Here is how to flash global firmware for Galaxy S9/S9 plus

Dear all the Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus users! We previously wrote a post about flashing Global for US Galaxy S8/S8 Plus/ Note 8 phones.  Do you want your phone to become a global version without the appearance of carrier’s stock apps, bootup logo and others? This post today will help you remove all these annoyances with the Global stock ROM for your US Galaxy S9/S9 Plus devices. Here are steps to install Global ROM on your carrier Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus.

Devices Supported:

  • AT&T Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus
  • Verizon Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus
  • T-Mobile Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus
  • Sprint Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus

Changelog:

  • Full languages supported
  • No Knox trip (0x0)
  • Samsung logo bootup
  • Remove all carrier’s apps.
  • Add official kernel
  • No lag or bugs
  • Add quick toggle icon 2G/3G/4G, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Stable, fully OTA support

Requirements:

  • Keep your phone’s battery at least 50% to avoid unwanted issues

Once done, let’s start on how to flash the Global stock ROM on the US Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus phones.

How to Install Global ROM for US Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus

  • First, download the stock global ROM for S9/ S9 Plus:

Galaxy S9: G960U1UEU1ARBG_G960U1OYM1ARBG_XAA.zip

Galaxy S9 Plus: G965U1UEU1ARBG_G965U1OYM1ARBG_XAA.zip

  • Once done, extract the file ROM file using Winrar (or 7zip)
  • Rename the CSC file from .tar.md5  into .tar
  • Launch Odin.exe and power off your phone
  • Boot your Galaxy S9/S9 Plus into the Odin mode by pressing and holding the Bixby + Volume Down+ Power buttons together. Then you see a warning, press the Volume Up
  • Connect your device to the computer and wait for Odin to detach your phone
  • Select the parts of ROM continuously that is compatible with Odin’s boxes: BL, AP, CP, CSC (don’t select the Home file).
  • Wait for a few seconds and then click on Start.
  • Once done, unplug the cable and reboot your device.

Also read: How to Install Global ROM for US Galaxy S8/ S8 Plus/ Note 8

That’s all you have to do. You have successfully turned your carrier Galaxy S9/ S9 Plus into the global version. Your device can now update through OTA without any issue. If you have any trouble, let’s know in the comment below.

19 COMMENTS

  1. S9 Model Info: SM-G960U BLACK SPR
    OS G960USQU2ARF9 REV 1.1

    Please wait..
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Added!!
    Enter CS for MD5..
    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    Please wait..
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Enter CS for MD5..
    Check MD5.. Do not unplug the cable..
    Please wait..
    Checking MD5 finished Sucessfully..
    Leave CS..
    Odin engine v(ID:3.1301)..
    File analysis..
    Total Binary size: 6403 M
    SetupConnection..
    Initialzation..
    FAIL! SHA256 is invalid
    All threads completed. (succeed 0 / failed 1)

  2. Checking firmware for SM-G960U/SPR/G960USQU2ARF9/G960UOYN2ARF9/G960USQU2ARF9/G960USQU2ARF9
    Model: SM-G960U
    Version: G960USQU2ARF9/G960UOYN2ARF9/G960USQU2ARF9/G960USQU2ARF9
    OS: Oreo(Android 8.0.0)
    Filename: SM-G960U_1_20180621174853_y6e4vjhn3s_fac.zip.enc4
    Size: 4318807600 bytes
    LogicValue: fh3ysnbumuyaii4p

    I select in ODIN
    AP, BL, CP and pit

  3. When clicked on Mediafire link to download modified Odin, the webpage displays “The file you attempted to download was determined to be dangerous. For your protection, MediaFire does not enable distribution of dangerous files.”

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