Galaxy S8 gets Android 8.0 Oreo beta 2 G950USQU1ZQK1 firmware

It seems Samsung has started rolling out second iteration of it’s Android 8.0 Oreo beta update for both flagships Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8. The Oreo beta 2 arriving as build G950USQU1ZQK1 for Galaxy S8, if you are already running first beta ZQJB firmware then you are eligible for the Beta 2 update. The latest beta update brings improvements over the first one along multiple new features and stability improvements.

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 G950USQU1ZQK1 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 G950USQU1ZQK1 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-G950U

Android version: Android 8.0 Oreo

Region: USA

Build Number: G950USQU1ZQK1

Android Security Patch Level:


How to install Android 8.0 G950USQU1ZQK1 Oreo beta 2 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 G950USQU1ZQK1 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.


Download Android 8.0 Oreo G950USQU1ZQK1 firmware for Galaxy S8. [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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