T-Mobile and Verizon released update for Galaxy S8/S8 Plus that brings Android Pay support and minor fixes

US carriers Verizon and T-Mobile have rolled out OTA updates for both Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus in the US. The updates are packed with a bunch of improvements, new features and fixes. Arriving as build number G950USQU1AQEF for Galaxy S8 while G955USQU1AQEF for S8 Plus, the build number is same for both T-Mobile and Verizon variants.

The update also brings Android Pay support on Galaxy S8 that means you can now add your credit/debit, gift cards to Android Pay and can easily pay for your purchases via device. Some improvements in Bixby Assistant are also made now you have the access to Bixby intelligence features by just tapping the icons at the top right of the device screen.

Possible methods to install the update on S8 and S8 Plus.

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

Odin process:

Put your device into “Download Mode”, to do so follow this guide

Once in download Mode, follow this guide to update via Odin.

That’s it! Let us know if you have successfully updated your device and give us your feedback.

News sources: Verizon, T-Mobile