G950USQU1AQDE update released for Galaxy S8 G950U fixing red tint issue

Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus devices are now getting a latest firmware update from Samsung that fixes the red tint display issue. Soon after the release of Galaxy S8 users have started complaining about some red tint display issue, although not all devices have this problem but it really ruins the experience of a latest $700 device. So learning from the past experiences regarding Note 7 debacle, Samsung took serious notice regarding the issue and released a quick fix through software update.

Now multiple devices have already updated to latest firmware that is specially released to address the red shaded display on Galaxy S8 devices. If you are one of those users who have a T-Mobile Galaxy S8 with the red tint shade then here you will find a quick fix for it. T-Mobile started rolling out the display issue fix update for it’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus devices. The update brings in build number G950USQU1AQDE and currently released for T-Mobile Galaxy S8 other US devices will receive it later.

You can also greet welcome to the new firmware using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update G950USQU1AQDE firmware via Kies on Galaxy S8 G950U.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8

Model: SM-G950U

Version: Android 7.0 Nougat

Region: USA

Build Number: G950USQU1AQDE

Android Security Patch Level (SPL): 1 April, 2017


Manually install G950USQU1AQDE update on Galaxy S8 G950U 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

Process to install G950USQU1AQDE on Galaxy S8 G950U via Odin

Turn off your device completely.

Reboot your device into Download Mode, to do so follow this guide

Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update stock Nougat firmware on Galaxy S8 G950U via Odin.

That’s it! If you have successfully updated Android 7.0 Nougat on Galaxy S8 G950U via G950USQU1AQDE firmware, give us your feedback.


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