If you own a Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus then we have a great news to share with you. It was already known that Korean tech giant Samsung is going to release Android 8.0 Oreo for it’s flagships soon and it seems today is the day. Users in US have started getting Android 8.0 Oreo update on their device right now, the Oreo update for S8 arrives as build G950USQU1ZQJB while for S8 Plus it is released as G955USQU1ZQJJ.
We have attached the screenshots below, if you look at the image above you can see the update arrives as build G955USQU1ZQJJ so it is quite visible that the update has released for a limited number of users.
The full roll out will happen in a day or two, if you got hands on Galaxy S8 Plus device and getting impatient for the firmware then we have posted each possible way below through which you can get the update right on your device. The stock Android 8.0 Oreo G955USQU1ZQJJ firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates.
You can also install stock Android 8.0 Oreo G955USQU1ZQJJ firmware on Galaxy S8 Plus using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo
Build Number: G955USQU1ZQJJ
Android Security Patch Level:
How to install Android 8.0 G955USQU1ZQJJ Oreo on Galaxy S8 Plus via Odin
Your device should be charged 70% at minimum to avoid shutting down during the process.
Enable USB Debugging. Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable USB debugging
Back up your important data.
Download Odin tool 3.12.3 from this link
Download the latest USB drivers for Samsung from this link and then install them on PC.
Process to install Android 8.0 Oreo G955USQU1ZQJJ update on Galaxy S8 Plus
It’s the device to turn off your device completely.
Now boot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide
Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Oreo firmware on Galaxy S8 Plus via Odin.
Download Android 8.0 Oreo G955USQU1ZQJJ firmware for Galaxy S8 Plus. [Update is not available for Odin at the moment, try the Kies or OTA]
Download TWRP recovery flashable G955USQU1ZQJJ zip for Galaxy S8 Plus, Here.
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