It's happening: T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 receives official Android 9.0 Pie update
AT&T and Sprint as well, but for what it's worth, the S Pen-wielding powerhouse is receiving the long overdue update on T-Mobile before Verizon can deliver the same goodie pack. The silky smooth combination of Android 9.0 and One UI enhancements is making its way to a number of Note 9 users as we speak, but as T-Mobile points out on its official support webpage, "this will not be available to all customers right away."The "Un-carrier" was then beaten to the punch in terms of the Galaxy Note 9's Pie makeover by
Hopefully, it's not going to take T-Mo more than a few days to spread the love nationwide, with several non-Pie and non-One UI software changes also on deck apparently. Specifically, we're talking about a "new e911 call flow", a "compass calibration fix", and a vague "BYOD update" bringing their contribution to a hefty package reportedly tipping the scales at close to 1.7GB.
This is a massive OS promotion, both literally and figuratively speaking, including everything from Adaptive Battery and Adaptive Brightness features to new gesture-based navigation options, system-wide Night Mode functionality, improved one-handed operation, and loads of small but definitely noticeable performance enhancements.
Following public beta tests kicked off all the way back in November, the Galaxy Note 9 started receiving stable Android Pie treats internationally in early January. The update expanded in several waves across the world until it finally reached the US about a month ago. In addition to Verizon subscribers, owners of US unlocked units are also left waiting for the time being, while the Note 8 and S8/S8+ duo are naturally next in line.