Finally, Samsung has started rolling out the official update based on Android Pie for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is a two years old device which can be now finally upgraded to the Android Pie OS officially. Disappointingly, however, the Android 9.0 Pie update has arrived too late. Recently, Google has already released Android 10 for its Pixel smartphones. Also, as compared with other non-Active Galaxy S8 devices that tasted Android Pie nearly six months ago Anyway, now you can download and install the latest Android pie for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active official update, by following our given below detailed guide.
The Android 9.0 Pie official update brings lots of new features, system enhancements, stability, and allowing users to experience the new One UI 1.1. The most recent update comes with build number G892USQU5CSG7 along with July 2019 security patch. The weight of the latest update is about 1.7 GB. The Android Pie update is available via OTA (over-the-air) and in the US region. If you are excited to install the Android pie update as soon as possible, then you can install the Android 9.0 Pie official update manually by using the Odin tool.
This latest update is the major update for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active, which comes with One UI 1.1 software skin. The Android Pie update is packed with tons of new features such as vertical volume controls, refined notifications, a new pill-shaped icon for navigations, and much more. If you want to use your device with full potential, then, we highly recommend keeping updated your Android phone to the latest official updates. Proceed to download and install Android Pie for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active via an official update, then go ahead and follow the given instructions.
G892USQU5CSG7 Android 9 Pie Details:
Model name Galaxy S8 Active (T-Mobile)
Version Android 9
Build date Wed, 24 Jul 2019 08:27:01 +0000
Security Patch Level 2019-07-01
Product code TMB
This guide containing the Official Android 9.0 Pie firmware and instructions can be used only with the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Verify the model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone.
AndroidBlog.gs will not responsible for any damage that occurred to your Samsung T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active during or after the installation of Android 9.0 Pie Proceed at your risk.
- Make a proper backup of all the existing data and settings of your T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active, in case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data back.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on your T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check the USB Debugging option.
- If you have a custom ROM installed on the phone, then after installing this stock update, it will be lost.
- The stock version will replace the custom recovery.
- If the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active will no longer belong to a rooted version, once the stock firmware installed.
- Check the battery level of your T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active, and it should be charged at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
Steps to Install Android Pie For T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active Update:
Step No 1: – First, download Android 9.0 Pie official update and Odin v3.10.7 for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Now, extract the archived contents to get the tar.md5 update file. Don’t extract the tar.md5 firmware update file.
Step No 3: – Turn OFF your T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active to boot into Download Mode.
Step No 4: – Turn the device ON by pressing and holding the Volume Down + Home+ Power keys at the same time for a while till the construction Android robot and a triangle appear. Now press the Power button once again to confirm to enter into Download Mode.
Step No 5: – Launch Odin tool on your PC as an Administrator and plug your phone into your PC while your phone is in the Download Mode.
Step No 6: – One of the ID: COM boxes will turn yellow with the COM port number once the phone is connected successfully.
Step No 7: – Select the firmware files tar.md5 that you want to flash on your T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active. (Already extracted in Step No 1)
Click on ‘AP’ and select file with ‘AP’ in its name.
Click on ‘CP’ and select file with ‘MODEM’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘CSC’ and select file with ‘CSC’ in its name. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘PIT’ and select the .pit file. Ignore this step if there is no such file.
Click on ‘BL’ and select file with ‘BL’ in it’s name. Ignore if there is no such file.
Step No 8: – In Odin, make sure that the Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time options are ticked, but the Re-Partition option should be unchecked.
Step No 9: – Click on the Start button in Odin to initiate the installation process. It will take a few minutes.
Step No 10: – Once the installation process successfully completes, the T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active will restart. Unplug the phone after you see the home screen.
Done! You have successfully installed the Android 9.0 Pie update on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active..
Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or queries regarding the above-given guide to flash Android 9.0 Pie on T-Mobile Galaxy S8 Active.