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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, S10, and S10e Android 10 update, security updates, and more: T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint release November patch; 3D Face Unlock enabled for One UI 2 Galaxy S10 5G

We have summarized all the latest updates for the three Galaxy S10 handsets here on this page. Whether you have got the Galaxy S10 Plus, the S10, or the S10e, and are looking for info on Android 10, One UI 2, or any of the recently released monthly security patch update, we have got all of this covered here. As Samsung releases a given update for all the three S10 sets — yes, the updates carry the same software version — we are maintaining one table for all the three devices. For ease, we are using only the last four letters of the build no. of the updates as software version in the tables below.

For your info, the Galaxy S10 Plus comes as model no. SM-G975, S10 as SM-G973 and S10e as SM-G970. If you need any help regarding getting and installing an update for your Galaxy S10, just give us a shout in the comments section below.

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November 11, 2019: South Korean OEM, Samsung, recently rolled out an update, which brought a bunch of Galaxy Note 10 key features to the Galaxy S10 lineup. If you thought that was the end of the story, Samsung’s got a pleasant surprise for you.

As per the company’s latest announcement, another set of Note 10 exclusive features would soon be made available for the S10 devices. The OTA will introduce keyword searching in the Gallery app, enhanced Media and Devices functionality, and Intelligent Wi-Fi Auto Hotspot.

November 11, 2019: Apart from Android 10’s flagship features, One UI 2 is set to bring a host of cool new additions, including the new face unlocking algorithm for the Galaxy S10 5G. As we all know, the S10 5G and S10 Plus come with a ToF sensor right adjacent to the front camera.

So, the company has always had the hardware to implement 3D Face Unlock, and now, they finally have the software. Twitter user TEQHNIKACROSS noticed 3D unlock after installing the latest One UI 2 beta (ZSK3) in Korea. Here’s an image showing the ToF sensor in all its glory.

November 08, 2019: Only a day after releasing the update in India, Samsung has started rolling out the third One UI 2 beta to unlocked Galaxy S10 devices in the United States. The update, dubbed as ZSK3, brings a host of bug fixes and improvements alongside the November 2019 security patch. The package weighs in at 604MB.

November 07, 2019: South Korean OEM, Samsung, has started rolling out the third version of One UI 2 beta for Galaxy S10 users in India. Conjuring constructive feedback from the userbase, Samsung has started rolling out an update dubbed as software version ZSK3, which brings a host of fixes and modifications.

According to the changelog, the OTA fixes the disappearance of Quick Panel icons, landscape mode glitches, issues related to app switching, AOD issues, errors related to Dark mode, feedback of the volume buttons, alarm clock issues, Security Folder related glitches, and more. The update also improves the stability of the keyboard, Gallery, Camera, Message, recent app view, and more.

November 06, 2019: Samsung has started rolling out the second One UI 2 beta for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G in South Korea. The 553MB update carries software version G977NKSU2ZSK3 and brings a host of improvements and bug fixes.

Samsung Android 10 update

When will Galaxy S10 get Android 10 update?

Let’s discuss the Galaxy S10 Android 10 release date now.

  • Second One UI 2 beta update available for S10 5G in Korea
  • Android 10 beta 2 update is now available in Korea, Europe and India
  • Galaxy S10 5G gets One UI 2 beta update too in Korea
  • S10, S10e, and S10+ at Sprint and T-Mobile and the unlocked model got the update in the US
  • Stable Android 10 update is expected to be released in November

Here’s all you need to know about the expected release date of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S10, and Samsung Galaxy S10e.

Here’s a list of various Galaxy S10 models and when they will get Android 10 update on their respective carriers: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, S10, and S10e modelAndroid 10 release date (One UI 2)
GlobalNovember 2020 (estimated)
AT&TDecember 2019 (estimated)
SprintJanuary 2020 (estimated)
T-MobileDecember 2020 (estimated)
VerizonJanuary 2020 (estimated)
US UnlockedJanuary 2020 (estimated)

The Galaxy S10 will be the first Samsung handset to receive Android 10. It’s lined up before the Galaxy S9 and Note 9, and even the upcoming flagships, the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 update timline

One UI 2

Well, you may ask what is One UI 2. Well, One UI is Samsung custom skin, and its next version, One UI 2, will be based on the Android 10 update. So, One UI 2 is what will get Samsung Galaxy users the Android 10 update. Naturally, One UI 2 beta is your Android 10 beta build.

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It’s been rumored that Samsung plans to bring One UI 2.1 with the Galaxy S11, but as far Galaxy S10 is concerned, it should be receiving One UI 2 update with its Android 10 build.

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Galaxy S10 Plus, S10, and S10e update

Here’s the ‘update timeline’ table of all the major variants of the three S10 models: standard S10, S10 Plus, and S10e.

