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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Daan192, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. Daan192

    Daan192 Newbie
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    I have an unlocked Samsung galaxy s9 and im in the US . When will my phone recieve the update.. Did any non beta user get the update or is it just me?
     

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  2. electricpete

    electricpete Android Expert

    I got the update last weekend on at&t

    my understanding is the unlocked phone version of software comes out last since it has to be reviewed by ALL the US carriers (makes sense, since you can use an unlocked phone on any carrier).

    my guess: another few weeks ,a month at most.
     
  3. electricpete

    electricpete Android Expert

  4. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Actually the way it works with anyone else is that the unlocked version gets it first because it isn't reviewed and modified by any carrier. But Samsung USA are infamous for their unlocked versions getting it last (despite their having in the past marketed them as getting updates faster...). This is the first explanation I've heard for why this should be: it simultaneously both makes sense and contradicts what everyone else means by "unlocked" ;)
     
  5. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Samsung addressed this on their forums before when a question was asked for the S8. Basically they wait for the carriers to certify that the update works on their networks before pushing it because they don't want to push an update that breaks functionality on certain carriers.
    Basically until carriers get around to certifying the unlocked update, Samsung won't release it.
    https://us.community.samsung.com/t5...for-Galaxy-S8-amp-Note-8-UNLOCKED/td-p/295676
     
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  6. buck9262

    buck9262 Newbie

  7. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    US unlocked or rest of the world unlocked?
     
  8. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Well he did post a month after electricpete said someone in the US got it already...
     
  9. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    FWIW Note9 and S9 here in China got Pie at beginning of February, six weeks ago. But of course all phones are unlocked here.
     
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