The Samsung A70 smartphone finally received a firmware update to Android 9.0 Pie. Samsung updated to Android 9.0 Pie most compatible smartphones.
The update will bring changes to the interface, new application icons, sounds, and notifications. In addition, the Samsung A70 firmware contains new Android security patches.
In the changelog, among other things, there are a number of optimizations and improvements that should increase the speed, stability, and smoothness of the system.
As usual, you can manually check for updates by going to the settings, selecting “About phone” and then “system update”.
Samsung A70 Pie Features You Should Know About
The newest version of Android is here! Named Android Pie, and version 9.0 of the operating system, it introduces some cool new tricks that will change the way you use Android.
The phone runs Samsung’s One UI based on Android Pie which has a modern design and comes with a host of useful features such as an always-on display mode and ‘Face Widgets’ to name a few.
The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 675 processor paired with 6GB of RAM. The Galaxy A70 handles day-to-day tasks and gaming with ease, and the phone also does not heat up during intensive tasks.
The Galaxy A70 also comes with Dolby Atmos support, but the in-display fingerprint sensor is a little slow at recognition.
These are welcome additions after the last few versions of Android brought mostly small tweaks.
New Gesture Navigation :[To try it, head to Settings > System > Gestures > Swipe up on Home button. Your navigation bar will change right away.]
Adaptive Battery and Brightness: This is enabled by default, but you can toggle it at Settings > Battery > Adaptive Battery. Note that apps you don’t use often may have delayed notifications due to this.
Slices: After enabling this at Settings > Security & location > Lock screen preferences > Show lockdown option, you can tap Lockdown on the Power menu.
New Accessibility Menu: Enable this menu at Settings > Accessibility > Accessibility Menu. Turn on the Use service slider and confirm the prompt, and you’ll see a new icon to the right of the navigation bar. Tap this anytime to bring up a large menu with shortcuts to Volume, Recent apps, Quick Settings, and more.
New Screenshot Shortcut: The default Power + Volume Down button combination for screenshots is a little awkward. Thus, in Android Pie, you can take a shortcut from the Power menu anytime.
Selectable Dark Mode: Now you can choose for yourself at Settings > System > Display > Advanced > Device theme.
More Notification Information: Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications. In the Recently sent section, you can see which apps have pinged you recently. Tap See all from last 7 days to view more info.
Pre-requirements to Update Samsung A70 Firmware [Android 9.0 Pie]
Before going to install stock ROM you need to take all your messages, photos, and apps from your current smartphone. This requires a backup that you then restore on your device after flashing or updating the firmware.
Most smartphones automatically make a backup in the background, in case something happens. But to make sure you take everything to your new device, you need a full backup.
Download Samsung A70 Stock Firmware Android 9.0 Pie Update
- Download the Samsung Galaxy A70 SM-A705FN stock firmware: HERE or HERE
How To Install Samsung A70 Firmware Android 9.0 Pie Update
1: Download and Install Samsung USB Driver on your computer. If Samsung USB Driver is already installed on your computer then Skip this Step.
2: Download and extract the Samsung A70 Android 9.0 Pie Firmware files on your computer. After extracting you will be able to see the following files:
3: Now, Switch off your Smartphone.
4: After switching off the phone, you need to boot into Download Mode. To boot into download mode.
Press and hold Volume Down, Home and Power button at the same time for 5-8 seconds until download mode is active.
5: In the Download mode you will be able to see a Warning Yellow Triangle Sign. In this situation, you have to press the Volume Up key to continue.
6: Now, Download and open Odin Open (found in the extracted files, that you have downloaded in theStep#2) on your computer. Then connect your Smartphone to the computer.
7: Once you have connected the Smartphone to the computer, Odin will automatically recognize the device and show “Added” message at the lower-left panel.
8: Once your device is detected by Odin, click on the PDA button and select the CF-Auto-Root.tar file (you have downloaded this file in step#2).
9: Now, click on the Start button in Odin to begin the Flashing.
Step 10: Flashing usually takes 30-50 seconds to complete the rooting process on your Phone.
The once Rooting process is completed you will be able to see a Green Box with Pass written on it in Odin. During this process, the Smartphone will reboot automatically.
11: Once you see, the Pass message in Odin, you can disconnect your Device from the computer.