The latest smartphone to have received the new Android update is Samsung Galaxy S9. If you own one, then you should know that you can also get Android 9 Pie on your smartphone. But we’ve got you covered because there are many other smartphones that can get the latest Android update. We have also included a list with phones that run on Android 9 Pie.
Here is how you can get the new version of Android on your Samsung Galaxy S9.
Android 9 Pie for Samsung Galaxy S9 and Pixel Phones
If you live in the following countries, you can get the full version of the latest Android: Germany, Switzerland, Italy, UAE, Netherlands, Turkey.
All you have to do is go to ‘Settings’, search for ‘System Update’ and tap the option ‘Check for system updates’. The update is ready for all users – both the Beta users and the normal one.
Those who own a Google Pixel device should already have the Android 9 Pie. However, if you don’t have it yet, head over to ‘Settings’, tap on ‘System’, go to ‘Advanced’, and tap on ‘System Update’. Any other Google Pixel device should be eligible for the newest update right away.
Android 9 Pie for Other Smartphones
Here are other smartphones that should have Android 9 Pie available to download:
Essential Phone PH-1; Huawei Mate 20, 20 Pro, 20 X; LG G7 One; Motorola One Power, Motorola One (Beta mode); Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 5.1 Plus; OnePlus 6 and 6T; Sony Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact; Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, 2S, Mi 8, A2; and the list will continue to get longer.
If you’re curious whether your phone can get Pie right now, complete the following steps:
Go to ‘Settings’ -> ‘System’ -> ‘System Update.’
Go to ‘Settings’ -> ‘About Phone’ -> ‘Status’ -> ‘System Update’
Always remember to have at least 50% battery or plug it in while it updates and connect to a Wi-Fi to download the substantial software update.
Robert J. Smith is still early into his career as tech reporter but has already had his work published in many major publications including JoyStiq and Android Authority. In regards to academics, Robert earned a degree in business from Fordham University. Robert has passion for emerging technology and covers upcoming products and breakthroughs in science and tech.