Regardless of updates to Samsung’s roadmap indicating that Android 10 for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ might be further out than expected, the corporate has simply began pushing the most recent Android construct to first telephones from 2018’s lineup. In distinction to the Galaxy S10’s extraordinarily sluggish rollout, the replace is already dwell within the US and some nations in Europe.

To date, Reddit users say they’ve obtained the replace in Germany, Lithuania, Spain, and the US (on Xfinity), however since reviews are solely beginning to trickle in, we’d quickly see Android 10 in lots of extra places and throughout extra carriers.

The replace has the January safety patch in tow and is available in at about 1.8GB to 2GB, relying in your gadget variant. It provides Galaxy S9 homeowners all of the goodies from Android 10, together with gesture navigation, darkish mode, improved sharing, and way more. Samsung provides a few of its personal options on prime, like a local display screen recorder, fast settings modifications, and basic enhancements to animations and system stability.

The corporate desires to deploy the brand new software program till a minimum of April, so relying in your cellphone’s variant, you is likely to be in for an extended wait. Head to the Software program replace entry in your cellphone’s settings to verify for the over-the-air replace. In case you’re notably impatient, you too can obtain and flash the replace your self from SamMobile’s firmware archive, however you may lose all of your information within the course of and would possibly presumably find yourself with a brick for a cellphone — proceed with warning and provided that you completely know what you are doing.

We will presently affirm the rollout for the next carriers and nations (constantly up to date):

  • US
    • Unlocked
    • AT&T
    • US Mobile
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Germany
  • India
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • UK

India, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, Switzerland and the UK report that they’ve obtained the replace. In the US, US Cellular additionally offers first subscribers with the replace.

Folks in Azerbaijan and the United Arabic Emirates have obtained the January patch sans Android 10, which may presumably imply that they will have to attend somewhat longer for the brand new OS.

Unlocked US telephones and extra nations

A tipster confirmed to us that the replace is arriving on first unlocked US phones. Folks primarily based in Brazil, Canada (Rogers), and Russia may look ahead to Android 10 because the rollout has begun in these nations, too.

US Unlocked replace display screen.

AT&T and extra nations

AT&T has officially revealed that it is rolling out Android 10 to its locked Galaxy S9 and S9+ telephones, and we have obtained phrase from first clients who affirm the replace. Further reports say that individuals in Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Latvia, Poland, Serbia, and South Africa are presently getting the brand new OS launch, too.