A new firmware update carrying October security patch released for Sprint Galaxy S8 in the US. The update arrives as build G950USQU1AQJCH which brings October security patch for the device and fix for KRACK Wi-Fi exploit, the update also deals with the vulnerabilities in the Android operating system along bug fixes and more. 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 October security patch G950USQU1AQJH firmware for Sprint Galaxy S8 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 G950USQU1AQJH firmware on Sprint Galaxy S8 using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.
Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8 (Sprint)
Android version: Android 7.0 Nougat
Build Number: G950USQU1AQJH
Android Security Patch Level: 1 Oct 2017
How to install October patch G950USQU1AQJH update on Sprint Galaxy S8 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 October patch G950USQU1AQJH update on Sprint Galaxy S8
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 Sprint Galaxy S8 via Odin.
Download October patch G950USQU1AQJH firmware for Sprint Galaxy S8. Download (The .tar file is not available at the moment, try the OTA or Kies method)
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