How to downgrade Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat

Now you can easily downgrade Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat in a matter of minutes, the same way as other Galaxy devices. All you need to do is just follow the steps carefully to avoid issues during the process.

Samsung rolled out stock Oreo beta update for Galaxy S8/S8 Plus just a few days back. Till now the device was running Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware before it tasted the official Oreo treat. Most of the users have already updated their device on latest firmware but there are still some of them who would like to downgrade Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat or want to stay permanently on Nougat.

If you are one of those who is looking to downgrade Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat then you are at the right place. Just go ahead and follow the process to downgrade Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat.

How to downgrade Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat

Before you begin:

Download Odin 3.12.3 from here.

Latest Samsung USB drivers must be installed on your device.

Enable USB Debugging. Settings > Developers options > USB Debugging

Process to downgrade Galaxy S8/S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat

Download the stock Nougat firmware for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus regarding the region. Galaxy S8 SM-G950F / S8 Plus G955F || Snapdragon Galaxy S8 SM-G950U / Galaxy S8 Plus G955U

Boot your device into ‘Download Mode’ or follow this guide to see how to do it.

Once in ‘Download Mode’ then follow this guide to see further instructions to downgrade S8/S8 Plus from Oreo to Nougat.

That’s it! You have successfully downgraded your Galaxy S8/S8 Plus to Android Nougat from Android 8.0 Oreo.

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