One UI 2) for the S10 and Note 10 handsets in the US by end of September, and in ear-October in Europe/Asia. Yay! We really hoped Samsung would do it, and it looks they will. Given the previous rumors about Android 10 under testing at Samsung quarters, this is not very surprising, although still every bit pleasing.

Earlier, T-Mobile had announced the Android 10 update was under testing with them, meaning Samsung has given them a finished build for testing, which caused much joy to this particular scribbler but it turns out, they made a typo. The support team at T-Mobile updated their support pages for Note and S10 a few days later to change the under-process status from ‘testing’ to ‘Development.’ Sure, it got the mood down, but, it’s still better than last year, nearly a month or two earlier than when they marked Galaxy S9’s Android Pie update.

August 23, 2019: It seems someone has got his hands already on an early build of Android 10 One UI 2 update on the Galaxy S10 Plus. Check out the video below to see the One UI 2 in action. In the video, you can One UI 2 will bring new gestures, new Quick Setting panel UI, new permissions, and some small features like Link to Windows, screen recorder, and more.


Good Lock 2020

Samsung has announced that it will roll out Good Lock 2020 on February 3. The update to customization app will be available on Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 10 bringing a system-wide dark mode among other features.

These changes include the ability to automatically arrange elements to match the background, a lock screen auto-off time setting, detailed notification view, Vertical style for Task changer, more one-handed functions, dark mode theme customization, and a navigation hide feature. You can read the full changelog of the update on Samsung’s website.

Good Lock will initially start rolling out to users in South Korea while users in the US, Singapore, UK, Australia, and Canada are expected to receive the same in the following weeks.


We are sure you have burning questions like when will Samsung release it Android 10 update, will it be One UI 2, when will your Samsung Galaxy device get it, when does the beta program begin, etc. Well, let’s get to all of them below.

Samsung Android 10 Release Date

  • Galaxy S10 series, S9 series, Note 10 series, and Note 9 will be the first Samsung devices to get Android 10
  • All Samsung devices released with Android Pie would also get Android 10
  • Galaxy S8 series, S7 series, and Note 8 won’t get Android 10
  • September release of Android 10 beta rumored

As already noted, Samsung hasn’t published any official plans regarding Android 10 updates. But we’ve been here before with updates to Android Pie, Oreo, Nougat, and others before them, which is why we can easily list some of the Samsung devices we expect to receive Android 10 based on our own experience.

Just so you know, your Samsung Galaxy device will likely receive an update to Android 10 if it came preinstalled with Android Oreo. If it has Android Pie preinstalled, rest assured it will be upgraded to Android 10.

If you have a Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+, S9, S9+, Note 10, Note 10 Plus, or Note 9, you can be sure to receive Android 10 update for Samsung within Q1 2020. Check out the relevant device section below for more info.

Samsung Android 10 Device List

Below is a list of Samsung Galaxy devices we think will receive the Android 10 update and the expected availability of the OS.

Samsung Galaxy Device ListExpected release date
(Unconfirmed)
Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+Released on November 28, 2019, in Germany
Galaxy S10 5GDecember 2019
Galaxy S9 and S9+December 2019 (Beta released)
Galaxy S8 and S8+Not eligible
Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 PlusReleased on December 13th, 2019 in Germany
Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5GDecember 2019
Galaxy Note 9December 2019 (Beta released)
Galaxy Note 8Not eligible
Galaxy Fold, Fold 5GQ1 2020
Galaxy A90 5GFebruary 2020
Galaxy A80March 2020
Galaxy A70March 2020
Galaxy A60April 2020
Galaxy A50sFebruary 2020
Galaxy A50April 2020
Galaxy A40sReleased on January 8, 2020 in China, Hong Kong
Galaxy A40April 2020
Galaxy A30sFebruary 2020
Galaxy A30April 2020
Galaxy A20April 2020
Galaxy A20eApril 2020
Galaxy A10, A10e, A10sApril 2020
Galaxy A9 2018March-April 2020
Galaxy A7 2018May-June 2020
Galaxy A6 and A6+May-June 2020
Galaxy J8May-June 2020
Galaxy J6 and J6+May-June 2020
Galaxy M40April 2020
Galaxy M30sFebruary 2020
Galaxy M30Q1 2020
Galaxy M20Q1 2020
Galaxy M10sFebruary 2020
Galaxy M10May 2020
Galaxy Tab S6Q1 2020
Galaxy Tab S5eQ1 2020
Galaxy Tab S4Q2 2020
Galaxy Tab A 8.0, 10.1 2019Q2 2020
Galaxy Tab A 10.5 2018Q2 2020
Galaxy Tab Active ProQ2 2020

You’ve probably noticed the obvious omission of devices like Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S8 Active and Galaxy Note 8. Well, these devices are past their Android OS support window of two years. They’ve been updated to newer versions of Android on two occasions and unlike Google and OnePlus, Samsung devices only receive two major OS upgrades.

