After two months of wait, Samsung is finally pushing a new firmware update to International Galaxy Note 8 N950F owners. The update is landing as version N950FXXU1BQK6 that brings November patch along a slew of other changes and improvements. The update is currently rolling out in Taiwan but soon it will reach other regions unit it is completely deployed. The update is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat but soon the device will get Oreo update.
The November security patch N950FXXU1BQK6 update for Note 8 N950F weighs around 840 MB, which is among the biggest OTA updates that don’t bring a major Android version upgrade that we have seen so far. 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 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 N950FXXU1BQK6 firmware on Galaxy Note 8 N950F using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Android version: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Build Number: N950FXXU1BQK6
Android Security Patch Level: 1 November 2017
How to install November patch N950FXXU1BQK6 update on Galaxy Note 8 N950F 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 November patch N950FXXU1BQK6 update on Galaxy Note 8 N950F
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 November patch on Galaxy Note 8 N950F via Odin.
Download November patch N950FXXU1BQK6 firmware for Galaxy Note 8 N950F. Download
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