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When will my Samsung phone get the Android 10 update?

Samsung usually takes its time to roll out the latest operating system — here’s all the information we have so far on its Android 10 schedule.

You might be wondering by now when — or if — your Samsung Galaxy phone will get Android 10, which was released back in early September. Scroll down to find out all the latest information on which Samsung phones will be getting updated.

Samsung Android 10 Beta

Samsung recently announced a beta programme inviting select users of the Galaxy S10 series to be the first to test out the new One UI 2.0 update on their smartphones. The beta is now open in the UK, if you’re interested in being one of the first S10 users to have a go at Android 10 and to have your say on the update, you can register within the Samsung members app now.

On October 21, Samsung revealed that it has plans to add the Galaxy Note 10 to its Android 10 beta. The company told the Korean community forum that it could look forward to downloading One UI 2.0 on the regular Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Plus and Galaxy Note 10 5G in the near future.

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Which Samsung phones will get Android 10?

In late November, a post appeared on Reddit announcing Samsung’s full update schedule according to the official members’ app, including both a list of models and the dates the update is expected by, as follows:

January 2020

  • Galaxy S10
  • Galaxy S10+
  • Galaxy S10 5G
  • Galaxy S10e
  • Galaxy Note10
  • Galaxy Note10+
  • Galaxy Note10+ 5G
  • Galaxy S9
  • Galaxy S9+
  • Galaxy Note9

March 2020

  • Galaxy A80

April 2020

  • Galaxy A6
  • Galaxy A7 (2018)
  • Galaxy A9 (2018)
  • Galaxy A40
  • Galaxy A70
  • Galaxy A90 5G
  • Galaxy Fold
  • Galaxy Tab S6

May 2020

  • Galaxy A10
  • Galaxy A20e
  • Galaxy A50
  • Galaxy Xcover4s
  • Galaxy A6

June 2020

  • Galaxy J6

July 2020

  • Galaxy J6+
  • Galaxy Tab S4
  • Galaxy Tab S5e

August 2020

  • Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019)

September 2020

  • Galaxy Tab A 10.5
  • Galaxy Tab A 10.1

Samsung still hasn’t managed to roll Android 9 out onto many of its more affordable handsets so, if you’re using a less popular or significantly older Samsung handset than those listed, you probably shouldn’t hold your breath for an Android 10 update anytime soon.

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What will Android 10 bring to Samsung phones?

Aside from the standard Android 10 features, Samsung is promising smaller pop-up notifications, embedded loading indicators and simplified button arrangements with the new update to minimise distractions when you’re watching content on your smartphone.

The OS will also feature new digital wellness features as well as a more advanced dark mode and a smarter lock screen to automatically adjust colours to preserve your battery and to keep your text and icons visible.

Read More: Android 10 Features

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