Galaxy Note 9 users on Sprint, rejoice! Android Pie is coming!

Galaxy Note 9 users on Sprint, rejoice! Android Pie is coming!
Slow and steady wins the race, the saying goes. That same philosophy is how Samsung approaches software updates for its smartphones. The world’s biggest phone maker is far from the fastest to deliver Google’s latest operating system, but when it does, the builds that reach its users are solid and almost bug-free.

Hopefully, this will be the case with its Android Pie update as well. Unlocked devices have been receiving the massive update, featuring Samsung’s brand new One UI, for a while now, but those that got their devices through a carrier traditionally need to wait a bit longer. Recently, customers of AT&T started receiving the update on Galaxy Note 9 devices and now it seems Sprint is rolling it out as well.

One of our readers sent us a screenshot from a freshly updated Galaxy Note 9 on Sprint that shows the latest version of the software is up and running successfully. 

There’s no unique Sprint version of the software, it’s still N960USQU1CSAA, but the carrier had to make sure it’s playing well with its own apps before sending it out.

If you’re wielding a Note 9 bought from Sprint then expect a notification for the update in the upcoming days (if you haven’t received one yet). Since it’s bringing not only Android 9 but a completely new user interface for your phone as well, the update is quite large at around 1.8GB. Make sure you’re on a fast wireless network when downloading it to not waste any of your data allowance.

If you’re curious to see what changes will the new UI bring to your phone, check our article where we compare it to Experience UI.

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Galaxy Note 9
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)



1. wakecrash

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 04, 2014

Just checked and mine is down loading now. can't wait to check it out. now I'm going to be up even later tonight checking things out, lol

2. butterfly0901

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 04, 2019

Mine is downloading as we speak! I didn't get a notification for it. I was getting impatient so I went into my settings and it was there. I have a note 9 and my carrier is Sprint.

3. axc06j

Posts: 26; Member since: Aug 03, 2018

Just got my update this morning. Been loving it so far. Worth the wait to me at least.

4. thalastlostsoul

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 04, 2019

Updated this morning at 4:45am(pst). Starting the day off right!

5. seantn4

Posts: 52; Member since: Dec 11, 2018

Downloaded Mine when I got up. Loving it so far!

7. jokylos12

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 04, 2019

I also installed it on my Note 9 this morning. Has anyone else noticed really bad battery life?

9. seantn4

Posts: 52; Member since: Dec 11, 2018

I have not yet. I'll let you know though.

12. seantn4

Posts: 52; Member since: Dec 11, 2018

Battery is at 76% the next morning. I use my note 9 as a secondary and it used to be at 55% next morning for me. So I've seen an improvment.

6. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1075; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

Still waiting for the ONE UI on my unlocked Note 9 :(

8. yesyeswe

Posts: 16; Member since: Dec 13, 2017

Meanwhile oneplus users are waiting for Android Q update

10. irossdrummer

Posts: 369; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

What about the sprint s9+...

11. seantn4

Posts: 52; Member since: Dec 11, 2018

Manually check for update. You should have one.

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