Install AT&T Note 8’s October patch N950USQU2BQJA firmware (OTA, Kies, Odin)

AT&T US has released a new firmware update carrying October security patch for Galaxy Note 8. The update is landing as build N950USQU2BQJA which aims to solve multiple issues in the phone that affect device’s performance. As per change log description the N950USQU2BQJA OTA brings October security patch along fix for Blueborne vulnerability and KRACK exploit, other improvements include, network performance improvements and stability improvements. If you are running older firmware on your device then this guide for you, in this post we have mentioned each possible way to update your device right away without wasting time.

The Blueborne fix N950USQU2BQJA firmware for can be updated via OTA, Kies and Odin as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates. You can also install N950USQU2BQJA firmware on AT&T Note 8 N950U using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (AT&T)

Model: SM-N950U

Android version: Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Region: USA

Build Number: N950USQU2BQJA

Android Security Patch Level: 1 Oct 2017

Size: 377 – 386MB

How to install October patch N950USQU2BQJA update on AT&T Note 8 N950U via Odin

Early preparations:

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 October patch N950USQU2BQJA update on AT&T Note 8 N950U

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 Nougat firmware on AT&T Note 8 N950U via Odin.


Download October patch N950USQU2BQJA firmware for AT&T Note 8 N950U. Download [Firmware tar in not available try OTA or Kies]

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