Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus getting Oreo third beta via G950FXXU1ZQKG firmware

Just a day ago we heard that Samsung is soon going to release third Oreo beta update for it’s latest flagships Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Now Samsung has started pushing third Oreo beta for Galaxy S8 carrying build G950FXXU1ZQKG, which brings fixes for the issues and improvements over the last update.

If you are already on beta 2 then ZQK4 firmware then you are eligible for the Beta 3 G950FXXU1ZQKG update. The latest beta update brings improvements over the first one along multiple new features and stability improvements including November security patch and improves the stability of DeX mode along launcher improvements as well.

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 G950FXXU1ZQKG 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 G950FXXU1ZQKG firmware on Galaxy S8 using Samsung Kies, here we have posted a guide to update Samsung firmware via Kies.

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Firmware details:

Device Name: Samsung Galaxy S8

Model: SM-G950F

Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo

Region: UK

Build Number: G950FXXU1ZQKG

Android Security Patch Level: 01 Nov 2017

Size: 623MB

How to install Android 8.0 G950FXXU1ZQKG Oreo third beta on Galaxy S8 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 Android 8.0 Oreo G950FXXU1ZQKG update on 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 Oreo firmware on Galaxy S8 via Odin.


Galaxy S8 3rd Oreo beta || Galaxy S8 Plus third Oreo beta

Download Android 8.0 Oreo G950FXXU1ZQKG firmware for Galaxy S8. [Update is not available for Odin at the moment, try the Kies or OTA]

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