Some Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S9 users who just got the Android 9.0 Pie update are now complaining about battery drainage issues!
Let us take a closer look at how Android 9.0 Pie update is upsetting these Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 users!
Android 9.0 Pie Update Affecting Battery Life of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9?
Users of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S9 are complaining that ever since they updated to Android 9.0 Pie OS, their battery life has been affected. This issue is affecting the users of Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, S9 as well as the Galaxy S9+.
This bug in Samsung Galaxy Android 9.0 Pie update is causing the battery levels to reduce even when the phone is idle. Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 users decided to vent their anger out in social media. Here are some users expressing their problems over Twitter.
@SamsungAU Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8 Users Report serious Battery Drain Issue Following Android 9 update. If you were aware, why let the update go out to upset thousands of Samsung customers?
— john ross (@jayandp) March 1, 2019
I just updated my Samsung S9 and now my battery drains so quickly. Please fix this issue with One UI Android Pie ,I have read other users are experiencing the same issue. We would appreciate it
— Kobe The Doggo (@KobeDoggo) February 28, 2019
@UnboxTherapy hey lew im a big fan of yours man because of you i switched to android from ios and bought a s9 and as soon as i got it of the box i recieved a pie update and i download and updated the phone and right after the update the battery was draining like crazy and that
— Hasan961 (@Hasan96110) February 27, 2019
@SamsungMobileUS @SamsungMobileIN @SamsungMobile @Samsung_IN @Samsung @SamsungUS @SamsungSupport after the pie update on the Samsung galaxy S8, my battery is worst than any other device… Check photo and help. Thanks pic.twitter.com/LpCdwTCg9h
— Trishanku Bora (@TrishankuBora) February 27, 2019
In addition to complaining on Twitter, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S9 users also used the Samsung Community application to vent out their anger over the Android 9.0 Pie update issue. Here are some complaints:
Android 9.0 Pie OS Update: What’s New for Samsung Galaxy Users?
While the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S8 users are facing a major battery drainage problem with the Android 9.0 Pie update, the phones also received some improvements. Most important of these updates was the One UI update. Samsung’s new interface has now been introduced in these older smartphones.
In addition to bringing in the One UI, the Samsung Galaxy Android 9.0 Pie update has also introduced revamped settings as well as updated the Samsung Keyboard.
Should You Update Your Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 to Android Pie?
The big question is should you, or should you not update your phone to the latest version of Android? While it is always a good practice to do so – as it ensures better features and better security, this might not be the right time. Updating your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S9 to Android 9.0 Pie OS might damage the battery life of the phone!
We would best advise you to wait for a new update which fixes this bug. You can then update your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S8 to Android Pie!