So, if your Samsung device came pre-installed with Android Nougat or older, you don’t stand a chance of receiving Android 10. In other words, if your Galaxy device has lived long enough to receive two major OS upgrades, don’t expect a third version.

Samsung Galaxy S10 update

What is Samsung’s beta program

  • Samsung tests the update under a beta program before releasing it to the public
  • Galaxy S10 sets will be the first devices under the Android 10 beta program
  • Users of S10 sets in the US and Asia/Europe will be eligible for the Android 10 beta program

Android 10 officially arrived on May 7 at the Google I/O 2019, becoming the first in the software’s history to support more than 20 devices in the beta program. Even so, none of the non-Google devices included in the program has a Samsung name on it, which is a disappointment from the world’s leading smartphone vendor.

This, however, doesn’t mean Samsung devices won’t be upgraded to Android 10, only that the OS will arrive probably months after the current beta testing devices receive the stable version.

Despite missing out on the early Android 10 beta program, we still expect Samsung to announce its own beta program at some point this year. Last year’s Pie beta program took into account owners of the then flagship phones, Galaxy S9 and S9+. Similarly, we expect the Galaxy S10 and S10+ to be eligible for the Q beta testing program when it begins.

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Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+, and S10 5G

  • Stable One UI 2 update based on Android 10 update is now available in Germany (Nov 28)
  • Should be available in the US soon
  • The third version of One UI 2 beta now available for S10 5G and regular S10 — version ZSK3

November 28, 2019: The stable Android 10 update for the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e is now rolling out. Coming in as build BSKO, the stable One UI 2 update is available for as software version G970FXXU3BSKO for the S10e, G973FXXU3BSKO for the S10, and G975FXXU3BSKO for the S10+.

Update [October 12, 2019]: The Android 10 update for Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e handsets is now live in Korea, available under the One UI 2 beta program.

Galaxy S10 Android 10 beta

Update [October 11, 2019]: Samsung has announced the Android 10 update for the S10, S10+, and S10e in Europe and the US (for T-Mobile, Sprint and unlocked sets). It was scheduled for rollout on October 10th, but that didn’t happen obviously with reports indicating that identification of an issue caused Samsung to not proceed with the rollout. However, it did leak out for a few Galaxy S10 users in Europe as build ZSJ6, and looks set for release for the people who join the beta program in the next few days.

One UI 2 beta for S10

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

  • Both are eligible for Android 10 update
  • One UI Beta 5 out for S9 and S9+ (Jan 6)
  • The update should arrive in February 2020

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets registered to One UI Beta program has started receiving the Android 10 in the form of One UI 2 Beta. The update comes in beta with a build version ZSKD and brings all the goodies from Android 10 as well as One UI 2. We can expect a stable version to roll out as soon as beta testing of the update is successful, meaning at least a few weeks for a major rollout.

Related: Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus update timeline

Galaxy S8 Android Q

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and S8 Active

  • None is eligible for Android 10 update

The update to Android 9 Pie is the second and last Android OS upgrade for the Galaxy S8 family of phones. This means no official update to Android 10, but there should be several custom ROMs that will bring Q to at least the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

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Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and S7 Active

  • None is eligible for Android 10 update

None of these three will receive an official update to Android 10. Their last major OS upgrade brought Android Oreo and the only hope of receiving Q is through custom ROMs.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10

  • Stable build released in Germany as version BSL7
  • Verizon Note10/10+ models get stable Android 10 with One UI 2 [Dec 20]
  • AT&T Note10/10+ users start receiving One UI 2 based on Android 10. [Dec 21]
  • Fifth beta available as software version ZSL7
  • Beta now available for US Unlocked users as software version ZSK3
  • Beta program for Note 10 devices launched in India with software version ZSK4
  • One UI 2 beta based on Android 10 released in Europe [Oct 25]
  • Stable Android 10 update is expected in November-early December
  • Note 10 5G may get the about after a month of release for non-5G variant

Update [October 25, 2019]: One UI 2 beta released for the Note 10 handsets in Europe. It should be rolling out for the users in the US pretty soon.

