[Beta 6] BREAKING: Samsung Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 (Android 10) beta builds captured (Download links inside)

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New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on October 14, 2019) follows:

Samsung started rolling out the Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 software update in Korea over the weekend, but it’s only today that the company has put up an official statement regarding the update’s availability across the globe.

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While we already knew about the release of One UI 2.0 beta update in Europe and the U.S., Samsung has pointed out that the availability of the Android 10-based software will vary by country.

Granted, not every other country where the Galaxy S10, S10e, and Galaxy S10+ are sold will be eligible for the update to Android 10. It isn’t unusual, BTW, because even with Android Pie beta, the program was limited to select countries.

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One UI 2.0 beta for U.S. Galaxy S10 is coming soon

Besides the U.S. and select European countries, the Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 beta update is also expected to come to India at some point, if at all the previous Android Pie beta program is anything to go by. But until then, you can already grab the ROM and install it manually on your S10, S10e, or S10+ unit.

The One UI 2.0 update has already been pushed to some units in Europe, but the software version isn’t the same all through. For instance, in Germany, you get versions G970FXXU3ZSJ8, G973FXXU3ZSJ8, and G975FXXU3ZSJ8 for the S10e, S10, and S10+ respectively.

As you can see from the screengrab below, some Galaxy S10/S10e/S10+ owners are receiving the new Android 10 beta update with build number ZSJ6, but the underlying changelog is the same.

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The official Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 beta program is limited to select countries

XDA Developers senior member henklbr has published an interesting thread on the forum with the full packages that you need to get going with Android 10 update on your Galaxy S10, S10e or S10+.

These are beta builds pulled off the German models (DBT) of the Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ running One UI 2.0 based on Android 10.

Here, the region code is DBT, but since Germans use the same device model numbers as the rest of the world that uses the Exynos variants, it is possible to install the new Android 10 beta on any Exynos variant of the S10 series.

The UPDATE.ZIP can be installed on devices with the following CSC’s: SM-G975F OXM multi CSC (ACR AFG AFR ATO AUT BGL BNG BRI CAC CAM CAU CHO COO DBT DKR ECT EGY EON EUR ILO INS ITV KSA LAO LUX MID MWD MXO MYM NEE NPL ORX PAK PEO PHE PHN ROM SEB SEE SEK SKZ SLK SMP THL THR TPA TPH TTT TUN TUR XEF XEH XEO XEU XEZ XFE XME XSG XSP XTC XXV)

Single: (BTC BTU CPW DOO EMP GLB GTO LYS MAT MM1 NZC OPS SER SIN SIO SMA STH TEB TEL TMC TNZ VAU VNZ WTL XFA XFV XNZ XSA)

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S10e: Beta1 (14 Oct) ASII -> ZSJ8: G970F_ASII_ZSJ8

S10: Beta1 (14 Oct) ASII -> ZSJ8: G973F_ASII_ZSJ8

S10+: Beta1 (14 Oct) ASII -> ZSJ8: G975F_ASII_ZSJ8

The developer notes that your phone must be running the latest build ASII in order to qualify for the Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 update, but be warned that since this is a beta version, there’s no guarantee that it is bug-free.

It’s worth noting that even though the Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 update can now be installed on any Exynos variant, it must be a multi-CSC OXM unit. To verify this, key *#1234# in the dialer and check if OXM is in the CSC-build.

If interested in trying Android 10 beta on your Exynos Galaxy S10, S10e, or S10+ handset, head over to this XDA Developers thread for the full set of instructions on how to install the ROM alongside the download links and any other assistance you may require along the way.

Update 1 (October 15)

After the Exynos variants, those using the Snapdragon variants of the Galaxy S10 can also download and install the One UI 2.0 beta update on their devices manually. More details here.

Update 2 (October 17)

After Korea, Germany, and the U.S., the One UI 2.0 beta update is now headed to France, Poland, Spain, the UK, India, and China.

In fact, some Galaxy S10 users in India can already access the new Android 10 beta software right now with the program expected to expand to more people in the coming days.

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Limited Galaxy S10+ One UI 2.0 beta update in India (Source)

Update 3 (October 24)

Merely a week after initiating the Android 10 based One UI 2.0 beta, Samsung is now pushing the second build for Galaxy S10 with November security patches. Details here.

Update 4 (October 30)

The recent One UI 2.0 beta 2 reportedly came with a bug that locked people out of their phones. As a result, Samsung is now rolling out a hotfix to address the malfunctioning lock screen as build ZSJL. More details here.

Update 5 (November 30)

Samsung has pushed in new One UI 2.0 beta updates in Korea for the Galaxy S10 which gets its third beta and S10 5G variants which gets its 2nd beta. Later on, the build is rolling out in other countries as well. Details here.

Update 6 (November 15)

The fourth Galaxy S10 One UI 2.0 beta update is live. Samsung has also ended the beta registration program in Korea for the S10, S10e, and S10+, suggesting that the stable rollout is around the corner. Details here.

Update 7 (November 18)

Samsung is rolling out the fifth One UI 2.0 beta update for the Galaxy S10 series with bug fixes and performance improvements. Details here.

Update 8 (November 22)

There is yet another Android 10 beta update rolling out to the Galaxy S10 series in Europe, the sixth version and probably the last before the stable version arrives. Details here.

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