Global

Release dateSoftware version — Changelog
07 Nov 2019ZSK3 — Second One UI 2 beta update (currently live in India)
Full software version: G970FXXU3ZSK3 (S10e) | G973FXXU3ZSK3 (S10) | G975FXXU3ZSK3 (S10 Plus)
06 Nov 2019ZSK3 (S10 5G) — Second One UI 2 beta update, enables 3D Face Unlock
29 Oct 2019ZSJL — Lock screen malfunction fix, November 2019 security patch
29 Oct 2019ASJG — Slow-motion selfies, November 2019 security patch
25 Oct 2019ZSJF — One UI 2 beta 2 Android 10 update (India, Korea, the US, and Germany), November 2019 security patch
12 Oct 2019ZAJ6 — One UI 2 beta update based on Android 10
Available in Korea only at the moment. Expected in the US and Germany on October 14th.
08 Oct 2019ASII — October 2019 security patch
Full version: G970FXXS3ASII (S10e); G973FXXS3ASII (S10), and G975FXXS3ASII (S10e)
23 Sep 2019ASIG — September 2019 security patch; adds Note 10 features like Live focus video, new Live photo effects, Night mode for the front camera, Super steady video recording in Hyperlapse, AR Doodle, Link to Windows, DeX for PC, and Dynamic Lock screen
14 Aug 2019ASH1 — August 2019 security patch, general bug fixes
25 Jul 2019ASG8 — Brings July 2019 security patch, improves Wi-Fi, camera, Bluetooth-connection stability, and fixes known bugs
23 Jun 2019ASF3 — Brings June 2019 security patch and adds QR Code scanner to the native camera app
04 Jun 2019ASE7 — Yet another bug-fixing update with more improvements to the stability of Wi-Fi connectivity as well as improve the stability of the camera and Bluetooth connectivity
29 May 2019ASE6 — Fixes for freezing issues that came with build ASE5, improved stability for Wi-Fi connectivity and camera performance. The update also adds support for Night mode to the wide-angle lens and Live Focus to the telephoto lens, details of which are covered here
24 May 2019ASE5 — May 2019 security patch, improved Wi-Fi connectivity and stability, Camera stability, and Bluetooth connectivity and stability. This update, though, reportedly freezes the phone, so you might want to hold your horses
17 Apr 2019ASD5 — April 2019 security patch, adds a dedicated Night mode in the camera app, fixes bugs, and more
28 Mar 2019ASC8 — March 2019 security patch, improvements to the stability of the camera and wireless PowerShare, bug fixes and system-wide optimizations
27 Feb 2019ASBA — February 2019 security patch, improved camera stability, improved the performance of fingerprint recognition and added support for Bixby button remapping

AT&T

Release dateSoftware version — Changelog
30 Oct 2019BSIP — October 2019 security patch, Note 10 features like Live focus video, new Live photo effects, Night mode for the front camera, Super steady video recording in Hyperlapse, AR Doodle, Link to Windows, DeX for PC, and Dynamic Lock screen
Full software version: G970USQS2BSIP (S10e), G973USQS2BSIP (S10), G975USQS2BSIP (S10+)
26 Sep 2019ASI6 — August and September 2019 security patch
05 Aug 2019ASGB — July 2019 security patch
31 Jul 2019ASG8 — June 2019 security patch (again); fixes the device getting locked issue probably
02 Jul 2019ASF6 — June 2019 security patch, and improvements to Camera performance (including dedicated Night mode), Fingerprint and Face recognition, device stability, Network performance
20 May 2019ASD7 — April and May 2019 security patch
10 Apr 2019ASD3 — March 2019 security patch, and improvements to PowerShare performance, bug fixes for camera slow-motion and keyboard swipe issues, and an update to the Message application
09 Mar 2019ASBA — February 2019 security patch, installs Instagram mode, and improvements to camera and fingerprint performance

Sprint

Release dateSoftware version — Changelog
01 Nov 2019BSIV — November 2019 security patch
Full software version: G970USQS2BSIV (S10e), G970USQS2BSIV (S10) and G975USQS2BSIV (S10+)
21 Oct 2019BSIO — October 2019 security patch; Brings of new features including Samsung DeX support, ‘Link to Windows’ support, and a lot of useful additions to the camera app: AR Doodle, Super steady video recording, Live Focus (new bokeh effect and support for the front and more rear cameras), Hyperlapse for front camera, Night mode on all the three rear cameras and front camera, and more.
Full software version: G970USQU2BSIO (S10e), G973USQU2BSIO (S10) and G975USQU2BSIO (S10+)
25 Aug 2019BSGJ — July and August 2019 security patch
29 Jul 2019ASG8 — June 2019 security patch, and Night mode
17 May 2019ASDA — May 2019 security patch
16 Apr 2019ASD5 — April 2019 security patch, improved LTE performance, bug fixes, and more
27 Mar 2019ASC8 — March 2019 security patch, New and/or enhanced features, device stability improvements, bug fixes, and general improvements to performance
08 Mar 2019ASBA — Improved camera and fingerprint performance, February 2019 security patches, and bug fixes

T-Mobile

Release dateSoftware version — Changelog
01 Nov 2019BSIV — November 2019 security patch
28 Oct 2019BSIO — October 2019 security patch; Brings of new features including Samsung DeX support, ‘Link to Windows’ support, and a lot of useful additions to the camera app: AR Doodle, Super steady video recording, Live Focus (new bokeh effect and support for the front and more rear cameras), Hyperlapse for front camera, Night mode on all the three rear cameras and front camera, and more.