Update [October 11, 2019]: While Samsung has made the Android 10 update for the Galaxy S10 sets official, they have left out the Note 10 sets for now. However, this could change in a few weeks as rumors have it that Note 10 will get One UI 2 beta based on Android 10 on October 21. Surprisingly enough though, the Android 10 update has leaked out for the Note 9 already.

Based on the One UI 2 announcement for the S10, we think that only the T-Mobile, Sprint and unlocked handsets in the US will be eligible for the Android 10 beta.

Related: Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus update timeline

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • Third beta now rolling out as software version ZSKH
  • Second beta update live — software version ZSK7
  • Beta program launched in Korea
  • Official rollout could begin in December 2020
  • Android 10 has been leaked

Update [October 11, 2019]: A YouTube video has appeared showing the Android 10 update for the Galaxy Note 9 in action. While Samsung hasn’t announced the Android 10 update for Note 9 yet, the video leak shows that the development of the update is going good.

The Galaxy Note 8 received its second Android OS update to Pie in February. Likewise, the Galaxy Note 9 should receive its second OS upgrade to Android 10 in February 2020. That was an easy guess huh!

Related: Galaxy Note 9 software update news

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

  • Not eligible for Android 10 update

There won’t be an official Android 10 update from Samsung for the Galaxy Note 8. The device’s update to Pie was its second and last major OS upgrade. At the moment, we can’t promise anything from the Android developer community as well, which is rather unfortunate for such a powerful device.

Related: Galaxy Note 8 software update news

Galaxy A80 Android Q update

Samsung Galaxy A80

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The OS should be released in Mar-Apr 2020

The Galaxy A80 runs Android 9 Pie out of the box, which makes it eligible for an update to Android 10. Since we expect Samsung to be done with updating the high-end Galaxy S and Note devices to Q by February 2020, the next in line is the Galaxy A series led by the Galaxy A80, probably in March or April 2020.

Samsung Galaxy A70

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The rollout should begin in Mar-Apr 2020

Like the A80, the Galaxy A70 has Pie preinstalled and thus eligible for Android 10. The first A70 units should receive the update to Android 10 in March 2020 with a wider rollout to follow in April 2020.

Galaxy A60 Android Q

Samsung Galaxy A60

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The rollout should begin in Mar-Apr 2020

Samsung is expected to upgrade the Galaxy A60 to Android 10 earliest in March 2020. This will be the first major Android OS upgrade for the device, but more people/regions should begin seeing it in early Q2 2020.

Samsung Galaxy A50

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The stable OTA expected in Mar-Apr 2020

The Galaxy A50 is eligible for Android 10 update. The phone has Android Pie preinstalled and considering that it’s among the premium offerings in the new Galaxy A series, its likely to join the A60, A70, and A80 in receiving the Android 10 update in March or April 2020.

Samsung Galaxy A40s and A40

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • Galaxy A40s updated to Android 10 (Jan 08)
  • Update for Galaxy A40 expected in April 2020

The Galaxy A40 has Android Pie preinstalled, meaning an update to Android 10 is guaranteed. As for when the rollout will begin, we think expecting it somewhere in April 2020 is a realistic move, but with staged updates, some regions will have to wait until May 2020 before Q arrives on all A40 units.

Samsung Galaxy A30

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • Stable Q should arrive in April 2020

Samsung Galaxy A30 is eligible for an update to Android 10. The device should begin receiving the OS somewhere in April 2020, unless Samsung says otherwise.

Samsung Galaxy A20 and A20e

  • Both are eligible for Android 10 update
  • Expect the OS to arrive in May 2020

The Galaxy A20 and A20e are on the lower end of the new Galaxy A series, so expect the pair to be among the last to receive the update to Android 10 in this family. This should be somewhere in May or probably June 2020.

Samsung Galaxy A10 and A10e

  • Both will be upgraded to Android 10
  • The update should arrive in June-July 2020

The Galaxy A10 and A10e are at the tail end of the Galaxy A series, but this doesn’t exclude them from Android 10 eligibility. The two will also get Q, but they are likely to wait until June or probably July 2020 before the OS arrives.

Galaxy A9 Android Q

Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The OS could arrive in Q2 2020

The Galaxy A9 2018 is eligible for a second Android OS upgrade that will install Android 10. The update, however, could arrive in Q2 2020 the earliest in April or May.

Related: Galaxy A9 software update news

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 and A8+ 2018

  • Not eligible for Android 10 update

The Galaxy A8 2018 and Galaxy A8+ 2018 have received two major OS upgrades following their debut with Android Nougat. That said, the duo isn’t eligible for an update to Android 10, at least officially. For now, we can’t say whether Q-based custom ROMs will be available for these two, but we hope so.

