Download Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F Pie 9.0 One UI Stock Firmware and Install Manually

Initially, we thought Samsung would restrict the One UI only to Flagship, But they slowly spread it to Entry level Flagship phones. Samsung Galaxy A8+ is a 2017 Device But, after two years it received One UI Update. If you can’t update automatically due to you, have rooted device. Or Country restricted Devices you can flash using Manual method. But If you flash Country restricted firmware, you may lose some features. If you have Mobile operator dependent Updates, Don’t flash irrelevant firmware.
A8 Plus With thunder background

One UI Pie Firmware Flash- Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F

Official OTA Method

If you want to update a security patch to the current month. Don’t go for the manual method. Try this Automatic method.

The process is straightforward and simple;

checking for software update android

  • Go to your device setting menu and scroll down to the bottom

  • Tap on “Software Update”

  • You may have to refresh the page to start the OTA upgrade process.

Manual Method (SM-A730F)

Note

  • Check Your Device Mobile No. If you flash Different model number, you will lose some features based on your region.
  • Battery Percentage Above 50.
  • Backup Your Device.

Using ODIN Method

Enabling developer option

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock; you’ll find these options at Settings >>> Developer options. If you didn’t see the developer options on your settings menu, then go to about >>> build number; click on the “Build Number” row for about ten times constantly to activate “Developer Option” on your device.

  • We are using third party software flashing. Download ODIN and install this also in your PC. In version select Pie supporting version ODIN.
  • Download Firmware From below links, For Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F Official Firmware.

A8 Plus Download Mode

 

  • Switch off your Mobile. Enter into Download mode->Volume Down+Volume Up + Power Key Buttons. Connect Your Mobile To PC via USB Cable, After Samsung Logo Appear, Release all keys.

A8 Plus Download Mode Warning Screen

 

  • After entering into Download Mode, it will say Warning, Press Volume Up button to continue.
  • Launch Odin Application.

ODIN Added Message

  • It Will Show the message added.
  • If you did not get this message Repeat the above steps.

ODIN software screenshot

 

  • After Getting Added Message Select, AP/PDA Button then Browse for the Firmware file selects it. Tick the Auto Reboot.

Odin Auto Reboot

  • Press Start wait for the tasks to complete. It will automatically reboot after the process complete.
Check Firmware
  • You can Check the Firmware Details->Settings->About->Version.

One UI Features

Samsung One UI Screenshots

One UI

  • Content, settings and every option are modified to use mobile in handy.

  • Options moved to the Bottom position so that you can use comfortably in one hand.

  • Night Mode available to reduce eye stress.

Notifications

  • You can quickly reply to messages within the notification bar.

  • Image thumbnails are available.

Samsung Keyboard

  • New Unicode 11.0 emojis are available.

  • The floating keyboard is available in all apps; it will be handy when using your mobile in landscape mode.

  • You can now set a custom touch and hold delay.

Always On Display

  • New clock styles have been added, Charging Information is also available.

Settings

  • Menus have been reorganized to find every essential and frequent usage easily.

Bixby

  • Now you can remap Bixby with the latest OTA.

Phone

  • Call History increased to 2000 entries (increased from 500 entries).

Contacts

  • Now you can manage contacts from various accounts with a new drawer menu.

Camera

  • Enhanced features are available now with AI Features.

Gallery

  • Photo Editor App Available.

My Files

  • New Storage Analysis Tool is available to Monitor Storage and RAM Usage.

Samsung Health

  • Samsung Health Steps counter available in the Notification Bar.

Other improvements and changes

  • Access Kids Home Available in the quick panel.

  • Call stickers have been removed.

  • HEIF images are now supported in Gallery and other apps.

Wrap Up

Selecting correct firmware is the Major step in this process. Based on your country or region choose the firmware. It is a Manual ODIN process; You can flash the latest version. But if you use sideload method, you should flash the next version of your mobile firmware, or else the process may brick your device.

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