Samsung had launched their new smartphones in the Galaxy M Series as well as the A-Series which looked super exciting as they had Samsung’s Super AMOLED Display in the budget price range. Three phones were launched in the M Series were the Galaxy M10, M20, and the M30. Samsung seems to offer a good phone, but there are some problems with the M10 such as the Galaxy M10 don’t have a good chipset for this price range and feels super laggy. This Article will mainly concentrate on the Galaxy M10 and will provide you all the information regarding the updates. Samsung had launched this phone to compete against Realme and Xiaomi. Let us see how Samsung manages to compete against them
The Galaxy M10 is the lowest end phone of this series with a 6.2 inch 720×1520 px Display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The phone comes with an Octa-Core Exynos 7870 clocked at 1.6Ghz. The phone has a 13+5MP Dual camera setup on the back and a 5MP front-facing selfie shooter. The phone comes with a 3400mAH battery to support its backend. The phone does feel laggy sometimes but can be improved with constant software updates. Also, the phone doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor.
Samsung Galaxy M10 Update Timeline:
|5 Februray 2019
|January Security Patch
Camera and Performance Improvements
29 May 2019: The Official Android 9.0 Pie Update for the Samsung Galaxy M10 has started to roll out in India, the latest update brings the all-new Samsung’s OneUI as seen on Samsung Galaxy S10.
20 May 2019: According to a report on Samsung’s European Page, the Android 9.0 Pie Update for the Galaxy M10 is under testing, and the users will start receiving the Android 9.0 Pie Update by 31st March 2019.
5 February 2019: The Samsung Galaxy M10 just received a new update before the sale. The update, which carries the new firmware version M105FDDU1ASA7 brings the January Security Patch, and nothing else is mentioned in the changelog. While it is expected to improve camera quality and performance as its the first update.
Galaxy M10 Pie Update:
As the Samsung Galaxy M10 was launched with Android 8.1 Oreo, The Official Android 9.0 Pie has been rolled out to users in India.
Samsung Galaxy M10 10.0 Android Q Update:
The Galaxy M10 hasn’t received Pie Update itself, and we cant hope from Samsung to provide two continuous major updates to its budget devices, mainly made for Indian users. So the chance of Samsung giving a Galaxy M10 Android Q update is very less. By chance, if Samsung plans to give the Android Q update, most probably it would arrive in the Q4 of 2020. Samsung has been providing major updates to its flagship lineup since the last two years such as the Samsung Galaxy S8 and more. We will update the article as soon as there is an official announcement for Android 10 Q.
How to Install OTA Updates Manually on Samsung Galaxy M10:
Step 1: Download the latest firmware from the above link and move it to your internal storage.
Step 2: Power Off your phone and hold down the Power and Volume Up Button, it will boot into recovery mode.
Step 3: Using the volume rockers move down and choose “Apply update from SDCard”/ Apply Update from Phone Storage and choose the update file.
Step 1: Download Odin from here along with the latest ROM for your device.
Step 2: Now, extract the downloaded Odin 3 file on your computer in a new folder. Then right-click on Odin App and click on Run As Administrator option from the drop-down menu.
Step 3: Power off your Samsung Galaxy device. After it gets powered off press and hold the Volume Down button + Power button simultaneously. The device will vibrate and boot into Download Mode.
Step 4: After booting into the download mode, there will be a warning triangle with a yellow color filled in. When you see it, just press Volume Up button, After which you will see a screen stating “Downloading”
Step 5: Just Connect your Samsung Galaxy device to your Windows computer via a USB cable provided in the box. Odin will recognize your device automatically. At the empty box in the lower left side of Odin’s interface, you will notice a message “Added” which means you have connected the device successfully.
Step 6: Click on the AP Button which will open up the file selector dialog box, navigate and select the the file which you need to flash and click ok. and wait until on the left you see a statement saying MD5 verified successfully.
Step 7: Click Start and wait for Odin to flash the ROM on your device, if it is successful you will notice a word stating “PASS” and “Failed”.
Step 8: Boot your device into recovery mode by holding the Volume Up + Power Button simultaneously. After booting into recovery mode select Wipe Data using the volume keys and click ok(press the power button). This will erase all your data on the device.
Step 9: Restart your device and you are ready to go