Related: Galaxy A8 software update news

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • Development started
  • The rollout set to begin in April 2020

Samsung will upgrade the Galaxy A7 2018 to Android 10 OS (A750FNXXU3CTA1), but this could wait until April 2020 since it will be the second major OS upgrade, which is usually not hurried.

Related: Galaxy A7 software update news

Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+

  • Both are eligible for Android 10 update
  • Development started for bth devices
  • The OS to arrive in Q2 2020

The Galaxy A6 and A6+ got their first Android OS upgrade to Android 9 Pie and they are still eligible for a second OS upgrade to Android 10. The update with firmware A600FNXXU5CSL5 (A6) and A605FNXXU5CSL1 (A6 Plus) is expected to arrive during spring in Q2 2020, probably around May or June 2020.

Related: Galaxy A6 software update news

Galaxy M40 Android Q

Samsung Galaxy M40

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The OS could arrive in Q2 2020

The first of its kind, the Galaxy M40 is expected to be upgraded to Android 10 in Q2 2020, probably in April or May. This will be its first major OS upgrade and hopefully not the only one.

Galaxy M30 Android Q

Samsung Galaxy M30

  • One UI 2 test build cleared by Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The rollout should begin in Q1 2020

Samsung Galaxy M20

  • One UI 2 test build cleared by Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The update could be released in Q1 2020

Samsung Galaxy M10

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The OS may arrive in Q3 3020

The Galaxy M10 already got one major Android OS upgrade that installed Android Pie. We expect that Samsung will provide a second OS upgrade to the device at some point, but the wait could go all the way to late Q2 or somewhere in Q3 2020. For now, we can’t say for sure.

Samsung Galaxy J8

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The update may arrive in Q2 2020

Samsung Galaxy J8 has received the first update to Android 9 Pie and is expected to receive a second OS upgrade to Android 10 when the stable version arrives, probably somewhere in May or June 2020.

Related: Galaxy J8 software update news

Samsung Galaxy J6 and J6+

  • Both are eligible for Android 10 update
  • The rollout should begin in Q2 2020

Both the Galaxy J6 and J6+ have already received their first OS upgrade to Android Pie. From the look of things, Samsung could provide a second major OS upgrade to Android 10 for these two handsets, but the wait for its arrival could go all the way to late Q2 2020.

Related: Galaxy J6 software update news

Samsung Galaxy J4 and J4+

  • Both should receive the update to Android 10
  • The rollout may begin in Q3 2020

Both the Galaxy J4 and J4+ come preinstalled with Android Oreo and have already received their treats to Android Pie. Although not certain, we believe the J4 pair will also get a second major OS upgrade to Android 10, but probably in Q3 2020.

Related: Galaxy J4 software update news

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e Android Q

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The update could be released in March 2020

The Galaxy Tab S5e has the new One UI installed on top of Android Pie. This combo gives it a direct ticket to Android 10, which should arrive somewhere in March 2020.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The OS may arrive in Q2 2020

The update to Android 10 will be the second major OS upgrade for the Tab S4. That said, Samsung won’t be in any major hurry to update it ahead of newer its counterparts, which could delay the rollout to somewhere in April or May 2020.

Related: Galaxy Tab S4 software update news

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

  • Not eligible for Android 10 update

The Galaxy Tab S3 came preinstalled with Android Nougat and the update to Android 9 Pie is the second and final OS it will receive. This means no official upgrade to Q for the Tab S3, but it should continue receiving monthly security patches for at least a year or so.

Related: Galaxy Tab S3 software update news

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2019

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The rollout could begin in Apr-May 2020

The Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2019 has Android 9 Pie preinstalled, which guarantees it an update to Android 10. As for when the OS will arrive, we think around April or May 2020 could be the possible release date.

Related: Galaxy Tab A software update news

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5

  • Eligible for Android 10
  • The update may arrive in Q3 2020

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a 2018 slate that runs Android Oreo out of the box. The update to Pie is the first major OS upgrade for the tablet and we expect that an update to Android 10 is also being lined up for a future release, probably in Q2 or Q3 2020.

Related: Galaxy Tab A software update news

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8 2019

  • Eligible for Android 10 update
  • The update may arrive in Q2 2020

The Galaxy Tab A 8 2019 is eligible for an update to Android 10 thanks to the fact that it has Android Pie out of the box. As for when the OS will be released, it’s likely to show up in Q2 2020.

Related: Galaxy Tab A software update news

Note: We will continuously update this post with new/official information as and when received.


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