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How To Undo the Terrible Pie Update?

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I'm not going to reiterate the reasons why it sucks as there's already a few useful forums on that. What I want is a step by step procedure for each carrier on how to revert the update without a backup. Had I known what I was getting until, I would have made a backup. There's a lot of people not as tech savvy and/or who don't have the time to figure out how to reverse the update, so I'm hoping to get some clear procedures that people of the internet can flock to.

 

Thanks!

 

For me specifically I have T-Mobile. I'm hoping I can plug it into my computer and use Smart Switch to install the old software (firmware?). Please note that I only have a macbook with me, but if I need a windows to do it i can find a windows computer to borrow.

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@NickTesla wrote:

I'm not going to reiterate the reasons why it sucks as there's already a few useful forums on that. What I want is a step by step procedure for each carrier on how to revert the update without a backup. Had I known what I was getting until, I would have made a backup. There's a lot of people not as tech savvy and/or who don't have the time to figure out how to reverse the update, so I'm hoping to get some clear procedures that people of the internet can flock to.

 

Thanks!

 

For me specifically I have T-Mobile. I'm hoping I can plug it into my computer and use Smart Switch to install the old software (firmware?). Please note that I only have a macbook with me, but if I need a windows to do it i can find a windows computer to borrow.


SmartSwitch wont help head over to xda all the info you need to downgrade is over there.. You need Odin3_v3.13.1_3B_PatcheD and you need to download firmware i'm sure there will be a fast mirror on XDA as sammobile sucks for download speeds.. You might get away with mac os if not you can bootcamp into windows via mac and flash your S9/S9+ That way!

 

And yeah ONE UI PIE 9 SUCKS BIGTIME!

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Hey @NickTesla 

 

You're unable to revert back to the old software, and doing so through unofficial means would void the warranty on your phone. 

 

 

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@TracyR How do we go back to Oreo officially then?

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There is no way to revert back through offical means, @Simsun 

 

 

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@TracyR  So the functionality of my S9 has been downgraded due to this latest update and Samsung cannot officially revert back to the software that has the functions i bought the phone for?

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Hey @NickTesla 

 

You're unable to revert back to the old software, and doing so through unofficial means would void the warranty on your phone. 

 

 


What a load of crock! Void Warranty why you misleading your customers? i have downgraded NOTE 9 2 times one mine and one a close friends our both NOTE 9 warranty is intact that's KNOX 0X0, SECURE FOLDER, SAMSUNG PAY, S-HEALTH, all works perfectly.. if warranty was void nothing would work Sure there no official way to downgrade but don’t mislead by saying it voids your warranty when it don’t! Get your fact right!

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I've been trying to reverse this since I woke up to it.
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hey lamo TracyR , you seem to be ejoying that everone is complaining abut this hideous update, why dont you get to work and report this massive complains in all forums to your superiors so they can revert this???

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Hi. Please can somebody help. 

I downloaded update on 14th March on my note8

The software update was for " security and privacy" but since I've updated my phone has become like a kids toy. I hate it. Why was I not told that this "update" would change my phones functionality and layout. What has any of this got to do with security or privacy ? Can I please revert back to 13th March!!!!! I've emailed Samsung technical and customer care, but as usual, no reply

Can anybody guide me me on how to remove this stupid , horrible update

Please bear in mind I'm a geriatric technophobe.

So as simplistic as possible please

Thankyou

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