Full software version: G975USQU2BSIO (S10 Plus), G973USQU2BSIO (S10), G970USQU2BSIO (S10e)

16 Sep 2019BSI4 — September 2019 security patch
29 Aug 2019BSGJ — August 2019 security patch; Brings Night mode, BYOD software, and QR scanner features
02 Aug 2019ASGC — July 2019 security patch
28 Jun 2019ASF7 — June 2019 security patch
16 May 2019ASD9 — May 2019 security patch
08 Mar 2019ASBA — Improved camera and fingerprint performance, February 2019 security patches, and bug fixes
08 Mar 2019ASAT — Pre-installed

Verizon

Release dateSoftware version — Changelog
02 Nov 2019BSIV — November 2019 security patch, Improved fingerprint recognition algorithm
25 Oct 2019BSIO — October 2019 security patch; Brings of new features including Samsung DeX support, ‘Link to Windows’ support, and a lot of useful additions to the camera app: AR Doodle, Super steady video recording, Live Focus (new bokeh effect and support for the front and more rear cameras), Hyperlapse for front camera, Night mode on all the three rear cameras and front camera, and more.
Full software version: G970USQU2BSIO (S10e), G973USQU2BSIO (S10) and G975USQU2BSIO (S10+)
18 Sep 2019BSI4 — September 2019 security patch
28 Aug 2019BSGJ — August 2019 security patch
01 Aug 2019ASGB — July 2019 security patch
29 Jul 2019ASG8 — June 2019 security patch again, fixes user getting locked out of system issue (unconfirmed)
02 Jul 2019ASF6 — June 2019 security patch and dedicated Night mode
20 May 2019ASD9 — May 2019 security patch
07 May 2019ASD7 — April 2019 security patch and improved device performance
05 Mar 2019ASBA — Improved camera and fingerprint performance, February 2019 security patches, and bug fixes

US Unlocked

Release dateSoftware version — Changelog
08 Nov 2019ZSK3 — Third One UI 2 beta update, November 2019 security patch
Full software version: G970U1UEU2ZSK3 (S10e), G973U1UEU2ZSK3 (S10), G975U1UEU2ZSK3 (S10 Plus)
02 Nov 2019BSIV — November 2019 security patch, Improved fingerprint recognition algorithm
30 Oct 2019BSIP — Live focus effects, Live focus video, AR Doodle, Night mode for all cameras, Super steady, Link to Windows, DeX for PC, Dynamic Lock Screen
Full version: G970U1UEU2BSIP (S10e), G973U1UEU2BSIP (S10), G975U1UEU2BSIP (S10 Plus)
10 Oct 2019BSIC — October 2019 security patch
Full version: G970U1UES2BSIC (S10e), G973U1UES2BSIC (S10), and G975U1UES2BSIC (S10+)
27 Sep 2019BSI4 — September 2019 security patch
11 Sep 2019BSGL — 2nd August update; Adds haptic feedback
20 Aug 2019ASGF — August 2019 security patch
07 Aug 2019ASGB — June and July 2019 security patch; also includes Night mode in the camera app
28 May 2019ASDB — May 2019 security patch
13 May 2019ASD8 — April 2019 security patch
11 Apr 2019ASD3 — March 2019 security patch
05 Mar 2019ASBA — Improved camera and fingerprint performance, February 2019 security patches, and bug fixes

Monthly security patches

Here’s the status of updates carrying recent monthly security patches for various Galaxy S10 models.

November update

  • Released for Global version (ASJG), T-Mobile, Sprint, US Unlocked, and Verizon
  • Not yet available for AT&T

October update

Here’s the release status of October 2019 security patch:

  • Available for Global and all major US carriers

September update

Here’s the release status of September 2019 security patch:

  • Available for these US models: AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and US Unlocked
  • Available for the Global model (version G970FXXU3ASIG)
  • Not available for the Sprint S10, S10+ and S10e yet

Night mode update

Here’s a gist of Galaxy S10 variants that have the dedicated Night mode in the camera app via an update.

  • Released for all the Galaxy S10 Plus, S10, and S10e variants in the US, and the Global model
  • T-Mobile was last to release the Night mode update (on August 29, version BSGJ)

For the software version for the Night mode update, please check out the timeline table above of the variant you have.


Let us know if you need any help with software updates on your Galaxy S10.

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