Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus get Oreo beta 4 as build ZQL8 in the UK

Just a day ago we heard that Samsung is soon going to release 4th Oreo beta update for it’s latest flagships Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Now Samsung has started seeding Oreo beta 4 for Galaxy S8 G950F and S8 Plus G955F carrying build that end with ZQL8, which brings fixes for the issues and improvements over the last update. The detailed build number will look like G950FXXU1ZQL8 for Galaxy S8 and G955FXXU1ZQL8 for Galaxy S8 Plus.

If you are already on beta 3 then firmware then you are eligible for the Beta 4 ZQL8 update. The latest beta update brings improvements over the last beta update along multiple new features and stability improvements including latest security patch and improvement in multiple areas in the System, for details please see the screenshot.

If you are getting impatient for the firmware then we have posted each possible way below through which you can get the update right on your device.  The stock Android 8.0 Oreo ZQL8 firmware can be updated via Kies as well, but we recommend you try the OTA update first, go to Settings > About device > Check software updates.

You can also install stock Android 8.0 Oreo ZQL8 firmware on Galaxy S8 Plus using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.

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How to install ZQL8 4th Oreo beta on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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 Android 8.0 Oreo ZQL8 update on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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 Oreo firmware on Galaxy S8 via Odin.


Galaxy S8 3rd Oreo beta

Download Android 8.0 Oreo ZQL8 firmware for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.

[Update is not available for Odin at the moment, try the Kies or OTA]

That’s it! If this guide helped you, please share it with others, Thank You.


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